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Life is Strange Remastered Collection 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

Our objective here is to enable us to explore what PC we could buy that can play Life is Strange Remastered Collection, where we carefully find the right hardware components that can run Life is Strange Remastered Collection and meet its gaming needs while also heavily factoring in today’s best hardware component prices. We will therefore be aiming to run this game confidently each time at top end graphics settings, while running on 1440p screen res. 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.

Life is Strange Remastered Collection is currently 1 ranked on the top demanding games list at the moment. It is also considered a , Action, Adventure genre style game and happened to be built by the devs on hardware from 2022 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 Life is Strange Remastered Collection PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$157.50
Graphics Card
$164.99
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
Life is Strange Remastered Collection PC Build Total Price $907.13
Rig
73
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $284.72, was previously $1,191.85.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Life is Strange Remastered Collection PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run Life is Strange Remastered Collection 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. Watching this card over the past 2 weeks we have seen its price drop by $14.01, further supporting our selection in this hardware. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB is $159 on 28th Dec 2019.

Selecting The Right Life is Strange Remastered Collection 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 Life is Strange Remastered Collection build. With a LGA 1151 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $157.5 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. A good point of reference is that the bottom recorded price we have for the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz is $59 on 27th May 2020.

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 Life is Strange Remastered Collection 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 Life is Strange Remastered Collection At The Right Price

Our Life is Strange Remastered Collection 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 1440p. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is capable of meeting those needs, while complementing the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz and Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 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 1440p Ultra Settings on Life is Strange Remastered Collection

So now that our core components are all in place we would expect to see around 61 FPS in Life is Strange Remastered Collection at 1440p 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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Life is Strange Remastered Collection
Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB

Other Popular Game 1440p 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 4k Life is Strange Remastered Collection we would expect 51 FPS at High and a drop to 36 when run at 4k Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

When buying a gaming PC for a specific game we still expect it to run other popular games. So as a benchmark lets see how well todays best priced PC build can deal with these 3 games at 1440p. Resident Evil 8 should get 61 FPS at Ultra settings and this goes up to 85 frames at High settings. Forza Horizon 5 can get an Ultra FPS of 61 FPS and increases to 85 FPS for High. FIFA 22 is expected to be around 61 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 85 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative Life is Strange Remastered Collection Graphics Card Option for 1440p

Perhaps you are after a Nvidia graphics card rather than the one we have added to this build. If so we would suggest the similar performing GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB, which has a 4% 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 $219.99 at the moment.