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Alan Wake Remastered 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 10th Sep 2021

I want to buy a best priced gaming PC that can run Alan Wake Remastered on Ultra. This is what we will be looking to explore and maintain in our review page here today. So we are finding the best priced peripherals and hardware for a new PC build that can run Alan Wake Remastered In doing this we keep in mind our need to deliver the game reliably with max graphics running, and a 1080p screen resolution. Prices found here today are checked daily to make sure that the components we aare putting into our Alan Wake Remastered represent good value for money.

We will be looking across a range of things to help evaluate this best gamer build. We will be looking across the range of best value for money components based on today’s prices. Something that can influence our peripheral selection is that the game is found in the , Shooter, Adventure genres, and this can sometimes sway some of the requirements of hardware we choose. Something else to consider is that Alan Wake Remastered would have been built on PC hardware from 2021 and shortly before this period. All interesting points for sure, but what we are really after is that we want to select components that best fit this game type but will also be today’s best value for money hardware of good enough quality to meet the game’s needs.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Alan Wake Remastered PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$167.87
Graphics Card
$239.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Alan Wake Remastered PC Build Total Price $1,103.62
Rig
8.2
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $68.15, was previously $1,171.77.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Alan Wake Remastered PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Alan Wake Remastered at 1080p ultra graphics we want something with the best price today while returning the best performance for that price. This has led us to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $239.99. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 and it was priced at $229.99. And with that in mind the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is a great match for Alan Wake Remastered at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. Over the past couple of weeks this card has seen a price drop of $47.68, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game.

4GB of VRAM is needed by Alan Wake Remastered. This memory acts as a super fast image storage buffer between GPU and CPU and our selected GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB comes with 6GB of VRAM. This should be a suitable amount for our PC at this gaming resolution.

Selecting The Right Alan Wake Remastered 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 ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard is at a great price point and lets us select our desired LGA 1151 cpu. As the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB wants a suitable good pairing when looking to run Alan Wake Remastered well at this resolution. The Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz is currently priced at a competitive $167.87. Our cheapest price recorded for the Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz was $119.99, which we spotted on 16th Mar 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 Alan Wake Remastered 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 Alan Wake Remastered At The Right Price

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet Alan Wake Remastered requirements, with a view to running reliable FPS at Ultra settings leads us to Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. Today it is one of the best priced RAM options at $42.99 and will certainly support the CPU and GPU well. The cheapest system memory price for Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was recorded as $30.35, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Alan Wake Remastered

Now on to the frame rates for our Alan Wake Remastered running on GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB at 1080p. We should see an average of 88 FPS on High settings or you could push up the quality to Ultra, which would get us 63 FPS.

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Bumping up the in game screen resolution to 1440p our expected FPS would be 48 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or around 67 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for Alan Wake Remastered 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 63FPS on Ultra and 88FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Star Citizen we would find 63FPS on Ultra raising to 88FPS at High. For our last comparison, Forza Horizon 5, we would likely achieve 63 FPS on Ultra and 88 FPS on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Alan Wake Remastered

We have opted for the Cooler Master MM710 because we feel it is a higher performance gaming mouse that will meet the needs of this title. When looking at a mouse for a game that sits in the , Shooter, Adventure game grouping we often consider paying a little bit more to get a better suited peripheral for the task. We have still chosen the best priced mouse we could find today that meets this need.

Alan Wake Remastered Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

A game like this almost demands that you enjoy its accompanying audio. So we increased the range of quality headsets that we looked at for our PC Builds sound delivery solution. We have still chosen the best valued headset in this range, but it will deliver some clear gaming audio and is a comfortable headset to boot. We have paired this build with the Logitech G635 7.1. We felt it fit the build nicely without breaking the bank. But there are other options above in our curated headsets list, just press the associated button in our PC build component table above for some of our other best priced components.

An Alternative Alan Wake Remastered Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB video card, currently priced at $899.98. This option has a performance of 7% better when compared to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.