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Knights of Honor II: Sovereign 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 14th Aug 2021

I want to buy a best priced gaming PC that can run Knights of Honor II: Sovereign on Ultra. This is what we will be looking to explore and maintain in our review page here today. So we are finding the best priced peripherals and hardware for a new PC build that can run Knights of Honor II: Sovereign With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS at the highest graphics settings, and a 1080p screen resolution. Every day we run through our carefully chosen gaming hardware and cherry pick today’s lowest priced hardware components to help us achieve this optimum PC build list.

First off, to help us pull together the best hardware for this build, we have to understand a little bit about the type of game we are creating this computer for. Knights of Honor II: Sovereign is a title which sits in the , Strategy genre categories, which may influence our peripheral selection a bit, to help accommodate some of the particular requirements there. This game would have also been built on PC hardware during 2021 and before, which can suggest the sort of specced components a developer might have been using and hoping for their game to run on. Today we find it is 1 on our most demanding games list and 1 in our list of popular games. While this extra info gives a good sense of what we want from our PC, nothing really replaces our value for money assessment based on live prices, when putting together this build.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Knights of Honor II: Sovereign PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$167.87
Graphics Card
$164.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Knights of Honor II: Sovereign PC Build Total Price $979.50
Rig
7.3
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $220.03, was previously $1,199.53.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Knights of Honor II: Sovereign PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Knights of Honor II: Sovereign 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 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $164.99. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB is $159 on 28th Dec 2019. And with that in mind the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB is a great match for Knights of Honor II: Sovereign at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. Over the past couple of weeks this card has seen a price drop of $14.01, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game.

Selecting The Right Knights of Honor II: Sovereign 1080p Motherboard and CPU

The backbone of a pc build is the motherboard. Todays best price mobo, that gives us the LGA 1151 socket type is the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151. From here we can then put in to this game’s bespoke PC build the Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz processor, which works very well in achieving the desired performance levels at a good price point. Todays price for this computer processor is $167.87. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 16th Mar 2020, which had it marked up at $119.99.

With the feature rich ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 priced competitively at $72.99 it is certainly in todays Knights of Honor II: Sovereign build for a good reason. To help give some depth to the price points for this motherboard, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 was priced at $59.99 on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Knights of Honor II: Sovereign At The Right Price

One of the more significant hardware components in this Knights of Honor II: Sovereign 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. A price point for this RAM was down to $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Knights of Honor II: Sovereign

This computer setup should be looking at getting 64 FPS on Ultra graphics at the 1080p screen size in Knights of Honor II: Sovereign. We expect with a few tweaks to the settings this gaming PC will also get around 89 FPS at High settings, which will give you some frame rate performance to play around with.

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Knights of Honor II: Sovereign
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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Having the option of larger screen resolutions in the future is a handy thing to consider. This gaming PC setup, running Knights of Honor II: Sovereign at 1440p would be pulling in about 68 FPS at High. We would expect that to drop again to 48 if you were playing it at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

It’s worth taking into consideration how our Knights of Honor II: Sovereign PC build handles other games. We’ll do this by looking at the current popular titles Grand Theft Auto VI, Star Citizen and Days Gone. Starting with Grand Theft Auto VI we can see that at 1080p we are likely to see 64FPS on Ultra and 89FPS on High graphics settings. Alternatively we see Star Citizen likely to achieve 64FPS on Ultra and 89FPS when reduced to High. Finally with Days Gone at Ultra setting we can expect 64 FPS, raising to 89 FPS on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Knights of Honor II: Sovereign

With the increased demands this game’s genre, , Strategy, puts on our mouse selection we have chosen a higher performing mouse for this setup, while still ensuring it is the best value mouse today for this Knights of Honor II: Sovereign PC build.

An Alternative Knights of Honor II: Sovereign Graphics Card Option for 1080p

The Nvidia option for this build would be the 4% better performance difference GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB graphics card and certainly a viable choice for Knights of Honor II: Sovereign. We considered this alternative graphics solution because it was also the best price point in this performance range. It is priced at $219.99 today.