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Project RIP 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 11th Sep 2021

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run Project RIP then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. Making our build requirement, when speccing this computer, to find the sweetest price point for our hardware list that can deliver the best FPS with ultra graphics settings, using 1440p monitor resolution. 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.

Project RIP is currently 1 ranked on the top demanding games list at the moment. It is also considered a , RPG, Action 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 1440p Price to Performance Project RIP PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$185.99
Graphics Card
$169.99
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
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Project RIP PC Build Total Price $966.62
Rig
30
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $225.44, was previously $1,192.06.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Project RIP PC Build

Not wanting to pay over the odds for hardware we dont actually need, is a gamers primary objective when building their next PC. But obviously in this specific PC build we want to ensure enough we choose something with enough performance capability to run Project RIP at 1440p ultra graphics options. We have taken a look at a whole bunch of graphics card prices today and compared them to the hardware’s gaming performance and our choice for this game is the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB. We will get into its expected FPS for this game a bit later in the article, but for now we know it will deliver reliable frame rates at ultra 1440p. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB is $169.99 recorded at 28th Nov 2019. Todays price is $169.99 which is why we have identified it as a competitive performance to price ratio compared to other hardware in the marketplace today. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has increased its price by $169.99 over the past two weeks.

Selecting The Right Project RIP 1440p 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 2600 processor, which works very well in achieving the desired performance levels at a good price point. Todays price for this computer processor is $185.99. The cheapest price we spotted this cpu for is $59.9, which was on 7th Jul 2020.

With a price tag today of $59.99, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is certainly in good company, representing a feature rich, cost effective mobo for the Project RIP PC. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 18th Feb 2021 at $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Project RIP At The Right Price

One of the more significant hardware components in this Project RIP build is the RAM. We are choosing some complementary and well priced Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. It is currently priced at $42.99. 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 1440p ultra setting, that we have been focusing on with this PC. To provide a bit of system memory pricing insight, we spotted this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz being sold for a low price of $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on Project RIP

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Project RIP we expect to see about a 84 FPS average, with a few low frame rates in some of the more intense scenes. You could up the quality of game graphics to Ultra, which will see the FPS drop to 60 at 1440p.

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GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB

Other Popular Game 1440p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Upping the screen size to 4k for Project RIP using this build would return 50 frames per second on High settings. This would drop further to 36 when turning up to Ultra graphics.

How this build performs for other popular games

Lets take a look to see how this Project RIP PC build will run some other popular games today on 1440p. Grand Theft Auto VI will get 60 on Ultra and 84 FPS on High graphics settings with the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB. Whereas on Battlefield 2042 we see a return of 60 FPS on Ultra and 84 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is FIFA 22, which is 60 FPS run at Ultra and 84 on High.

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An Alternative Project RIP Graphics Card Option for 1440p

If you are looking for a graphics card from AMD instead of the one we have selected in this build then you could try Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB, which has a 30% 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 $164.99.