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DOOM 64 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 7th Sep 2021

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play DOOM 64 then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for DOOM 64 from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. 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 max graphics running, pushing out visuals on 1440p screen size. 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.

DOOM 64 is currently 1 ranked on the top demanding games list at the moment. It is also considered a , Shooter, Action, 1st Person genre style game and happened to be built by the devs on hardware from 2020 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 DOOM 64 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$149.99
Graphics Card
$164.99
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
DOOM 64 PC Build Total Price $1,004.74
Rig
73
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $360.78, was previously $1,365.52.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p DOOM 64 PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run DOOM 64 in ultra 1440p. 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. We have seen this card drop its price recently by $14.01 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build. Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 28th Dec 2019 where we saw it for $159.

Selecting The Right DOOM 64 1440p 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 DOOM 64 build. With a Socket AM4 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Ryzen 5 2400G, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $149.99 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. Our cheapest price recorded for the Ryzen 5 2400G was $118.98, which we spotted on 3rd Dec 2019.

With the feature rich GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 priced competitively at $59.99 it is certainly in todays DOOM 64 build for a good reason. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 18th Feb 2021 at $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For DOOM 64 At The Right Price

One of the more significant hardware components in this DOOM 64 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. 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 1440p Ultra Settings on DOOM 64

Now on to the frame rates for our DOOM 64 running on Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB at 1440p. We should see an average of 64 FPS on High settings or you could push up the quality to Ultra, which would get us 45 FPS.

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Other Popular Game 1440p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If this 1440p build was to run DOOM 64 at 4k Ultra, by increasing its screen size, then the FPS it would return on High would be around an average of 38 FPS. At Ultra we expect the average to be 27.

How this build performs for other popular games

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for DOOM 64 performs we can look in to how it copes with some of the more popular games of today at 1440p. To begin we see that Back 4 Blood is expected to achieve 45FPS on Ultra and 64FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Battlefield 2042 we would find 45FPS on Ultra raising to 64FPS at High. For our last comparison, Star Citizen, we would likely achieve 45 FPS on Ultra and 64 FPS on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For DOOM 64

With the increased demands this game’s genre, , Shooter, Action, 1st Person, 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 DOOM 64 PC build.

DOOM 64 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, 1st Person genre type that DOOM 64 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 DOOM 64 Graphics Card Option for 1440p

As an alternative to the AMD manufactured video card we have gone for in this PC, you could also consider the similarly powerful Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB. It has a 4% better performance difference compared to our selected Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB. Obviously we have chosen it as the cheapest price to performance offering in this range. It is currently priced at $219.99.