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The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 1st Jul 2022

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. 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 the highest ultra graphics, while running on 1080p screen res. The hardware selection should give us all a good jumping off point when considering what might prove a good build and price for a PC to run The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

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 , Adventure, Co-op genres, and this can sometimes sway some of the requirements of hardware we choose. Something else to consider is that The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me would have been built on PC hardware from 2022 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 The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$185.99
Graphics Card
$435.61
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
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me PC Build Total Price $1,249.36
Rig
99
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $37.62, was previously $1,211.74.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me PC Build

We want a punchy GPU for this build and the GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB is currently priced at a competitive $435.61. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB is $426.41 recorded at 22nd Dec 2019.. This PC graphics hardware selection is a nice price to performance option when looking to run The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me at 1080p ultra graphics. We expect to see some good FPS from this card at these specs. We have seen this card drop its price recently by $159.23 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build.

Our graphics card will need 6GB of VRAM built into it to act as a suitable buffer between our video card and chosen CPU. This graphics card has 8GB which will be plenty for this game at this resolution.

Selecting The Right The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me 1080p 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 The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me build. With a Socket AM4 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Ryzen 5 2600, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $185.99 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 7th Jul 2020, which had it marked up at $59.9.

Today the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 competitively costs $59.99, which provides it a place in our build today. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 18th Feb 2021 at $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me At The Right Price

As one of the 3 main system components, when considering a PC built for The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me, 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 Ryzen 5 2600 and GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB selections to ensure solid FPS at 1080p ultra settings. 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 1080p Ultra Settings on The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me

With this current build we expect to see a return of 61 frames per second at ultra 1080p resolution in The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 85 FPS for High graphics settings.

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The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me
GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB

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At some point you might want to increase your screen size from 1080p to 1440p. The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me running with this hardware on the larger screen resolution would return 47 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or possibly up to an average of 65 FPS on High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

Obviously we will want to run other games on our new The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me PC so lets explore some anticipated frame rates of some other popular games today with this hardware at 1080p. Resident Evil 8 should get 61 when run on Ultra and this raises to 85 FPS on High. The popular Back 4 Blood gets a return of 61 FPS on Ultra and then up to 85 FPS when settings are dropped to High. Then there is Forza Horizon 5, which is popular at the moment, which is returning 61 FPS run at Ultra and 85 frames on High.

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The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me falls within the following game genre grouping, , Adventure, Co-op, and as such places additional demands on the audio output you should be considering to enjoy this game. So the headset selection we have gone for is looking at a selection of better quality headsets. We are still choosing the best value headset available, it will not be the absolute cheapest you can find, because we have selected it from a better quality grouping, to help deliver the ideal build for this game. We have gone for the Logitech G635 7.1 for our initial build, which provides some great sounds at a reasonable price. You will see a button next to the headset name in the PC build list above, where you can see a few other headsets we have picked out, that are good value today.

An Alternative The Dark Pictures: The Devil in Me 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 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB video card, currently priced at $397.99. This option has a performance of 5% worse when compared to the GeForce RTX 2070 Super Zotac Gaming AMP Extreme 8GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.