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Space Hulk: Deathwing 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

This is a hand selected custom PC component build that will answer your question of, what PC should I buy next to play Space Hulk: Deathwing on. One that has the right gaming hardware to enjoy a great Space Hulk: Deathwing experience. With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS at the highest graphics settings, along with a 1080p monitor resolution. These hardware items found in our build will continue to have their prices checked and components will be swapped in and out as we feel better hardware for our build is released.

When building a PC for a particular type of game we can get a better picture when we consider a few of the game’s specific characteristics. This PC title falls into the following , Shooter, Action, Tabletop genre grouping categories, which has been considered when selecting out the best priced components for this build, as we want to make sure the game’s specifics are catered for. . Another point of note, often overlooked, is that development would have been carried out on PC hardware from 2016 or during the period leading up to this. So the developers would have certainly been considering getting their game running for hardware that was of similar performance to some of the hardware available during that year. Some games are of course more demanding than others, and this one is sat in 1 position in our most demanding games list right now. These points help us paint a picture of the type of PC hardware we are going to put into this computer, we will now be choosing from our curated list of gamer hardware, looking for today’s best value for money parts available on the market today.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Space Hulk: Deathwing PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$167.87
Graphics Card
$189.99
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
Space Hulk: Deathwing PC Build Total Price $1,053.62
Rig
73
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $195.71, was previously $1,249.33.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Space Hulk: Deathwing PC Build

Getting the right graphics card is a good way to start any game PC build. So lets take a look for the best price to performance gpu hardware available right now, that isnt overpowered for this game but will still run Space Hulk: Deathwing at 1080p ultra settings. Today’s prices for graphics cards lead us to the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTS Black 8GB as the smartest GPU option for this computer and one that will deliver some good frame rates at this gaming resolution at ultra. Watching this card over the past 2 weeks we have seen its price drop by $170, further supporting our selection in this hardware. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTS Black 8GB is $173.91 on 28th Jan 2020. Todays price of $189.99 is certainly a good price for this hardware, considering the performance returns are a good match for this game.

Our PC build has 8GB of onboard card memory to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. At this resolution the game will need at least 4GB of VRAM from our PC build. So with the selected Radeon RX 580 XFX GTS Black 8GB we have met that graphical requirement.

Selecting The Right Space Hulk: Deathwing 1080p Motherboard and CPU

To accompany the graphics option we have put a compatible motherboard into the build. The ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard in turn enables us to add the Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz processor that has the LGA 1151 socket. This CPU is a great fit for Space Hulk: Deathwing and balances nicely with the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTS Black 8GB, to help reach the right frame rates at this resolution. We have of course chosen this CPU today because of its price to performance credentials where it is currently priced at $167.87. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 16th Mar 2020, which had it marked up at $119.99.

Today the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 competitively costs $72.99, which provides it a place in our build today. 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 Space Hulk: Deathwing At The Right Price

As one of the 3 main system components, when considering a PC built for Space Hulk: Deathwing, 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 Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz and Radeon RX 580 XFX GTS Black 8GB selections to ensure solid FPS at 1080p ultra settings. A low price point for this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was spotted on 29th Nov 2019, where we saw it at $30.35.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Space Hulk: Deathwing

Our PC build can run Space Hulk: Deathwing at High graphics settings comfortably, returning a 1080p FPS of 85 and we would expect an average of 61 FPS on Ultra with the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTS Black 8GB, Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz combo we have put into this computer.

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We expect Space Hulk: Deathwing would also run in higher screen resolutions but this would be 47 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. We would see an improvement of frame rates if we tweaked the 1440p graphics options to be around the High preset graphics option, which would then return 65 FPS.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Space Hulk: Deathwing PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTS Black 8GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Battlefield 2042 is expected to return 61 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 85 frames per second on High. Resident Evil 8 would return 61 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 85 FPS at High settings. With Forza Horizon 5 we expect 61 FPS running at Ultra settings and 85 frames on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Space Hulk: Deathwing

As Space Hulk: Deathwing falls into the , Shooter, Action, Tabletop genre group, we have chosen to increase the quality of the mouse we are adding to our PC to help better meet the needs of the game. We have opted for the Cooler Master MM710, where this particular mouse is currently today’s best price but a more high performing gamer mouse than some of the other mice we normally choose in our builds.

Space Hulk: Deathwing Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

Now we take a look at the headsets available for our build, and with a game that comes in under this genre we want to increase the quality of the headset we pick to help us better enjoy the games audible immersion. Sifting through the prices and headsets available today brings us on to the Logitech G635 7.1 gaming headset. A comfortable and well balanced set of cones that are still available for a reasonable price. There are other headset options that we have seen and would recommend, across a variety of price points, so take a look at our list above in the PC build.

An Alternative Space Hulk: Deathwing Graphics Card Option for 1080p

While we have suggested a AMD graphics card for this build you can also consider putting in a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB, which is similar, with a 2% better performance difference, but provides another reasonable alternative graphics option. It is currently priced at $219.99.