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Pistol Whip 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 14th Aug 2021

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run Pistol Whip then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS with ultra graphics settings, delivered via a 1080p screen resolution. These prices are are checked multiple times each day and we update the build if other hardware is better value for money, while still meeting our gaming hardware standards.

When building a PC for a particular type of game we can get a better picture when we consider a few of the game’s specific characteristics. This PC title falls into the following , Shooter, Action genre grouping categories, which has been considered when selecting out the best priced components for this build, as we want to make sure the game’s specifics are catered for. . Another point of note, often overlooked, is that development would have been carried out on PC hardware from 2019 or during the period leading up to this. So the developers would have certainly been considering getting their game running for hardware that was of similar performance to some of the hardware available during that year. Some games are of course more demanding than others, and this one is sat in 1 position in our most demanding games list right now. These points help us paint a picture of the type of PC hardware we are going to put into this computer, we will now be choosing from our curated list of gamer hardware, looking for today’s best value for money parts available on the market today.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Pistol Whip PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$185.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Pistol Whip PC Build Total Price $1,273.74
Rig
9.8
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $228.09, was previously $1,501.83.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Pistol Whip PC Build

We want a punchy GPU for this build and the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB is currently priced at a competitive $397.99. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 6th Dec 2019 and it was priced at $376.05.. This PC graphics hardware selection is a nice price to performance option when looking to run Pistol Whip at 1080p ultra graphics. We expect to see some good FPS from this card at these specs. Over the last few weeks we have noticed it increase its price by $9.91, proving that additional savings can be found you will just need to shop around.

Selecting The Right Pistol Whip 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this Pistol Whip build. With a Socket AM4 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Ryzen 5 2600, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $185.99 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. A low end price for this CPU would be $59.9, which we saw it priced at 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 Pistol Whip 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 Pistol Whip At The Right Price

Our Pistol Whip 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 2600 and Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $42.99. A price point for this RAM was down to $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Pistol Whip

So now that our core components are all in place we would expect to see around 61 FPS in Pistol Whip at 1080p resolution, on Ultra settings. Make some adjustments to the graphics options and you could boost this up to 85 FPS for High graphics settings.

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Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Upping the screen size to 1440p for Pistol Whip using this build would return 65 frames per second on High settings. This would drop further to 47 when turning up to Ultra graphics.

How this build performs for other popular games

Lets take a look to see how this Pistol Whip PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. Star Citizen will get 61 on Ultra and 85 FPS on High graphics settings with the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB. Whereas on Back 4 Blood we see a return of 61 FPS on Ultra and 85 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Dying Light 2, which is 61 FPS run at Ultra and 85 on High.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Pistol Whip

With the increased demands this game’s genre, , Shooter, Action, puts on our mouse selection we have chosen a higher performing mouse for this setup, while still ensuring it is the best value mouse today for this Pistol Whip PC build.

Pistol Whip 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, Action genre type that Pistol Whip 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 Pistol Whip 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.