The Perfect Hardware Setup for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
Only released in March 2017, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has won over the gaming world in no time at all. As the first game not by Valve, PUBG managed to climb to the top of the Steam Charts and last autumn, only six months after the release, even broke the one million mark for players logged in at the same time.
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Based on a mod first developed by PlayerUnknown for Arma 2, PUBG has succeeded in creating the most exciting and best realized game of the young « Battle Royale » genre to date. The basic principle is that a player, either alone or in a team of up to 4 players, is dropped on an island to search for equipment and weapons and eventually be the last man standing. You only have one life – so try to make the best out of it and emerge as winner!
System requirements Which hardware is needed for PUBG?
Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is a very demanding game to run and requires a corresponding hardware setup to be able to play with high graphics quality settings. Christian from the own3d.tv Twitch channel has provided us with his setup as an example, which we have then listed here a little softened. For example, he had named a GTX 1080 graphics card instead of the GTX 1060 listed here, as well as twice the amount of RAM memory. With the following setup PUBG should shine in all its glory without any problems:
This is a rather expensive high-end setup whith which you shouldn’t have any problems with upcoming updates or games. For price-conscious gamers there is of course always the possibility to use the cheaper AMD processors and an equivalent motherboard. PUBG’s minimum system requirements state that an AMD FX 6300 with six cores is the absolute minimum. But just to be able to play other current games, an 8-core processor like the AMD FX-8350 would be a good choice. An alternative, slightly cheaper setup could therefore include the following products:
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Mice Deadly precision and speed
Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a very tactical shooter with quite realistic weaponry. Therefore, precision is essential to emerge victorious from the merciless battles. For this, two key figures of the mouse are particularly relevant: The DPI and the polling rate. The higher these two values are, the more accurate the gaming mouse works. We have selected some of the most popular items among PUBG pros for you.
Headsets Orientation & Communication
The extensive areas in Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds don’t make it easy to discover an opponent. Anyone who can’t determine the origin of steps or rifle fire acoustically is quickly lost. In addition, a precise voice transmission to your teammates is essential if you want to be victorious. Clearly understandable tactical arrangements and a good spatial locating of sounds are therefore the most important criteria when it comes to selecting a headset. The following devices are preferred by PUBG professionals worldwide.
Gaming Keyboards for PUBG Everything under control
Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is a very complex game with many functions that have to be controlled by single keys. To keep an overview, a gaming keyboard with programmable macro keys is recommended. The following devices are particularly popular with players of Battle Royale shooters like PUBG.
The Perfect Setup Our Recommendations
We have now dealt extensively with the best hardware of the PUBG pros, but what is the ideal setup? If you ignore the requirements for the computer, there are still two different types of players: the price-conscious and the high-end gamer. Of course, even the cheapest of the products presented here is still top class, but to make your decision easier, we have made a pre-selection for both types. Of course in the end it’s up to you what you buy, so consider it a suggestion.
Especially cheap For price-conscious gamers
Especially powerful For high-end gamers
As already mentioned above, this selection is only a suggestion. Of course you can combine the two options according to your own taste or choose completely different products. Even though the prices of the two setups are far apart, the quality of all products was about the same. For this reason, the selection was not particularly easy for us. What do you think of this selection? Do you like it? If not, what would you change? Write us a comment and let us know.