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Hitman 3 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 14th Aug 2021

If you are wanting to buy a gaming computer to run Hitman - Season 3 then this PC build review is aimed at putting together the correct hardware components for the cheapest price today to do just that. Its therefore our desire to consistently keep stable frame rates with top tier graphics options selected, delivered via a 1080p screen resolution. 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 , Shooter, 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 Glacier platform. Another point of note, often overlooked, is that development would have been carried out on PC hardware from 2021 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 Hitman 3 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$185.99
Graphics Card
$397.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Hitman 3 PC Build Total Price $1,273.74
Rig
98
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $230.13, was previously $1,503.87.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Hitman 3 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 Hitman - Season 3 at 1080p ultra graphics. Looking through todays available cards and comparing their hardware performance has lead us to cherry pick the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB today for this game. It is capable of returning strong frame rates at our desired ultra 1080p. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 6th Dec 2019 and it was priced at $376.05. Todays price is $397.99 which is why we have identified it as a competitive performance to price ratio compared to other hardware in the marketplace today. As a point of interest this graphics card has increased its price by $9.91 over the past two weeks.

When choosing the right video card for this build, you need to make sure you have a graphics card with 8GB of VRAM or more. This memory is used by the card to store image data when moving it from the video card to the CPU. Our chosen build’s card has 8GB, which will be a suitable amount for this resolution.

Selecting The Right Hitman 3 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this Hitman 3 build. With a Socket AM4 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Ryzen 5 2600, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $185.99 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. The cheapest price we spotted this cpu for is $59.9, which was on 7th Jul 2020.

The awesome GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 is highly competitive, priced at $59.99, which provides it a position today in this gamer build. Bottom motherboard prices recorded for this mobo was when we saw it at $51.88, on 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Hitman 3 At The Right Price

Our Hitman 3 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 Ryzen 5 2600 and Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $42.99. 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 Hitman 3

Our PC build can run Hitman 3 at High graphics settings comfortably, returning a 1080p FPS of 85 and we would expect an average of 61 FPS on Ultra with the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB, Ryzen 5 2600 combo we have put into this computer.

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If we are looking for some larger screen resolutions with this computer, then Hitman - Season 3 would return 47 FPS on 1440p at Ultra graphics setting. This FPS would improve to 65 FPS average at High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Hitman 3 PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Days Gone is expected to return 61 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 85 frames per second on High. Star Citizen would return 61 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 85 FPS at High settings. With Dying Light 2 we expect 61 FPS running at Ultra settings and 85 frames on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Hitman 3

We opted for this higher quality gaming mouse, Cooler Master MM710, because it would cater to the , Shooter, Stealth genre type that Hitman 3 sits in. This is still the best priced mouse we had in our lists today, just a better quality peripheral than we might normally consider.

Hitman 3 Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

And now we move on to the PC’s audio selection, namely the gaming headset. We were looking to add a higher quality headset with this game’s PC build because it will help us enjoy the sort of game cues this type of game can offer. The headset that offers the best price today is the Logitech G635 7.1, delivering nice clear audio and a comfortable fitting at a good price. Check out the headset list above to see some alternative headsets available today for a good price.

An Alternative Hitman 3 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is interested in going with a AMD card, like the one we have opted for in this build. So you could try going for the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB instead, which comes with a 4% worse performance adjustment when compared to Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB, and is certainly a solid video card choice for our build. We selected it while also considering its current price point, it is costing $379.99 at the moment.