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Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play Dragon Ball - Project Z then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Dragon Ball Z Kakarot from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. Its therefore our desire to consistently keep stable frame rates on the best graphics possible, using 1080p monitor resolution. 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.

Before getting this build together we need to consider a few background characteristics about the game we are building this PC for. Dragon Ball Z Kakarot falls into the , RPG, Action genre category groupings and would have been finished being developed during 2020 on hardware released around that period of time which may be a factor when we choose the type of hardware as it would need to be comparable in performance to hardware available from around this time. The game is currently one of the more demanding titles we have on the site, and is found on our most demanding list at the 1 spot. While these facts help us put together the best PC for the game we will still be selecting components based on the latest prices for the chosen peripherals and hardware for our build. Choosing today’s best priced items to give us an ideal PC build today for the game.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot PC Build Total Price $944.13
Rig
3
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $217.70, was previously $1,161.83.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 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 Dragon Ball Z Kakarot at 1080p ultra settings. Looking through today’s graphics card prices we can see that the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB is today’s best GPU option for this computer and it will work great at this screen resolution. Its price right now is $169.99, and running our hardware tests against that price shows this to be the cheapest but best performer for Dragon Ball - Project Z. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this 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.

Selecting The Right Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a cpu is largely dependent on the right motherboard. The CPU we are going to choose has the LGA 1151 socket type. So we have found the best priced and well featured mobo in the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151. The Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz processor will then fit in and accompany our GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB selection nicely, with the cpu being at a great price point, costing $157.5. Looking through our price records we noticed that this processor was seen on 27th May 2020 priced at $59.

The ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard has a cost today of $72.99 that helps find it a place in today’s Dragon Ball Z Kakarot build. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 4th Apr 2020 at $59.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Dragon Ball Z Kakarot At The Right Price

One of the most important hardware parts of this computer is the system memory or RAM. To make sure our resolution target and frame rates are met we have chosen to put in Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. This is currently priced at $42.99 and is well priced compared to the system memory market today. 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 Dragon Ball Z Kakarot

So now that our core components are all in place we would expect to see around 68 FPS in Dragon Ball Z Kakarot at 1080p resolution, on Ultra settings. Make some adjustments to the graphics options and you could boost this up to 95 FPS for High graphics settings.

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Dragon Ball Z Kakarot
GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Increasing the screen resolution for Dragon Ball - Project Z would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 52 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 73 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

To ensure we are making a good choice with this Dragon Ball - Project Z PC build we can check to see if it performs consistently across a variety of games. Some of the most popular games today include Battlefield 2042, Dying Light 2 and Forza Horizon 5 so let’s see how this build handles them at 1080p. Starting with Battlefield 2042 we can expect to be seeing an Ultra FPS of 68 and at High settings an FPS of 95 frames. In comparison Dying Light 2 is likely to see an Ultra FPS of around 68, improving to 95 FPS on High settings. Lastly Forza Horizon 5 will see an Ultra FPS of around 68 which improves to a 95 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative Dragon Ball Z Kakarot Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Or you could put the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB graphics card into this computer, if you are after an alternative AMD PC build. It has a 30% better performance variation to the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB, so similar in capability and we have picked it as the best priced alternative manufacturer card, with a price of $164.99.