How to build a gaming PC with requirements to play Phasmophobia

How to build a gaming PC with requirements to play Phasmophobia

If what you’re looking for is a good, well-regarded horror game where you can wear diapers while playing, then Phasmophobia and what do you need. Available for computers, this ghostbusting game will make you want to have the Ghostbusters themselves by your side, but your computer will be very calm, as the game only scares the player and is not a problem for more humble pieces. Therefore, the FreeGameGuide built a gaming PC to run Phasmophobia and make this machine every little ghost’s biggest nightmare.

It is always good to emphasize that the availability and price of the parts listed in this article may be different depending on when you read this text. Just like a ghost that disappears, prices may be higher or lower, and you should think twice before completing the purchase to avoid becoming a frustrated spirit.

Regarding the minimum and recommended requirements for playing Phasmophobia, there is no need to despair. Developer Kinetic Games was very friendly in asking for just an old Intel Core i5-4590 and a Radeon R9 390 that is as forgotten as the ghost in your basement. The recommended specifications suggested call for a Ryzen 5 3600 and even an RTX 2060, that is, average configurations that we can handle without problems.

Phasmophobia | Minimum and recommended requirements
Minimum Recommended
Operational system Windows 10 64-Bit
Processor Intel Core i5-4590 / AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Intel Core i5-10600 / AMD Ryzen 5 3600
RAM 8 GB
Video card NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 390 NVIDIA RTX 2060 / AMD Radeon RX 5700
DirectX 11
Storage 21 GB

PC gamer to run Phasmophobia no minimum

After throwing salt under the door to scare away beings from another world, it’s time to build a gaming PC to run Phasmophobia at least, or better said, cost-benefit. Therefore, there is no other possible indication than the AMD Ryzen 5 5600G, one of the best processors on the entry-level market and which always appears in the recommendations of FreeGameGuide — precisely because it’s great.

This is a six-core processor that already has an integrated graphics card. This way, you won’t need to buy a dedicated GPU, as this CPU will be able to run Phasmophobia in Full HD, low/medium quality in Full HD resolution, or even something closer to high quality in 900p with adjustments.

The motherboard chosen is a Gigabyte A520M K, which has a good price ratio and will be enough to handle this processor, as it is not the hottest. However, it is extremely important to invest in 16 GB of RAM, preferably with two 8 GB sticks. This enables dual-channel, which improves communication between components and ensures more stable performance.

For storage, we’ll choose a 500GB NVMe SSD so the budget isn’t too expensive, but you’re free as hell to buy a 1TB drive, for example. The source, in turn, does not need to be very powerful. But we will use the MSI MAG A550BN, as this model is always available at low prices during promotions.

PC gamer to run Phasmophobia no minimum
Component Price
Processor AMD Ryzen 5 5600G R$ 821,01
Motherboard Gigabyte A520M K V2 R$ 389,99
RAM Husky Gaming Avalanche (2x 8 GB) R$ 229,98
Storage Kingston NV2 500 GB R$ 229,99
Source MSI MAG A550BN 550W R$ 264,99
Total: R$ 1.935,96

PC gamer recommended to play Phasmophobia

Jumping to another ghostly plane, our gaming PC to play Phasmophobia with maximum quality needs some increments. To begin with, the processor chosen is the AMD Ryzen 5 5600. This is a similar model to the previous one, but it is much faster to increase the frame rate and is certainly a great purchase option.

The motherboard is another A520 chipset, but an ASUS TUF Gaming model, which has more security and heat dissipation guarantees. RAM and storage remain the same, but now we will use a Corsair Vengeance memory kit and a 1 TB SSD.

Our graphics card is a Radeon RX 7600 or an Intel Arc A750. The 7600 is a little better than the A750, but this Intel model costs a little cheaper. This way, you must weigh what is most worth it for you and your pocket. In fact, the Radeon RX 6600 is another strong competitor that becomes an excellent recommendation when close to R$1,200.

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The recommended power source if you use the Arc A750 is a 650W model, such as the Cooler Master MWE V2. For the others, the same 550W MSI power supply from the previous PC will solve your problems.

PC gamer recommended to play Phasmophobia
Components Price
Processor AMD Ryzen 5 5600 R$ 936,81
Motherboard Asus TUF GAMING A520M-PLUS II R$ 499,99
RAM Corsair Vengeance LPX (2x 8 GB) R$ 299,98
Storage Kingston NV2 1 TB R$ 389,99
Video card (1) Intel Arc A750 Challenger D ASRock R$ 1.429,99
Video card (2) RX 7600 GAMING OC 8G Gigabyte R$ 1.799,99
Source Cooler Master MWE Bronze V2 R$ 389,99

Total: R$ 3.946,75

or

R$ 4.316,75

With this PC, you will be able to run Phasmophobia with maximum quality, Full HD resolution and a frame rate much higher than 100 FPS for sure.

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