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Just Cause 4 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 18th Aug 2021

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play Just Cause 4 then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Just Cause 4 from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. Of course our sights are set on returning a good level expereince with top tier graphics options selected, getting its visuals from a 1440p resolution monitor screen. We visit this page every day to check on the prices and selected components we have added for this PC build. Naturally as new better hardware is found we will be adding and swapping to optimise this list with a view to giving us all a good jumping off point regarding expected build quality and pricing levels for our new Just Cause 4 build.

Before getting this build together we need to consider a few background characteristics about the game we are building this PC for. Just Cause 4 falls into the , Shooter, Action, Adventure genre category groupings and would have been finished being developed during 2018 on hardware released around that period of time and they also built the game using the APEX platform which may be a factor when we choose the type of hardware as it would need to be comparable in performance to hardware available from around this time. The game is currently one of the more demanding titles we have on the site, and is found on our most demanding list at the 1 spot. While these facts help us put together the best PC for the game we will still be selecting components based on the latest prices for the chosen peripherals and hardware for our build. Choosing today’s best priced items to give us an ideal PC build today for the game.

Best 1440p Price to Performance Just Cause 4 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$185.99
Graphics Card
$397.99
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
Just Cause 4 PC Build Total Price $1,273.74
Rig
98
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $2,327.68, was previously $3,601.42.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Just Cause 4 PC Build

When putting this sort of PC together we want great value for money but a machine that can deliver solid FPS on Just Cause 4 at 1440p ultra graphics. We have selected the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB today as a well placed option. The price for this card today is $397.99 which really helped mark it as a good fit.For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB is $376.05 on 6th Dec 2019. As a point of interest this graphics card has increased its price by $9.91 over the past two weeks.

Our ideal build will need to come with either 6GB 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 Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB comes with 8GB of VRAM which should cover image transfer for Just Cause 4 at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Just Cause 4 1440p 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 Just Cause 4 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. We have checked the mobo prices and found that on 18th Feb 2021, this motherboard was priced at a low of $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Just Cause 4 At The Right Price

To make sure we meet the Just Cause 4 system requirements and to help us achieve the required FPS for Ultra at 1440p we have chosen the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz, which is todays best priced system memory. It is priced at $42.99 and compliments the CPU and GPU nicely. This RAM was recorded at the lowest price of $51.88, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on Just Cause 4

A PC build like this can expect to get an average of 65 FPS on High settings in Just Cause 4 at 1440p. 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 47.

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Just Cause 4
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Other Popular Game 1440p Ultra Custom PC Builds

At some point you might want to increase your screen size from 1440p to 4k. Just Cause 4 running with this hardware on the larger screen resolution would return 28 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or possibly up to an average of 39 FPS on High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

Obviously we will want to run other games on our new Just Cause 4 PC so lets explore some anticipated frame rates of some other popular games today with this hardware at 1440p. Resident Evil 8 should get 47 when run on Ultra and this raises to 65 FPS on High. The popular Battlefield 2042 gets a return of 47 FPS on Ultra and then up to 65 FPS when settings are dropped to High. Then there is Days Gone, which is popular at the moment, which is returning 47 FPS run at Ultra and 65 frames on High.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Just Cause 4

In today’s build we have chosen a higher performing mouse to better match the needs of this type of game. The Cooler Master MM710 is the best priced gaming mouse that meets our requirements.

Just Cause 4 Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

Just Cause 4 falls within the following game genre grouping, , Shooter, Action, Adventure, 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 Just Cause 4 Graphics Card Option for 1440p

Or you could put the GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB graphics card into this computer, if you are after an alternative Nvidia PC build. It has a 4% worse performance variation to the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB, so similar in capability and we have picked it as the best priced alternative manufacturer card, with a price of $379.99.