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Fantastic Contraption 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 22nd Aug 2021

Here we will create the best priced PC build to run Fantastic Contraption, 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 Fantastic Contraption really well, and for the best possible price today? Our mission is a top end gaming solution for this game on ultra graphics settings, delivered via a 1080p screen resolution. Prices found here today are checked daily to make sure that the components we aare putting into our Fantastic Contraption represent good value for money.

Fantastic Contraption is currently 1 ranked on the top demanding games list at the moment. It is also considered a , Sandbox genre style game and happened to be built by the devs on hardware from 2016 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 Fantastic Contraption PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$157.50
Graphics Card
$164.99
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
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Fantastic Contraption PC Build Total Price $907.13
Rig
7.4
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $213.69, was previously $1,120.82.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Fantastic Contraption PC Build

When putting this sort of PC together we want great value for money but a machine that can deliver solid FPS on Fantastic Contraption at 1080p ultra graphics. We have selected the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB today as a well placed option. The price for this card today is $164.99 which really helped mark it as a good fit.For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 28th Dec 2019 and it was priced at $159. Over the past couple of weeks this card has seen a price drop of $14.01, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game.

Selecting The Right Fantastic Contraption 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 Fantastic Contraption 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. A low end price for this CPU would be $59, which we saw it priced at on 27th May 2020.

With the feature rich ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 priced competitively at $72.99 it is certainly in todays Fantastic Contraption build for a good reason. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 4th Apr 2020 at $59.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Fantastic Contraption At The Right Price

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet Fantastic Contraption 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. 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 Fantastic Contraption

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Fantastic Contraption we expect to see about a 89 FPS average, with a few low frame rates in some of the more intense scenes. You could up the quality of game graphics to Ultra, which will see the FPS drop to 64 at 1080p.

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Fantastic Contraption
Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Increasing the screen resolution for Fantastic Contraption would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 48 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 68 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

While we have put a great PC build together for Fantastic Contraption it’s important to understand how it handles some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. With this PC build we can expect that the popular game Battlefield 2042 will get 64FPS on Ultra settings raising to 89FPS on High. On the other hand we see that FIFA 22 returns 64FPS on Ultra and 89FPS when lowered to High. Lastly Back 4 Blood may see 64 FPS running at Ultra, and 89 on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Fantastic Contraption 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 6GB video card, currently priced at $219.99. This option has a performance of 4% better when compared to the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.