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Surviving Mars: Green Planet 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 22nd Aug 2021

Here we will create the best priced PC build to run Surviving Mars: Green Planet, 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 Surviving Mars: Green Planet really well, and for the best possible price today? Of course our sights are set on returning a good level expereince with ultra settings selected, while running on 1080p screen res. Every day we run through our carefully chosen gaming hardware and cherry pick today’s lowest priced hardware components to help us achieve this optimum PC build list.

Surviving Mars: Green Planet is currently 1 ranked on the top demanding games list at the moment. It is also considered a , Strategy, Management genre style game and happened to be built by the devs on hardware from 2019 and in the period leading up to this. This may be worth considering when understanding the performance requirements a PC for this title might be expected to have. It is currently one of the more popular titles on the site and sat at 1 of our most popular games list. All this background info will help us better choose the components today for this game PC build, but our main factor will of course be price to performance for each component and peripheral we choose below.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Surviving Mars: Green Planet PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$200.00
Graphics Card
$164.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Surviving Mars: Green Planet PC Build Total Price $1,011.63
Rig
7.3
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $209.72, was previously $1,221.35.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Surviving Mars: Green Planet PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run Surviving Mars: Green Planet in ultra 1080p. Right now the best graphics card purchase for this game is the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB, which will work really well at this screen resolution. It’s currently priced at $164.99, which puts it as one of the cheapest but best performers for this type of game. Over the past couple of weeks this card has seen a price drop of $14.01, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 28th Dec 2019 and it was priced at $159.

This build will need to have at least 4GB of VRAM onboard the graphics card, to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. Our selected builds graphics card has 8GB, which is plenty for getting suitable gaming at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Surviving Mars: Green Planet 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 Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB. Looking over the prices today we can see that the Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz processor is a great choice for this game and is currently costing $200. Bottom prices recorded for this CPU was when we saw it at $161.03, which we noticed it on 1st Dec 2020.

With a price tag today of $72.99, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard is certainly in good company, representing a feature rich, cost effective mobo for the Surviving Mars: Green Planet PC. Bottom motherboard prices recorded for this mobo was when we saw it at $59.99, on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Surviving Mars: Green Planet At The Right Price

Our Surviving Mars: Green Planet 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 Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz and Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $42.99. This RAM was recorded at the lowest price of $59.99, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Surviving Mars: Green Planet

We reckon these hardware components in our PC build will get 89 FPS at high settings in game and you could improve the graphics up to Ultra and see a FPS of 64 at 1080p.

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Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

We expect Surviving Mars: Green Planet would also run in higher screen resolutions but this would be 48 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. We would see an improvement of frame rates if we tweaked the 1440p graphics options to be around the High preset graphics option, which would then return 68 FPS.

How this build performs for other popular games

Ensuring our PC build for Surviving Mars: Green Planet runs some of the more popular games of today competently at 1080p is also something worth considering. Looking at Days Gone we see this pc build is likely to get 64FPS on Ultra and 89FPS on High graphics settings. In contrast we can expect FIFA 22 to return 64FPS on Ultra and 89FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Forza Horizon 5, which is 64 FPS running at Ultra, and 89 on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Surviving Mars: Green Planet

Finding a mouse for a game that falls into the , Strategy, Management genre group has given us reason to improve the quality of mouse we are willing to put into this PC build. We have therefore found the Cooler Master MM710 mouse that is today’s best priced, higher performing gamer mouse, and one that can still deliver the gaming quality we are after for Surviving Mars: Green Planet.

An Alternative Surviving Mars: Green Planet Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are looking for a graphics card from Nvidia instead of the one we have selected in this build then you could try GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB, which has a 4% better performance difference, so still similar capabilities. We have chosen it based on its price-performance figure as well, as it is currently priced at $219.99.