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Oddworld: Soulstorm is a follow-up to Oddworld: New n Tasty remake. Having defeated Molluck, Abe and his 300 Mudoken chums find themselves stranded without food, drink or winter, finding comfort in strange new brew.
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Oddworld: Soulstorm 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 7th May 2021

If you are asking yourself, I want to buy the best priced PC that can definitely run and meet Oddworld: Soulstorm recommended requirements and more then today we will be looking to put together the ideal PC build for Oddworld: Soulstorm. We will therefore be aiming to run this game confidently each time with ultra graphics settings, running 1080p as the native screen size. Prices found here today are checked daily to make sure that the components we aare putting into our Oddworld: Soulstorm represent good value for money.

Before getting this build together we need to consider a few background characteristics about the game we are building this PC for. Oddworld: Soulstorm falls into the Adventure, Platformer, Puzzler genre category groupings and would have been finished being developed during 2021 on hardware released around that period of time which may be a factor when we choose the type of hardware as it would need to be comparable in performance to hardware available from around this time. The game is not in our top demanding games lists. While these facts help us put together the best PC for the game we will still be selecting components based on the latest prices for the chosen peripherals and hardware for our build. Choosing today’s best priced items to give us an ideal PC build today for the game.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Oddworld: Soulstorm PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
Graphics Card
Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 RAM 2666MHz
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
Crucial MX500 SSD 500GB
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
AOC 22 inch 5ms
Redragon K552
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
Oddworld: Soulstorm PC Build Total Price $1,260.36
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This PC build has recently gone up in price by $2.00, was previously $1,258.36.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Oddworld: Soulstorm PC Build

Obviously one of the most important components for this build is the graphics card. We can take a look at the best price to performance hardware right now to help deliver a system that can run Oddworld: Soulstorm at 1080p ultra settings. Looking through today’s graphics card prices we can see that the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB is today’s best GPU option for this computer and it will work great at this screen resolution. Its price right now is $219.99, and running our hardware tests against that price shows this to be the cheapest but best performer for Oddworld: Soulstorm. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 31st Jan 2020 and it was priced at $219.99.

We were looking to get a video card with at least 2GB of VRAM available onboard it, which acts an image data buffer between our video card and CPU. The GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB has 6GB, which is suitable at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Oddworld: Soulstorm 1080p Motherboard and CPU

The motherboard we are going for is the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4. Its the best priced Socket AM4 socket type motherboard on the market today and will give us the spot to choose a great pairing CPU for the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB. Looking over the prices today we can see that the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz processor is a great choice for this game and is currently costing $199.99. Our cheapest price recorded for the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz was $56.98, which we spotted on 7th Jul 2020.

Today the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 competitively costs $69.99, which provides it a place in our build today. A low price point for this motherboard would be $51.88, which we recorded it at on 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Oddworld: Soulstorm At The Right Price

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet Oddworld: Soulstorm requirements, with a view to running reliable FPS at Ultra settings leads us to Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 RAM 2666MHz. Today it is one of the best priced RAM options at $52.99 and will certainly support the CPU and GPU well. Lowest RAM prices were recorded for this Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 RAM 2666MHz when we saw it priced at $50, on 7th Aug 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Oddworld: Soulstorm

With our key performance components in place we are expecting to see this setup running Oddworld: Soulstorm 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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Oddworld: Soulstorm
GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB

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We expect Oddworld: Soulstorm 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

Lets take a look to see how this Oddworld: Soulstorm PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. Grand Theft Auto VI will get 35 on Ultra and 48 FPS on High graphics settings with the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB. Whereas on Battlefield 6 we see a return of 47 FPS on Ultra and 59 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition, which is 21 FPS run at Ultra and 41 on High.

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An Alternative Oddworld: Soulstorm Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the AMD Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB video card, currently priced at $164.99. This option has a performance of 4% worse when compared to the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.