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Ori and the Will of the Wisps is a beautiful hand-drawn 2D Metroidvania exclusive to Microsoft platforms. The sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest, Will of the Wisps once more promises to be an enchanting tale of discovery.
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Ori and the Will of the Wisps 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 7th Apr 2020

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play Ori and the Will of the Wisps then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Ori and the Will of the Wisps 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 ultra settings selected, getting its visuals from a 1080p resolution monitor screen. As new gaming components are released for PC we will continue to review prices here each day and consider swapping in and out better components.

Today we find Ori and the Will of the Wisps is not in our top demanding games list and in our list at 13 of most popular games. It also falls in under the Action, Adventure, Platformer game genre types, which itself can influence some of our choices of hardware today, to make sure we better meet the hardware needs of the game. This sort of information will help us build a fuller picture and better understand what to select when putting our best build PC together for the game. Interestingly, it might be worth thinking about the performance of the hardware that the game was originally built on, which would have been from 2020 and shortly before. So the devs themselves may have been aiming for hardware with performance capability from this particular period.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Ori and the Will of the Wisps PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$149.99
Graphics Card
$179.99
Memory
Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz
$32.99
Motherboard
MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151
$49.46
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
EVGA 500W Bq 80+ Bronze
$60.89
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$60.96
HDD
WD 2003FZEX HDD 2TB
$119.99
Display
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$90.00
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$32.99
Mouse
Redragon M719 Invader
$17.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$49.99
Ori and the Will of the Wisps PC Build Total Price $895.23
Rig
7.3
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $0.99, was previously $894.24.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Ori and the Will of the Wisps PC Build

We want a punchy GPU for this build and the Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB is currently priced at a competitive $179.99. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 16th Dec 2019, which had it priced at $179.99.. This PC graphics hardware selection is a nice price to performance option when looking to run Ori and the Will of the Wisps 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 $20 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build.

4GB of VRAM is needed by Ori and the Will of the Wisps. This memory acts as a super fast image storage buffer between GPU and CPU and our selected Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB comes with 8GB of VRAM. This should be a suitable amount for our PC at this gaming resolution.

Selecting The Right Ori and the Will of the Wisps 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a cpu is largely dependent on the right motherboard. The CPU we are going to choose has the LGA 1151 socket type. So we have found the best priced and well featured mobo in the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151. The Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz processor will then fit in and accompany our Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB selection nicely, with the cpu being at a great price point, costing $149.99. Bottom prices recorded for this CPU was when we saw it at $119.99, which we noticed it on 16th Mar 2020.

Chosen for price point, socket type and feature list, the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 has a cost today of $49.46. To provide a motherboard pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 is $32.99 on 28th Dec 2019.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Ori and the Will of the Wisps At The Right Price

One of the most important hardware parts of this computer is the system memory or RAM. To make sure our resolution target and frame rates are met we have chosen to put in Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz. This is currently priced at $32.99 and is well priced compared to the system memory market today. To provide a RAM pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz is $29.49 on 2nd Feb 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Ori and the Will of the Wisps

So now that our core components are all in place we would expect to see around 62 FPS in Ori and the Will of the Wisps at 1080p resolution, on Ultra settings. Make some adjustments to the graphics options and you could boost this up to 87 FPS for High graphics settings.

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PC Build Research Area

Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If you were to increase your screen size with this PC setup to 1440p then we expect to see around a figure of 47 FPS on Ultra or 66 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for Ori and the Will of the Wisps performs we can look in to how it copes with some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. To begin we see that Black Mesa is expected to achieve 67FPS on Ultra and 94FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Star Citizen we would find 63FPS on Ultra raising to 88FPS at High. For our last comparison, Cyberpunk 2077, we would likely achieve 38 FPS on Ultra and 53 FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Ori and the Will of the Wisps 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 1% worse performance difference, but provides another reasonable alternative graphics option. It is currently priced at $219.99.