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Saints Row 3 Remastered 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 4th Jul 2020

This is a hand selected custom PC component build that will answer your question of, what PC should I buy next to play Saints Row 3 Remastered on. One that has the right gaming hardware to enjoy a great Saints Row 3 Remastered experience. Its therefore our desire to consistently keep stable frame rates at top end graphics settings, returning the visuals upon a 1080p monitor screen. 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 Saints Row 3 Remastered is not in our top demanding games list and currently not figuring in our more popular games lists of today. It also falls in under the Action 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 Saints Row 3 Remastered PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$74.49
Graphics Card
$379.99
Memory
Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 RAM 2666MHz
$52.69
Motherboard
MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151
$49.46
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$74.06
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$59.99
HDD
WD 2003FZEX HDD 2TB
$119.18
Display
Sceptre E225W 22 inch 75Hz 5ms
$84.97
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$39.99
Mouse
Redragon M719 Invader
$19.99
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$49.99
Saints Row 3 Remastered PC Build Total Price $1,069.78
Rig
7.4
Score
Future 1 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $21.26, was previously $1,048.52.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Saints Row 3 Remastered PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run Saints Row 3 Remastered in ultra 1080p. Right now the best graphics card purchase for this game is the Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB, which will work really well at this screen resolution. It’s currently priced at $379.99, which puts it as one of the cheapest but best performers for this type of game. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has increased its price by $20.99 over the past two weeks. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB is $349.99 recorded at 5th May 2020.

Saints Row 3 Remastered needs 6GB of VRAM to suitably store adequate amounts of image data during transfer between video card and processor. Our Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB graphics card has 8GB which will be suitable for this resolution of gaming.

Selecting The Right Saints Row 3 Remastered 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 i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz, which is priced right now at $74.49. Looking through our price records we noticed that this processor was seen on 27th May 2020 priced at $59.Now we have a great pairing in this rig allowing the CPU and GPU to work well together to get a solid Saints Row 3 Remastered experience for the best price point at 1080p.

With the feature rich MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 priced competitively at $49.46 it is certainly in todays Saints Row 3 Remastered build for a good reason. 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 Saints Row 3 Remastered At The Right Price

To make sure we meet the Saints Row 3 Remastered system requirements and to help us achieve the required FPS for Ultra at 1080p we have chosen the Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 RAM 2666MHz, which is todays best priced system memory. It is priced at $52.69 and compliments the CPU and GPU nicely. Lowest RAM prices were recorded for this Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 RAM 2666MHz when we saw it priced at $52.69, on 29th Jun 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Saints Row 3 Remastered

With our key performance components in place we are expecting to see this setup running Saints Row 3 Remastered at around 55 average frames per second, on 1080p screen resolution. This should be achieved on ultra graphics settings. If you turn a few graphics options down we expect around 76 FPS at high graphics.

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PC Build Research Area

Saints Row 3 Remastered
Radeon RX 5700 XT ASRock Challenger D OC 8GB

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Bumping up the in game screen resolution to 1440p our expected FPS would be 42 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or around 58 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

To ensure we are making a good choice with this Saints Row 3 Remastered PC build we can check to see if it performs consistently across a variety of games. Some of the most popular games today include TrackMania Nations Remake, Doom Eternal and Valorant so let’s see how this build handles them at 1080p. Starting with TrackMania Nations Remake we can expect to be seeing an Ultra FPS of 200+ and at High settings an FPS of 200+ frames. In comparison Doom Eternal is likely to see an Ultra FPS of around 85, improving to 118 FPS on High settings. Lastly Valorant will see an Ultra FPS of around 200+ which improves to a 200+ FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative Saints Row 3 Remastered 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 RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB graphics card has a 4% 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 $379.99.