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Madden NFL 20 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

What is the best PC to buy for Madden NFL 20? 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 Madden NFL 20 might put on the gaming PC. With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS with the highest ultra graphics, viewed through a 1080p monitor resolution. We visit this page every day to check on the prices and selected components we have added for this PC build. Naturally as new better hardware is found we will be adding and swapping to optimise this list with a view to giving us all a good jumping off point regarding expected build quality and pricing levels for our new Madden NFL 20 build.

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 , Sim, Sport 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. . Another point of note, often overlooked, is that development would have been carried out on PC hardware from 2019 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 1080p Price to Performance Madden NFL 20 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$160.49
Graphics Card
$99.99
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
Madden NFL 20 PC Build Total Price $845.12
Rig
2.4
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $209.72, was previously $1,054.84.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Madden NFL 20 PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Madden NFL 20 at 1080p ultra graphics we want something with the best price today while returning the best performance for that price. This has led us to the Radeon RX 560 2GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $99.99. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 560 2GB is $99.99 recorded at 28th Nov 2019. And with that in mind the Radeon RX 560 2GB is a great match for Madden NFL 20 at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. Exploring the price trends for this card shows us it has increased its price by $99.99 over the past two weeks, so perhaps there is still deals that can be found on this card.

This build will need to have at least 4GB of VRAM onboard the graphics card, to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. Our selected builds graphics card has 2GB, which is plenty for getting suitable gaming at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Madden NFL 20 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this Madden NFL 20 build. With a LGA 1151 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Core i3-9100T 4-Core 3.1GHz, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $160.49 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build.

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 Madden NFL 20 PC build. The cheapest motherboard price for the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 was recorded as $59.99, which was on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Madden NFL 20 At The Right Price

Our Madden NFL 20 built PC needs some solid performing RAM to enable us to meet the game’s system requirement expectations and achieve the desired FPS at ultra 1080p. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is capable of meeting those needs, while complementing the Core i3-9100T 4-Core 3.1GHz and Radeon RX 560 2GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $42.99. Our RAM recorded prices put this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz price at $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Madden NFL 20

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Madden NFL 20 we expect to see about a 112 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 73 at 1080p.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

At some point you might want to increase your screen size from 1080p to 1440p. Madden NFL 20 running with this hardware on the larger screen resolution would return 55 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or possibly up to an average of 86 FPS on High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

Obviously we will want to run other games on our new Madden NFL 20 PC so lets explore some anticipated frame rates of some other popular games today with this hardware at 1080p. Battlefield 2042 should get 73 when run on Ultra and this raises to 112 FPS on High. The popular FIFA 22 gets a return of 73 FPS on Ultra and then up to 112 FPS when settings are dropped to High. Then there is Back 4 Blood, which is popular at the moment, which is returning 73 FPS run at Ultra and 112 frames on High.

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An Alternative Madden NFL 20 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Why not switch out the graphics card in this build and replace it with a similarly powerful card from Nvidia. The Nvidia GeForce GTX 2050 graphics card has a 1% worse performance variation compared to the currently chosen video card. As the best price point for an alternative manufacturer in this range it currently costs $149.99.