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The Outer Worlds is the rumoured new game in development at Obsidian Entertainment. It's a sci-fi third-person RPG with a AAA-indie budget.
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The Outer Worlds 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 19th Nov 2020

If you are wanting to buy a gaming computer to run The Outer Worlds then this PC build review is aimed at putting together the correct hardware components for the cheapest price today to do just that. Its therefore our desire to consistently keep stable frame rates at the highest graphics settings, getting its visuals from a 1440p resolution monitor screen. These prices and components will be reviewed daily so we can keep the best PC hardware for The Outer Worlds listed on the page.

Getting our best PC build together today we consider some of the characteristics of this game, which will help us better select the right hardware components for The Outer Worlds. First and foremost we will be looking at value for money, hunting through our curated list of gaming hardware and then cherry picking the best priced items available today. As this game falls into the RPG genre category, this can certainly influence some of the hardware selection below, especially some of the peripherals we select out, to make sure they might the games key specialities. Something else we can consider is that The Outer Worlds would have been built on PC hardware from around 2019 or leading up to that period, by the developers. So it is usually fairly safe to consider hardware from that period as suitable.

Best 1440p Price to Performance The Outer Worlds PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$220.00
Graphics Card
$308.14
Memory
HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz
$30.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$65.00
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
Crucial MX500 SSD 500GB
$53.99
HDD
WD 10PURZ Purple Surveillance HDD 1TB
$59.99
Display
Sceptre E225W 22 inch 75Hz 5ms
$84.97
Keyboard
HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Tenkeyless
$69.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$10.87
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$39.99
The Outer Worlds PC Build Total Price $1,058.90
Rig
9.8
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $322.03, was previously $1,380.93.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p The Outer Worlds PC Build

Not wanting to pay over the odds for hardware we dont actually need, is a gamers primary objective when building their next PC. But obviously in this specific PC build we want to ensure enough we choose something with enough performance capability to run The Outer Worlds at 1440p ultra graphics options. We have taken a look at a whole bunch of graphics card prices today and compared them to the hardware’s gaming performance and our choice for this game is the Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB. We will get into its expected FPS for this game a bit later in the article, but for now we know it will deliver reliable frame rates at ultra 1440p. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 19th Dec 2019, which had it priced at $297.52. Todays price is $308.14 which is why we have identified it as a competitive performance to price ratio compared to other hardware in the marketplace today. As a point of interest this graphics card has increased its price by $10.62 over the past two weeks.

Selecting The Right The Outer Worlds 1440p Motherboard and CPU

The motherboard we are going for is the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4. Its the best priced Socket AM4 socket type motherboard on the market today and will give us the spot to choose a great pairing CPU for the Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB. Looking over the prices today we can see that the Ryzen 7 2700X processor is a great choice for this game and is currently costing $220. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 7th Jul 2020, which had it marked up at $99.

Looking at motherboard prices and features the competitively priced $65.00 GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 certainly takes a well-deserved place in our build. To provide a motherboard pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 is $53.99 on 25th Jun 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For The Outer Worlds At The Right Price

Our The Outer Worlds built PC needs some solid performing RAM to enable us to meet the game’s system requirement expectations and achieve the desired FPS at ultra 1440p. The HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz is capable of meeting those needs, while complementing the Ryzen 7 2700X and Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $30.99. We looked through our records and saw that the RAM prices on 19th Oct 2020, represented a low price point $30.99. Which gives us an indication of how things sit today with the RAM price

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on The Outer Worlds

This computer setup should be looking at getting 64 FPS on Ultra graphics at the 1440p screen size in The Outer Worlds. We expect with a few tweaks to the settings this gaming PC will also get around 89 FPS at High settings, which will give you some frame rate performance to play around with.

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PC Build Research Area

The Outer Worlds
Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB

Other Popular Game 1440p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If this 1440p build was to run The Outer Worlds at 4k Ultra, by increasing its screen size, then the FPS it would return on High would be around an average of 39 FPS. At Ultra we expect the average to be 28.

How this build performs for other popular games

When buying a gaming PC for a specific game we still expect it to run other popular games. So as a benchmark lets see how well todays best priced PC build can deal with these 3 games at 1440p. Assassins Creed: Valhalla should get 51 FPS at Ultra settings and this goes up to 71 frames at High settings. Genshin Impact can get an Ultra FPS of 56 FPS and increases to 78 FPS for High. Watch Dogs Legion is expected to be around 59 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 83 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative The Outer Worlds Graphics Card Option for 1440p

While we have suggested a AMD graphics card for this build you can also consider putting in a Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Gigabyte Windforce OC 6GB, which is similar, with a 5% worse performance difference, but provides another reasonable alternative graphics option. It is currently priced at $299.99.