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Mavericks: Proving Grounds is an upcoming 1000-player open-world survival game that will also incorporate a battle royale mode for up to 400 concurrent players. The pair has developed a new 'SpatialOS' technology which has allowed them to put together a huge 12km squared game world and populate it with hundreds and hundreds of players. There will be wildlife, dynamic water, wildfire can spread, and you can even track player’s footprints in the mud.
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Mavericks: Proving Grounds 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 25th Nov 2020

What is the best PC to buy for Mavericks: Proving Grounds? This is where our curated PC build coverage today will find us listing out today’s best priced computer hardware and peripherals to meet the demands that a game like Mavericks: Proving Grounds might put on the gaming PC. Of course our sights are set on returning a good level expereince at top end graphics settings, getting its visuals from a 1080p resolution monitor screen. Every day we run through our carefully chosen gaming hardware and cherry pick today’s lowest priced hardware components to help us achieve this optimum PC build list.

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, Online 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 0000 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 not featuring on our list of most demanding games. 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 Mavericks: Proving Grounds PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$161.20
Graphics Card
$239.99
Memory
Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz
$32.99
Motherboard
MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151
$49.46
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
Crucial MX500 SSD 500GB
$53.68
HDD
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$90.00
Keyboard
Corsair K63
$64.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$29.99
Headset
Tritton ARK Elite 7.1
$69.99
Mavericks: Proving Grounds PC Build Total Price $1,282.23
Rig
8.5
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $25.43, was previously $1,307.66.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Mavericks: Proving Grounds PC Build

We want a punchy GPU for this build and the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is currently priced at a competitive $239.99. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019 which had it priced at $229.99.. This PC graphics hardware selection is a nice price to performance option when looking to run Mavericks: Proving Grounds at 1080p ultra graphics. We expect to see some good FPS from this card at these specs. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has seen a drop in its price by $47.68 over the last two weeks.

Selecting The Right Mavericks: Proving Grounds 1080p Motherboard and CPU

To fit with the above graphics card we have chosen a well priced motherboard, the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151, that will allow us to slot in a compatible Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz processor based around the shared LGA 1151 socket. With the chosen cpu and gpu working together we will get a great Mavericks: Proving Grounds experience, that helps achieve steady frames at this resolution. The chosen cpu has itself been selected because it represents a good fit with the game and the price we found it at when comparing today’s cpu market prices, finding it currently priced at $161.2. The cheapest price we spotted this cpu for is $161.2, which was on 27th Nov 2020.

Looking at motherboard prices and features the competitively priced $49.46 MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 certainly takes a well-deserved place in our build. We have checked the mobo prices and found that on 28th Dec 2019, this motherboard was priced at a low of $32.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Mavericks: Proving Grounds At The Right Price

The Mavericks: Proving Grounds 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 Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz which we have found for $32.99 is among the best price system memory at the moment. A price point for this RAM was down to $29.49 on 2nd Feb 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Mavericks: Proving Grounds

This computer setup should be looking at getting 63 FPS on Ultra graphics at the 1080p screen size in Mavericks: Proving Grounds. We expect with a few tweaks to the settings this gaming PC will also get around 88 FPS at High settings, which will give you some frame rate performance to play around with.

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PC Build Research Area

Mavericks: Proving Grounds
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Bumping up the in game screen resolution to 1440p our expected FPS would be 48 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or around 67 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

When buying a gaming PC for a specific game we still expect it to run other popular games. So as a benchmark lets see how well todays best priced PC build can deal with these 3 games at 1080p. Horizon: Zero Dawn should get 53 FPS at Ultra settings and this goes up to 74 frames at High settings. Assassins Creed: Valhalla can get an Ultra FPS of 48 FPS and increases to 68 FPS for High. Microsoft Flight Simulator is expected to be around 19 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 26 FPS on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Mavericks: Proving Grounds

With the increased demands this game’s genre, Shooter, Online, puts on our mouse selection we have chosen a higher performing mouse for this setup, while still ensuring it is the best value mouse today for this Mavericks: Proving Grounds PC build.

Mavericks: Proving Grounds Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

With a game like this, (which falls in the Shooter, Online genre group) we wanted to make sure the audio solution we go with was up to the task. A game like Mavericks: Proving Grounds has encouraged us to increase the quality of the headset we choose as it will return a much better experience overall. Looking through the hardware lists available and reviewing today’s prices we felt that the Tritton ARK Elite 7.1 headset is the right way to go, delivering some great audio, clear, reliable, while still being the best priced mid range headset. We have a selection list for headsets above if you would like to consider some other options we have seen at a good price today.

An Alternative Mavericks: Proving Grounds Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is interested in going with a Nvidia card, like the one we have opted for in this build. So you could try going for the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB instead, which comes with a 7% better performance adjustment when compared to GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, and is certainly a solid video card choice for our build. We selected it while also considering its current price point, it is costing $649.99 at the moment.