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SoulCalibur VI 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

I want to buy a best priced gaming PC that can run SoulCalibur VI on Ultra. This is what we will be looking to explore and maintain in our review page here today. So we are finding the best priced peripherals and hardware for a new PC build that can run SoulCalibur VI Making our build requirement, when speccing this computer, to find the sweetest price point for our hardware list that can deliver the best FPS at the highest graphics settings, pushing out visuals on 1080p screen size. 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.

This title falls in the , Fighting genre category, which itself can influence the type of hardware we might consider for this build. Something we sometimes dont consider is that the game would be developed in 2018 and therefore on hardware from around that period of time. We can also assume that hardware from around that period would be part of the targeted hardware, in terms of performance, by the developers, as they provide graphical options for the hardware capabilities available. It is currently sat on our most demanding games list at 1, making it one of our more demanding titles on the site right now. Also it is one of the more popular titles, placed at 1 on our most popular games of today list. With this info in hand to help guide our hardware build choices we will now select today’s best priced components that meet these game characteristics.

Best 1080p Price to Performance SoulCalibur VI PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$200.00
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
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
SoulCalibur VI PC Build Total Price $1,024.63
Rig
81
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $209.72, was previously $1,234.35.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p SoulCalibur VI PC Build

Obviously one of the most important components for this build is the graphics card. We can take a look at the best price to performance hardware right now to help deliver a system that can run SoulCalibur VI at 1080p ultra settings. Looking through today’s graphics card prices we can see that the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is today’s best GPU option for this computer and it will work great at this screen resolution. Its price right now is $239.99, and running our hardware tests against that price shows this to be the cheapest but best performer for SoulCalibur VI. And we can see the card has dropped its price by $47.68 during the past two weeks. Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 where we saw it for $229.99.

Selecting The Right SoulCalibur VI 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 i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz processor, which works very well in achieving the desired performance levels at a good price point. Todays price for this computer processor is $200. Looking through our price records we noticed that this processor was seen on 1st Dec 2020 priced at $161.03.

Having the competitive price tag of $72.99, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard’s strong price point today helps it stay in this SoulCalibur VI PC build. To offer motherboard pricing insight we spotted this being sold for a low price of $59.99, which was recorded at 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For SoulCalibur VI At The Right Price

Our PC needs some well placed system memory to support our chosen CPU and GPU selections. As we are looking to achieve the 1080p ultra frame rates the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is currently priced at $42.99, which is among the better priced RAM today. Our RAM recorded prices put this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz price at $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on SoulCalibur VI

So now that our core components are all in place we would expect to see around 63 FPS in SoulCalibur VI at 1080p resolution, on Ultra settings. Make some adjustments to the graphics options and you could boost this up to 88 FPS for High graphics settings.

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SoulCalibur VI
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If you were to increase your screen size with this PC setup to 1440p then we expect to see around a figure of 48 FPS on Ultra or 67 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our SoulCalibur VI PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Battlefield 2042 is expected to return 63 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 88 frames per second on High. Forza Horizon 5 would return 63 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 88 FPS at High settings. With FIFA 22 we expect 63 FPS running at Ultra settings and 88 frames on High settings.

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An Alternative SoulCalibur VI Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is interested in going with a Nvidia card, like the one we have opted for in this build. So you could try going for the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB instead, which comes with a 7% better performance adjustment when compared to GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, and is certainly a solid video card choice for our build. We selected it while also considering its current price point, it is costing $899.98 at the moment.