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In Metro Exodus, Artyom and a band of survivors must flee the shattered ruins of the Moscow Metro and embark on an epic, continent-spanning journey across the post-apocalyptic Russian wilderness. Explore vast, non-linear levels, lose yourself in an immersive, sandbox survival experience, and follow a thrilling story-line that spans an entire year in the greatest Metro adventure yet.
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Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 10th Jun 2021

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play Metro: 2035 then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition 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 on the best graphics possible, pushing out visuals on 1080p screen size. Todays prices will be checked every few hours to make sure only the best hardware at the best prices will be displayed for this build.

First off, to help us pull together the best hardware for this build, we have to understand a little bit about the type of game we are creating this computer for. Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition is a title which sits in the Shooter, Action, 1st Person genre categories, which may influence our peripheral selection a bit, to help accommodate some of the particular requirements there. This game would have also been built on PC hardware during 2021 and before, which can suggest the sort of specced components a developer might have been using and hoping for their game to run on. Today we find it is 17 on our most demanding games list and currently not figuring in our more popular games. While this extra info gives a good sense of what we want from our PC, nothing really replaces our value for money assessment based on live prices, when putting together this build.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
Graphics Card
Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
EVGA 850W Bq 80+ Bronze
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
AOC 22 inch 5ms
Razer Ornata Chroma
Cooler Master MM710
Tritton ARK Elite 7.1
Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition PC Build Total Price $3,342.91
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This PC build has recently gone down in price by $0.04, was previously $3,342.95.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition 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 Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition at 1080p ultra settings. Reviewing all the prices today our choice for best graphics card for this title points us squarely at the Radeon RX 6900 XT 16GB. It is capable of delivering suitable frame rates at ultra 1080p. With a price of $2199.99 today its certainly very competitive, considering the performance this gpu can return.

This build will need to have at least 8GB of VRAM onboard the graphics card, to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. Our selected builds graphics card has 16GB, which is plenty for getting suitable gaming at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a well priced motherboard, like the one we are putting in our build today really helps tie things together in terms of performance and opens up other hardware options that become available to us later in the selection. The GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is at a great price point and lets us select our desired Socket AM4 cpu. As the Radeon RX 6900 XT 16GB wants a suitable good pairing when looking to run Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition well at this resolution. The Ryzen 5 2600 is currently priced at a competitive $190.95. The cheapest price we spotted this cpu for is $59.9, which was on 7th Jul 2020.

At $59.99 the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard muscles its feature rich chipboard into today’s Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition PC build. A low price point for this motherboard would be $51.88, which we recorded it at on 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition At The Right Price

Our Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition 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 Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz is capable of meeting those needs, while complementing the Ryzen 5 2600 and Radeon RX 6900 XT 16GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $32.99. This RAM was recorded at the lowest price of $51.88, and this was on 2nd Feb 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition we expect to see about a 94 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 47 at 1080p.

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PC Build Research Area

Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition
Radeon RX 6900 XT 16GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

With the larger screen resolutions always being of interest and something to consider, let’s take a look at how this build could perform. Running a 1440p Metro: 2035 we would expect 71 FPS at High and a drop to 36 when run at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

It’s worth taking into consideration how our Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition PC build handles other games. We’ll do this by looking at the current popular titles Grand Theft Auto VI, Biomutant and Battlefield 6. Starting with Grand Theft Auto VI we can see that at 1080p we are likely to see 75FPS on Ultra and 104FPS on High graphics settings. Alternatively we see Biomutant likely to achieve 103FPS on Ultra and 144FPS when reduced to High. Finally with Battlefield 6 at Ultra setting we can expect 100 FPS, raising to 125 FPS on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition

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 Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition PC build.

Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition 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 Tritton ARK Elite 7.1, because it will cater to the Shooter, Action, 1st Person genre type that Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition 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 Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Super video card, currently priced at $2499.99. This option has a performance of 5% worse when compared to the Radeon RX 6900 XT 16GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.