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Dying Light 2 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 17th Dec 2021

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run Dying Light 2 then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS with max graphics running, running 1080p as the native screen size. Todays prices will be checked every few hours to make sure only the best hardware at the best prices will be displayed for this build.

Today we find Dying Light 2 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 , Strategy, Action, Platformer 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 2022 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 Dying Light 2 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$199.99
Graphics Card
$435.61
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
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Dying Light 2 PC Build Total Price $1,276.24
Rig
99
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $14.00, was previously $1,262.24.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Dying Light 2 PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run Dying Light 2 in ultra 1080p. Right now the best graphics card purchase for this game is the GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB, which will work really well at this screen resolution. It’s currently priced at $435.61, which puts it as one of the cheapest but best performers for this type of game. We have seen this card drop its price recently by $159.23 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB is $426.41 on 22nd Dec 2019.

Our ideal build will need to come with either 6GB of VRAM or more than. This is used by the computer to store image data quickly as it passes image information from GPU to CPU. Our selected GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB comes with 8GB of VRAM which should cover image transfer for Dying Light 2 at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Dying Light 2 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this Dying Light 2 build. With a Socket AM4 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $199.99 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. Our cheapest price recorded for the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz was $56.98, which we spotted on 7th Jul 2020.

The GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard has a cost today of $59.99 that helps find it a place in today’s Dying Light 2 build. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 18th Feb 2021 at $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Dying Light 2 At The Right Price

One of the more significant hardware components in this Dying Light 2 build is the RAM. We are choosing some complementary and well priced Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. It is currently priced at $42.99. While among the best priced system memory for this build it will still provide us with the ability to reach our desired FPS for the 1080p ultra setting, that we have been focusing on with this PC. This RAM was recorded at the lowest price of $51.88, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Dying Light 2

With our key performance components in place we are expecting to see this setup running Dying Light 2 at around 61 average frames per second, on 1080p screen resolution. This should be achieved on ultra graphics settings. If you turn a few graphics options down we expect around 85 FPS at high graphics.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

We expect Dying Light 2 would also run in higher screen resolutions but this would be 47 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 65 FPS.

How this build performs for other popular games

To buy this Dying Light 2 PC we will still want it to do ok when running other popular games. So to give us an idea about our builds performance lets see how it deals these 3 popular games at 1080p. Far Cry 6 will be expecting a Ultra FPS of 61 and a High setting FPS of 85 frames. Back 4 Blood expects Ultra FPS around 61 which will improve to 85 FPS for High settings. Forza Horizon 5 is expected to be around 61 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 85 FPS on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Dying Light 2

We have found a great quality and still well priced gaming mouse today with the Cooler Master MM710. A game like Dying Light 2 that has , Strategy, Action, Platformer 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.

An Alternative Dying Light 2 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

While we have suggested a Nvidia graphics card for this build you can also consider putting in a AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB, which is similar, with a 5% worse performance difference, but provides another reasonable alternative graphics option. It is currently priced at $397.99.