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Mortal Kombat 11 is the successor to Mortal Kombat X. The classic ultra-violent fighting game franchise makes a return with Mortal Kombat 11, featuring a roster of new and returning Klassic fighters. MK11 features a cinematic story mode that continues the 25-year tale of Mortal Kombat.
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Mortal Kombat 11 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 4th Dec 2020

If you are asking yourself, I want to buy the best priced PC that can definitely run and meet Mortal Kombat 11 recommended requirements and more then today we will be looking to put together the ideal PC build for Mortal Kombat 11. 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 top end graphics settings, running 1080p as the native screen size. These prices are are checked multiple times each day and we update the build if other hardware is better value for money, while still meeting our gaming hardware standards.

If we are building a PC for a specific game then various game characteristics can be considered to help us put together the right computer. When considering Mortal Kombat 11 we can see that it is in the Fighting genre categories. This can influence some of the peripheral selections we make, as we will be wanting to make sure that the components we choose are complementary to the games needs. Something often overlooked is that we know the game itself would be developed during and shortly before 2019. Therefore we can speculate that it would have been built by the developers with hardware that has similar performance capability from that period as well. This title is currently not featuring on our list of most demanding games. With those thoughts helping us select specific hardware to match this title we will now select the best priced hardware today to meet these requirements from our curated gaming hardware lists.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Mortal Kombat 11 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$160.49
Graphics Card
$239.99
Memory
HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz
$30.99
Motherboard
MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151
$49.46
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
Crucial MX500 SSD 500GB
$53.60
HDD
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
Sceptre E225W 22 inch 75Hz 5ms
$84.97
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$34.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$13.99
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$39.99
Mortal Kombat 11 PC Build Total Price $1,198.41
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This PC build has recently gone down in price by $2.00, was previously $1,200.41.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Mortal Kombat 11 PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Mortal Kombat 11 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 GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $239.99. Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 where we saw it for $229.99. And with that in mind the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is a great match for Mortal Kombat 11 at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. Over the past couple of weeks this card has seen a price drop of $47.68, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game.

Selecting The Right Mortal Kombat 11 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We are choosing a well rounded and best priced motherboard (the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151), that can provide us with the cpu LGA 1151 socket type. This is so we can select the Core i3-9100T 4-Core 3.1GHz that has the best price to performance position today, at $160.49. This CPU and GPU provide the required Mortal Kombat 11 experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1080p resolution.

Having the competitive price tag of $49.46, the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 motherboard’s strong price point today helps it stay in this Mortal Kombat 11 PC build. To offer motherboard pricing insight we spotted this being sold for a low price of $32.99, which was recorded at 28th Dec 2019.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Mortal Kombat 11 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 HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz is currently priced at $30.99, which is among the better priced RAM today. To help provide a sense of cost for this RAM, the HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz was priced at $30.99 on 19th Oct 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Mortal Kombat 11

This PC build has been optimized to deliver around 63 FPS at Ultra settings for Mortal Kombat 11, while running on a 1080p screen size. While you might want to increase this to 88 FPS if you lower some of the graphics options inline with High graphics settings.

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PC Build Research Area

Mortal Kombat 11
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

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Increasing the screen resolution for Mortal Kombat 11 would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 48 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 67 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

Lets take a look to see how this Mortal Kombat 11 PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. Horizon: Zero Dawn will get 53 on Ultra and 74 FPS on High graphics settings with the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Whereas on Grand Theft Auto VI we see a return of 44 FPS on Ultra and 62 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Assassins Creed: Valhalla, which is 48 FPS run at Ultra and 68 on High.

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An Alternative Mortal Kombat 11 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

The AMD option for this build would be the 7% better performance difference Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB graphics card and certainly a viable choice for Mortal Kombat 11. We considered this alternative graphics solution because it was also the best price point in this performance range. It is priced at $699.99 today.