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Sniper Elite 4 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

Our objective here is to enable us to explore what PC we could buy that can play Sniper Elite IV, where we carefully find the right hardware components that can run Sniper Elite 4 and meet its gaming needs while also heavily factoring in today’s best hardware component prices. Our mission is a top end gaming solution for this game on ultra graphics settings, getting its visuals from a 1080p resolution monitor screen. Todays prices will be checked every few hours to make sure only the best hardware at the best prices will be displayed for this build.

We will be looking across a range of things to help evaluate this best gamer build. We will be looking across the range of best value for money components based on today’s prices. Something that can influence our peripheral selection is that the game is found in the , Shooter, Stealth genres, and this can sometimes sway some of the requirements of hardware we choose. Something else to consider is that Sniper Elite 4 would have been built on PC hardware from 2017 and shortly before this period. All interesting points for sure, but what we are really after is that we want to select components that best fit this game type but will also be today’s best value for money hardware of good enough quality to meet the game’s needs.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Sniper Elite 4 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$167.87
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
Sniper Elite 4 PC Build Total Price $1,103.62
Rig
8.2
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $193.60, was previously $1,297.22.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Sniper Elite 4 PC Build

Getting the right graphics card is a good way to start any game PC build. So lets take a look for the best price to performance gpu hardware available right now, that isnt overpowered for this game but will still run Sniper Elite 4 at 1080p ultra settings. Today’s prices for graphics cards lead us to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB as the smartest GPU option for this computer and one that will deliver some good frame rates at this gaming resolution at ultra. Over the past couple of weeks this card has seen a price drop of $47.68, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019, which had it priced at $229.99. Todays price of $239.99 is certainly a good price for this hardware, considering the performance returns are a good match for this game.

Our ideal build will need to come with either 4GB of VRAM or more than. This is used by the computer to store image data quickly as it passes image information from GPU to CPU. Our selected GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB comes with 6GB of VRAM which should cover image transfer for Sniper Elite 4 at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Sniper Elite 4 1080p Motherboard and CPU

ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard is today’s best buy mobo, that also provides us with the LGA 1151 cpu socket type. Which is ideal for the best performance to price processor we have seen for our build, the Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz. This processor is currently priced at a competitive $167.87 and really works well with the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. You can get this processor for $119.99, which we saw it at that price on 16th Mar 2020. This is the lowest we have seen it at while watching processor prices.

Having the competitive price tag of $72.99, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard’s strong price point today helps it stay in this Sniper Elite 4 PC build. 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 Sniper Elite 4 At The Right Price

This is part of the gamers 3 core hardware components. Our Sniper Elite 4 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 $42.99 and will complement the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB 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 Sniper Elite 4

Now on to the frame rates for our Sniper Elite 4 running on GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB at 1080p. We should see an average of 99 FPS on High settings or you could push up the quality to Ultra, which would get us 71 FPS.

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Bumping up the in game screen resolution to 1440p our expected FPS would be 54 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or around 76 FPS on High.

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. FIFA 22 should get 71 FPS at Ultra settings and this goes up to 99 frames at High settings. Far Cry 6 can get an Ultra FPS of 71 FPS and increases to 99 FPS for High. Resident Evil 8 is expected to be around 71 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 99 FPS on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Sniper Elite 4

In today’s build we have chosen a higher performing mouse to better match the needs of this type of game. The Cooler Master MM710 is the best priced gaming mouse that meets our requirements.

Sniper Elite 4 Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

Finding a headset for a game that has been identified within the following genre groups, , Shooter, Stealth, has given us reason to improve the quality of headset we are looking at adding into this build.. The best quality headset that also comes with the best price tag is the Logitech G635 7.1, which provides some great gaming audio. You can review some of the other headsets above, in our curated headset drop down list if you are wanting cheaper or perhaps even higher quality.

An Alternative Sniper Elite 4 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are looking for a graphics card from AMD instead of the one we have selected in this build then you could try Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which has a 7% better performance difference, so still similar capabilities. We have chosen it based on its price-performance figure as well, as it is currently priced at $899.98.