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Dream Engines: Nomad Cities 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 14th Aug 2021

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play Dream Engines: Nomad Cities then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Dream Engines: Nomad Cities from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. In doing this we keep in mind our need to deliver the game reliably with top tier graphics options selected, using 1080p monitor 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.

Dream Engines: Nomad Cities is currently 1 ranked on the top demanding games list at the moment. It is also considered a , Sandbox, Strategy, Sim genre style game and happened to be built by the devs on hardware from 2021 and in the period leading up to this. This may be worth considering when understanding the performance requirements a PC for this title might be expected to have. It is currently one of the more popular titles on the site and sat at 1 of our most popular games list. All this background info will help us better choose the components today for this game PC build, but our main factor will of course be price to performance for each component and peripheral we choose below.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Dream Engines: Nomad Cities PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$160.49
Graphics Card
$99.88
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
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Dream Engines: Nomad Cities PC Build Total Price $907.01
Rig
1.4
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $212.71, was previously $1,119.72.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Dream Engines: Nomad Cities PC Build

When putting this sort of PC together we want great value for money but a machine that can deliver solid FPS on Dream Engines: Nomad Cities at 1080p ultra graphics. We have selected the Radeon RX 550X 4GB today as a well placed option. The price for this card today is $99.88 which really helped mark it as a good fit. As a point of interest this graphics card has increased its price by $99.88 over the past two weeks.

Selecting The Right Dream Engines: Nomad Cities 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 Dream Engines: Nomad Cities 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 Dream Engines: Nomad Cities PC build. We have checked the mobo prices and found that on 4th Apr 2020, this motherboard was priced at a low of $59.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Dream Engines: Nomad Cities At The Right Price

One of the more significant hardware components in this Dream Engines: Nomad Cities build is the RAM. We are choosing some complementary and well priced Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. It is currently priced at $42.99. While among the best priced system memory for this build it will still provide us with the ability to reach our desired FPS for the 1080p ultra setting, that we have been focusing on with this PC. This RAM was recorded at the lowest price of $59.99, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Dream Engines: Nomad Cities

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Dream Engines: Nomad Cities we expect to see about a 25 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 18 at 1080p.

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Dream Engines: Nomad Cities
Radeon RX 550X 4GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

With the larger screen resolutions always being of interest and something to consider, let’s take a look at how this build could perform. Running a 1440p Dream Engines: Nomad Cities we would expect 19 FPS at High and a drop to 13 when run at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

Obviously we will want to run other games on our new Dream Engines: Nomad Cities PC so lets explore some anticipated frame rates of some other popular games today with this hardware at 1080p. FIFA 22 should get 18 when run on Ultra and this raises to 25 FPS on High. The popular Days Gone gets a return of 18 FPS on Ultra and then up to 25 FPS when settings are dropped to High. Then there is Grand Theft Auto VI, which is popular at the moment, which is returning 18 FPS run at Ultra and 25 frames on High.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Dream Engines: Nomad Cities

Finding a mouse for a game that falls into the , Sandbox, Strategy, Sim genre group has given us reason to improve the quality of mouse we are willing to put into this PC build. We have therefore found the Cooler Master MM710 mouse that is today’s best priced, higher performing gamer mouse, and one that can still deliver the gaming quality we are after for Dream Engines: Nomad Cities.

An Alternative Dream Engines: Nomad Cities Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Or you could put the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB graphics card into this computer, if you are after an alternative Nvidia PC build. It has a 118% better performance variation to the Radeon RX 550X 4GB, so similar in capability and we have picked it as the best priced alternative manufacturer card, with a price of $239.99.