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Overwatch 2 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 14th Aug 2021

This is a hand selected custom PC component build that will answer your question of, what PC should I buy next to play Overwatch 2 on. One that has the right gaming hardware to enjoy a great Overwatch 2 experience. With the mission objective being a high gaming standard with ultra settings selected, using 1440p monitor 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.

If we are building a PC for a specific game then various game characteristics can be considered to help us put together the right computer. When considering Overwatch 2 we can see that it is in the , Shooter, Online, Action genre categories. This can influence some of the peripheral selections we make, as we will be wanting to make sure that the components we choose are complementary to the games needs. Something often overlooked is that we know the game itself would be developed during and shortly before 2021. Therefore we can speculate that it would have been built by the developers with hardware that has similar performance capability from that period as well. This title is currently one of the more demanding titles on the site right now, sitting at 1 on our most demanding list of games. With those thoughts helping us select specific hardware to match this title we will now select the best priced hardware today to meet these requirements from our curated gaming hardware lists.

Best 1440p Price to Performance Overwatch 2 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$200.00
Graphics Card
$239.99
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
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Overwatch 2 PC Build Total Price $1,135.75
Rig
81
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $371.61, was previously $1,507.36.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Overwatch 2 PC Build

Our challenge is not overpaying for hardware we dont need, but making sure we get enough performance from our system that we can play Overwatch 2 at 1440p ultra settings. Reviewing all the prices today our choice for best graphics card for this title points us squarely at the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. It is capable of delivering suitable frame rates at ultra 1440p. We have seen this card drop its price recently by $47.68 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019, which had it priced at $229.99. With a price of $239.99 today its certainly very competitive, considering the performance this gpu can return.

When choosing the right video card for this build, you need to make sure you have a graphics card with 2GB of VRAM or more. This memory is used by the card to store image data when moving it from the video card to the CPU. Our chosen build’s card has 6GB, which will be a suitable amount for this resolution.

Selecting The Right Overwatch 2 1440p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this Overwatch 2 build. With a LGA 1151 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $200 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. Looking through our price records we noticed that this processor was seen on 1st Dec 2020 priced at $161.03.

Chosen for price point, socket type and feature list, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 has a cost today of $72.99. The cheapest motherboard price for the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 was recorded as $59.99, which was on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Overwatch 2 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 Overwatch 2 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. 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 1440p Ultra Settings on Overwatch 2

With our key performance components in place we are expecting to see this setup running Overwatch 2 at around 48 average frames per second, on 1440p screen resolution. This should be achieved on ultra graphics settings. If you turn a few graphics options down we expect around 67 FPS at high graphics.

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GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

Other Popular Game 1440p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Having the option of larger screen resolutions in the future is a handy thing to consider. This gaming PC setup, running Overwatch 2 at 4k would be pulling in about 40 FPS at High. We would expect that to drop again to 28 if you were playing it at 4k Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

To ensure we are making a good choice with this Overwatch 2 PC build we can check to see if it performs consistently across a variety of games. Some of the most popular games today include Back 4 Blood, Resident Evil 8 and Grand Theft Auto VI so let’s see how this build handles them at 1440p. Starting with Back 4 Blood we can expect to be seeing an Ultra FPS of 48 and at High settings an FPS of 67 frames. In comparison Resident Evil 8 is likely to see an Ultra FPS of around 48, improving to 67 FPS on High settings. Lastly Grand Theft Auto VI will see an Ultra FPS of around 48 which improves to a 67 FPS on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Overwatch 2

We have found a great quality and still well priced gaming mouse today with the Cooler Master MM710. A game like Overwatch 2 that has , Shooter, Online, Action genre, we felt it necessary to increase the quality of the mouse we would consider because the game has some additional needs that can benefit from this type of higher specced mouse.

Overwatch 2 Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

With a game like this, when considering audio options its best to pay a little more and enjoy the sort of sounds a game like this will deliver. The higher quality gaming headset we had in mind is the well priced Logitech G635 7.1, because it will cater to the , Shooter, Online, Action genre type that Overwatch 2 sits in. While the best priced headset we can see in this category today, there are a few other differently priced options you can take a look at in our curated gaming headset list above. Just press the button above in the PC Build list, next to any of the components

An Alternative Overwatch 2 Graphics Card Option for 1440p

Perhaps you are after a AMD graphics card rather than the one we have added to this build. If so we would suggest the similar performing Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which has a 7% better 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 $899.98 at the moment.