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The Room VR: A Dark Matter 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 22nd Sep 2020

Here we will create the best priced PC build to run The Room VR: A Dark Matter, where it will meet the demands that a game like this will put on a custom PC. Our view is to answer the question, what PC should I buy that can play The Room VR: A Dark Matter really well, and for the best possible price today? With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS with top tier graphics options selected, along with a 1440p monitor resolution. These prices and components will be reviewed daily so we can keep the best PC hardware for The Room VR: A Dark Matter listed on the page.

If we are building a PC for a specific game then various game characteristics can be considered to help us put together the right computer. When considering The Room VR: A Dark Matter we can see that it is in the Adventure, Puzzler genre categories. This can influence some of the peripheral selections we make, as we will be wanting to make sure that the components we choose are complementary to the games needs. Something often overlooked is that we know the game itself would be developed during and shortly before 2020. Therefore we can speculate that it would have been built by the developers with hardware that has similar performance capability from that period as well. This title is currently not featuring on our list of most demanding games. With those thoughts helping us select specific hardware to match this title we will now select the best priced hardware today to meet these requirements from our curated gaming hardware lists.

Best 1440p Price to Performance The Room VR: A Dark Matter PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$107.81
Graphics Card
$385.11
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
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
The Room VR: A Dark Matter PC Build Total Price $1,281.12
Rig
6.8
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $332.15, was previously $948.97.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p The Room VR: A Dark Matter PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run The Room VR: A Dark Matter in ultra 1440p. Right now the best graphics card purchase for this game is the Radeon RX 5700 XT PowerColor Dual Fan 8GB, which will work really well at this screen resolution. It’s currently priced at $385.11, which puts it as one of the cheapest but best performers for this type of game. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has seen a drop in its price by $114.88 over the last two weeks. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 4th Nov 2020 and it was priced at $377.49.

Selecting The Right The Room VR: A Dark Matter 1440p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this The Room VR: A Dark Matter build. With a LGA 1151 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $107.81 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. A low end price for this CPU would be $59, which we saw it priced at on 27th May 2020.

And with the motherboard costing $49.46 this really helps pull the PC we are building together. 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 The Room VR: A Dark Matter At The Right Price

System Memory is a significant part of any gaming computer. The build today finds the HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz to be the best price to performance RAM solution for our The Room VR: A Dark Matter PC. At last reckoning we priced it up at $30.99, which is a cheap price for this amount of RAM. There are of course other options and configurations of system memory you might like to consider in your build. The cheapest system memory price for HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz was recorded as $30.99, and this was on 19th Oct 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on The Room VR: A Dark Matter

With this current build we expect to see a return of 64 frames per second at ultra 1440p resolution in The Room VR: A Dark Matter. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 90 FPS for High graphics settings.

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The Room VR: A Dark Matter
Radeon RX 5700 XT PowerColor Dual Fan 8GB

Other Popular Game 1440p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Having the option of larger screen resolutions in the future is a handy thing to consider. This gaming PC setup, running The Room VR: A Dark Matter at 4k would be pulling in about 53 FPS at High. We would expect that to drop again to 38 if you were playing it at 4k Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

It’s worth taking into consideration how our The Room VR: A Dark Matter PC build handles other games. We’ll do this by looking at the current popular titles Assassins Creed: Valhalla, Genshin Impact and Godfall. Starting with Assassins Creed: Valhalla we can see that at 1440p we are likely to see 55FPS on Ultra and 78FPS on High graphics settings. Alternatively we see Genshin Impact likely to achieve 61FPS on Ultra and 85FPS when reduced to High. Finally with Godfall at Ultra setting we can expect 38 FPS, raising to 53 FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative The Room VR: A Dark Matter Graphics Card Option for 1440p

As an alternative to the AMD manufactured video card we have gone for in this PC, you could also consider the similarly powerful Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB. It has a 3% worse performance difference compared to our selected Radeon RX 5700 XT PowerColor Dual Fan 8GB. Obviously we have chosen it as the cheapest price to performance offering in this range. It is currently priced at $379.99.