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Cyberpunk 2077 won our Best Game Of Show - E3 2019. Its certainly become one of the most anticipated titles on our gaming horizon and now has an official release date. Cyberpunk 2077 is out on 17th September 2020 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
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Cyberpunk 2077 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 3rd Aug 2020

If you are asking yourself, I want to buy the best priced PC that can definitely run and meet Cyberpunk 2077 recommended requirements and more then today we will be looking to put together the ideal PC build for Cyberpunk 2077. With the mission objective being a high gaming standard with ultra graphics settings, viewed through a 1080p monitor 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.

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 Cyberpunk 2077 we can see that it is in the RPG 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 1080p Price to Performance Cyberpunk 2077 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$138.99
Graphics Card
$379.99
Memory
Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz
$53.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$54.99
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$74.98
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$59.99
HDD
WD 2003FZEX HDD 2TB
$114.99
Display
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$90.00
Keyboard
HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Tenkeyless
$69.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$18.99
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$49.99
Cyberpunk 2077 PC Build Total Price $1,171.87
Rig
9.6
Score
Future 3 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $19.79, was previously $1,191.66.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Cyberpunk 2077 PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Cyberpunk 2077 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 ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $379.99. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB is $349.99 on 5th May 2020. And with that in mind the Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB is a great match for Cyberpunk 2077 at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article.

Our PC build has 8GB of onboard card memory to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. At this resolution the game will need at least 6GB of VRAM from our PC build. So with the selected Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB we have met that graphical requirement.

Selecting The Right Cyberpunk 2077 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a well priced motherboard, like the one we are putting in our build today really helps tie things together in terms of performance and opens up other hardware options that become available to us later in the selection. The GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is at a great price point and lets us select our desired Socket AM4 cpu. As the Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB wants a suitable good pairing when looking to run Cyberpunk 2077 well at this resolution. The Ryzen 5 2600 is currently priced at a competitive $138.99. Giving us a bit more of an insight we saw this processor being sold for a low price of $59.9, which was on 7th Jul 2020.

Chosen for price point, socket type and feature list, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 has a cost today of $54.99. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 25th Jun 2020 at $53.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Cyberpunk 2077 At The Right Price

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet Cyberpunk 2077 requirements, with a view to running reliable FPS at Ultra settings leads us to Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz. Today it is one of the best priced RAM options at $53.99 and will certainly support the CPU and GPU well. To provide a bit of system memory pricing insight, we spotted this Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz being sold for a low price of $49.99 on 9th Jan 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Cyberpunk 2077

This PC build has been optimized to deliver around 60 FPS at Ultra settings for Cyberpunk 2077, while running on a 1080p screen size. While you might want to increase this to 83 FPS if you lower some of the graphics options inline with High graphics settings.

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PC Build Research Area

Cyberpunk 2077
Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

With the larger screen resolutions always being of interest and something to consider, let’s take a look at how this build could perform. Running a 1440p Cyberpunk 2077 we would expect 64 FPS at High and a drop to 45 when run at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

Obviously we will want to run other games on our new Cyberpunk 2077 PC so lets explore some anticipated frame rates of some other popular games today with this hardware at 1080p. Assassins Creed: Valhalla should get 41 when run on Ultra and this raises to 61 FPS on High. The popular Marvel's Avengers gets a return of 61 FPS on Ultra and then up to 85 FPS when settings are dropped to High. Then there is Valorant, which is popular at the moment, which is returning 200+ FPS run at Ultra and 200+ frames on High.

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An Alternative Cyberpunk 2077 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB video card, currently priced at $379.99. This option has a performance of 4% worse when compared to the Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.