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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 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 8th Sep 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. We will therefore be aiming to run this game confidently each time with top tier graphics options selected, while running on 1440p screen res. 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.

Let’s consider some of the interesting characteristics about this game, to help us build something that matches the sort of game we are considering to build a PC for. As we know it comes under the Action, Adventure, Platformer genre style categories, which may well influence some of our peripheral selections, ensuring we consider the specifics for the games requirements. Looking at its development the game was built during 2020 and around that period and the devs themselves probably had hardware comparable to some of the latest hardware of that period. In terms of its relative hardware demanding position, it is considered by us as not featuring on our list of most demanding games of today at least at the moment, although that list shifts regularly. Obviously these points help give us a better picture of what we may want in the build, but they are only supporting us because when we choose, it is the best priced components that will find their way into this build today.

Best 1440p Price to Performance Ori and the Will of the Wisps PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$84.59
Graphics Card
$308.14
Memory
HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz
$30.99
Motherboard
MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151
$49.46
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$59.97
HDD
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
Sceptre E225W 22 inch 75Hz 5ms
$84.97
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$34.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$13.99
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$30.99
Ori and the Will of the Wisps PC Build Total Price $1,188.03
Rig
7
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $71.20, was previously $1,116.83.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Ori and the Will of the Wisps 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 Ori and the Will of the Wisps at 1440p ultra settings. Today’s prices for graphics cards lead us to the Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB as the smartest GPU option for this computer and one that will deliver some good frame rates at this gaming resolution at ultra. Exploring the price trends for this card shows us it has increased its price by $10.62 over the past two weeks, so perhaps there is still deals that can be found on this card. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 19th Dec 2019 and it was priced at $297.52. Todays price of $308.14 is certainly a good price for this hardware, considering the performance returns are a good match for this game.

Ori and the Will of the Wisps needs 4GB of VRAM to suitably store adequate amounts of image data during transfer between video card and processor. Our Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB graphics card has 8GB which will be suitable for this resolution of gaming.

Selecting The Right Ori and the Will of the Wisps 1440p Motherboard and CPU

MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 motherboard is today’s best buy mobo, that also provides us with the LGA 1151 cpu socket type. Which is ideal for the best performance to price processor we have seen for our build, the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz. This processor is currently priced at a competitive $84.59 and really works well with the Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB. Giving us a bit more of an insight we saw this processor being sold for a low price of $59, which was on 27th May 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 offer motherboard pricing insight we spotted this being sold for a low price of $32.99, which was recorded at 28th Dec 2019.

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

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet Ori and the Will of the Wisps requirements, with a view to running reliable FPS at Ultra settings leads us to HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz. Today it is one of the best priced RAM options at $30.99 and will certainly support the CPU and GPU well. A low price point for this HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz was spotted on 19th Oct 2020, where we saw it at $30.99.

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on Ori and the Will of the Wisps

With this current build we expect to see a return of 65 frames per second at ultra 1440p resolution in Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 91 FPS for High graphics settings.

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PC Build Research Area

Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB

Other Popular Game 1440p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If you were to increase your screen size with this PC setup to 4k then we expect to see around a figure of 39 FPS on Ultra or 54 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

To buy this Ori and the Will of the Wisps PC we will still want it to do ok when running other popular games. So to give us an idea about our builds performance lets see how it deals these 3 popular games at 1440p. Watch Dogs Legion will be expecting a Ultra FPS of 59 and a High setting FPS of 83 frames. Baldurs Gate 3 expects Ultra FPS around 56 which will improve to 78 FPS for High settings. Genshin Impact is expected to be around 56 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 78 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative Ori and the Will of the Wisps Graphics Card Option for 1440p

Or you could put the GeForce RTX 2060 Gigabyte Windforce OC 6GB graphics card into this computer, if you are after an alternative Nvidia PC build. It has a 5% worse performance variation to the Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB, so similar in capability and we have picked it as the best priced alternative manufacturer card, with a price of $299.99.