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The Lord of the Rings: Gollum 1080p 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 The Lord of the Rings: Gollum then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for The Lord of the Rings: Gollum from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. We will therefore be aiming to run this game confidently each time with the highest ultra graphics, pushing out visuals on 1080p screen size. Todays prices will be checked every few hours to make sure only the best hardware at the best prices will be displayed for this build.

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 The Lord of the Rings: Gollum. 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 , 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 The Lord of the Rings: Gollum would have been built on PC hardware from around 2021 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 The Lord of the Rings: Gollum 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
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum PC Build Total Price $1,024.63
Rig
80
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This PC build has recently gone down in price by $219.71, was previously $1,244.34.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p The Lord of the Rings: Gollum PC Build

When putting this sort of PC together we want great value for money but a machine that can deliver solid FPS on The Lord of the Rings: Gollum 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.Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 where we saw it for $229.99. And we can see the card has dropped its price by $47.68 during the past two weeks.

Selecting The Right The Lord of the Rings: Gollum 1080p Motherboard and CPU

The motherboard we are going for is the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151. Its the best priced LGA 1151 socket type motherboard on the market today and will give us the spot to choose a great pairing CPU for the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Looking over the prices today we can see that the Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz processor is a great choice for this game and is currently costing $200. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 1st Dec 2020, which had it marked up at $161.03.

The ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard has a cost today of $72.99 that helps find it a place in today’s The Lord of the Rings: Gollum 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 The Lord of the Rings: Gollum At The Right Price

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet The Lord of the Rings: Gollum 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. The cheapest system memory price for Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was recorded as $30.35, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on The Lord of the Rings: Gollum

With this current build we expect to see a return of 63 frames per second at ultra 1080p resolution in The Lord of the Rings: Gollum. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 88 FPS for High graphics settings.

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The Lord of the Rings: Gollum
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If we are looking for some larger screen resolutions with this computer, then The Lord of the Rings: Gollum 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

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for The Lord of the Rings: Gollum 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 Days Gone 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, Far Cry 6, we would likely achieve 63 FPS on Ultra and 88 FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is a fan of team Nvidia, so if you are after a GPU from the other side then perhaps take a look at our suggested AMD card, the Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB. It is placed at 7% better performance difference and certainly capable of delivering up The Lord of the Rings: Gollum frames on a par with our primary GPU selection. We have also selected it based on its price today, which finds it at $899.98.