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Project Wingman 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 17th Aug 2021

Here we will create the best priced PC build to run Project Wingman, where it will meet the demands that a game like this will put on a custom PC. Our view is to answer the question, what PC should I buy that can play Project Wingman really well, and for the best possible price today? Our mission is a top end gaming solution for this game on ultra graphics settings, delivered via a 1080p screen 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.

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 , Action, Sim 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 2020 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 Project Wingman PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$157.50
Graphics Card
$219.99
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
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Project Wingman PC Build Total Price $962.13
Rig
7.5
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $220.16, was previously $1,182.29.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Project Wingman PC Build

Getting the right graphics card is a good way to start any game PC build. So lets take a look for the best price to performance gpu hardware available right now, that isnt overpowered for this game but will still run Project Wingman at 1080p ultra settings. Today’s prices for graphics cards lead us to the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB as the smartest GPU option for this computer and one that will deliver some good frame rates at this gaming resolution at ultra. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB is $219.99 on 31st Jan 2020. Todays price of $219.99 is certainly a good price for this hardware, considering the performance returns are a good match for this game.

Selecting The Right Project Wingman 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Getting the motherboard selection right in this build helps us go on to choose a compatible cpu. With a good price today we find the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 with its LGA 1151 socket enables us to select the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz, which is priced right now at $157.5. A low end price for this CPU would be $59, which we saw it priced at on 27th May 2020.Now we have a great pairing in this rig allowing the CPU and GPU to work well together to get a solid Project Wingman experience for the best price point at 1080p.

With a price tag today of $72.99, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard is certainly in good company, representing a feature rich, cost effective mobo for the Project Wingman PC. To offer motherboard pricing insight we spotted this being sold for a low price of $59.99, which was recorded at 4th Apr 2020.

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

As one of the 3 main system components, when considering a PC built for Project Wingman, the correct RAM selection is obviously important. We are looking for something that is well priced but also capable of meeting the games requirements. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is well priced at $42.99 and fits with the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz and GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB selections to ensure solid FPS at 1080p ultra settings. To provide a RAM pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Project Wingman

A PC build like this can expect to get an average of 85 FPS on High settings in Project Wingman 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 61.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If we are looking for some larger screen resolutions with this computer, then Project Wingman would return 47 FPS on 1440p at Ultra graphics setting. This FPS would improve to 65 FPS average at High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for Project Wingman performs we can look in to how it copes with some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. To begin we see that Resident Evil 8 is expected to achieve 61FPS on Ultra and 85FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Days Gone we would find 61FPS on Ultra raising to 85FPS at High. For our last comparison, Dying Light 2, we would likely achieve 61 FPS on Ultra and 85 FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Project Wingman Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Why not switch out the graphics card in this build and replace it with a similarly powerful card from AMD. The AMD Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB graphics card has a 4% worse performance variation compared to the currently chosen video card. As the best price point for an alternative manufacturer in this range it currently costs $164.99.