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Dying Light 2 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 12th Aug 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. Making our build requirement, when speccing this computer, to find the sweetest price point for our hardware list that can deliver the best FPS with ultra settings selected, running 1440p as the native screen size. These hardware items found in our build will continue to have their prices checked and components will be swapped in and out as we feel better hardware for our build is released.

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 Dying Light 2. 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 , Strategy, Action, Platformer 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 Dying Light 2 would have been built on PC hardware from around 2022 or leading up to that period, by the developers. So it is usually fairly safe to consider hardware from that period as suitable.

Best 1440p Price to Performance Dying Light 2 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$185.99
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 $1,262.24
Rig
9.9
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $2,019.89, was previously $3,282.13.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Dying Light 2 PC Build

Not wanting to pay over the odds for hardware we dont actually need, is a gamers primary objective when building their next PC. But obviously in this specific PC build we want to ensure enough we choose something with enough performance capability to run Dying Light 2 at 1440p ultra graphics options. We have taken a look at a whole bunch of graphics card prices today and compared them to the hardware’s gaming performance and our choice for this game is the GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB. We will get into its expected FPS for this game a bit later in the article, but for now we know it will deliver reliable frame rates at ultra 1440p. 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. Todays price is $435.61 which is why we have identified it as a competitive performance to price ratio compared to other hardware in the marketplace today. Watching this card over the past 2 weeks we have seen its price drop by $159.23, further supporting our selection in this hardware.

Selecting The Right Dying Light 2 1440p Motherboard and CPU

We are choosing a well rounded and best priced motherboard (the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4), that can provide us with the cpu Socket AM4 socket type. This is so we can select the Ryzen 5 2600 that has the best price to performance position today, at $185.99. Giving us a bit more of an insight we saw this processor being sold for a low price of $59.9, which was on 7th Jul 2020.This CPU and GPU provide the required Dying Light 2 experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1440p resolution.

The awesome GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 is highly competitive, priced at $59.99, which provides it a position today in this gamer 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

Our PC needs some well placed system memory to support our chosen CPU and GPU selections. As we are looking to achieve the 1440p ultra frame rates the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is currently priced at $42.99, which is among the better priced RAM today. Our RAM recorded prices put this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz price at $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on Dying Light 2

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Dying Light 2 we expect to see about a 65 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 47 at 1440p.

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Dying Light 2
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB

Other Popular Game 1440p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Having the option of larger screen resolutions in the future is a handy thing to consider. This gaming PC setup, running Dying Light 2 at 4k would be pulling in about 39 FPS at High. We would expect that to drop again to 28 if you were playing it at 4k Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

Lets take a look to see how this Dying Light 2 PC build will run some other popular games today on 1440p. Far Cry 6 will get 47 on Ultra and 65 FPS on High graphics settings with the GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB. Whereas on Back 4 Blood we see a return of 47 FPS on Ultra and 65 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Forza Horizon 5, which is 47 FPS run at Ultra and 65 on High.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Dying Light 2

Finding a mouse for a game that falls into the , Strategy, Action, Platformer genre group has given us reason to improve the quality of mouse we are willing to put into this PC build. We have therefore found the Cooler Master MM710 mouse that is today’s best priced, higher performing gamer mouse, and one that can still deliver the gaming quality we are after for Dying Light 2.

An Alternative Dying Light 2 Graphics Card Option for 1440p

Perhaps you are after a AMD graphics card rather than the one we have added to this build. If so we would suggest the similar performing Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB, which has a 5% worse performance variation, but is still a suitable video card choice for this game. We have also considered the best value for performance based on today’s prices, with it costing $397.99 at the moment.