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Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 27th Oct 2020

Here we will create the best priced PC build to run Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2, 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 Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 really well, and for the best possible price today? With the mission objective being a high gaming standard with ultra settings selected, along with a 1080p monitor resolution. These hardware items found in our build will continue to have their prices checked and components will be swapped in and out as we feel better hardware for our build is released.

Before getting this build together we need to consider a few background characteristics about the game we are building this PC for. Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 falls into the Shooter genre category groupings and would have been finished being developed during 2016 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 Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$95.00
Graphics Card
$164.99
Memory
Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz
$50.99
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
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$59.36
HDD
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
Sceptre E225W 22 inch 75Hz 5ms
$84.97
Keyboard
HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Tenkeyless
$69.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$44.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$69.99
Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 PC Build Total Price $1,179.68
Rig
6.9
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $8.55, was previously $1,171.13.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 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 Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 at 1080p ultra graphics. We expect to see some good FPS from this card at these specs. And we can see the card has dropped its price by $14.01 during the past two weeks.

We were looking to get a video card with at least 4GB of VRAM available onboard it, which acts an image data buffer between our video card and CPU. The Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB has 8GB, which is suitable at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 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 i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz processor that has the LGA 1151 socket. This CPU is a great fit for Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 and balances nicely with the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB, 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 $95. A good point of reference is that the bottom recorded price we have for the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz is $59 on 27th May 2020.

Having the competitive price tag of $49.46, the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 motherboard’s strong price point today helps it stay in this Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 PC build. A low price point for this motherboard would be $32.99, which we recorded it at on 28th Dec 2019.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 At The Right Price

To make sure we meet the Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 system requirements and to help us achieve the required FPS for Ultra at 1080p we have chosen the Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz, which is todays best priced system memory. It is priced at $50.99 and compliments the CPU and GPU nicely. This RAM was recorded at the lowest price of $32.99, and this was on 9th Jan 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2

Now on to the frame rates for our Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 running on Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB at 1080p. We should see an average of 89 FPS on High settings or you could push up the quality to Ultra, which would get us 64 FPS.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

At some point you might want to increase your screen size from 1080p to 1440p. Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 running with this hardware on the larger screen resolution would return 48 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or possibly up to an average of 68 FPS on High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 performs we can look in to how it copes with some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. To begin we see that FIFA 21 is expected to achieve 164FPS on Ultra and 200+FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Microsoft Flight Simulator we would find 48FPS on Ultra raising to 67FPS at High. For our last comparison, Mafia: Definitive Edition, we would likely achieve 28 FPS on Ultra and 39 FPS on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2

As Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 falls into the Shooter genre group, we have chosen to increase the quality of the mouse we are adding to our PC to help better meet the needs of the game. We have opted for the Cooler Master MM710, where this particular mouse is currently today’s best price but a more high performing gamer mouse than some of the other mice we normally choose in our builds.

Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

With a game like this, (which falls in the Shooter genre group) we wanted to make sure the audio solution we go with was up to the task. A game like Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 has encouraged us to increase the quality of the headset we choose as it will return a much better experience overall. Looking through the hardware lists available and reviewing today’s prices we felt that the Logitech G635 7.1 headset is the right way to go, delivering some great audio, clear, reliable, while still being the best priced mid range headset. We have a selection list for headsets above if you would like to consider some other options we have seen at a good price today.

An Alternative Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare 2 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix OC 6GB video card, currently priced at $209.99. This option has a performance of 5% better when compared to the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.