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The return of the long-running tactical strategy series, Jagged Alliance: Rage! is turn-based tactics with adventure elements. Jagged Alliance Rage features two-player co-op, a deep skillset and experimental drugs to freak out your enemies.
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Jagged Alliance: Rage! 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 27th May 2020

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run Jagged Alliance: Rage! then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. Of course our sights are set on returning a good level expereince with the highest ultra graphics, while running on 1080p screen res. These prices and components will be reviewed daily so we can keep the best PC hardware for Jagged Alliance: Rage! listed on the page.

First off, to help us pull together the best hardware for this build, we have to understand a little bit about the type of game we are creating this computer for. Jagged Alliance: Rage! is a title which sits in the Strategy genre categories, which may influence our peripheral selection a bit, to help accommodate some of the particular requirements there. This game would have also been built on PC hardware during 2018 and before, which can suggest the sort of specced components a developer might have been using and hoping for their game to run on. Today we find it is not currently in our top most demanding games list and currently not figuring in our more popular games. While this extra info gives a good sense of what we want from our PC, nothing really replaces our value for money assessment based on live prices, when putting together this build.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Jagged Alliance: Rage! PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$126.64
Graphics Card
$358.99
Memory
Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz
$32.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE B450M mATX AM4
$72.99
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$47.42
PSU
Corsair VS Series 450W 80+ White
$48.99
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$58.99
HDD
WD 2003FZEX HDD 2TB
$118.99
Display
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$90.00
Keyboard
HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Tenkeyless
$64.99
Mouse
Razer DeathAdder Elite
$48.88
Headset
Razer Electra USB 7.1
$47.15
Jagged Alliance: Rage! PC Build Total Price $1,117.02
Rig
3.7
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $5.13, was previously $1,122.15.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Jagged Alliance: Rage! PC Build

Our challenge is not overpaying for hardware we dont need, but making sure we get enough performance from our system that we can play Jagged Alliance: Rage! at 1080p ultra settings. Reviewing all the prices today our choice for best graphics card for this title points us squarely at the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB. It is capable of delivering suitable frame rates at ultra 1080p. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 and it was priced at $322.99. With a price of $358.99 today its certainly very competitive, considering the performance this gpu can return.

Selecting The Right Jagged Alliance: Rage! 1080p Motherboard and CPU

GIGABYTE B450M mATX AM4 motherboard is today’s best buy mobo, that also provides us with the Socket AM4 cpu socket type. Which is ideal for the best performance to price processor we have seen for our build, the Ryzen 3 2200G. This processor is currently priced at a competitive $126.64 and really works well with the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB. Looking through our price records we noticed that this processor was seen on 28th Nov 2019 priced at $77.98.

With a price tag today of $72.99, the GIGABYTE B450M mATX AM4 motherboard is certainly in good company, representing a feature rich, cost effective mobo for the Jagged Alliance: Rage! PC. This motherboard was priced at $57.99, which we saw on 29th Dec 2019. While monitoring prices this is the lowest we have seen it at.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Jagged Alliance: Rage! At The Right Price

One of the more significant hardware components in this Jagged Alliance: Rage! build is the RAM. We are choosing some complementary and well priced Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz. It is currently priced at $32.99. While among the best priced system memory for this build it will still provide us with the ability to reach our desired FPS for the 1080p ultra setting, that we have been focusing on with this PC. To provide a RAM pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz is $29.49 on 2nd Feb 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Jagged Alliance: Rage!

This PC build has been optimized to deliver around 76 FPS at Ultra settings for Jagged Alliance: Rage!, while running on a 1080p screen size. While you might want to increase this to 106 FPS if you lower some of the graphics options inline with High graphics settings.

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Jagged Alliance: Rage!
GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB

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Having the option of larger screen resolutions in the future is a handy thing to consider. This gaming PC setup, running Jagged Alliance: Rage! at 1440p would be pulling in about 81 FPS at High. We would expect that to drop again to 58 if you were playing it at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Jagged Alliance: Rage! PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming 4GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Valorant is expected to return 200+ FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 200+ frames per second on High. Doom Eternal would return 38 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 53 FPS at High settings. With Cyberpunk 2077 we expect 19 FPS running at Ultra settings and 27 frames on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Jagged Alliance: Rage!

With the increased demands this game’s genre, Strategy, 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 Jagged Alliance: Rage! PC build.

An Alternative Jagged Alliance: Rage! Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Why not switch out the graphics card in this build and replace it with a similarly powerful card from AMD. The AMD Radeon RX 570 XFX RS XXX 8GB graphics card has a 15% better performance variation compared to the currently chosen video card. As the best price point for an alternative manufacturer in this range it currently costs $139.99.