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You must struggle to survive in a harsh medieval world. In order to do this, you must hunt wildlife, mine resources, build structures, and craft weapons and armor in order to protect yourself. You may form a guild, bring war to all opposition, and try to seize the throne and become king
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Reign Of Kings 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 26th Nov 2020

If you are asking yourself, what hardware components should I buy for my next PC so it can run Reign Of Kings 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 Reign Of Kings. Its therefore our desire to consistently keep stable frame rates on ultra graphics settings, getting its visuals from a 1080p resolution 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.

Before getting this build together we need to consider a few background characteristics about the game we are building this PC for. Reign Of Kings falls into the Sandbox genre category groupings and would have been finished being developed during 2015 on hardware released around that period of time which may be a factor when we choose the type of hardware as it would need to be comparable in performance to hardware available from around this time. The game is not in our top demanding games lists. While these facts help us put together the best PC for the game we will still be selecting components based on the latest prices for the chosen peripherals and hardware for our build. Choosing today’s best priced items to give us an ideal PC build today for the game.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Reign Of Kings PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$148.00
Graphics Card
$99.88
Memory
Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
$32.99
Motherboard
MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151
$49.46
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
Crucial MX500 SSD 500GB
$53.99
HDD
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$90.00
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$10.87
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$39.99
Reign Of Kings PC Build Total Price $1,043.11
Rig
2.2
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $0.51, was previously $1,042.60.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Reign Of Kings PC Build

We want a punchy GPU for this build and the Radeon RX 550X 4GB is currently priced at a competitive $99.88. . This PC graphics hardware selection is a nice price to performance option when looking to run Reign Of Kings at 1080p ultra graphics. We expect to see some good FPS from this card at these specs. Over the last few weeks we have noticed it increase its price by $99.88, proving that additional savings can be found you will just need to shop around.

Our graphics card will need 2GB of VRAM built into it to act as a suitable buffer between our video card and chosen CPU. This graphics card has 4GB which will be plenty for this game at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Reign Of Kings 1080p Motherboard and CPU

To accompany the graphics option we have put a compatible motherboard into the build. The MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 motherboard in turn enables us to add the Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz processor that has the LGA 1151 socket. This CPU is a great fit for Reign Of Kings and balances nicely with the Radeon RX 550X 4GB, to help reach the right frame rates at this resolution. We have of course chosen this CPU today because of its price to performance credentials where it is currently priced at $148. A good reference point is, a low price for this processor was spotted on 16th Mar 2020 where we saw it for $119.99.

Today the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 competitively costs $49.46, which provides it a place in our build today. To help give some depth to the price points for this motherboard, the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 was priced at $32.99 on 28th Dec 2019.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Reign Of Kings At The Right Price

This is part of the gamers 3 core hardware components. Our Reign Of Kings built PC will need a correct amount of RAM while being found for the best price today. We have found the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz to be well priced at $32.99 and will complement the Radeon RX 550X 4GB and Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz selections of our build, helping us to achieve the desired FPS at 1080p ultra settings. To provide a RAM pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Reign Of Kings

This PC build has been optimized to deliver around 63 FPS at Ultra settings for Reign Of Kings, while running on a 1080p screen size. While you might want to increase this to 88 FPS if you lower some of the graphics options inline with High graphics settings.

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PC Build Research Area

Reign Of Kings
Radeon RX 550X 4GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If we are looking for some larger screen resolutions with this computer, then Reign Of Kings would return 48 FPS on 1440p at Ultra graphics setting. This FPS would improve to 67 FPS average at High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

When buying a gaming PC for a specific game we still expect it to run other popular games. So as a benchmark lets see how well todays best priced PC build can deal with these 3 games at 1080p. Microsoft Flight Simulator should get 3 FPS at Ultra settings and this goes up to 4 frames at High settings. Genshin Impact can get an Ultra FPS of 12 FPS and increases to 16 FPS for High. Grand Theft Auto VI is expected to be around 0 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 0 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative Reign Of Kings Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is interested in going with a AMD card, like the one we have opted for in this build. So you could try going for the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB instead, which comes with a 118% better performance adjustment when compared to Radeon RX 550X 4GB, and is certainly a solid video card choice for our build. We selected it while also considering its current price point, it is costing $239.99 at the moment.