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Darwin Project 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 31st 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. And so our expectations are that this game will confidently run with the highest ultra graphics, delivered via a 1440p 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.

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 , Online, Action, Fighting 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 2020 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 1440p 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
75
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $289.25, was previously $1,365.49.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Darwin Project PC Build

When putting this sort of PC together we want great value for money but a machine that can deliver solid FPS on Darwin Project at 1440p ultra graphics. We have selected the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB today as a well placed option. The price for this card today is $219.99 which really helped mark it as a good fit.For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB is $219.99 on 31st Jan 2020.

Selecting The Right Darwin Project 1440p Motherboard and CPU

To accompany the graphics option we have put a compatible motherboard into the build. The ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard in turn enables us to add the Core i3-9100T 4-Core 3.1GHz processor that has the LGA 1151 socket. This CPU is a great fit for Darwin Project and balances nicely with the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB, to help reach the right frame rates at this resolution. We have of course chosen this CPU today because of its price to performance credentials where it is currently priced at $160.49.

The awesome ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 is highly competitive, priced at $72.99, which provides it a position today in this gamer build. To provide a motherboard pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 is $59.99 on 4th Apr 2020.

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 1440p. 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. A price point for this RAM was down to $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on Darwin Project

This PC build has been optimized to deliver around 47 FPS at Ultra settings for Darwin Project, while running on a 1440p screen size. While you might want to increase this to 65 FPS if you lower some of the graphics options inline with High graphics settings.

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GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB

Other Popular Game 1440p 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 4k Darwin Project we would expect 39 FPS at High and a drop to 28 when run at 4k Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

While we have put a great PC build together for Darwin Project it’s important to understand how it handles some of the more popular games of today at 1440p. With this PC build we can expect that the popular game Days Gone will get 47FPS on Ultra settings raising to 65FPS on High. On the other hand we see that Battlefield 2042 returns 47FPS on Ultra and 65FPS when lowered to High. Lastly Far Cry 6 may see 47 FPS running at Ultra, and 65 on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Darwin Project

With the increased demands this game’s genre, , Online, Action, Fighting, 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 Darwin Project PC build.

Darwin Project Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

This title’s genre, , Online, Action, Fighting, made us want to find a headset that can really capitalise on the higher audio demands the game can deliver. We therefore selected the headset from a better group of peripherals, while still looking for the best value headset. We have chosen the Logitech G635 7.1 for its clear audio and great price today. If you wish to find cheaper or better quality headsphones then use our selection list above to see some other headsets that we have found that represent good value gaming audio today.

An Alternative Darwin Project 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 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB. It is placed at 4% worse performance difference and certainly capable of delivering up Darwin Project frames on a par with our primary GPU selection. We have also selected it based on its price today, which finds it at $164.99.