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Assassins Creed: Valhalla 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 12th Aug 2021

What is the best PC to buy for Assassins Creed Valhalla? 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 Assassins Creed: Valhalla might put on the gaming PC. We are going to choose these parts with the aim of keeping a high FPS rate on the best graphics possible, pushing out visuals on 1080p screen size. The hardware selection should give us all a good jumping off point when considering what might prove a good build and price for a PC to run Assassins Creed: Valhalla. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

This title falls in the , Action, Adventure, Stealth genre category, which itself can influence the type of hardware we might consider for this build. We know that it was built on the AnvilNext platform by the developers. Something we sometimes dont consider is that the game would be developed in 2020 and therefore on hardware from around that period of time. We can also assume that hardware from around that period would be part of the targeted hardware, in terms of performance, by the developers, as they provide graphical options for the hardware capabilities available. It is currently sat on our most demanding games list at 1, making it one of our more demanding titles on the site right now. Also it is one of the more popular titles, placed at 1 on our most popular games of today list. With this info in hand to help guide our hardware build choices we will now select today’s best priced components that meet these game characteristics.

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

Component Current Price
CPU
$185.99
Graphics Card
$239.99
Memory
Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
$42.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$59.99
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
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
Assassins Creed: Valhalla PC Build Total Price $1,004.62
Rig
81
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $226.25, was previously $1,230.87.

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

Our challenge is not overpaying for hardware we dont need, but making sure we get enough performance from our system that we can play Assassins Creed: Valhalla at 1080p ultra settings. Reviewing all the prices today our choice for best graphics card for this title points us squarely at the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. It is capable of delivering suitable frame rates at ultra 1080p. 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. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019, which had it priced at $229.99. With a price of $239.99 today its certainly very competitive, considering the performance this gpu can return.

This build will need to have at least 6GB of VRAM onboard the graphics card, to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. Our selected builds graphics card has 6GB, which is plenty for getting suitable gaming at this resolution.

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

We are choosing a well rounded and best priced motherboard (the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4), that can provide us with the cpu Socket AM4 socket type. This is so we can select the Ryzen 5 2600 that has the best price to performance position today, at $185.99. Bottom prices recorded for this CPU was when we saw it at $59.9, which we noticed it on 7th Jul 2020.This CPU and GPU provide the required Assassins Creed: Valhalla experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1080p resolution.

At $59.99 the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard muscles its feature rich chipboard into today’s Assassins Creed: Valhalla PC build. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 18th Feb 2021 at $51.88.

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 Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. It is currently priced at $42.99. 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. A low price point for this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was spotted on 29th Nov 2019, where we saw it at $30.35.

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

We reckon these hardware components in our PC build will get 63 FPS at high settings in game and you could improve the graphics up to Ultra and see a FPS of 43 at 1080p.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

With the larger screen resolutions always being of interest and something to consider, let’s take a look at how this build could perform. Running a 1440p Assassins Creed Valhalla we would expect 48 FPS at High and a drop to 32 when run at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

Obviously we will want to run other games on our new Assassins Creed Valhalla PC so lets explore some anticipated frame rates of some other popular games today with this hardware at 1080p. Dying Light 2 should get 43 when run on Ultra and this raises to 63 FPS on High. The popular Grand Theft Auto VI gets a return of 43 FPS on Ultra and then up to 63 FPS when settings are dropped to High. Then there is Star Citizen, which is popular at the moment, which is returning 43 FPS run at Ultra and 63 frames on High.

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

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB video card, currently priced at $899.98. This option has a performance of 7% better when compared to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.