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Sea of Thieves 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 12th Aug 2021

If you are wanting to buy a gaming computer to run Sea of Thieves then this PC build review is aimed at putting together the correct hardware components for the cheapest price today to do just that. Our mission is a top end gaming solution for this game on the best graphics possible, viewed through a 1080p monitor resolution. We will keep checking the prices every day, so that our hardware selections on this page are at the best price point and we will swap in and out whenever something else appears better value today.

Before getting this build together we need to consider a few background characteristics about the game we are building this PC for. Sea of Thieves falls into the , Online, Adventure genre category groupings and would have been finished being developed during 2018 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 currently one of the more demanding titles we have on the site, and is found on our most demanding list at the 1 spot. 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 Sea of Thieves PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$157.50
Graphics Card
$239.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Sea of Thieves PC Build Total Price $1,093.25
Rig
8.1
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $193.60, was previously $1,286.85.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Sea of Thieves PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run Sea of Thieves in ultra 1080p. Right now the best graphics card purchase for this game is the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo 6GB, which will work really well at this screen resolution. It’s currently priced at $239.99, which puts it as one of the cheapest but best performers for this type of game. And we can see the card has dropped its price by $47.68 during the past two weeks. Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 where we saw it for $229.99.

Selecting The Right Sea of Thieves 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this Sea of Thieves build. With a LGA 1151 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $157.5 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 27th May 2020, which had it marked up at $59.

Today the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 competitively costs $72.99, which provides it a place in our build today. Bottom motherboard prices recorded for this mobo was when we saw it at $59.99, on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Sea of Thieves At The Right Price

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet Sea of Thieves requirements, with a view to running reliable FPS at Ultra settings leads us to Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. Today it is one of the best priced RAM options at $42.99 and will certainly support the CPU and GPU well. This RAM was recorded at the lowest price of $59.99, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Sea of Thieves

This computer setup should be looking at getting 63 FPS on Ultra graphics at the 1080p screen size in Sea of Thieves. We expect with a few tweaks to the settings this gaming PC will also get around 88 FPS at High settings, which will give you some frame rate performance to play around with.

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Sea of Thieves
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo 6GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Having the option of larger screen resolutions in the future is a handy thing to consider. This gaming PC setup, running Sea of Thieves at 1440p would be pulling in about 67 FPS at High. We would expect that to drop again to 48 if you were playing it at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

Ensuring our PC build for Sea of Thieves runs some of the more popular games of today competently at 1080p is also something worth considering. Looking at Far Cry 6 we see this pc build is likely to get 63FPS on Ultra and 88FPS on High graphics settings. In contrast we can expect Forza Horizon 5 to return 63FPS on Ultra and 88FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Days Gone, which is 63 FPS running at Ultra, and 88 on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Sea of Thieves

We have chosen a great valued but higher performing mouse today with the Cooler Master MM710 gaming mouse. We felt a better performance mouse would better suit Sea of Thieves because it falls into the , Online, Adventure genre groupings and would benefit from the extra mouse quality the Cooler Master MM710 delivers.

Sea of Thieves Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

Now we take a look at the headsets available for our build, and with a game that comes in under this genre we want to increase the quality of the headset we pick to help us better enjoy the games audible immersion. Sifting through the prices and headsets available today brings us on to the Logitech G635 7.1 gaming headset. A comfortable and well balanced set of cones that are still available for a reasonable price. There are other headset options that we have seen and would recommend, across a variety of price points, so take a look at our list above in the PC build.

An Alternative Sea of Thieves Graphics Card Option for 1080p

As an alternative to the Nvidia manufactured video card we have gone for in this PC, you could also consider the similarly powerful AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB. It has a 7% better performance difference compared to our selected GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo 6GB. Obviously we have chosen it as the cheapest price to performance offering in this range. It is currently priced at $899.98.