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Aliens: Fireteam Elite 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 19th Aug 2021

If you are asking yourself, I want to buy the best priced PC that can definitely run and meet Aliens: Fireteam Elite recommended requirements and more then today we will be looking to put together the ideal PC build for Aliens: Fireteam Elite. With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS with top tier graphics options selected, and a 1080p screen resolution. Every day we run through our carefully chosen gaming hardware and cherry pick today’s lowest priced hardware components to help us achieve this optimum PC build list.

If we are building a PC for a specific game then various game characteristics can be considered to help us put together the right computer. When considering Aliens: Fireteam Elite we can see that it is in the , Shooter, RPG, Action genre categories. This can influence some of the peripheral selections we make, as we will be wanting to make sure that the components we choose are complementary to the games needs. Something often overlooked is that we know the game itself would be developed during and shortly before 2021. Therefore we can speculate that it would have been built by the developers with hardware that has similar performance capability from that period as well. This title is currently one of the more demanding titles on the site right now, sitting at 1 on our most demanding list of games. With those thoughts helping us select specific hardware to match this title we will now select the best priced hardware today to meet these requirements from our curated gaming hardware lists.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Aliens: Fireteam Elite PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$199.99
Graphics Card
$239.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Aliens: Fireteam Elite PC Build Total Price $1,129.74
Rig
80
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $168.49, was previously $961.25.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Aliens: Fireteam Elite PC Build

Lets not pay over the odds when we put this game’s graphics card in. We want something that can play Aliens: Fireteam Elite at 1080p ultra graphics options and we want something that has a reasonable price compared to the other graphics options. The GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB has been looking like a good stand in for this games curated PC build, based on the price of $239.99 that we found it marked at today. It will certainly help return suitable FPS, which we will go into a bit later in the article, at ultra 1080p. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is $229.99 recorded at 28th Nov 2019. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has seen a drop in its price by $47.68 over the last two weeks.

This build will need to have at least 6GB of VRAM onboard the graphics card, to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. Our selected builds graphics card has 6GB, which is plenty for getting suitable gaming at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Aliens: Fireteam Elite 1080p Motherboard and CPU

GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is today’s best buy mobo, that also provides us with the Socket AM4 cpu socket type. Which is ideal for the best performance to price processor we have seen for our build, the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz. This processor is currently priced at a competitive $199.99 and really works well with the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Our cheapest price recorded for the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz was $56.98, which we spotted on 7th Jul 2020.

The awesome GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 is highly competitive, priced at $59.99, which provides it a position today in this gamer build. This motherboard was priced at $51.88, which we saw on 18th Feb 2021. While monitoring prices this is the lowest we have seen it at.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Aliens: Fireteam Elite At The Right Price

System Memory is a significant part of any gaming computer. The build today finds the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz to be the best price to performance RAM solution for our Aliens: Fireteam Elite PC. At last reckoning we priced it up at $42.99, which is a cheap price for this amount of RAM. There are of course other options and configurations of system memory you might like to consider in your build. Our RAM recorded prices put this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz price at $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Aliens: Fireteam Elite

A PC build like this can expect to get an average of 88 FPS on High settings in Aliens: Fireteam Elite 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 63.

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Aliens: Fireteam Elite
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Having the option of larger screen resolutions in the future is a handy thing to consider. This gaming PC setup, running Aliens: Fireteam Elite at 1440p would be pulling in about 67 FPS at High. We would expect that to drop again to 48 if you were playing it at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

Lets take a look to see how this Aliens: Fireteam Elite PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. Days Gone will get 63 on Ultra and 88 FPS on High graphics settings with the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Whereas on Battlefield 2042 we see a return of 63 FPS on Ultra and 88 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Star Citizen, which is 63 FPS run at Ultra and 88 on High.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Aliens: Fireteam Elite

Selecting the right mouse for a game like Aliens: Fireteam Elite has encouraged us to increase the quality of the mouse we would add to our build. As the game sits in the , Shooter, RPG, Action genre list we felt that the Cooler Master MM710 mouse is today’s best priced but higher performing gaming mouse for this particular computer setup.

Aliens: Fireteam Elite 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 Logitech G635 7.1, because it will cater to the , Shooter, RPG, Action genre type that Aliens: Fireteam Elite 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 Aliens: Fireteam Elite Graphics Card Option for 1080p

While we have suggested a Nvidia graphics card for this build you can also consider putting in a AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which is similar, with a 7% better performance difference, but provides another reasonable alternative graphics option. It is currently priced at $899.98.