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Warshift 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 22nd Aug 2021

If you are wanting to buy a gaming computer to run Warshift then this PC build review is aimed at putting together the correct hardware components for the cheapest price today to do just that. We are going to choose these parts with the aim of keeping a high FPS rate on ultra graphics settings, viewed through a 1080p monitor resolution. The hardware selection should give us all a good jumping off point when considering what might prove a good build and price for a PC to run Warshift. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

First off, to help us pull together the best hardware for this build, we have to understand a little bit about the type of game we are creating this computer for. Warshift is a title which sits in the , Strategy, RPG, Action genre categories, which may influence our peripheral selection a bit, to help accommodate some of the particular requirements there. This game would have also been built on PC hardware during 2016 and before, which can suggest the sort of specced components a developer might have been using and hoping for their game to run on. Today we find it is 1 on our most demanding games list and 1 in our list of popular games. While this extra info gives a good sense of what we want from our PC, nothing really replaces our value for money assessment based on live prices, when putting together this build.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Warshift PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$149.99
Graphics Card
$164.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Warshift PC Build Total Price $955.62
Rig
7.4
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $238.44, was previously $1,194.06.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Warshift 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 Warshift at 1080p 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 Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 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 1080p. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB is $159 on 28th Dec 2019. Todays price is $164.99 which is why we have identified it as a competitive performance to price ratio compared to other hardware in the marketplace today. We have seen this card drop its price recently by $14.01 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build.

Selecting The Right Warshift 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this Warshift build. With a Socket AM4 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Ryzen 5 2400G, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $149.99 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 3rd Dec 2019, which had it marked up at $118.98.

And with the motherboard costing $59.99 this really helps pull the PC we are building together. To help give some depth to the price points for this motherboard, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 was priced at $51.88 on 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Warshift 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 1080p 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. 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 Warshift

So now that our core components are all in place we would expect to see around 64 FPS in Warshift at 1080p resolution, on Ultra settings. Make some adjustments to the graphics options and you could boost this up to 89 FPS for High graphics settings.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Increasing the screen resolution for Warshift would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 48 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 68 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

Ensuring our PC build for Warshift runs some of the more popular games of today competently at 1080p is also something worth considering. Looking at Grand Theft Auto VI we see this pc build is likely to get 64FPS on Ultra and 89FPS on High graphics settings. In contrast we can expect FIFA 22 to return 64FPS on Ultra and 89FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Days Gone, which is 64 FPS running at Ultra, and 89 on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Warshift

As Warshift falls into the , Strategy, RPG, Action genre group, we have chosen to increase the quality of the mouse we are adding to our PC to help better meet the needs of the game. We have opted for the Cooler Master MM710, where this particular mouse is currently today’s best price but a more high performing gamer mouse than some of the other mice we normally choose in our builds.

An Alternative Warshift Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB video card, currently priced at $219.99. This option has a performance of 4% better when compared to the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.