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Assassins Creed: Unity 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

If you are asking yourself, what hardware components should I buy for my next PC so it can run Assassins Creed: Unity then that is exactly what we will be doing in this review. Our challenge is in choosing the right priced PC items to get together an optimum build, which can meet the needs of Assassins Creed: Unity. We are going to choose these parts with the aim of keeping a high FPS rate with the highest ultra graphics, getting its visuals from a 1080p resolution monitor screen. These prices and components will be reviewed daily so we can keep the best PC hardware for Assassins Creed: Unity listed on the page.

Today we find Assassins Creed: Unity is currently 1 on our list of most demanding games and in our list at 1 of most popular games. It also falls in under the , Action, Adventure game genre types, which itself can influence some of our choices of hardware today, to make sure we better meet the hardware needs of the game. This sort of information will help us build a fuller picture and better understand what to select when putting our best build PC together for the game. Interestingly, it might be worth thinking about the performance of the hardware that the game was originally built on, which would have been from 2014 and shortly before. So the devs themselves may have been aiming for hardware with performance capability from this particular period.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Assassins Creed: Unity PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$167.87
Graphics Card
$164.99
Memory
Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
$42.99
Motherboard
ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151
$72.99
Case
Fractal Design Focus G Mid Tower White Side Window ATX
$42.99
PSU
EVGA 850W Bq 80+ Bronze
$59.99
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$58.99
HDD
WD 2003FZEX HDD 2TB
$104.99
Display
Acer 21.5 inch LED 5ms
$123.73
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Assassins Creed: Unity PC Build Total Price $917.50
Rig
7.4
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $209.72, was previously $1,127.22.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Assassins Creed: Unity PC Build

We want a punchy GPU for this build and the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB is currently priced at a competitive $164.99. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB is $159 on 28th Dec 2019.. This PC graphics hardware selection is a nice price to performance option when looking to run Assassins Creed: Unity at 1080p ultra graphics. We expect to see some good FPS from this card at these specs. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has seen a drop in its price by $14.01 over the last two weeks.

3GB of VRAM is needed by Assassins Creed: Unity. This memory acts as a super fast image storage buffer between GPU and CPU and our selected Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB comes with 8GB of VRAM. This should be a suitable amount for our PC at this gaming resolution.

Selecting The Right Assassins Creed: Unity 1080p Motherboard and CPU

To fit with the above graphics card we have chosen a well priced motherboard, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151, that will allow us to slot in a compatible Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz processor based around the shared LGA 1151 socket. With the chosen cpu and gpu working together we will get a great Assassins Creed: Unity experience, that helps achieve steady frames at this resolution. The chosen cpu has itself been selected because it represents a good fit with the game and the price we found it at when comparing today’s cpu market prices, finding it currently priced at $167.87. Bottom prices recorded for this CPU was when we saw it at $119.99, which we noticed it on 16th Mar 2020.

Today the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 competitively costs $72.99, which provides it a place in our build today. This motherboard was priced at $59.99, which we saw on 4th Apr 2020. While monitoring prices this is the lowest we have seen it at.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Assassins Creed: Unity At The Right Price

As one of the 3 main system components, when considering a PC built for Assassins Creed: Unity, the correct RAM selection is obviously important. We are looking for something that is well priced but also capable of meeting the games requirements. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is well priced at $42.99 and fits with the Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz and Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB selections to ensure solid FPS at 1080p ultra settings. To provide a bit of system memory pricing insight, we spotted this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz being sold for a low price of $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Assassins Creed: Unity

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Assassins Creed: Unity we expect to see about a 83 FPS average, with a few low frame rates in some of the more intense scenes. You could up the quality of game graphics to Ultra, which will see the FPS drop to 60 at 1080p.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If you were to increase your screen size with this PC setup to 1440p then we expect to see around a figure of 45 FPS on Ultra or 64 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

Lets take a look to see how this Assassins Creed: Unity PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. Back 4 Blood will get 60 on Ultra and 83 FPS on High graphics settings with the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB. Whereas on Dying Light 2 we see a return of 60 FPS on Ultra and 83 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Star Citizen, which is 60 FPS run at Ultra and 83 on High.

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An Alternative Assassins Creed: Unity Graphics Card Option for 1080p

As an alternative to the AMD manufactured video card we have gone for in this PC, you could also consider the similarly powerful Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB. It has a 4% better performance difference compared to our selected Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB. Obviously we have chosen it as the cheapest price to performance offering in this range. It is currently priced at $219.99.