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RIP 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 19th Aug 2021

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run RIP then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. With the mission objective being a high gaming standard with ultra graphics settings, returning the visuals upon a 1080p monitor screen. The hardware selection should give us all a good jumping off point when considering what might prove a good build and price for a PC to run RIP. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

Today we find RIP is currently 1 on our list of most demanding games and in our list at 1 of most popular games. It also falls in under the , Shooter, Online game genre types, which itself can influence some of our choices of hardware today, to make sure we better meet the hardware needs of the game. This sort of information will help us build a fuller picture and better understand what to select when putting our best build PC together for the game. Interestingly, it might be worth thinking about the performance of the hardware that the game was originally built on, which would have been from 2014 and shortly before. So the devs themselves may have been aiming for hardware with performance capability from this particular period.

Best 1080p Price to Performance RIP PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$199.99
Graphics Card
$99.88
Memory
Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
$42.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$59.99
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
EVGA 850W Bq 80+ Bronze
$59.99
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$58.99
HDD
WD 2003FZEX HDD 2TB
$104.99
Display
Acer 21.5 inch LED 5ms
$123.73
Keyboard
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
RIP PC Build Total Price $989.63
Rig
1.4
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $212.85, was previously $1,202.48.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p RIP PC Build

Getting the right graphics card is a good way to start any game PC build. So lets take a look for the best price to performance gpu hardware available right now, that isnt overpowered for this game but will still run RIP at 1080p ultra settings. Today’s prices for graphics cards lead us to the Radeon RX 550X 4GB as the smartest GPU option for this computer and one that will deliver some good frame rates at this gaming resolution at ultra. As a point of interest this graphics card has increased its price by $99.88 over the past two weeks. Todays price of $99.88 is certainly a good price for this hardware, considering the performance returns are a good match for this game.

Selecting The Right RIP 1080p Motherboard and CPU

To accompany the graphics option we have put a compatible motherboard into the build. The GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard in turn enables us to add the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz processor that has the Socket AM4 socket. This CPU is a great fit for RIP and balances nicely with the Radeon RX 550X 4GB, to help reach the right frame rates at this resolution. We have of course chosen this CPU today because of its price to performance credentials where it is currently priced at $199.99. Our cheapest price recorded for the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz was $56.98, which we spotted on 7th Jul 2020.

At $59.99 the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard muscles its feature rich chipboard into today’s RIP PC build. A low recorded price for this motherboard was spotted on 18th Feb 2021 where it was $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For RIP At The Right Price

System Memory is a significant part of any gaming computer. The build today finds the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz to be the best price to performance RAM solution for our RIP PC. At last reckoning we priced it up at $42.99, which is a cheap price for this amount of RAM. There are of course other options and configurations of system memory you might like to consider in your build. To provide a RAM pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on RIP

Running a PC build with these hardware components for RIP we expect to see about a 88 FPS average, with a few low frame rates in some of the more intense scenes. You could up the quality of game graphics to Ultra, which will see the FPS drop to 63 at 1080p.

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RIP
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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Increasing the screen resolution for RIP would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 48 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 67 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for RIP performs we can look in to how it copes with some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. To begin we see that Far Cry 6 is expected to achieve 63FPS on Ultra and 88FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Battlefield 2042 we would find 63FPS on Ultra raising to 88FPS at High. For our last comparison, Star Citizen, we would likely achieve 63 FPS on Ultra and 88 FPS on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For RIP

We have found a great quality and still well priced gaming mouse today with the Cooler Master MM710. A game like RIP that has , Shooter, Online genre, we felt it necessary to increase the quality of the mouse we would consider because the game has some additional needs that can benefit from this type of higher specced mouse.

RIP Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

And now on to the game’s audio output. In this build we are looking for higher performing headsets to better match the needs of this type of game. The Logitech G635 7.1 is today’s best priced gaming headset that meets our requirements, while still providing clear audio. If you wish to see some other curated headsets that are providing good value today then check our headset list button above for some other selections.

An Alternative RIP Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is interested in going with a AMD card, like the one we have opted for in this build. So you could try going for the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB instead, which comes with a 118% better performance adjustment when compared to Radeon RX 550X 4GB, and is certainly a solid video card choice for our build. We selected it while also considering its current price point, it is costing $239.99 at the moment.