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Best Gaming PCs for Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon Forbidden West: Complete Edition – Comes with base game + Burning Shores DLC expansion

Playstation continues its trend of releasing their former exclusive games on to the superior place to play them, the gaming pc. The latest game to make it’s way to PC is the PS5 game, Horizon Forbidden West. This game is a direct sequel to the first game, Horizon Zero Dawn, which is also available on PC. Since the story pick’s up directly after the first game, you’ll want to ideally play through the first game before jumping in to Forbidden West.

In this article we’ll take a look at the system requirements for the game and give you some suggestions for the best gaming pcs for Horizon Forbidden West that meet the system requirements. You can learn more about the game itself on it’s Steam store page.

GeForce Features – Forbidden West

Forbidden West Complete Edition is launching with NVIDIA GeForce’s DLSS 3. So RTX based systems will be able to multiply their performance from day one to multiply their performance. Those who are happy with their frame rates without using DLSS can activate DLAA to maximize their image quality. Lastly, NVIDIA Reflex will enable gamers to reduce their system latency.

The Game

Fearsome new machines prowl the wilds of the Forbidden West. Besides the machine threat, vicious storms and an unstoppable blight pushes the scattered remnants of humanity even closer to extinction. As Aloy, it is up to you restore balance to the world and discover the secrets behind these threats. Along the way you will reunite with old friends and forge new alliances. Enhanced combat makes taking down large machines even more satisfying.

System Requirements

Forbidden West was a technical marvel on the PS5, and the graphics soar to new heights with the new PC port. The system requirements are pretty demanding. Take a look at the requirements below.

Forbidden West System Requirements

Besides DLSS, the game also feature AMD’s FSR upscaling and Intel ARC’s XeSS upscaling technologies. So, no matter what GPU your CyberPower gaming PC has, you can enjoy performance boosting upscaling.

Gaming PCs for Horizon Forbidden West

Here are 5 CyberPowerPC gaming PCs that will be perfect for ripping apart the machines that roam the world of Horizon Forbidden West. Keeping in mind the system requirements of the game, we tried to put in a variety of systems at different price points that meet these requirements. In addition to Horizon Forbidden West, these gaming PCs will obviously play any other game you throw at them. Enhance your CyberPower gaming experience with a mechanical keyboard, like our CK60. Or experience a unique gaming experience with our kinetic architecture-inspired Kinetic Case, which features a unique moving front panel that opens and closes dynamically to regulate system temperature.

720p @ 30fps

Windows 11 Home
AMD Ryzen 5 5500
GeForce RTX 3050 8GB
16GB DDR4/3200MHz
1TB WD Black SN750

Price: $925

1080p @ 60fps

Windows 11 Home
AMD Ryzen 5 7600
AMD Radeon RX 7600 8GB
32GB DDR5/6000Mhz
1TB WD Blue SN580

Price: $1109

1440p @ 60fps

Windows 11 Home
Intel Core i7-12700K
GeForce RTX 3070 8GB
32GB DDR4/3200MHz RAM

Price: $1199

4K @ 30fps

Windows 11 Home
Intel Core i5-14400F
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 8GB
16GB (16GBx2) DDR5/6000MHz Memory

Price: $1235

4K @ 60fps

Windows 11 Home
AMD Ryzen 9 7800X3D
AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT 20GB
32GB (16GBx2) DDR5/6000MHz Memory


Price: $2109