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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

If you are asking yourself, what hardware components should I buy for my next PC so it can run Star Wars: Battlefront 2 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 Star Wars Battlefront 2 2017. Its therefore our desire to consistently keep stable frame rates at the highest graphics settings, delivered via a 1080p screen resolution. 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.

Today we find Star Wars: Battlefront 2 is currently 1 on our list of most demanding games and in our list at 1 of most popular games. It also falls in under the , Shooter game genre types, which itself can influence some of our choices of hardware today, to make sure we better meet the hardware needs of the game. This sort of information will help us build a fuller picture and better understand what to select when putting our best build PC together for the game. Interestingly, it might be worth thinking about the performance of the hardware that the game was originally built on, which would have been from 2017 and shortly before. So the devs themselves may have been aiming for hardware with performance capability from this particular period.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Star Wars: Battlefront 2 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$200.00
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
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 PC Build Total Price $1,135.75
Rig
8.1
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $213.60, was previously $1,349.35.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Star Wars: Battlefront 2 PC Build

Our challenge is not overpaying for hardware we dont need, but making sure we get enough performance from our system that we can play Star Wars: Battlefront 2 at 1080p ultra settings. Reviewing all the prices today our choice for best graphics card for this title points us squarely at the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. It is capable of delivering suitable frame rates at ultra 1080p. 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. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is $229.99 on 28th Nov 2019. With a price of $239.99 today its certainly very competitive, considering the performance this gpu can return.

This build will need to have at least 3GB of VRAM onboard the graphics card, to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. Our selected builds graphics card has 6GB, which is plenty for getting suitable gaming at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Star Wars: Battlefront 2 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a cpu is largely dependent on the right motherboard. The CPU we are going to choose has the LGA 1151 socket type. So we have found the best priced and well featured mobo in the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151. The Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz processor will then fit in and accompany our GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB selection nicely, with the cpu being at a great price point, costing $200. A good reference point is, a low price for this processor was spotted on 1st Dec 2020 where we saw it for $161.03.

The ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard has a cost today of $72.99 that helps find it a place in today’s Star Wars: Battlefront 2 build. We have checked the mobo prices and found that on 4th Apr 2020, this motherboard was priced at a low of $59.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Star Wars: Battlefront 2 At The Right Price

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet Star Wars: Battlefront 2 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 Star Wars: Battlefront 2

With our key performance components in place we are expecting to see this setup running Star Wars: Battlefront 2 at around 69 average frames per second, on 1080p screen resolution. This should be achieved on ultra graphics settings. If you turn a few graphics options down we expect around 96 FPS at high graphics.

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

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Increasing the screen resolution for Star Wars Battlefront 2 2017 would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 52 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 73 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

Lets take a look to see how this Star Wars Battlefront 2 2017 PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. Dying Light 2 will get 69 on Ultra and 96 FPS on High graphics settings with the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Whereas on Back 4 Blood we see a return of 69 FPS on Ultra and 96 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Far Cry 6, which is 69 FPS run at Ultra and 96 on High.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Star Wars: Battlefront 2

We have opted for the Cooler Master MM710 because we feel it is a higher performance gaming mouse that will meet the needs of this title. When looking at a mouse for a game that sits in the , Shooter game grouping we often consider paying a little bit more to get a better suited peripheral for the task. We have still chosen the best priced mouse we could find today that meets this need.

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

This title’s genre, , Shooter, made us want to find a headset that can really capitalise on the higher audio demands the game can deliver. We therefore selected the headset from a better group of peripherals, while still looking for the best value headset. We have chosen the Logitech G635 7.1 for its clear audio and great price today. If you wish to find cheaper or better quality headsphones then use our selection list above to see some other headsets that we have found that represent good value gaming audio today.

An Alternative Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is a fan of team Nvidia, so if you are after a GPU from the other side then perhaps take a look at our suggested AMD card, the Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB. It is placed at 7% better performance difference and certainly capable of delivering up Star Wars: Battlefront 2 frames on a par with our primary GPU selection. We have also selected it based on its price today, which finds it at $899.98.