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Nioh 2 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

If you are wanting to buy a gaming computer to run Nioh 2 then this PC build review is aimed at putting together the correct hardware components for the cheapest price today to do just that. We are going to choose these parts with the aim of keeping a high FPS rate with ultra settings selected, using 1080p monitor resolution. Todays prices will be checked every few hours to make sure only the best hardware at the best prices will be displayed for this build.

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. Nioh 2 is a title which sits in the , 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 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 Nioh 2 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$277.99
Graphics Card
$379.99
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
Nioh 2 PC Build Total Price $1,242.62
Rig
97
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $229.72, was previously $1,472.34.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Nioh 2 PC Build

When putting this sort of PC together we want great value for money but a machine that can deliver solid FPS on Nioh 2 at 1080p ultra graphics. We have selected the GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB today as a well placed option. The price for this card today is $379.99 which really helped mark it as a good fit.Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 19th Dec 2019 where we saw it for $379.99. Over the past couple of weeks this card has seen a price drop of $20, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game.

We were looking to get a video card with at least 6GB of VRAM available onboard it, which acts an image data buffer between our video card and CPU. The GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB has 8GB, which is suitable at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Nioh 2 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 i7-9700KF 8-Core 3.6GHz. This processor is currently priced at a competitive $277.99 and really works well with the GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB. Looking through our price records we noticed that this processor was seen on 7th Apr 2021 priced at $259.64.

The ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard has a cost today of $72.99 that helps find it a place in today’s Nioh 2 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 Nioh 2 At The Right Price

The Nioh 2 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. We looked through our records and saw that the RAM prices on 29th Nov 2019, represented a low price point $30.35. Which gives us an indication of how things sit today with the RAM price

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Nioh 2

Our PC build can run Nioh 2 at High graphics settings comfortably, returning a 1080p FPS of 88 and we would expect an average of 63 FPS on Ultra with the GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB, Core i7-9700KF 8-Core 3.6GHz combo we have put into this computer.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

At some point you might want to increase your screen size from 1080p to 1440p. Nioh 2 running with this hardware on the larger screen resolution would return 48 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or possibly up to an average of 67 FPS on High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

It’s worth taking into consideration how our Nioh 2 PC build handles other games. We’ll do this by looking at the current popular titles Far Cry 6, Grand Theft Auto VI and Forza Horizon 5. Starting with Far Cry 6 we can see that at 1080p we are likely to see 63FPS on Ultra and 88FPS on High graphics settings. Alternatively we see Grand Theft Auto VI likely to achieve 63FPS on Ultra and 88FPS when reduced to High. Finally with Forza Horizon 5 at Ultra setting we can expect 63 FPS, raising to 88 FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Nioh 2 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 5700 Sapphire 8GB. It has a 5% worse performance difference compared to our selected GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB. Obviously we have chosen it as the cheapest price to performance offering in this range. It is currently priced at $308.14.