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Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

I want to buy a best priced gaming PC that can run Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 on Ultra. This is what we will be looking to explore and maintain in our review page here today. So we are finding the best priced peripherals and hardware for a new PC build that can run Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 In doing this we keep in mind our need to deliver the game reliably on ultra graphics settings, running 1080p as the native screen size. 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.

Getting our best PC build together today we consider some of the characteristics of this game, which will help us better select the right hardware components for Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2. First and foremost we will be looking at value for money, hunting through our curated list of gaming hardware and then cherry picking the best priced items available today. As this game falls into the , RPG, Action, Adventure genre category, this can certainly influence some of the hardware selection below, especially some of the peripherals we select out, to make sure they might the games key specialities. Something else we can consider is that Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 would have been built on PC hardware from around 2022 or leading up to that period, by the developers. So it is usually fairly safe to consider hardware from that period as suitable.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 PC Build Total Price $1,056.63
Rig
81
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $209.72, was previously $1,266.35.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 PC Build

Not wanting to pay over the odds for hardware we dont actually need, is a gamers primary objective when building their next PC. But obviously in this specific PC build we want to ensure enough we choose something with enough performance capability to run Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 at 1080p ultra graphics options. We have taken a look at a whole bunch of graphics card prices today and compared them to the hardware’s gaming performance and our choice for this game is the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. We will get into its expected FPS for this game a bit later in the article, but for now we know it will deliver reliable frame rates at ultra 1080p. 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. Todays price is $239.99 which is why we have identified it as a competitive performance to price ratio compared to other hardware in the marketplace today. 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.

Selecting The Right Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Getting the motherboard selection right in this build helps us go on to choose a compatible cpu. With a good price today we find the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 with its LGA 1151 socket enables us to select the Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz, which is priced right now at $200. A good reference point is, a low price for this processor was spotted on 1st Dec 2020 where we saw it for $161.03.Now we have a great pairing in this rig allowing the CPU and GPU to work well together to get a solid Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 experience for the best price point at 1080p.

Having the competitive price tag of $72.99, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard’s strong price point today helps it stay in this Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 PC build. This motherboard was priced at $59.99, which we saw on 4th Apr 2020. While monitoring prices this is the lowest we have seen it at.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 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. 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 1080p Ultra Settings on Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 we expect to see about a 88 FPS average, with a few low frame rates in some of the more intense scenes. You could up the quality of game graphics to Ultra, which will see the FPS drop to 63 at 1080p.

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Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

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If we are looking for some larger screen resolutions with this computer, then Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 would return 48 FPS on 1440p at Ultra graphics setting. This FPS would improve to 67 FPS average at High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Resident Evil 8 is expected to return 63 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 88 frames per second on High. Far Cry 6 would return 63 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 88 FPS at High settings. With Grand Theft Auto VI we expect 63 FPS running at Ultra settings and 88 frames on High settings.

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An Alternative Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

While we have suggested a Nvidia graphics card for this build you can also consider putting in a AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which is similar, with a 7% better performance difference, but provides another reasonable alternative graphics option. It is currently priced at $899.98.