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The Light Keeps Us Safe 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 The Light Keeps Us Safe, 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 The Light Keeps Us Safe really well, and for the best possible price today? In doing this we keep in mind our need to deliver the game reliably on the best graphics possible, along with a 1080p monitor 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 The Light Keeps Us Safe. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

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 The Light Keeps Us Safe. 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 , Action, Stealth 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 The Light Keeps Us Safe 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 The Light Keeps Us Safe PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$157.50
Graphics Card
$239.99
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
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
The Light Keeps Us Safe PC Build Total Price $982.13
Rig
8.1
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $243.16, was previously $1,225.29.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p The Light Keeps Us Safe PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for The Light Keeps Us Safe at 1080p ultra graphics we want something with the best price today while returning the best performance for that price. This has led us to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $239.99. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019, which had it priced at $229.99. And with that in mind the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is a great match for The Light Keeps Us Safe at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. We have seen this card drop its price recently by $47.68 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build.

Selecting The Right The Light Keeps Us Safe 1080p Motherboard and CPU

The motherboard we are going for is the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151. Its the best priced LGA 1151 socket type motherboard on the market today and will give us the spot to choose a great pairing CPU for the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Looking over the prices today we can see that the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz processor is a great choice for this game and is currently costing $157.5. The cheapest price we spotted this cpu for is $59, which was on 27th May 2020.

Having the competitive price tag of $72.99, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard’s strong price point today helps it stay in this The Light Keeps Us Safe 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 The Light Keeps Us Safe At The Right Price

As one of the 3 main system components, when considering a PC built for The Light Keeps Us Safe, 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 Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz and GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB selections to ensure solid FPS at 1080p ultra settings. Lowest RAM prices were recorded for this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz when we saw it priced at $30.35, on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on The Light Keeps Us Safe

A PC build like this can expect to get an average of 99 FPS on High settings in The Light Keeps Us Safe at 1080p. There may be some lower frame rates in some parts of the game, but we have chosen the components to get some solid frame rates. Increasing the quality in the game to Ultra, will see us still getting an FPS of 71.

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The Light Keeps Us Safe
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

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 The Light Keeps Us Safe we would expect 76 FPS at High and a drop to 54 when run at 1440p Ultra.

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. FIFA 22 should get 71 FPS at Ultra settings and this goes up to 99 frames at High settings. Days Gone can get an Ultra FPS of 71 FPS and increases to 99 FPS for High. Far Cry 6 is expected to be around 71 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 99 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative The Light Keeps Us Safe 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 Vega 56 8GB. It has a 7% better performance difference compared to our selected GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Obviously we have chosen it as the cheapest price to performance offering in this range. It is currently priced at $899.98.