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Skate 4 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 24th Aug 2021

I want to buy a best priced gaming PC that can run Skate 4 on Ultra. This is what we will be looking to explore and maintain in our review page here today. So we are finding the best priced peripherals and hardware for a new PC build that can run Skate 4 Its therefore our desire to consistently keep stable frame rates on ultra graphics settings, running 1440p as the native screen size. These prices are are checked multiple times each day and we update the build if other hardware is better value for money, while still meeting our gaming hardware standards.

Today we find Skate 4 is currently 1 on our list of most demanding games and in our list at 1 of most popular games. It also falls in under the , Arcade, Sport game genre types, which itself can influence some of our choices of hardware today, to make sure we better meet the hardware needs of the game. This sort of information will help us build a fuller picture and better understand what to select when putting our best build PC together for the game. Interestingly, it might be worth thinking about the performance of the hardware that the game was originally built on, which would have been from 2022 and shortly before. So the devs themselves may have been aiming for hardware with performance capability from this particular period.

Best 1440p Price to Performance Skate 4 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$200.00
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
Skate 4 PC Build Total Price $1,024.63
Rig
81
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $386.63, was previously $1,411.26.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Skate 4 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 Skate 4 at 1440p 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. Over the past couple of weeks this card has seen a price drop of $47.68, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 and it was 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.

Selecting The Right Skate 4 1440p 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 ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 with its LGA 1151 socket enables us to select the Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz, which is priced right now at $200. Giving us a bit more of an insight we saw this processor being sold for a low price of $161.03, which was on 1st Dec 2020.Now we have a great pairing in this rig allowing the CPU and GPU to work well together to get a solid Skate 4 experience for the best price point at 1440p.

Looking at motherboard prices and features the competitively priced $72.99 ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 certainly takes a well-deserved place in our build. A low price point for this motherboard would be $59.99, which we recorded it at on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Skate 4 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 1440p 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. We looked through our records and saw that the RAM prices on 29th Nov 2019, represented a low price point $30.35. Which gives us an indication of how things sit today with the RAM price

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on Skate 4

This PC build has been optimized to deliver around 48 FPS at Ultra settings for Skate 4, while running on a 1440p screen size. While you might want to increase this to 67 FPS if you lower some of the graphics options inline with High graphics settings.

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Increasing the screen resolution for Skate 4 would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 28 FPS average, at 4k Ultra. The FPS would go up to 40 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Skate 4 PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB and this setup will run on 1440p. Far Cry 6 is expected to return 48 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 67 frames per second on High. Back 4 Blood would return 48 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 67 FPS at High settings. With Days Gone we expect 48 FPS running at Ultra settings and 67 frames on High settings.

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An Alternative Skate 4 Graphics Card Option for 1440p

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 Skate 4 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.