1080p
1440p
4k

Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 18th Aug 2021

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. We will therefore be aiming to run this game confidently each time at the highest graphics settings, while running on 1080p screen res. Prices found here today are checked daily to make sure that the components we aare putting into our Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition represent good value for money.

First off, to help us pull together the best hardware for this build, we have to understand a little bit about the type of game we are creating this computer for. Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition is a title which sits in the , Strategy, Management, Turn-based genre categories, which may influence our peripheral selection a bit, to help accommodate some of the particular requirements there. This game would have also been built on PC hardware during 2017 and before, which can suggest the sort of specced components a developer might have been using and hoping for their game to run on. Today we find it is 1 on our most demanding games list and 1 in our list of popular games. While this extra info gives a good sense of what we want from our PC, nothing really replaces our value for money assessment based on live prices, when putting together this build.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$167.87
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition PC Build Total Price $979.50
Rig
71
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $235.36, was previously $1,214.86.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition at 1080p ultra graphics we want something with the best price today while returning the best performance for that price. This has led us to the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $164.99. Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 28th Dec 2019 where we saw it for $159. And with that in mind the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB is a great match for Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. We have seen this card drop its price recently by $14.01 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build.

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 Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB comes with 8GB of VRAM which should cover image transfer for Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition 1080p Motherboard and CPU

The backbone of a pc build is the motherboard. Todays best price mobo, that gives us the LGA 1151 socket type is the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151. From here we can then put in to this game’s bespoke PC build the Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz processor, which works very well in achieving the desired performance levels at a good price point. Todays price for this computer processor is $167.87. A good reference point is, a low price for this processor was spotted on 16th Mar 2020 where we saw it for $119.99.

Chosen for price point, socket type and feature list, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 has a cost today of $72.99. 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 Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition At The Right Price

One of the most important hardware parts of this computer is the system memory or RAM. To make sure our resolution target and frame rates are met we have chosen to put in Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. This is currently priced at $42.99 and is well priced compared to the system memory market today. A price point for this RAM was down to $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition

We reckon these hardware components in our PC build will get 144 FPS at high settings in game and you could improve the graphics up to Ultra and see a FPS of 103 at 1080p.

Premium Feature

PC Build Research Area

Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition
Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Increasing the screen resolution for Total Warhammer would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 78 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 109 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 Total Warhammer PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. Resident Evil 8 will get 103 on Ultra and 144 FPS on High graphics settings with the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB. Whereas on Days Gone we see a return of 103 FPS on Ultra and 144 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Battlefield 2042, which is 103 FPS run at Ultra and 144 on High.

Premium Feature

Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition

We have found a great quality and still well priced gaming mouse today with the Cooler Master MM710. A game like Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition that has , Strategy, Management, Turn-based genre, we felt it necessary to increase the quality of the mouse we would consider because the game has some additional needs that can benefit from this type of higher specced mouse.

An Alternative Total War: Warhammer - Old World Edition Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Or you could put the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB graphics card into this computer, if you are after an alternative Nvidia PC build. It has a 4% better performance variation to the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB, so similar in capability and we have picked it as the best priced alternative manufacturer card, with a price of $219.99.