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Doom Eternal 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 12th Aug 2021

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run Doom Eternal then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS with max graphics running, returning the visuals upon a 1080p monitor screen. Every day we run through our carefully chosen gaming hardware and cherry pick today’s lowest priced hardware components to help us achieve this optimum PC build list.

First off, to help us pull together the best hardware for this build, we have to understand a little bit about the type of game we are creating this computer for. Doom Eternal is a title which sits in the , Shooter, Action genre categories, which may influence our peripheral selection a bit, to help accommodate some of the particular requirements there. This game would have also been built on PC hardware during 2020 and before, which can suggest the sort of specced components a developer might have been using and hoping for their game to run on. Today we find it is 1 on our most demanding games list and 1 in our list of popular games. While this extra info gives a good sense of what we want from our PC, nothing really replaces our value for money assessment based on live prices, when putting together this build.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Doom Eternal PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$479.99
Graphics Card
$689.99
Memory
Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
$42.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$59.99
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
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
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Doom Eternal PC Build Total Price $1,859.74
Rig
99
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $230.13, was previously $2,089.87.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Doom Eternal PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run Doom Eternal in ultra 1080p. Right now the best graphics card purchase for this game is the GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB, which will work really well at this screen resolution. It’s currently priced at $689.99, which puts it as one of the cheapest but best performers for this type of game. Over the past couple of weeks this card has seen a price drop of $40, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB is $679.99 on 29th Feb 2020.

We also want the graphics card to have at least 11GB 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 Doom Eternal 1080p Motherboard and CPU

GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is today’s best buy mobo, that also provides us with the Socket AM4 cpu socket type. Which is ideal for the best performance to price processor we have seen for our build, the Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core 3.8GHz. This processor is currently priced at a competitive $479.99 and really works well with the GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB. The cheapest price we spotted this cpu for is $139, which was on 7th Jul 2020.

The GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard has a cost today of $59.99 that helps find it a place in today’s Doom Eternal build. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 18th Feb 2021 at $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Doom Eternal At The Right Price

As one of the 3 main system components, when considering a PC built for Doom Eternal, the correct RAM selection is obviously important. We are looking for something that is well priced but also capable of meeting the games requirements. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is well priced at $42.99 and fits with the Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core 3.8GHz and GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB selections to ensure solid FPS at 1080p ultra settings. This RAM was recorded at the lowest price of $51.88, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Doom Eternal

Our PC build can run Doom Eternal at High graphics settings comfortably, returning a 1080p FPS of 129 and we would expect an average of 92 FPS on Ultra with the GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB, Ryzen 9 3900X 12-Core 3.8GHz combo we have put into this computer.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If this 1080p build was to run Doom Eternal at 1440p Ultra, by increasing its screen size, then the FPS it would return on High would be around an average of 98 FPS. At Ultra we expect the average to be 70.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Doom Eternal PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Forza Horizon 5 is expected to return 92 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 129 frames per second on High. Battlefield 2042 would return 92 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 129 FPS at High settings. With Star Citizen we expect 92 FPS running at Ultra settings and 129 frames on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Doom Eternal

With the increased demands this game’s genre, , Shooter, Action, 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 Doom Eternal PC build.

Doom Eternal Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

And now we move on to the PC’s audio selection, namely the gaming headset. We were looking to add a higher quality headset with this game’s PC build because it will help us enjoy the sort of game cues this type of game can offer. The headset that offers the best price today is the Logitech G635 7.1, delivering nice clear audio and a comfortable fitting at a good price. Check out the headset list above to see some alternative headsets available today for a good price.

An Alternative Doom Eternal Graphics Card Option for 1080p

As an alternative to the Nvidia manufactured video card we have gone for in this PC, you could also consider the similarly powerful AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT 12GB. It has a 11% better performance difference compared to our selected GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB. Obviously we have chosen it as the cheapest price to performance offering in this range. It is currently priced at $1288.