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Death Stranding 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 12th Aug 2021

If you are asking yourself, I want to buy the best priced PC that can definitely run and meet Death Stranding recommended requirements and more then today we will be looking to put together the ideal PC build for Death Stranding. Its therefore our desire to consistently keep stable frame rates at top end graphics settings, delivered via a 1080p screen resolution. Prices found here today are checked daily to make sure that the components we aare putting into our Death Stranding represent good value for money.

If we are building a PC for a specific game then various game characteristics can be considered to help us put together the right computer. When considering Death Stranding we can see that it is in the , Adventure genre categories. This can influence some of the peripheral selections we make, as we will be wanting to make sure that the components we choose are complementary to the games needs. Something often overlooked is that we know the game itself would be developed during and shortly before 2020. Therefore we can speculate that it would have been built by the developers with hardware that has similar performance capability from that period as well. This title is currently one of the more demanding titles on the site right now, sitting at 1 on our most demanding list of games. With those thoughts helping us select specific hardware to match this title we will now select the best priced hardware today to meet these requirements from our curated gaming hardware lists.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Death Stranding PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$167.87
Graphics Card
$239.99
Memory
Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
$42.99
Motherboard
ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151
$72.99
Case
Fractal Design Focus G Mid Tower White Side Window ATX
$42.99
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
Death Stranding PC Build Total Price $992.50
Rig
81
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $209.72, was previously $1,202.22.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Death Stranding 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 Death Stranding at 1080p 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. Watching this card over the past 2 weeks we have seen its price drop by $47.68, further supporting our selection in this hardware. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019 which had it 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.

When choosing the right video card for this build, you need to make sure you have a graphics card with 6GB of VRAM or more. This memory is used by the card to store image data when moving it from the video card to the CPU. Our chosen build’s card has 6GB, which will be a suitable amount for this resolution.

Selecting The Right Death Stranding 1080p Motherboard and CPU

The backbone of a pc build is the motherboard. Todays best price mobo, that gives us the LGA 1151 socket type is the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151. From here we can then put in to this game’s bespoke PC build the Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz processor, which works very well in achieving the desired performance levels at a good price point. Todays price for this computer processor is $167.87. A good reference point is, a low price for this processor was spotted on 16th Mar 2020 where we saw it for $119.99.

At $72.99 the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard muscles its feature rich chipboard into today’s Death Stranding PC build. To help give some depth to the price points for this motherboard, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 was priced at $59.99 on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Death Stranding At The Right Price

One of the most important hardware parts of this computer is the system memory or RAM. To make sure our resolution target and frame rates are met we have chosen to put in Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. This is currently priced at $42.99 and is well priced compared to the system memory market today. To help provide a sense of cost for this RAM, the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was priced at $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Death Stranding

We reckon these hardware components in our PC build will get 88 FPS at high settings in game and you could improve the graphics up to Ultra and see a FPS of 63 at 1080p.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If we are looking for some larger screen resolutions with this computer, then Death Stranding would return 48 FPS on 1440p at Ultra graphics setting. This FPS would improve to 67 FPS average at High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

Lets take a look to see how this Death Stranding PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. Dying Light 2 will get 63 on Ultra and 88 FPS on High graphics settings with the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Whereas on Resident Evil 8 we see a return of 63 FPS on Ultra and 88 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Battlefield 2042, which is 63 FPS run at Ultra and 88 on High.

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An Alternative Death Stranding 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 Vega 56 8GB, which is similar, with a 7% better performance difference, but provides another reasonable alternative graphics option. It is currently priced at $899.98.