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Ride 3 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 Ride 3 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 Ride 3 Making our build requirement, when speccing this computer, to find the sweetest price point for our hardware list that can deliver the best FPS with max graphics running, getting its visuals from a 1080p resolution monitor screen. These hardware items found in our build will continue to have their prices checked and components will be swapped in and out as we feel better hardware for our build 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 Ride 3. 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 , Sim, Sport, Racing 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 Ride 3 would have been built on PC hardware from around 2018 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 Ride 3 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$157.50
Graphics Card
$169.99
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
Ride 3 PC Build Total Price $912.13
Rig
30
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $239.08, was previously $1,151.21.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Ride 3 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 Ride 3 at 1080p ultra settings. Reviewing all the prices today our choice for best graphics card for this title points us squarely at the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB. It is capable of delivering suitable frame rates at ultra 1080p. As a point of interest this graphics card has increased its price by $169.99 over the past two weeks. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019, which had it priced at $169.99. With a price of $169.99 today its certainly very competitive, considering the performance this gpu can return.

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 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB has 4GB, which is suitable at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Ride 3 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We are choosing a well rounded and best priced motherboard (the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151), that can provide us with the cpu LGA 1151 socket type. This is so we can select the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz that has the best price to performance position today, at $157.5. Bottom prices recorded for this CPU was when we saw it at $59, which we noticed it on 27th May 2020.This CPU and GPU provide the required Ride 3 experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1080p resolution.

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 Ride 3 PC build. To provide a motherboard pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 is $59.99 on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Ride 3 At The Right Price

Our Ride 3 built PC needs some solid performing RAM to enable us to meet the game’s system requirement expectations and achieve the desired FPS at ultra 1080p. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is capable of meeting those needs, while complementing the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz and GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $42.99. 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 Ride 3

We reckon these hardware components in our PC build will get 95 FPS at high settings in game and you could improve the graphics up to Ultra and see a FPS of 68 at 1080p.

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Ride 3
GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Upping the screen size to 1440p for Ride 3 using this build would return 73 frames per second on High settings. This would drop further to 52 when turning up to Ultra graphics.

How this build performs for other popular games

Obviously we will want to run other games on our new Ride 3 PC so lets explore some anticipated frame rates of some other popular games today with this hardware at 1080p. Back 4 Blood should get 68 when run on Ultra and this raises to 95 FPS on High. The popular Grand Theft Auto VI gets a return of 68 FPS on Ultra and then up to 95 FPS when settings are dropped to High. Then there is Far Cry 6, which is popular at the moment, which is returning 68 FPS run at Ultra and 95 frames on High.

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An Alternative Ride 3 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the AMD Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB video card, currently priced at $164.99. This option has a performance of 30% better when compared to the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.