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Guardians of the Galaxy is a Telltale episodic adventure series based on the Marvel comic and movie franchise. The titular Guardians of the Galaxy are an oddball group of superheroes tasked with finding an artifact of great power and protecting it from malicious forces.
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Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 2nd Apr 2020

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. In doing this we keep in mind our need to deliver the game reliably at the highest graphics settings, running 1080p as the native screen size. The hardware selection should give us all a good jumping off point when considering what might prove a good build and price for a PC to run Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

Getting our best PC build together today we consider some of the characteristics of this game, which will help us better select the right hardware components for Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure. First and foremost we will be looking at value for money, hunting through our curated list of gaming hardware and then cherry picking the best priced items available today. As this game falls into the Adventure genre category, this can certainly influence some of the hardware selection below, especially some of the peripherals we select out, to make sure they might the games key specialities. Something else we can consider is that Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure would have been built on PC hardware from around 2017 or leading up to that period, by the developers. So it is usually fairly safe to consider hardware from that period as suitable.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$99.99
Graphics Card
$179.90
Memory
Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz
$32.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$54.99
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$66.09
PSU
Corsair VS Series 450W 80+ White
$48.99
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$60.96
HDD
WD 2003FZEX HDD 2TB
$119.99
Display
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$90.00
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$32.99
Mouse
Redragon M719 Invader
$17.99
Headset
Logitech G430 7.1 USB
$47.29
Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure PC Build Total Price $852.17
Rig
3.4
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $8.49, was previously $843.68.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure 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 Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure at 1080p ultra settings. Reviewing all the prices today our choice for best graphics card for this title points us squarely at the Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 4GB. It is capable of delivering suitable frame rates at ultra 1080p. And we can see the card has dropped its price by $10.09 during the past two weeks. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 4GB is $137.35 recorded at 29th Nov 2019. With a price of $179.9 today its certainly very competitive, considering the performance this gpu can return.

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

The backbone of a pc build is the motherboard. Todays best price mobo, that gives us the Socket AM4 socket type is the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4. From here we can then put in to this game’s bespoke PC build the Ryzen 3 3200G processor, which works very well in achieving the desired performance levels at a good price point. Todays price for this computer processor is $99.99. Giving us a bit more of an insight we saw this processor being sold for a low price of $87, which was on 28th Nov 2019.

The awesome GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 is highly competitive, priced at $54.99, which provides it a position today in this gamer build. The cheapest motherboard price for the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 was recorded as $54.99, which was on 29th Nov 2019.

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

One of the more significant hardware components in this Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure build is the RAM. We are choosing some complementary and well priced Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz. It is currently priced at $32.99. While among the best priced system memory for this build it will still provide us with the ability to reach our desired FPS for the 1080p ultra setting, that we have been focusing on with this PC. A price point for this RAM was down to $29.49 on 2nd Feb 2020.

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

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure we expect to see about a 95 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 68 at 1080p.

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PC Build Research Area

Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure
Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 4GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

With the larger screen resolutions always being of interest and something to consider, let’s take a look at how this build could perform. Running a 1440p Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure we would expect 73 FPS at High and a drop to 52 when run at 1440p Ultra.

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. Ori and the Will of the Wisps should get 36 FPS at Ultra settings and this goes up to 50 frames at High settings. Grand Theft Auto VI can get an Ultra FPS of 0 FPS and increases to 0 FPS for High. Star Citizen is expected to be around 37 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 52 FPS on High settings.

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

Not everyone is a fan of team AMD, so if you are after a GPU from the other side then perhaps take a look at our suggested Nvidia card, the GeForce GTX 2050. It is placed at 4% worse performance difference and certainly capable of delivering up Guardians of the Galaxy - Episode 2 Under Pressure frames on a par with our primary GPU selection. We have also selected it based on its price today, which finds it at $149.99.