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Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 17th Aug 2021

If you are wanting to buy a gaming computer to run Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure then this PC build review is aimed at putting together the correct hardware components for the cheapest price today to do just that. We are going to choose these parts with the aim of keeping a high FPS rate on ultra graphics settings, running 1080p as the native screen size. Prices found here today are checked daily to make sure that the components we aare putting into our Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure represent good value for money.

Today we find Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure 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 , Adventure 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 Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$149.99
Graphics Card
$99.99
Memory
Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
$42.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$59.99
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
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
Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure PC Build Total Price $828.62
Rig
2.4
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $231.24, was previously $1,059.86.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure PC Build

Our key objective when putting together our next gaming PC is always going to be finding a great price point for the most performance we can. Today’s build we start by looking for the right graphics card, at the right price, that can run Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure at 1080p ultra graphics. Looking through todays available cards and comparing their hardware performance has lead us to cherry pick the Radeon RX 560 2GB today for this game. It is capable of returning strong frame rates at our desired ultra 1080p. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 and it was priced at $99.99. Todays price is $99.99 which is why we have identified it as a competitive performance to price ratio compared to other hardware in the marketplace today. As a point of interest this graphics card has increased its price by $99.99 over the past two weeks.

Selecting The Right Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a cpu is largely dependent on the right motherboard. The CPU we are going to choose has the Socket AM4 socket type. So we have found the best priced and well featured mobo in the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4. The Ryzen 5 2400G processor will then fit in and accompany our Radeon RX 560 2GB selection nicely, with the cpu being at a great price point, costing $149.99. Bottom prices recorded for this CPU was when we saw it at $118.98, which we noticed it on 3rd Dec 2019.

With the feature rich GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 priced competitively at $59.99 it is certainly in todays Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure build for a good reason. To help give some depth to the price points for this motherboard, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 was priced at $51.88 on 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure At The Right Price

The Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure PC we are building will want some supporting RAM to help our CPU and GPU selections to deliver the right FPS. We are still focusing on achieving 1080p ultra and so the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz which we have found for $42.99 is among the best price system memory at the moment. This RAM was recorded at the lowest price of $51.88, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure

This PC build has been optimized to deliver around 66 FPS at Ultra settings for Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure, while running on a 1080p screen size. While you might want to increase this to 92 FPS if you lower some of the graphics options inline with High graphics settings.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

At some point you might want to increase your screen size from 1080p to 1440p. Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure running with this hardware on the larger screen resolution would return 50 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or possibly up to an average of 70 FPS on High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the Radeon RX 560 2GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Forza Horizon 5 is expected to return 66 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 92 frames per second on High. Star Citizen would return 66 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 92 FPS at High settings. With Back 4 Blood we expect 66 FPS running at Ultra settings and 92 frames on High settings.

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An Alternative Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Why not switch out the graphics card in this build and replace it with a similarly powerful card from Nvidia. The Nvidia GeForce GTX 2050 graphics card has a 1% worse performance variation compared to the currently chosen video card. As the best price point for an alternative manufacturer in this range it currently costs $149.99.