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Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 12th Aug 2021

What is the best PC to buy for Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker? This is where our curated PC build coverage today will find us listing out today’s best priced computer hardware and peripherals to meet the demands that a game like Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker might put on the gaming PC. We are going to choose these parts with the aim of keeping a high FPS rate with max graphics running, and a 1080p screen resolution. 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.

Getting our best PC build together today we consider some of the characteristics of this game, which will help us better select the right hardware components for Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker. First and foremost we will be looking at value for money, hunting through our curated list of gaming hardware and then cherry picking the best priced items available today. As this game falls into the , RPG, Adventure genre category, this can certainly influence some of the hardware selection below, especially some of the peripherals we select out, to make sure they might the games key specialities. Something else we can consider is that Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker would have been built on PC hardware from around 2021 or leading up to that period, by the developers. So it is usually fairly safe to consider hardware from that period as suitable.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$200.00
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
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker PC Build Total Price $1,056.63
Rig
8.1
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $209.72, was previously $1,266.35.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker 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. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019, which had it priced at $229.99. And with that in mind the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is a great match for Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. And we can see the card has dropped its price by $47.68 during the past two weeks.

Our ideal build will need to come with either 4GB of VRAM or more than. This is used by the computer to store image data quickly as it passes image information from GPU to CPU. Our selected GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB comes with 6GB of VRAM which should cover image transfer for Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker 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 Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker well at this resolution. The Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz is currently priced at a competitive $200. Looking through our price records we noticed that this processor was seen on 1st Dec 2020 priced at $161.03.

At $72.99 the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard muscles its feature rich chipboard into today’s Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker PC build. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 4th Apr 2020 at $59.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker At The Right Price

Our Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker 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 Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is capable of meeting those needs, while complementing the Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz and GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $42.99. 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 Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker

A PC build like this can expect to get an average of 99 FPS on High settings in Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker 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 71.

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Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

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Increasing the screen resolution for Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 54 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 76 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

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 1080p. Star Citizen should get 71 FPS at Ultra settings and this goes up to 99 frames at High settings. Days Gone can get an Ultra FPS of 71 FPS and increases to 99 FPS for High. Grand Theft Auto VI is expected to be around 71 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 99 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is a fan of team Nvidia, so if you are after a GPU from the other side then perhaps take a look at our suggested AMD card, the Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB. It is placed at 7% better performance difference and certainly capable of delivering up Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker frames on a par with our primary GPU selection. We have also selected it based on its price today, which finds it at $899.98.