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Dying Light 2 1440p 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. 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
$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 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, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 22nd Dec 2019 and it was priced at $426.41. 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. And we can see the card has dropped its price by $159.23 during the past two weeks.

We were looking to get a video card with at least 6GB of VRAM available onboard it, which acts an image data buffer between our video card and CPU. The GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB has 8GB, which is suitable at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Dying Light 2 1440p Motherboard and CPU

Getting the motherboard selection right in this build helps us go on to choose a compatible cpu. With a good price today we find the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 with its Socket AM4 socket enables us to select the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz, which is priced right now at $199.99. Looking through our price records we noticed that this processor was seen on 7th Jul 2020 priced at $56.98.Now we have a great pairing in this rig allowing the CPU and GPU to work well together to get a solid Dying Light 2 experience for the best price point at 1440p.

Having the competitive price tag of $59.99, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard’s strong price point today helps it stay in this Dying Light 2 PC 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 Dying Light 2 built PC needs some solid performing RAM to enable us to meet the game’s system requirement expectations and achieve the desired FPS at ultra 1440p. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is capable of meeting those needs, while complementing the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz and GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $42.99. A low price point for this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was spotted on 29th Nov 2019, where we saw it at $30.35.

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

We reckon these hardware components in our PC build will get 65 FPS at high settings in game and you could improve the graphics up to Ultra and see a FPS of 47 at 1440p.

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GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB

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At some point you might want to increase your screen size from 1440p to 4k. Dying Light 2 running with this hardware on the larger screen resolution would return 28 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or possibly up to an average of 39 FPS on High settings.

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 1440p. Far Cry 6 will be expecting a Ultra FPS of 47 and a High setting FPS of 65 frames. Back 4 Blood expects Ultra FPS around 47 which will improve to 65 FPS for High settings. Forza Horizon 5 is expected to be around 47 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 65 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 1440p

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.