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GECID.com YouTube channel experts tested the performance of a gaming build based on the Intel Core i5-3470. More about

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Authors of the GECID YouTube channel.com tested a configuration based on the Intel Core i5-3470 processor in 21 games. Among them are Dota 2, World of Tanks, War Thunder, ARK: Survival Evolved, Rust, CS:GO, Rainbow Six: Siege, Fortnite, PUBG, Apex Legends, StarCraft II, Grand Theft Auto V, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt , Escape from Tarkov, DOOM Eternal, Red Dead Redemption 2, Cyberpunk 2077, Far Cry 6, God of War, Warframe, Halo Infinite (MP).

As can be seen from the results, best average performance Core i5-3470 featured in projects like Worldof Tanks (126 fps, 1080p, ultra settings, DX11), DOOM Eternal (126 fps, 1080p, high settings, Vulkan), Warframe (150 fps, 1080p, high settings, DX11), CS: GO (160 fps, 1080p, minimum settings, DX9). Lowest Average FPS were in Cyberpunk 2077 (43 fps, 1080p, low settings, DX12), Esxape from Tarkov (47 fps, 1080p, low settings, DX11), Red Dead Redemption 2 (48 fps, 1080p, Custom settings , Vulkan).


In general, the host concludes, games like RainbowSix: Siege, DOOM Eternal with i5-3470 can be run even on ultra settings. In addition, you can play even the latest heavy projects.

PC configuration:

  • CPU Intel Core i5-3470;
  • motherboard GIGABYTE G1 Sniper 3;
  • cooling system NZXT Kraken Z63;
  • RAM G.Skill TridentX 2x8GB DDR3-2400;
  • graphics card Sapphire Radeon RX 6900XT NITRO+ SE;
  • storage device GOODRAM IRDM PRO 1TB x2;
  • power unit Seasonic Prime PX-850;
  • frame LIAN LI LANCOOL II White.

Source: GECID.com