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Forza Motorsport 7 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 14th Aug 2021

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run Forza Motorsport 7 then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS on ultra graphics settings, viewed through a 1080p monitor resolution. 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.

Getting our best PC build together today we consider some of the characteristics of this game, which will help us better select the right hardware components for Forza Motorsport 7. First and foremost we will be looking at value for money, hunting through our curated list of gaming hardware and then cherry picking the best priced items available today. As this game falls into the , Racing genre category, this can certainly influence some of the hardware selection below, especially some of the peripherals we select out, to make sure they might the games key specialities. Something else we can consider is that Forza Motorsport 7 would have been built on PC hardware from around 2017 or leading up to that period, by the developers. So it is usually fairly safe to consider hardware from that period as suitable.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Forza Motorsport 7 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$157.50
Graphics Card
$175.45
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
Forza Motorsport 7 PC Build Total Price $917.59
Rig
39
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $209.72, was previously $1,127.31.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Forza Motorsport 7 PC Build

Obviously one of the most important components for this build is the graphics card. We can take a look at the best price to performance hardware right now to help deliver a system that can run Forza Motorsport 7 at 1080p ultra settings. Looking through today’s graphics card prices we can see that the Radeon RX 570 Sapphire Pulse 4GB is today’s best GPU option for this computer and it will work great at this screen resolution. Its price right now is $175.45, and running our hardware tests against that price shows this to be the cheapest but best performer for Forza Motorsport 7. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 5th Feb 2020, which had it priced at $123.99.

When choosing the right video card for this build, you need to make sure you have a graphics card with 4GB 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 4GB, which will be a suitable amount for this resolution.

Selecting The Right Forza Motorsport 7 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 ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 with its LGA 1151 socket enables us to select the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz, which is priced right now at $157.5. A low end price for this CPU would be $59, which we saw it priced at on 27th May 2020.Now we have a great pairing in this rig allowing the CPU and GPU to work well together to get a solid Forza Motorsport 7 experience for the best price point at 1080p.

Chosen for price point, socket type and feature list, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 has a cost today of $72.99. 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 Forza Motorsport 7 At The Right Price

The Forza Motorsport 7 PC we are building will want some supporting RAM to help our CPU and GPU selections to deliver the right FPS. We are still focusing on achieving 1080p ultra and so the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz which we have found for $42.99 is among the best price system memory at the moment. Our RAM recorded prices put this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz price at $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Forza Motorsport 7

This computer setup should be looking at getting 70 FPS on Ultra graphics at the 1080p screen size in Forza Motorsport 7. We expect with a few tweaks to the settings this gaming PC will also get around 97 FPS at High settings, which will give you some frame rate performance to play around with.

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Forza Motorsport 7
Radeon RX 570 Sapphire Pulse 4GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If you were to increase your screen size with this PC setup to 1440p then we expect to see around a figure of 53 FPS on Ultra or 74 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

While we have put a great PC build together for Forza Motorsport 7 it’s important to understand how it handles some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. With this PC build we can expect that the popular game Far Cry 6 will get 70FPS on Ultra settings raising to 97FPS on High. On the other hand we see that Star Citizen returns 70FPS on Ultra and 97FPS when lowered to High. Lastly Grand Theft Auto VI may see 70 FPS running at Ultra, and 97 on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Forza Motorsport 7 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 2050 Ti 4GB video card, currently priced at $139.99. This option has a performance of 8% worse when compared to the Radeon RX 570 Sapphire Pulse 4GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.