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Anno 1800 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

Our objective here is to enable us to explore what PC we could buy that can play Anno 1800, where we carefully find the right hardware components that can run Anno 1800 and meet its gaming needs while also heavily factoring in today’s best hardware component prices. And so our expectations are that this game will confidently run with max graphics running, along with a 1080p monitor resolution. These prices and components will be reviewed daily so we can keep the best PC hardware for Anno 1800 listed on the page.

Before getting this build together we need to consider a few background characteristics about the game we are building this PC for. Anno 1800 falls into the , Sandbox, Strategy, Management genre category groupings and would have been finished being developed during 2019 on hardware released around that period of time which may be a factor when we choose the type of hardware as it would need to be comparable in performance to hardware available from around this time. The game is currently one of the more demanding titles we have on the site, and is found on our most demanding list at the 1 spot. While these facts help us put together the best PC for the game we will still be selecting components based on the latest prices for the chosen peripherals and hardware for our build. Choosing today’s best priced items to give us an ideal PC build today for the game.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Anno 1800 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$167.87
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
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Anno 1800 PC Build Total Price $1,054.50
Rig
8.2
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $209.72, was previously $1,264.22.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Anno 1800 PC Build

We want a punchy GPU for this build and the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is currently priced at a competitive $239.99. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019 which had it priced at $229.99.. This PC graphics hardware selection is a nice price to performance option when looking to run Anno 1800 at 1080p ultra graphics. We expect to see some good FPS from this card at these specs. Watching this card over the past 2 weeks we have seen its price drop by $47.68, further supporting our selection in this hardware.

We were looking to get a video card with at least 4GB of VRAM available onboard it, which acts an image data buffer between our video card and CPU. The GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB has 6GB, which is suitable at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Anno 1800 1080p Motherboard and CPU

ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard is today’s best buy mobo, that also provides us with the LGA 1151 cpu socket type. Which is ideal for the best performance to price processor we have seen for our build, the Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz. This processor is currently priced at a competitive $167.87 and really works well with the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Giving us a bit more of an insight we saw this processor being sold for a low price of $119.99, which was on 16th Mar 2020.

Chosen for price point, socket type and feature list, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 has a cost today of $72.99. To help give some depth to the price points for this motherboard, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 was priced at $59.99 on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Anno 1800 At The Right Price

To make sure we meet the Anno 1800 system requirements and to help us achieve the required FPS for Ultra at 1080p we have chosen the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz, which is todays best priced system memory. It is priced at $42.99 and compliments the CPU and GPU nicely. To help provide a sense of cost for this RAM, the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was priced at $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Anno 1800

This computer setup should be looking at getting 71 FPS on Ultra graphics at the 1080p screen size in Anno 1800. We expect with a few tweaks to the settings this gaming PC will also get around 99 FPS at High settings, which will give you some frame rate performance to play around with.

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Anno 1800
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Increasing the screen resolution for Anno 1800 would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 54 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 76 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 Anno 1800 PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. FIFA 22 will get 71 on Ultra and 99 FPS on High graphics settings with the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Whereas on Star Citizen we see a return of 71 FPS on Ultra and 99 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Far Cry 6, which is 71 FPS run at Ultra and 99 on High.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Anno 1800

With the increased demands this game’s genre, , Sandbox, Strategy, Management, puts on our mouse selection we have chosen a higher performing mouse for this setup, while still ensuring it is the best value mouse today for this Anno 1800 PC build.

An Alternative Anno 1800 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Why not switch out the graphics card in this build and replace it with a similarly powerful card from AMD. The AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB graphics card has a 7% better performance variation compared to the currently chosen video card. As the best price point for an alternative manufacturer in this range it currently costs $899.98.