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Darwin Project 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 23rd Aug 2021

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play Darwin Project then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Darwin Project from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. We will therefore be aiming to run this game confidently each time at top end graphics settings, delivered via a 1080p screen resolution. The hardware selection should give us all a good jumping off point when considering what might prove a good build and price for a PC to run Darwin Project. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

Let’s consider some of the interesting characteristics about this game, to help us build something that matches the sort of game we are considering to build a PC for. As we know it comes under the , Online, Action, Fighting genre style categories, which may well influence some of our peripheral selections, ensuring we consider the specifics for the games requirements. Looking at its development the game was built during 2020 and around that period and the devs themselves probably had hardware comparable to some of the latest hardware of that period. In terms of its relative hardware demanding position, it is considered by us as 1 placed game on our most demanding games of today list at least at the moment, although that list shifts regularly. Obviously these points help give us a better picture of what we may want in the build, but they are only supporting us because when we choose, it is the best priced components that will find their way into this build today.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Darwin Project PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$160.49
Graphics Card
$219.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Darwin Project PC Build Total Price $1,076.24
Rig
7.6
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $197.59, was previously $1,273.83.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Darwin Project 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 Darwin Project at 1080p ultra settings. Today’s prices for graphics cards lead us to the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB as the smartest GPU option for this computer and one that will deliver some good frame rates at this gaming resolution at ultra. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 31st Jan 2020, which had it priced at $219.99. Todays price of $219.99 is certainly a good price for this hardware, considering the performance returns are a good match for this game.

Selecting The Right Darwin Project 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 i3-9100T 4-Core 3.1GHz, which is priced right now at $160.49. Now we have a great pairing in this rig allowing the CPU and GPU to work well together to get a solid Darwin Project experience for the best price point at 1080p.

At $72.99 the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard muscles its feature rich chipboard into today’s Darwin Project PC build. A low recorded price for this motherboard was spotted on 4th Apr 2020 where it was $59.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Darwin Project At The Right Price

Our Darwin Project 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 Core i3-9100T 4-Core 3.1GHz and GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $42.99. This RAM was recorded at the lowest price of $59.99, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Darwin Project

With this current build we expect to see a return of 61 frames per second at ultra 1080p resolution in Darwin Project. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 85 FPS for High graphics settings.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If we are looking for some larger screen resolutions with this computer, then Darwin Project would return 47 FPS on 1440p at Ultra graphics setting. This FPS would improve to 65 FPS average at High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Darwin Project PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Days Gone is expected to return 61 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 85 frames per second on High. Battlefield 2042 would return 61 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 85 FPS at High settings. With Far Cry 6 we expect 61 FPS running at Ultra settings and 85 frames on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Darwin Project

In today’s build we have chosen a higher performing mouse to better match the needs of this type of game. The Cooler Master MM710 is the best priced gaming mouse that meets our requirements.

Darwin Project 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 Darwin Project Graphics Card Option for 1080p

As an alternative to the Nvidia manufactured video card we have gone for in this PC, you could also consider the similarly powerful AMD Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB. It has a 4% worse performance difference compared to our selected GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB. Obviously we have chosen it as the cheapest price to performance offering in this range. It is currently priced at $164.99.