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Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 15th Aug 2021

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. Of course our sights are set on returning a good level expereince on the best graphics possible, getting its visuals from a 1080p resolution monitor screen. As new gaming components are released for PC we will continue to review prices here each day and consider swapping in and out better components.

Today we find Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia 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 , Strategy, Management, Turn-based 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 2018 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 Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$157.50
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 Saga: Thrones of Britannia PC Build Total Price $969.13
Rig
73
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $209.72, was previously $1,178.85.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia 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. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 28th Dec 2019 and it was priced at $159. And with that in mind the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB is a great match for Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. And we can see the card has dropped its price by $14.01 during the past two weeks.

We also want the graphics card to have at least 4GB VRAM onboard. The video card in this build has 8 which will act as a good data buffer between the processor and the graphics hardware.

Selecting The Right Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Getting the motherboard selection right in this build helps us go on to choose a compatible cpu. With a good price today we find the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 with its LGA 1151 socket enables us to select the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz, which is priced right now at $157.5. Giving us a bit more of an insight we saw this processor being sold for a low price of $59, which was on 27th May 2020.Now we have a great pairing in this rig allowing the CPU and GPU to work well together to get a solid Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia experience for the best price point at 1080p.

Chosen for price point, socket type and feature list, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 has a cost today of $72.99. The cheapest motherboard price for the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 was recorded as $59.99, which was on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia At The Right Price

The Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia 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. To provide a RAM pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia

With our key performance components in place we are expecting to see this setup running Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia at around 60 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 83 FPS at high graphics.

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Having the option of larger screen resolutions in the future is a handy thing to consider. This gaming PC setup, running Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia at 1440p would be pulling in about 64 FPS at High. We would expect that to drop again to 45 if you were playing it at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

Ensuring our PC build for Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia runs some of the more popular games of today competently at 1080p is also something worth considering. Looking at Battlefield 2042 we see this pc build is likely to get 60FPS on Ultra and 83FPS on High graphics settings. In contrast we can expect Dying Light 2 to return 60FPS on Ultra and 83FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Back 4 Blood, which is 60 FPS running at Ultra, and 83 on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia

Selecting the right mouse for a game like Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia has encouraged us to increase the quality of the mouse we would add to our build. As the game sits in the , Strategy, Management, Turn-based genre list we felt that the Cooler Master MM710 mouse is today’s best priced but higher performing gaming mouse for this particular computer setup.

An Alternative Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is interested in going with a AMD card, like the one we have opted for in this build. So you could try going for the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB instead, which comes with a 4% better performance adjustment when compared to Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB, and is certainly a solid video card choice for our build. We selected it while also considering its current price point, it is costing $219.99 at the moment.