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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.
Mortal Shell Optimum PC Build 1440p

Mortal Shell 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 7th Jan 2021

Here we will create the best priced PC build to run Mortal Shell, 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 Mortal Shell really well, and for the best possible price today? Our mission is a top end gaming solution for this game with the highest ultra graphics, and a 1440p screen resolution. 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.

When building a PC for a particular type of game we can get a better picture when we consider a few of the game’s specific characteristics. This PC title falls into the following Action, RPG genre grouping categories, which has been considered when selecting out the best priced components for this build, as we want to make sure the game’s specifics are catered for. . Another point of note, often overlooked, is that development would have been carried out on PC hardware from 2020 or during the period leading up to this. So the developers would have certainly been considering getting their game running for hardware that was of similar performance to some of the hardware available during that year. Some games are of course more demanding than others, and this one is sat in 65 position in our most demanding games list right now. These points help us paint a picture of the type of PC hardware we are going to put into this computer, we will now be choosing from our curated list of gamer hardware, looking for today’s best value for money parts available on the market today.

Best 1440p Price to Performance Mortal Shell PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
Graphics Card
Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 RAM 2666MHz
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
Crucial MX500 SSD 500GB
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
AOC 22 inch 5ms
Razer BlackWidow
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
Mortal Shell PC Build Total Price $3,186.18
Future 2 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $11.69, was previously $3,197.87.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p 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 1440p ultra graphics we want something with the best price today while returning the best performance for that price. This has led us to the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Super, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $2120.35. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 4th Mar 2020 which had it priced at $1213.49. And with that in mind the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Super is a great match for Mortal Shell at 1440p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. Over the past couple of weeks this card has seen a price drop of $10.65, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game.

Our ideal build will need to come with either 6GB of VRAM or more than. This is used by the computer to store image data quickly as it passes image information from GPU to CPU. Our selected GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Super comes with 12GB of VRAM which should cover image transfer for Mortal Shell at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Mortal Shell 1440p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this Mortal Shell build. With a Socket AM4 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Ryzen 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6GHz, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $197.95 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. Looking through our price records we noticed that this processor was seen on 28th Nov 2019 priced at $119.99.

The GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard has a cost today of $54.99 that helps find it a place in today’s Mortal Shell build. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 25th Jun 2020 at $53.99.

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

To make sure we meet the Mortal Shell system requirements and to help us achieve the required FPS for Ultra at 1440p we have chosen the Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 RAM 2666MHz, which is todays best priced system memory. It is priced at $52.99 and compliments the CPU and GPU nicely. To provide a RAM pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 RAM 2666MHz is $50 on 7th Aug 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on Mortal Shell

A PC build like this can expect to get an average of 87 FPS on High settings in Mortal Shell at 1440p. There may be some lower frame rates in some parts of the game, but we have chosen the components to get some solid frame rates. Increasing the quality in the game to Ultra, will see us still getting an FPS of 62.

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Mortal Shell
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Super

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Having the option of larger screen resolutions in the future is a handy thing to consider. This gaming PC setup, running Mortal Shell at 4k would be pulling in about 52 FPS at High. We would expect that to drop again to 37 if you were playing it at 4k Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

To ensure we are making a good choice with this Mortal Shell PC build we can check to see if it performs consistently across a variety of games. Some of the most popular games today include Watch Dogs Legion, Far Cry 6 and FIFA 21 so let’s see how this build handles them at 1440p. Starting with Watch Dogs Legion we can expect to be seeing an Ultra FPS of 35 and at High settings an FPS of 48 frames. In comparison Far Cry 6 is likely to see an Ultra FPS of around 51, improving to 72 FPS on High settings. Lastly FIFA 21 will see an Ultra FPS of around 200+ which improves to a 200+ FPS on High settings.

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