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Far Cry 6 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 3rd Sep 2021

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play Far Cry 6 then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Far Cry 6 from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. With the mission objective being a high gaming standard with top tier graphics options selected, delivered via a 1440p screen resolution. These hardware items found in our build will continue to have their prices checked and components will be swapped in and out as we feel better hardware for our build is released.

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. Far Cry 6 is a title which sits in the , Shooter, Action 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 2021 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 1 on our most demanding games list and 1 in our list of 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 1440p Price to Performance Far Cry 6 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$329.99
Graphics Card
$529.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Far Cry 6 PC Build Total Price $1,549.74
Rig
9.9
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $30.00, was previously $1,579.74.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Far Cry 6 PC Build

When putting this sort of PC together we want great value for money but a machine that can deliver solid FPS on Far Cry 6 at 1440p ultra graphics. We have selected the GeForce RTX 2080 Asus Dual OC 8GB today as a well placed option. The price for this card today is $529.99 which really helped mark it as a good fit.Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 18th Feb 2020, which had it priced at $529.99. And we can see the card has dropped its price by $99.96 during the past two weeks.

The game also needs this graphics solution to deliver at least 8 GB VRAM to act as a buffer between the PC build’s video card and the processor.

Selecting The Right Far Cry 6 1440p Motherboard and CPU

GIGABYTE GA-A320M 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 7 3700X 8-Core 3.6GHz. This processor is currently priced at a competitive $329.99 and really works well with the GeForce RTX 2080 Asus Dual OC 8GB. Giving us a bit more of an insight we saw this processor being sold for a low price of $89, which was on 7th Jul 2020.

And with the motherboard costing $59.99 this really helps pull the PC we are building together. A low recorded price for this motherboard was spotted on 18th Feb 2021 where it was $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Far Cry 6 At The Right Price

System Memory is a significant part of any gaming computer. The build today finds the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz to be the best price to performance RAM solution for our Far Cry 6 PC. At last reckoning we priced it up at $42.99, which is a cheap price for this amount of RAM. There are of course other options and configurations of system memory you might like to consider in your build. To help provide a sense of cost for this RAM, the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was priced at $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on Far Cry 6

With this current build we expect to see a return of 47 frames per second at ultra 1440p resolution in Far Cry 6. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 65 FPS for High graphics settings.

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Far Cry 6
GeForce RTX 2080 Asus Dual OC 8GB

Other Popular Game 1440p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Increasing the screen resolution for Far Cry 6 would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 28 FPS average, at 4k Ultra. The FPS would go up to 39 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

While we have put a great PC build together for Far Cry 6 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 Grand Theft Auto VI will get 47FPS on Ultra settings raising to 65FPS on High. On the other hand we see that Resident Evil 8 returns 47FPS on Ultra and 65FPS when lowered to High. Lastly Back 4 Blood may see 47 FPS running at Ultra, and 65 on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Far Cry 6

Selecting the right mouse for a game like Far Cry 6 has encouraged us to increase the quality of the mouse we would add to our build. As the game sits in the , Shooter, Action genre list we felt that the Cooler Master MM710 mouse is today’s best priced but higher performing gaming mouse for this particular computer setup.

Far Cry 6 Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

Far Cry 6 falls within the following game genre grouping, , Shooter, Action, and as such places additional demands on the audio output you should be considering to enjoy this game. So the headset selection we have gone for is looking at a selection of better quality headsets. We are still choosing the best value headset available, it will not be the absolute cheapest you can find, because we have selected it from a better quality grouping, to help deliver the ideal build for this game. We have gone for the Logitech G635 7.1 for our initial build, which provides some great sounds at a reasonable price. You will see a button next to the headset name in the PC build list above, where you can see a few other headsets we have picked out, that are good value today.

An Alternative Far Cry 6 Graphics Card Option for 1440p

Or you could put the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB graphics card into this computer, if you are after an alternative AMD PC build. It has a 8% worse performance variation to the GeForce RTX 2080 Asus Dual OC 8GB, so similar in capability and we have picked it as the best priced alternative manufacturer card, with a price of $397.99.