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Assassin's Creed Valhalla is the next title of the Assassin's Creed series. Its going to be based around the Norse mythology and evocative Scandinavian folk lore
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Assassins Creed: Valhalla 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 11th Jul 2020

If you are asking yourself, I want to buy the best priced PC that can definitely run and meet Assassins Creed: Valhalla recommended requirements and more then today we will be looking to put together the ideal PC build for Assassins Creed Valhalla. In doing this we keep in mind our need to deliver the game reliably with max graphics running, along with a 1080p monitor resolution. These prices and components will be reviewed daily so we can keep the best PC hardware for Assassins Creed: Valhalla listed on the page.

Let’s consider some of the interesting characteristics about this game, to help us build something that matches the sort of game we are considering to build a PC for. As we know it comes under the Action, Adventure, Stealth genre style categories, which may well influence some of our peripheral selections, ensuring we consider the specifics for the games requirements. Looking at its development the game was built during 2018 and around that period and the devs themselves probably had hardware comparable to some of the latest hardware of that period. The devs have created the game using the AnvilNext platform. In terms of its relative hardware demanding position, it is considered by us as not featuring on our list of most demanding games of today at least at the moment, although that list shifts regularly. Obviously these points help give us a better picture of what we may want in the build, but they are only supporting us because when we choose, it is the best priced components that will find their way into this build today.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Assassins Creed: Valhalla PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$184.99
Graphics Card
$379.99
Memory
Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 RAM 2666MHz
$54.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$68.49
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$59.99
HDD
WD 2003FZEX HDD 2TB
$115.14
Display
Sceptre E225W 22 inch 75Hz 5ms
$84.97
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$39.99
Mouse
Redragon M719 Invader
$19.99
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$49.99
Assassins Creed: Valhalla PC Build Total Price $1,173.50
Rig
9.8
Score
Future 3 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $0.42, was previously $1,173.92.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Assassins Creed: Valhalla PC Build

Lets not pay over the odds when we put this game’s graphics card in. We want something that can play Assassins Creed Valhalla at 1080p ultra graphics options and we want something that has a reasonable price compared to the other graphics options. The Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB has been looking like a good stand in for this games curated PC build, based on the price of $379.99 that we found it marked at today. It will certainly help return suitable FPS, which we will go into a bit later in the article, at ultra 1080p. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 5th May 2020, which had it priced at $349.99. Over the last few weeks we have noticed it increase its price by $20.99, proving that additional savings can be found you will just need to shop around.

Our ideal build will need to come with either 6GB of VRAM or more than. This is used by the computer to store image data quickly as it passes image information from GPU to CPU. Our selected Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB comes with 8GB of VRAM which should cover image transfer for Assassins Creed: Valhalla at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Assassins Creed: Valhalla 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a well priced motherboard, like the one we are putting in our build today really helps tie things together in terms of performance and opens up other hardware options that become available to us later in the selection. The GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is at a great price point and lets us select our desired Socket AM4 cpu. As the Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB wants a suitable good pairing when looking to run Assassins Creed: Valhalla well at this resolution. The Ryzen 5 2600X 6-Core 3.6GHz is currently priced at a competitive $184.99. Bottom prices recorded for this CPU was when we saw it at $119.99, which we noticed it on 28th Nov 2019.

Today the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 competitively costs $68.49, which provides it a place in our build today. To help give some depth to the price points for this motherboard, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 was priced at $53.99 on 25th Jun 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Assassins Creed: Valhalla At The Right Price

One of the more significant hardware components in this Assassins Creed: Valhalla build is the RAM. We are choosing some complementary and well priced Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 RAM 2666MHz. It is currently priced at $54.99. While among the best priced system memory for this build it will still provide us with the ability to reach our desired FPS for the 1080p ultra setting, that we have been focusing on with this PC. Lowest RAM prices were recorded for this Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 RAM 2666MHz when we saw it priced at $52.69, on 29th Jun 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Assassins Creed: Valhalla

This PC build has been optimized to deliver around 41 FPS at Ultra settings for Assassins Creed: Valhalla, while running on a 1080p screen size. While you might want to increase this to 61 FPS if you lower some of the graphics options inline with High graphics settings.

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PC Build Research Area

Assassins Creed: Valhalla
Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If this 1080p build was to run Assassins Creed Valhalla at 1440p Ultra, by increasing its screen size, then the FPS it would return on High would be around an average of 47 FPS. At Ultra we expect the average to be 32.

How this build performs for other popular games

Lets take a look to see how this Assassins Creed Valhalla PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. Grand Theft Auto VI will get 55 on Ultra and 76 FPS on High graphics settings with the Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB. Whereas on Hyper Scape we see a return of 86 FPS on Ultra and 120 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Doom Eternal, which is 85 FPS run at Ultra and 118 on High.

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An Alternative Assassins Creed: Valhalla Graphics Card Option for 1080p

As an alternative to the AMD manufactured video card we have gone for in this PC, you could also consider the similarly powerful Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB. It has a 4% worse performance difference compared to our selected Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB. Obviously we have chosen it as the cheapest price to performance offering in this range. It is currently priced at $379.99.