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Truck Driver 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 22nd Nov 2020

If you are asking yourself, what hardware components should I buy for my next PC so it can run Truck Driver then that is exactly what we will be doing in this review. Our challenge is in choosing the right priced PC items to get together an optimum build, which can meet the needs of Truck Driver. Making our build requirement, when speccing this computer, to find the sweetest price point for our hardware list that can deliver the best FPS on ultra graphics settings, and a 1080p screen 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.

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 Truck Driver. 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 Adventure, Sim 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 Truck Driver 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 1080p Price to Performance Truck Driver PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$149.99
Graphics Card
$169.99
Memory
Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
$32.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$54.99
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
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
Sceptre E225W 22 inch 75Hz 5ms
$84.97
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$10.87
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$39.99
Truck Driver PC Build Total Price $1,115.71
Rig
3.3
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $24.65, was previously $1,140.36.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Truck Driver PC Build

We want a punchy GPU for this build and the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB is currently priced at a competitive $169.99. Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 where we saw it for $169.99.. This PC graphics hardware selection is a nice price to performance option when looking to run Truck Driver at 1080p ultra graphics. We expect to see some good FPS from this card at these specs. Its price over the past couple of weeks has increased a bit by $169.99, which makes us think additional savings can be made here if you shop around.

Selecting The Right Truck Driver 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a cpu is largely dependent on the right motherboard. The CPU we are going to choose has the Socket AM4 socket type. So we have found the best priced and well featured mobo in the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4. The Ryzen 5 2400G processor will then fit in and accompany our GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB selection nicely, with the cpu being at a great price point, costing $149.99. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 3rd Dec 2019, which had it marked up at $118.98.

Chosen for price point, socket type and feature list, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 has a cost today of $54.99. 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 Truck Driver At The Right Price

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet Truck Driver requirements, with a view to running reliable FPS at Ultra settings leads us to Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. Today it is one of the best priced RAM options at $32.99 and will certainly support the CPU and GPU well. 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 Truck Driver

With our key performance components in place we are expecting to see this setup running Truck Driver at around 61 average frames per second, on 1080p screen resolution. This should be achieved on ultra graphics settings. If you turn a few graphics options down we expect around 85 FPS at high graphics.

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PC Build Research Area

Truck Driver
GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Bumping up the in game screen resolution to 1440p our expected FPS would be 46 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or around 65 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for Truck Driver 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 Genshin Impact is expected to achieve 37FPS on Ultra and 52FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Watch Dogs Legion we would find 24FPS on Ultra raising to 33FPS at High. For our last comparison, Cyberpunk 2077, we would likely achieve 37 FPS on Ultra and 52 FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Truck Driver Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is a fan of team Nvidia, so if you are after a GPU from the other side then perhaps take a look at our suggested AMD card, the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB. It is placed at 30% better performance difference and certainly capable of delivering up Truck Driver frames on a par with our primary GPU selection. We have also selected it based on its price today, which finds it at $164.99.