Formula Fusion packshot image
A supergroup of racing developers responsible for the likes of Colin McRae, Carmageddon, Midnight Club and Wipeout, have formed a new studio called R8 Games, and have developed Formula Fusion - a spiritual successor to Wipeout on PC. Formula Fusion has eight tracks available in night and reverse variants, providing a total of 30 racing scenarios. There are also 10 racing teams, all-new weapon types, local split-screen, and plans for full eSports racing leagues.
Formula Fusion Optimum PC Build 1080p
1080p
1440p

Formula Fusion 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 27th Oct 2020

If you are wanting to buy a gaming computer to run Formula Fusion then this PC build review is aimed at putting together the correct hardware components for the cheapest price today to do just that. We will therefore be aiming to run this game confidently each time on the best graphics possible, while running on 1080p screen res. As new gaming components are released for PC we will continue to review prices here each day and consider swapping in and out better components.

Getting our best PC build together today we consider some of the characteristics of this game, which will help us better select the right hardware components for Formula Fusion. First and foremost we will be looking at value for money, hunting through our curated list of gaming hardware and then cherry picking the best priced items available today. As this game falls into the Puzzler genre category, this can certainly influence some of the hardware selection below, especially some of the peripherals we select out, to make sure they might the games key specialities. Something else we can consider is that Formula Fusion would have been built on PC hardware from around 2017 or leading up to that period, by the developers. So it is usually fairly safe to consider hardware from that period as suitable.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Formula Fusion PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$164.50
Graphics Card
$164.99
Memory
Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz
$50.99
Motherboard
MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151
$49.46
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$59.36
HDD
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
Sceptre E225W 22 inch 75Hz 5ms
$84.97
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$34.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$16.99
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$47.14
Formula Fusion PC Build Total Price $1,163.33
Rig
8.2
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $18.55, was previously $1,144.78.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Formula Fusion PC Build

We want a punchy GPU for this build and the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB is currently priced at a competitive $164.99. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB is $159 on 28th Dec 2019.. This PC graphics hardware selection is a nice price to performance option when looking to run Formula Fusion at 1080p ultra graphics. We expect to see some good FPS from this card at these specs. We have seen this card drop its price recently by $14.01 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build.

We also want the graphics card to have at least 4GB VRAM onboard. The video card in this build has 8 which will act as a good data buffer between the processor and the graphics hardware.

Selecting The Right Formula Fusion 1080p Motherboard and CPU

The motherboard we are going for is the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151. Its the best priced LGA 1151 socket type motherboard on the market today and will give us the spot to choose a great pairing CPU for the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB. Looking over the prices today we can see that the Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz processor is a great choice for this game and is currently costing $164.5. Our cheapest price recorded for the Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz was $164.05, which we spotted on 19th Oct 2020.

Having the competitive price tag of $49.46, the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 motherboard’s strong price point today helps it stay in this Formula Fusion PC build. A low recorded price for this motherboard was spotted on 28th Dec 2019 where it was $32.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Formula Fusion At The Right Price

This is part of the gamers 3 core hardware components. Our Formula Fusion built PC will need a correct amount of RAM while being found for the best price today. We have found the Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz to be well priced at $50.99 and will complement the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB and Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz selections of our build, helping us to achieve the desired FPS at 1080p ultra settings. Lowest RAM prices were recorded for this Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz when we saw it priced at $49.99, on 9th Jan 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Formula Fusion

So now that our core components are all in place we would expect to see around 64 FPS in Formula Fusion at 1080p resolution, on Ultra settings. Make some adjustments to the graphics options and you could boost this up to 89 FPS for High graphics settings.

Become Premium to view low, medium and ultra fps for Formula Fusion on this pc build

PC Build Research Area

Formula Fusion
Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

We expect Formula Fusion would also run in higher screen resolutions but this would be 48 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. We would see an improvement of frame rates if we tweaked the 1440p graphics options to be around the High preset graphics option, which would then return 68 FPS.

How this build performs for other popular games

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for Formula Fusion 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 Microsoft Flight Simulator is expected to achieve 48FPS on Ultra and 67FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Genshin Impact we would find 51FPS on Ultra raising to 71FPS at High. For our last comparison, Assassins Creed: Valhalla, we would likely achieve 38 FPS on Ultra and 57 FPS on High graphics settings.

Become Premium to view low, medium and ultra fps for these popular games on this pc build

An Alternative Formula Fusion Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix OC 6GB video card, currently priced at $209.99. This option has a performance of 5% better when compared to the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.