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Descenders 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 14th Aug 2021

Here we will create the best priced PC build to run Descenders, where it will meet the demands that a game like this will put on a custom PC. Our view is to answer the question, what PC should I buy that can play Descenders really well, and for the best possible price today? Of course our sights are set on returning a good level expereince at the highest graphics settings, and a 1080p screen resolution. As new gaming components are released for PC we will continue to review prices here each day and consider swapping in and out better components.

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 , Arcade, Sport 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 2018 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 Descenders PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$149.99
Graphics Card
$99.99
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
Descenders PC Build Total Price $828.62
Rig
2.4
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $226.25, was previously $1,054.87.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Descenders PC Build

When putting this sort of PC together we want great value for money but a machine that can deliver solid FPS on Descenders at 1080p ultra graphics. We have selected the Radeon RX 560 2GB today as a well placed option. The price for this card today is $99.99 which really helped mark it as a good fit.Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019 which had it priced at $99.99. Exploring the price trends for this card shows us it has increased its price by $99.99 over the past two weeks, so perhaps there is still deals that can be found on this card.

Selecting The Right Descenders 1080p Motherboard and CPU

GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is today’s best buy mobo, that also provides us with the Socket AM4 cpu socket type. Which is ideal for the best performance to price processor we have seen for our build, the Ryzen 5 2400G. This processor is currently priced at a competitive $149.99 and really works well with the Radeon RX 560 2GB. The cheapest price we spotted this cpu for is $118.98, which was on 3rd Dec 2019.

At $59.99 the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard muscles its feature rich chipboard into today’s Descenders PC build. We have checked the mobo prices and found that on 18th Feb 2021, this motherboard was priced at a low of $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Descenders At The Right Price

One of the more significant hardware components in this Descenders build is the RAM. We are choosing some complementary and well priced Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. It is currently priced at $42.99. While among the best priced system memory for this build it will still provide us with the ability to reach our desired FPS for the 1080p ultra setting, that we have been focusing on with this PC. 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 Descenders

Now on to the frame rates for our Descenders running on Radeon RX 560 2GB at 1080p. We should see an average of 86 FPS on High settings or you could push up the quality to Ultra, which would get us 62 FPS.

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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 Descenders we would expect 66 FPS at High and a drop to 47 when run at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for Descenders performs we can look in to how it copes with some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. To begin we see that FIFA 22 is expected to achieve 62FPS on Ultra and 86FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Resident Evil 8 we would find 62FPS on Ultra raising to 86FPS at High. For our last comparison, Dying Light 2, we would likely achieve 62 FPS on Ultra and 86 FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Descenders Graphics Card Option for 1080p

While we have suggested a AMD graphics card for this build you can also consider putting in a Nvidia GeForce GTX 2050, which is similar, with a 1% worse performance difference, but provides another reasonable alternative graphics option. It is currently priced at $149.99.