Gaming Build Overview: Metal Gear Solid V ‘The Phantom Pain’

September 1, 2015 | By @IVANZXT | PCDIY

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is the latest installment in Konami’s critically-acclaimed stealth saga. The game was released late last night to throngs of “Big Boss” fans who spent several hours downloading the 28GB file required to play it on their PC. But hard drive space isn’t the only thing gamers should consider when making sure their rig can handle the game.

This is the PC hardware you need to play Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain:

System Requirements

Minimum

  • CPU: Intel Core i5-4460 or AMD FX-8320
  • RAM: 4GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 or Radeon HD 5820

Recommended

  • CPU: Intel Core i7-4790 or AMD FX-9590
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 or AMD Radeon R9 280

Build Overviews

Minimum (Budget Build)

This build is based on the minimum specs required to play Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. While not all of the parts on this list are required, they’re included to enhance the gaming experience while staying within our budget. This build is recommended for PC gamers who want to play Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain with minimum graphic settings.

Average Price: $700

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/IVANZXT/saved/zykrxr

Gaming Build Overview: Metal Gear Solid V ‘The Phantom Pain’

Recommended (Mid-Range Build)

This build is based on the recommended specs required to play Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The parts on this list exceed the recommended hardware but are included to increase the capability of the PC without going overboard. This build is recommended for PC gamers who want to play Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain with average graphic settings.

Average Price: $1,000

https://pcpartpicker.com/user/IVANZXT/saved/QzNwrH

Gaming Build Overview: Metal Gear Solid V ‘The Phantom Pain’

Complete (Superior Build)

This build factors in the recommended specs required to play Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and improves upon them. The parts on this list exceed the recommended hardware but will allow the PC to run the game without any concern. This build is recommended for PC gamers who want to play Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain with maximum graphic settings.

Average Price: $1,500

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/IVANZXT/saved/McqMnQ

Gaming Build Overview: Metal Gear Solid V ‘The Phantom Pain’

More Builds

The three builds listed above will let you play Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain at various settings and at different price points. If you have any more recommended builds, drop the links in the the comments section below and help out other PC gamers who are building a PC.

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