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The Talos Principle VR 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

If you are asking yourself, I want to buy the best priced PC that can definitely run and meet The Talos Principle VR recommended requirements and more then today we will be looking to put together the ideal PC build for The Talos Principle VR. In doing this we keep in mind our need to deliver the game reliably at top end graphics settings, using 1080p monitor resolution. We visit this page every day to check on the prices and selected components we have added for this PC build. Naturally as new better hardware is found we will be adding and swapping to optimise this list with a view to giving us all a good jumping off point regarding expected build quality and pricing levels for our new The Talos Principle VR build.

Today we find The Talos Principle VR is currently 1 on our list of most demanding games and in our list at 1 of most popular games. It also falls in under the , Action, Adventure, Puzzler game genre types, which itself can influence some of our choices of hardware today, to make sure we better meet the hardware needs of the game. This sort of information will help us build a fuller picture and better understand what to select when putting our best build PC together for the game. Interestingly, it might be worth thinking about the performance of the hardware that the game was originally built on, which would have been from 2017 and shortly before. So the devs themselves may have been aiming for hardware with performance capability from this particular period.

Best 1080p Price to Performance The Talos Principle VR PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$199.99
Graphics Card
$397.99
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
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
The Talos Principle VR PC Build Total Price $1,176.62
Rig
9.8
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $250.99, was previously $1,427.61.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p The Talos Principle VR PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for The Talos Principle VR 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 Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $397.99. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 6th Dec 2019 which had it priced at $376.05. And with that in mind the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB is a great match for The Talos Principle VR at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has increased its price by $9.91 over the past two weeks.

Selecting The Right The Talos Principle VR 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a well priced motherboard, like the one we are putting in our build today really helps tie things together in terms of performance and opens up other hardware options that become available to us later in the selection. The GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is at a great price point and lets us select our desired Socket AM4 cpu. As the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB wants a suitable good pairing when looking to run The Talos Principle VR well at this resolution. The Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz is currently priced at a competitive $199.99. You can get this processor for $56.98, which we saw it at that price on 7th Jul 2020. This is the lowest we have seen it at while watching processor prices.

And with the motherboard costing $59.99 this really helps pull the PC we are building together. To offer motherboard pricing insight we spotted this being sold for a low price of $51.88, which was recorded at 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For The Talos Principle VR 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 The Talos Principle VR 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. 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 Talos Principle VR

A PC build like this can expect to get an average of 83 FPS on High settings in The Talos Principle VR 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 60.

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Increasing the screen resolution for The Talos Principle VR would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 45 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 64 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

Ensuring our PC build for The Talos Principle VR runs some of the more popular games of today competently at 1080p is also something worth considering. Looking at Battlefield 2042 we see this pc build is likely to get 60FPS on Ultra and 83FPS on High graphics settings. In contrast we can expect Far Cry 6 to return 60FPS on Ultra and 83FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Resident Evil 8, which is 60 FPS running at Ultra, and 83 on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative The Talos Principle VR Graphics Card Option for 1080p

While we have suggested a AMD graphics card for this build you can also consider putting in a Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB, which is similar, with a 4% worse performance difference, but provides another reasonable alternative graphics option. It is currently priced at $379.99.