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Gray Dawn 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 23rd Aug 2021

I want to buy a best priced gaming PC that can run Gray Dawn on Ultra. This is what we will be looking to explore and maintain in our review page here today. So we are finding the best priced peripherals and hardware for a new PC build that can run Gray Dawn We will therefore be aiming to run this game confidently each time on ultra graphics settings, pushing out visuals on 1080p screen size. 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 Gray Dawn. 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 , Adventure, Puzzler 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 Gray Dawn would have been built on PC hardware from around 2018 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 Gray Dawn PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$185.99
Graphics Card
$308.14
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
Gray Dawn PC Build Total Price $1,072.77
Rig
9.7
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $203.24, was previously $1,276.01.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Gray Dawn PC Build

Not wanting to pay over the odds for hardware we dont actually need, is a gamers primary objective when building their next PC. But obviously in this specific PC build we want to ensure enough we choose something with enough performance capability to run Gray Dawn at 1080p ultra graphics options. We have taken a look at a whole bunch of graphics card prices today and compared them to the hardware’s gaming performance and our choice for this game is the Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB. We will get into its expected FPS for this game a bit later in the article, but for now we know it will deliver reliable frame rates at ultra 1080p. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB is $297.52 recorded at 19th Dec 2019. Todays price is $308.14 which is why we have identified it as a competitive performance to price ratio compared to other hardware in the marketplace today. As a point of interest this graphics card has increased its price by $10.62 over the past two weeks.

Selecting The Right Gray Dawn 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a cpu is largely dependent on the right motherboard. The CPU we are going to choose has the Socket AM4 socket type. So we have found the best priced and well featured mobo in the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4. The Ryzen 5 2600 processor will then fit in and accompany our Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB selection nicely, with the cpu being at a great price point, costing $185.99. The cheapest price we spotted this cpu for is $59.9, which was on 7th Jul 2020.

Having the competitive price tag of $59.99, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard’s strong price point today helps it stay in this Gray Dawn PC build. To help give some depth to the price points for this motherboard, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 was priced at $51.88 on 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Gray Dawn At The Right Price

As one of the 3 main system components, when considering a PC built for Gray Dawn, the correct RAM selection is obviously important. We are looking for something that is well priced but also capable of meeting the games requirements. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is well priced at $42.99 and fits with the Ryzen 5 2600 and Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB selections to ensure solid FPS at 1080p ultra settings. The cheapest system memory price for Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was recorded as $30.35, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Gray Dawn

With our key performance components in place we are expecting to see this setup running Gray Dawn at around 74 average frames per second, on 1080p screen resolution. This should be achieved on ultra graphics settings. If you turn a few graphics options down we expect around 103 FPS at high graphics.

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Gray Dawn
Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If we are looking for some larger screen resolutions with this computer, then Gray Dawn would return 56 FPS on 1440p at Ultra graphics setting. This FPS would improve to 78 FPS average at High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

It’s worth taking into consideration how our Gray Dawn PC build handles other games. We’ll do this by looking at the current popular titles Resident Evil 8, Days Gone and Star Citizen. Starting with Resident Evil 8 we can see that at 1080p we are likely to see 74FPS on Ultra and 103FPS on High graphics settings. Alternatively we see Days Gone likely to achieve 74FPS on Ultra and 103FPS when reduced to High. Finally with Star Citizen at Ultra setting we can expect 74 FPS, raising to 103 FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Gray Dawn Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Gigabyte Windforce OC 6GB video card, currently priced at $299.99. This option has a performance of 5% worse when compared to the Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.