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SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated is a remaster of the 2003 console platformer. Play as Spongebob, Patrick and Sandy as you take on Plankton and save Bikini Bottom from being over-run by robots.
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SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 26th Nov 2020

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. In doing this we keep in mind our need to deliver the game reliably with ultra settings selected, and a 1080p screen resolution. These prices are are checked multiple times each day and we update the build if other hardware is better value for money, while still meeting our gaming hardware standards.

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 Platformer, Adventure, 3rd Person 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 2020 and around that period and the devs themselves probably had hardware comparable to some of the latest hardware of that period. 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 SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$114.93
Graphics Card
$107.99
Memory
HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz
$30.99
Motherboard
MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151
$49.46
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
Crucial MX500 SSD 500GB
$53.99
HDD
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$90.00
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$10.87
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$39.99
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated PC Build Total Price $1,016.15
Rig
3
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Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $10.15, was previously $1,006.00.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated PC Build

Our key objective when putting together our next gaming PC is always going to be finding a great price point for the most performance we can. Today’s build we start by looking for the right graphics card, at the right price, that can run SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated at 1080p ultra graphics. Looking through todays available cards and comparing their hardware performance has lead us to cherry pick the Radeon RX 560 4GB today for this game. It is capable of returning strong frame rates at our desired ultra 1080p. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 560 4GB is $107.99 recorded at 28th Nov 2019. Todays price is $107.99 which is why we have identified it as a competitive performance to price ratio compared to other hardware in the marketplace today. Its price over the past couple of weeks has increased a bit by $107.99, which makes us think additional savings can be made here if you shop around.

Selecting The Right SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated 1080p Motherboard and CPU

To accompany the graphics option we have put a compatible motherboard into the build. The MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 motherboard in turn enables us to add the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz processor that has the LGA 1151 socket. This CPU is a great fit for SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated and balances nicely with the Radeon RX 560 4GB, to help reach the right frame rates at this resolution. We have of course chosen this CPU today because of its price to performance credentials where it is currently priced at $114.93. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 27th May 2020, which had it marked up at $59.

Today the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 competitively costs $49.46, which provides it a place in our build today. Bottom motherboard prices recorded for this mobo was when we saw it at $32.99, on 28th Dec 2019.

How To Choose The Best RAM For SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated At The Right Price

The SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated PC we are building will want some supporting RAM to help our CPU and GPU selections to deliver the right FPS. We are still focusing on achieving 1080p ultra and so the HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz which we have found for $30.99 is among the best price system memory at the moment. The cheapest system memory price for HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz was recorded as $30.99, and this was on 19th Oct 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated

Our PC build can run SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated at High graphics settings comfortably, returning a 1080p FPS of 88 and we would expect an average of 63 FPS on Ultra with the Radeon RX 560 4GB, Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz combo we have put into this computer.

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PC Build Research Area

SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated
Radeon RX 560 4GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

We expect SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated would also run in higher screen resolutions but this would be 48 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. We would see an improvement of frame rates if we tweaked the 1440p graphics options to be around the High preset graphics option, which would then return 67 FPS.

How this build performs for other popular games

When buying a gaming PC for a specific game we still expect it to run other popular games. So as a benchmark lets see how well todays best priced PC build can deal with these 3 games at 1080p. Horizon: Zero Dawn should get 28 FPS at Ultra settings and this goes up to 39 frames at High settings. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War can get an Ultra FPS of 35 FPS and increases to 49 FPS for High. Cyberpunk 2077 is expected to be around 22 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 31 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is a fan of team AMD, so if you are after a GPU from the other side then perhaps take a look at our suggested Nvidia card, the GeForce GTX 2050. It is placed at 4% worse performance difference and certainly capable of delivering up SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated frames on a par with our primary GPU selection. We have also selected it based on its price today, which finds it at $149.99.