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The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 21st Aug 2021

Here we will create the best priced PC build to run The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep, where it will meet the demands that a game like this will put on a custom PC. Our view is to answer the question, what PC should I buy that can play The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep really well, and for the best possible price today? With the mission objective being a high gaming standard with max graphics running, returning the visuals upon a 1080p monitor screen. These prices are are checked multiple times each day and we update the build if other hardware is better value for money, while still meeting our gaming hardware standards.

The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep is currently 1 ranked on the top demanding games list at the moment. It is also considered a , RPG genre style game and happened to be built by the devs on hardware from 2018 and in the period leading up to this. This may be worth considering when understanding the performance requirements a PC for this title might be expected to have. It is currently one of the more popular titles on the site and sat at 1 of our most popular games list. All this background info will help us better choose the components today for this game PC build, but our main factor will of course be price to performance for each component and peripheral we choose below.

Best 1080p Price to Performance The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$149.99
Graphics Card
$99.99
Memory
Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
$42.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$59.99
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep PC Build Total Price $860.62
Rig
23
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $226.25, was previously $1,086.87.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep PC Build

Our challenge is not overpaying for hardware we dont need, but making sure we get enough performance from our system that we can play The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep at 1080p ultra settings. Reviewing all the prices today our choice for best graphics card for this title points us squarely at the Radeon RX 560 2GB. It is capable of delivering suitable frame rates at ultra 1080p. Over the last few weeks we have noticed it increase its price by $99.99, proving that additional savings can be found you will just need to shop around. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019 which had it priced at $99.99. With a price of $99.99 today its certainly very competitive, considering the performance this gpu can return.

Selecting The Right The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep 1080p Motherboard and CPU

The motherboard we are going for is the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4. Its the best priced Socket AM4 socket type motherboard on the market today and will give us the spot to choose a great pairing CPU for the Radeon RX 560 2GB. Looking over the prices today we can see that the Ryzen 5 2400G processor is a great choice for this game and is currently costing $149.99. Our cheapest price recorded for the Ryzen 5 2400G was $118.98, which we spotted on 3rd Dec 2019.

With a price tag today of $59.99, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is certainly in good company, representing a feature rich, cost effective mobo for the The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep PC. Bottom motherboard prices recorded for this mobo was when we saw it at $51.88, on 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep At The Right Price

The The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep PC we are building will want some supporting RAM to help our CPU and GPU selections to deliver the right FPS. We are still focusing on achieving 1080p ultra and so the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz which we have found for $42.99 is among the best price system memory at the moment. A price point for this RAM was down to $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep

With this current build we expect to see a return of 66 frames per second at ultra 1080p resolution in The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 92 FPS for High graphics settings.

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The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep
Radeon RX 560 2GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If this 1080p build was to run The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep at 1440p Ultra, by increasing its screen size, then the FPS it would return on High would be around an average of 70 FPS. At Ultra we expect the average to be 50.

How this build performs for other popular games

To buy this The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep PC we will still want it to do ok when running other popular games. So to give us an idea about our builds performance lets see how it deals these 3 popular games at 1080p. Back 4 Blood will be expecting a Ultra FPS of 66 and a High setting FPS of 92 frames. FIFA 22 expects Ultra FPS around 66 which will improve to 92 FPS for High settings. Days Gone is expected to be around 66 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 92 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative The Bards Tale 4: Barrows Deep Graphics Card Option for 1080p

While we have suggested a AMD graphics card for this build you can also consider putting in a Nvidia GeForce GTX 2050, which is similar, with a 1% worse performance difference, but provides another reasonable alternative graphics option. It is currently priced at $149.99.