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Need For Speed 2019 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 15th Aug 2021

What is the best PC to buy for Need For Speed 2019? This is where our curated PC build coverage today will find us listing out today’s best priced computer hardware and peripherals to meet the demands that a game like Need For Speed 2019 might put on the gaming PC. We are going to choose these parts with the aim of keeping a high FPS rate with ultra settings selected, delivered via a 1080p screen resolution. As new gaming components are released for PC we will continue to review prices here each day and consider swapping in and out better components.

Today we find Need For Speed 2019 is currently 1 on our list of most demanding games and in our list at 1 of most popular games. It also falls in under the , Racing game genre types, which itself can influence some of our choices of hardware today, to make sure we better meet the hardware needs of the game. This sort of information will help us build a fuller picture and better understand what to select when putting our best build PC together for the game. Interestingly, it might be worth thinking about the performance of the hardware that the game was originally built on, which would have been from 2019 and shortly before. So the devs themselves may have been aiming for hardware with performance capability from this particular period.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Need For Speed 2019 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$200.00
Graphics Card
$239.99
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
Need For Speed 2019 PC Build Total Price $1,024.63
Rig
8.1
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $219.71, was previously $1,244.34.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Need For Speed 2019 PC Build

When putting this sort of PC together we want great value for money but a machine that can deliver solid FPS on Need For Speed 2019 at 1080p ultra graphics. We have selected the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB today as a well placed option. The price for this card today is $239.99 which really helped mark it as a good fit.The lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is $229.99 recorded at 28th Nov 2019. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has seen a drop in its price by $47.68 over the last two weeks.

The game also needs this graphics solution to deliver at least 4.092 GB VRAM to act as a buffer between the PC build’s video card and the processor.

Selecting The Right Need For Speed 2019 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 i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz that has the best price to performance position today, at $200. Our cheapest price recorded for the Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz was $161.03, which we spotted on 1st Dec 2020.This CPU and GPU provide the required Need For Speed 2019 experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1080p resolution.

At $72.99 the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard muscles its feature rich chipboard into today’s Need For Speed 2019 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 Need For Speed 2019 At The Right Price

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet Need For Speed 2019 requirements, with a view to running reliable FPS at Ultra settings leads us to Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. Today it is one of the best priced RAM options at $42.99 and will certainly support the CPU and GPU well. To help provide a sense of cost for this RAM, the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was priced at $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Need For Speed 2019

A PC build like this can expect to get an average of 88 FPS on High settings in Need For Speed 2019 at 1080p. There may be some lower frame rates in some parts of the game, but we have chosen the components to get some solid frame rates. Increasing the quality in the game to Ultra, will see us still getting an FPS of 63.

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Need For Speed 2019
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

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Increasing the screen resolution for Need For Speed 2019 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

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for Need For Speed 2019 performs we can look in to how it copes with some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. To begin we see that FIFA 22 is expected to achieve 63FPS on Ultra and 88FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Star Citizen we would find 63FPS on Ultra raising to 88FPS at High. For our last comparison, Battlefield 2042, we would likely achieve 63 FPS on Ultra and 88 FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Need For Speed 2019 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Perhaps you are after a AMD graphics card rather than the one we have added to this build. If so we would suggest the similar performing Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which has a 7% better performance variation, but is still a suitable video card choice for this game. We have also considered the best value for performance based on today’s prices, with it costing $899.98 at the moment.