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Far Cry: New Dawn 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

If you are wanting to buy a gaming computer to run Far Cry: New Dawn then this PC build review is aimed at putting together the correct hardware components for the cheapest price today to do just that. In doing this we keep in mind our need to deliver the game reliably with max graphics running, getting its visuals from a 1080p resolution monitor screen. 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: New Dawn 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 2019 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 1080p Price to Performance Far Cry: New Dawn PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$199.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Far Cry: New Dawn PC Build Total Price $1,197.89
Rig
9.7
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $235.12, was previously $1,433.01.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Far Cry: New Dawn PC Build

Our key objective when putting together our next gaming PC is always going to be finding a great price point for the most performance we can. Today’s build we start by looking for the right graphics card, at the right price, that can run Far Cry: New Dawn at 1080p ultra graphics. Looking through todays available cards and comparing their hardware performance has lead us to cherry pick the Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB today for this game. It is capable of returning strong frame rates at our desired ultra 1080p. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 19th Dec 2019 and it was priced at $297.52. 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. Over the last few weeks we have noticed it increase its price by $10.62, proving that additional savings can be found you will just need to shop around.

Our ideal build will need to come with either 8GB of VRAM or more than. This is used by the computer to store image data quickly as it passes image information from GPU to CPU. Our selected Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB comes with 8GB of VRAM which should cover image transfer for Far Cry: New Dawn at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Far Cry: New Dawn 1080p Motherboard and CPU

The backbone of a pc build is the motherboard. Todays best price mobo, that gives us the Socket AM4 socket type is the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4. From here we can then put in to this game’s bespoke PC build the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz processor, which works very well in achieving the desired performance levels at a good price point. Todays price for this computer processor is $199.99. A good point of reference is that the bottom recorded price we have for the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz is $56.98 on 7th Jul 2020.

The GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard has a cost today of $59.99 that helps find it a place in today’s Far Cry: New Dawn build. This motherboard was priced at $51.88, which we saw on 18th Feb 2021. While monitoring prices this is the lowest we have seen it at.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Far Cry: New Dawn At The Right Price

Our Far Cry: New Dawn 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 1080p. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is capable of meeting those needs, while complementing the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz and Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $42.99. Our RAM recorded prices put this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz price at $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Far Cry: New Dawn

This computer setup should be looking at getting 86 FPS on Ultra graphics at the 1080p screen size in Far Cry: New Dawn. We expect with a few tweaks to the settings this gaming PC will also get around 120 FPS at High settings, which will give you some frame rate performance to play around with.

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If we are looking for some larger screen resolutions with this computer, then Far Cry: New Dawn would return 66 FPS on 1440p at Ultra graphics setting. This FPS would improve to 92 FPS average at High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

To ensure we are making a good choice with this Far Cry: New Dawn PC build we can check to see if it performs consistently across a variety of games. Some of the most popular games today include Grand Theft Auto VI, Star Citizen and Dying Light 2 so let’s see how this build handles them at 1080p. Starting with Grand Theft Auto VI we can expect to be seeing an Ultra FPS of 86 and at High settings an FPS of 120 frames. In comparison Star Citizen is likely to see an Ultra FPS of around 86, improving to 120 FPS on High settings. Lastly Dying Light 2 will see an Ultra FPS of around 86 which improves to a 120 FPS on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Far Cry: New Dawn

We opted for this higher quality gaming mouse, Cooler Master MM710, because it would cater to the , Shooter, Action genre type that Far Cry: New Dawn sits in. This is still the best priced mouse we had in our lists today, just a better quality peripheral than we might normally consider.

Far Cry: New Dawn Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

Finding a headset for a game that has been identified within the following genre groups, , Shooter, Action, has given us reason to improve the quality of headset we are looking at adding into this build.. The best quality headset that also comes with the best price tag is the Logitech G635 7.1, which provides some great gaming audio. You can review some of the other headsets above, in our curated headset drop down list if you are wanting cheaper or perhaps even higher quality.

An Alternative Far Cry: New Dawn Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Perhaps you are after a Nvidia graphics card rather than the one we have added to this build. If so we would suggest the similar performing GeForce RTX 2060 Gigabyte Windforce OC 6GB, which has a 5% worse performance variation, but is still a suitable video card choice for this game. We have also considered the best value for performance based on today’s prices, with it costing $299.99 at the moment.