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Metro: Exodus 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 Metro: Exodus recommended requirements and more then today we will be looking to put together the ideal PC build for Metro: 2035. With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS on ultra graphics settings, returning the visuals upon a 1080p monitor screen. We will keep checking the prices every day, so that our hardware selections on this page are at the best price point and we will swap in and out whenever something else appears better value today.

When building a PC for a particular type of game we can get a better picture when we consider a few of the game’s specific characteristics. This PC title falls into the following , Shooter, Action, 1st Person genre grouping categories, which has been considered when selecting out the best priced components for this build, as we want to make sure the game’s specifics are catered for. . Another point of note, often overlooked, is that development would have been carried out on PC hardware from 2019 or during the period leading up to this. So the developers would have certainly been considering getting their game running for hardware that was of similar performance to some of the hardware available during that year. Some games are of course more demanding than others, and this one is sat in 1 position in our most demanding games list right now. These points help us paint a picture of the type of PC hardware we are going to put into this computer, we will now be choosing from our curated list of gamer hardware, looking for today’s best value for money parts available on the market today.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Metro: Exodus PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$199.99
Graphics Card
$308.14
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
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Metro: Exodus PC Build Total Price $1,197.89
Rig
9.7
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $230.13, was previously $1,428.02.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Metro: Exodus PC Build

Lets not pay over the odds when we put this game’s graphics card in. We want something that can play Metro: 2035 at 1080p ultra graphics options and we want something that has a reasonable price compared to the other graphics options. The Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB has been looking like a good stand in for this games curated PC build, based on the price of $308.14 that we found it marked at today. It will certainly help return suitable FPS, which we will go into a bit later in the article, at ultra 1080p. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 19th Dec 2019 which had it priced at $297.52. Exploring the price trends for this card shows us it has increased its price by $10.62 over the past two weeks, so perhaps there is still deals that can be found on this card.

Our PC build has 8GB of onboard card memory to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. At this resolution the game will need at least 8GB of VRAM from our PC build. So with the selected Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB we have met that graphical requirement.

Selecting The Right Metro: Exodus 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a well priced motherboard, like the one we are putting in our build today really helps tie things together in terms of performance and opens up other hardware options that become available to us later in the selection. The GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is at a great price point and lets us select our desired Socket AM4 cpu. As the Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB wants a suitable good pairing when looking to run Metro: Exodus well at this resolution. The Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz is currently priced at a competitive $199.99. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 7th Jul 2020, which had it marked up at $56.98.

Looking at motherboard prices and features the competitively priced $59.99 GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 certainly takes a well-deserved place in our build. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 18th Feb 2021 at $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Metro: Exodus At The Right Price

Our Metro: Exodus 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 1080p. 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 Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $42.99. To provide a RAM pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Metro: Exodus

With this current build we expect to see a return of 48 frames per second at ultra 1080p resolution in Metro: Exodus. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 96 FPS for High graphics settings.

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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 Metro: 2035 we would expect 73 FPS at High and a drop to 37 when run at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Metro: Exodus PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Resident Evil 8 is expected to return 48 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 96 frames per second on High. Forza Horizon 5 would return 48 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 96 FPS at High settings. With FIFA 22 we expect 48 FPS running at Ultra settings and 96 frames on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Metro: Exodus

The , Shooter, Action, 1st Person genre means that we would be looking for our build’s mouse selection to be of higher quality than normal, so we have chosen the Cooler Master MM710 as the best mouse option based on today’s prices versus gamer quality.

Metro: Exodus Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

And now we move on to the PC’s audio selection, namely the gaming headset. We were looking to add a higher quality headset with this game’s PC build because it will help us enjoy the sort of game cues this type of game can offer. The headset that offers the best price today is the Logitech G635 7.1, delivering nice clear audio and a comfortable fitting at a good price. Check out the headset list above to see some alternative headsets available today for a good price.

An Alternative Metro: Exodus Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Or you could put the GeForce RTX 2060 Gigabyte Windforce OC 6GB graphics card into this computer, if you are after an alternative Nvidia PC build. It has a 5% worse performance variation to the Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB, so similar in capability and we have picked it as the best priced alternative manufacturer card, with a price of $299.99.