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Minecraft RTX is a new version of Minecraft developed by Nvidia's LightSpeed Studios which includes support for real-time ray tracing and path tracing for compatible GeForce RTX graphics cards.
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Minecraft RTX 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 24th Nov 2020

What is the best PC to buy for Minecraft RTX? 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 Minecraft RTX might put on the gaming PC. Of course our sights are set on returning a good level expereince with ultra graphics settings, along with a 1080p monitor resolution. These hardware items found in our build will continue to have their prices checked and components will be swapped in and out as we feel better hardware for our build is released.

Today we find Minecraft RTX is currently 25 on our list of most demanding games and currently not figuring in our more popular games lists of today. It also falls in under the Sandbox, RPG, Adventure, Management game genre types, which itself can influence some of our choices of hardware today, to make sure we better meet the hardware needs of the game. This sort of information will help us build a fuller picture and better understand what to select when putting our best build PC together for the game. Interestingly, it might be worth thinking about the performance of the hardware that the game was originally built on, which would have been from 2020 and shortly before. So the devs themselves may have been aiming for hardware with performance capability from this particular period.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Minecraft RTX PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
Graphics Card
HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz
MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
Crucial MX500 SSD 500GB
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
Sceptre E225W 22 inch 75Hz 5ms
HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Tenkeyless
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
HyperX Cloud Stinger
Minecraft RTX PC Build Total Price $3,126.19
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This PC build has recently gone down in price by $2.00, was previously $3,128.19.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Minecraft RTX PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Minecraft RTX 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 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Super, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $2131. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 4th Mar 2020 and it was priced at $1213.49. And with that in mind the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Super is a great match for Minecraft RTX 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 $355.01 over the past two weeks, so perhaps there is still deals that can be found on this card.

Selecting The Right Minecraft RTX 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Getting the motherboard selection right in this build helps us go on to choose a compatible cpu. With a good price today we find the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 with its LGA 1151 socket enables us to select the Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz, which is priced right now at $164.99. Looking through our price records we noticed that this processor was seen on 19th Oct 2020 priced at $164.05.Now we have a great pairing in this rig allowing the CPU and GPU to work well together to get a solid Minecraft RTX experience for the best price point at 1080p.

At $49.46 the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 motherboard muscles its feature rich chipboard into today’s Minecraft RTX PC build. To provide a motherboard pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 is $32.99 on 28th Dec 2019.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Minecraft RTX At The Right Price

System Memory is a significant part of any gaming computer. The build today finds the HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz to be the best price to performance RAM solution for our Minecraft RTX PC. At last reckoning we priced it up at $30.99, which is a cheap price for this amount of RAM. There are of course other options and configurations of system memory you might like to consider in your build. To provide a bit of system memory pricing insight, we spotted this HyperX Fury 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz being sold for a low price of $30.99 on 19th Oct 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Minecraft RTX

A PC build like this can expect to get an average of 85 FPS on High settings in Minecraft RTX at 1080p. There may be some lower frame rates in some parts of the game, but we have chosen the components to get some solid frame rates. Increasing the quality in the game to Ultra, will see us still getting an FPS of 61.

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Minecraft RTX
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Increasing the screen resolution for Minecraft RTX would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 47 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 65 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Minecraft RTX PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Super and this setup will run on 1080p. Genshin Impact is expected to return 106 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 148 frames per second on High. Grand Theft Auto VI would return 76 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 106 FPS at High settings. With FIFA 21 we expect 200+ FPS running at Ultra settings and 200+ frames on High settings.

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