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The Evil Within 2 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 12th Aug 2021

What is the best PC to buy for The Evil Within 2? This is where our curated PC build coverage today will find us listing out today’s best priced computer hardware and peripherals to meet the demands that a game like The Evil Within 2 might put on the gaming PC. With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS with ultra settings selected, returning the visuals upon a 1080p monitor screen. 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.

The Evil Within 2 is currently 1 ranked on the top demanding games list at the moment. It is also considered a , Action genre style game and happened to be built by the devs on hardware from 2017 and in the period leading up to this. This may be worth considering when understanding the performance requirements a PC for this title might be expected to have. It is currently one of the more popular titles on the site and sat at 1 of our most popular games list. All this background info will help us better choose the components today for this game PC build, but our main factor will of course be price to performance for each component and peripheral we choose below.

Best 1080p Price to Performance The Evil Within 2 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$185.99
Graphics Card
$239.99
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
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
The Evil Within 2 PC Build Total Price $1,004.62
Rig
80
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $246.25, was previously $1,250.87.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p The Evil Within 2 PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run The Evil Within 2 in ultra 1080p. Right now the best graphics card purchase for this game is the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, which will work really well at this screen resolution. It’s currently priced at $239.99, which puts it as one of the cheapest but best performers for this type of game. Watching this card over the past 2 weeks we have seen its price drop by $47.68, further supporting our selection in this hardware. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 and it was priced at $229.99.

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 GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB comes with 6GB of VRAM which should cover image transfer for The Evil Within 2 at this resolution.

Selecting The Right The Evil Within 2 1080p 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 2600, which is priced right now 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.Now we have a great pairing in this rig allowing the CPU and GPU to work well together to get a solid The Evil Within 2 experience for the best price point at 1080p.

Today the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 competitively costs $59.99, which provides it a place in our build today. Bottom motherboard prices recorded for this mobo was when we saw it at $51.88, on 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For The Evil Within 2 At The Right Price

To make sure we meet the The Evil Within 2 system requirements and to help us achieve the required FPS for Ultra at 1080p we have chosen the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz, which is todays best priced system memory. It is priced at $42.99 and compliments the CPU and GPU nicely. 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 The Evil Within 2

Running a PC build with these hardware components for The Evil Within 2 we expect to see about a 88 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 63 at 1080p.

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The Evil Within 2
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

With the larger screen resolutions always being of interest and something to consider, let’s take a look at how this build could perform. Running a 1440p The Evil Within 2 we would expect 67 FPS at High and a drop to 48 when run at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

Obviously we will want to run other games on our new The Evil Within 2 PC so lets explore some anticipated frame rates of some other popular games today with this hardware at 1080p. Days Gone should get 63 when run on Ultra and this raises to 88 FPS on High. The popular Resident Evil 8 gets a return of 63 FPS on Ultra and then up to 88 FPS when settings are dropped to High. Then there is Star Citizen, which is popular at the moment, which is returning 63 FPS run at Ultra and 88 frames on High.

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An Alternative The Evil Within 2 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is a fan of team Nvidia, so if you are after a GPU from the other side then perhaps take a look at our suggested AMD card, the Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB. It is placed at 7% better performance difference and certainly capable of delivering up The Evil Within 2 frames on a par with our primary GPU selection. We have also selected it based on its price today, which finds it at $899.98.