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Mortal Shell is a ruthless and deep action-RPG that tests your sanity and resilience in a shattered world. Your adversaries spare no mercy, with survival demanding superior awareness, precision and instincts. Possess lost warriors, track down hidden sanctums of the devout, and face formidable foes.
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Mortal Shell 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 27th Nov 2020

If you are wanting to buy a gaming computer to run Mortal Shell then this PC build review is aimed at putting together the correct hardware components for the cheapest price today to do just that. With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS with max graphics running, getting its visuals from a 1080p resolution monitor screen. These prices are are checked multiple times each day and we update the build if other hardware is better value for money, while still meeting our gaming hardware standards.

This title falls in the Action, RPG genre category, which itself can influence the type of hardware we might consider for this build. Something we sometimes dont consider is that the game would be developed in 2020 and therefore on hardware from around that period of time. We can also assume that hardware from around that period would be part of the targeted hardware, in terms of performance, by the developers, as they provide graphical options for the hardware capabilities available. It is currently sat on our most demanding games list at 59, making it one of our more demanding titles on the site right now. Also it is falling outside of our most popular games list at the moment. With this info in hand to help guide our hardware build choices we will now select today’s best priced components that meet these game characteristics.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Mortal Shell PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$170.98
Graphics Card
$389.99
Memory
Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz
$52.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$53.99
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
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$90.00
Keyboard
Corsair K63
$64.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$10.87
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$39.99
Mortal Shell PC Build Total Price $1,417.73
Rig
9.7
Score
Future 3 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $10.26, was previously $1,407.47.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Mortal Shell PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Mortal Shell at 1080p ultra graphics we want something with the best price today while returning the best performance for that price. This has led us to the Radeon RX 5700 XT PowerColor Dual Fan 8GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $389.99. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 4th Nov 2020 and it was priced at $377.49. And with that in mind the Radeon RX 5700 XT PowerColor Dual Fan 8GB is a great match for Mortal Shell at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. Exploring the price trends for this card shows us it has increased its price by $6.05 over the past two weeks, so perhaps there is still deals that can be found on this card.

Mortal Shell needs 6GB of VRAM to suitably store adequate amounts of image data during transfer between video card and processor. Our Radeon RX 5700 XT PowerColor Dual Fan 8GB graphics card has 8GB which will be suitable for this resolution of gaming.

Selecting The Right Mortal Shell 1080p Motherboard and CPU

GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is today’s best buy mobo, that also provides us with the Socket AM4 cpu socket type. Which is ideal for the best performance to price processor we have seen for our build, the Ryzen 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6GHz. This processor is currently priced at a competitive $170.98 and really works well with the Radeon RX 5700 XT PowerColor Dual Fan 8GB. The cheapest price we spotted this cpu for is $119.99, which was on 28th Nov 2019.

With the feature rich GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 priced competitively at $53.99 it is certainly in todays Mortal Shell build for a good reason. Bottom motherboard prices recorded for this mobo was when we saw it at $53.99, on 25th Jun 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Mortal Shell At The Right Price

This is part of the gamers 3 core hardware components. Our Mortal Shell built PC will need a correct amount of RAM while being found for the best price today. We have found the Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz to be well priced at $52.99 and will complement the Radeon RX 5700 XT PowerColor Dual Fan 8GB and Ryzen 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6GHz selections of our build, helping us to achieve the desired FPS at 1080p ultra settings. Our RAM recorded prices put this Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz price at $47.99 on 30th Oct 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Mortal Shell

This computer setup should be looking at getting 61 FPS on Ultra graphics at the 1080p screen size in Mortal Shell. We expect with a few tweaks to the settings this gaming PC will also get around 85 FPS at High settings, which will give you some frame rate performance to play around with.

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PC Build Research Area

Mortal Shell
Radeon RX 5700 XT PowerColor Dual Fan 8GB

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Bumping up the in game screen resolution to 1440p our expected FPS would be 47 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or around 65 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

It’s worth taking into consideration how our Mortal Shell PC build handles other games. We’ll do this by looking at the current popular titles Genshin Impact, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands and FIFA 21. Starting with Genshin Impact we can see that at 1080p we are likely to see 80FPS on Ultra and 112FPS on High graphics settings. Alternatively we see World of Warcraft: Shadowlands likely to achieve 56FPS on Ultra and 78FPS when reduced to High. Finally with FIFA 21 at Ultra setting we can expect 200+ FPS, raising to 200+ FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Mortal Shell Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is interested in going with a AMD card, like the one we have opted for in this build. So you could try going for the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB instead, which comes with a 3% worse performance adjustment when compared to Radeon RX 5700 XT PowerColor Dual Fan 8GB, and is certainly a solid video card choice for our build. We selected it while also considering its current price point, it is costing $379.99 at the moment.