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Assassins Creed: Valhalla 1440p 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 Assassins Creed Valhalla then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Assassins Creed: Valhalla from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. Our mission is a top end gaming solution for this game at the highest graphics settings, returning the visuals upon a 1440p monitor screen. 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.

When building a PC for a particular type of game we can get a better picture when we consider a few of the game’s specific characteristics. This PC title falls into the following , Action, Adventure, Stealth genre grouping categories, which has been considered when selecting out the best priced components for this build, as we want to make sure the game’s specifics are catered for. Interestingly, this game was developed on the AnvilNext platform. Another point of note, often overlooked, is that development would have been carried out on PC hardware from 2020 or during the period leading up to this. So the developers would have certainly been considering getting their game running for hardware that was of similar performance to some of the hardware available during that year. Some games are of course more demanding than others, and this one is sat in 1 position in our most demanding games list right now. These points help us paint a picture of the type of PC hardware we are going to put into this computer, we will now be choosing from our curated list of gamer hardware, looking for today’s best value for money parts available on the market today.

Best 1440p 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
8.1
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $366.25, was previously $1,370.87.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Assassins Creed: Valhalla PC Build

We want a punchy GPU for this build and the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is currently priced at a competitive $239.99. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019, which had it priced at $229.99.. This PC graphics hardware selection is a nice price to performance option when looking to run Assassins Creed: Valhalla at 1440p ultra graphics. We expect to see some good FPS from this card at these specs. Watching this card over the past 2 weeks we have seen its price drop by $47.68, further supporting our selection in this hardware.

We were looking to get a video card with at least 6GB of VRAM available onboard it, which acts an image data buffer between our video card and CPU. The GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB has 6GB, which is suitable at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Assassins Creed: Valhalla 1440p 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 GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB wants a suitable good pairing when looking to run Assassins Creed: Valhalla well at this resolution. The Ryzen 5 2600 is currently priced at a competitive $185.99. Bottom prices recorded for this CPU was when we saw it at $59.9, which we noticed it on 7th Jul 2020.

Chosen for price point, socket type and feature list, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 has a cost today of $59.99. To offer motherboard pricing insight we spotted this being sold for a low price of $51.88, which was recorded at 18th Feb 2021.

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

As one of the 3 main system components, when considering a PC built for Assassins Creed: Valhalla, the correct RAM selection is obviously important. We are looking for something that is well priced but also capable of meeting the games requirements. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is well priced at $42.99 and fits with the Ryzen 5 2600 and GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB selections to ensure solid FPS at 1440p ultra settings. Lowest RAM prices were recorded for this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz when we saw it priced at $30.35, on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on Assassins Creed: Valhalla

This computer setup should be looking at getting 32 FPS on Ultra graphics at the 1440p screen size in Assassins Creed: Valhalla. We expect with a few tweaks to the settings this gaming PC will also get around 48 FPS at High settings, which will give you some frame rate performance to play around with.

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Increasing the screen resolution for Assassins Creed Valhalla would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 19 FPS average, at 4k Ultra. The FPS would go up to 28 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 Assassins Creed: Valhalla performs we can look in to how it copes with some of the more popular games of today at 1440p. To begin we see that Dying Light 2 is expected to achieve 32FPS on Ultra and 48FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Grand Theft Auto VI we would find 32FPS on Ultra raising to 48FPS at High. For our last comparison, Star Citizen, we would likely achieve 32 FPS on Ultra and 48 FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Assassins Creed: Valhalla Graphics Card Option for 1440p

Not everyone is interested in going with a Nvidia card, like the one we have opted for in this build. So you could try going for the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB instead, which comes with a 7% better performance adjustment when compared to GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, and is certainly a solid video card choice for our build. We selected it while also considering its current price point, it is costing $899.98 at the moment.