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Song of Horror 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 20th Aug 2021

If you are asking yourself, what hardware components should I buy for my next PC so it can run Song of Horror then that is exactly what we will be doing in this review. Our challenge is in choosing the right priced PC items to get together an optimum build, which can meet the needs of Song of Horror. And so our expectations are that this game will confidently run on ultra graphics settings, returning the visuals upon a 1440p monitor screen. We visit this page every day to check on the prices and selected components we have added for this PC build. Naturally as new better hardware is found we will be adding and swapping to optimise this list with a view to giving us all a good jumping off point regarding expected build quality and pricing levels for our new Song of Horror build.

When building a PC for a particular type of game we can get a better picture when we consider a few of the game’s specific characteristics. This PC title falls into the following , Adventure genre grouping categories, which has been considered when selecting out the best priced components for this build, as we want to make sure the game’s specifics are catered for. . Another point of note, often overlooked, is that development would have been carried out on PC hardware from 2019 or during the period leading up to this. So the developers would have certainly been considering getting their game running for hardware that was of similar performance to some of the hardware available during that year. Some games are of course more demanding than others, and this one is sat in 1 position in our most demanding games list right now. These points help us paint a picture of the type of PC hardware we are going to put into this computer, we will now be choosing from our curated list of gamer hardware, looking for today’s best value for money parts available on the market today.

Best 1440p Price to Performance Song of Horror PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$149.99
Graphics Card
$239.99
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
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Song of Horror PC Build Total Price $968.62
Rig
81
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $397.79, was previously $1,366.41.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Song of Horror 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 Song of Horror at 1440p ultra settings. Today’s prices for graphics cards lead us to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB as the smartest GPU option for this computer and one that will deliver some good frame rates at this gaming resolution at ultra. We have seen this card drop its price recently by $47.68 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 and it was priced at $229.99. Todays price of $239.99 is certainly a good price for this hardware, considering the performance returns are a good match for this game.

Selecting The Right Song of Horror 1440p Motherboard and CPU

GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is today’s best buy mobo, that also provides us with the Socket AM4 cpu socket type. Which is ideal for the best performance to price processor we have seen for our build, the Ryzen 5 2400G. This processor is currently priced at a competitive $149.99 and really works well with the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Bottom prices recorded for this CPU was when we saw it at $118.98, which we noticed it on 3rd Dec 2019.

Chosen for price point, socket type and feature list, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 has a cost today of $59.99. The cheapest motherboard price for the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 was recorded as $51.88, which was on 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Song of Horror At The Right Price

As one of the 3 main system components, when considering a PC built for Song of Horror, the correct RAM selection is obviously important. We are looking for something that is well priced but also capable of meeting the games requirements. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is well priced at $42.99 and fits with the Ryzen 5 2400G and GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB selections to ensure solid FPS at 1440p ultra settings. We looked through our records and saw that the RAM prices on 29th Nov 2019, represented a low price point $30.35. Which gives us an indication of how things sit today with the RAM price

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on Song of Horror

A PC build like this can expect to get an average of 67 FPS on High settings in Song of Horror at 1440p. There may be some lower frame rates in some parts of the game, but we have chosen the components to get some solid frame rates. Increasing the quality in the game to Ultra, will see us still getting an FPS of 48.

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Song of Horror
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

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If this 1440p build was to run Song of Horror at 4k Ultra, by increasing its screen size, then the FPS it would return on High would be around an average of 40 FPS. At Ultra we expect the average to be 29.

How this build performs for other popular games

To ensure we are making a good choice with this Song of Horror PC build we can check to see if it performs consistently across a variety of games. Some of the most popular games today include Dying Light 2, Star Citizen and Back 4 Blood so let’s see how this build handles them at 1440p. Starting with Dying Light 2 we can expect to be seeing an Ultra FPS of 48 and at High settings an FPS of 67 frames. In comparison Star Citizen is likely to see an Ultra FPS of around 48, improving to 67 FPS on High settings. Lastly Back 4 Blood will see an Ultra FPS of around 48 which improves to a 67 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative Song of Horror Graphics Card Option for 1440p

Not everyone is a fan of team Nvidia, so if you are after a GPU from the other side then perhaps take a look at our suggested AMD card, the Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB. It is placed at 7% better performance difference and certainly capable of delivering up Song of Horror frames on a par with our primary GPU selection. We have also selected it based on its price today, which finds it at $899.98.