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Guardians of the Ashes 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 20th Aug 2021

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play Guardians of the Ashes then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Guardians of the Ashes from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS on ultra graphics settings, while running on 1080p screen res. 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.

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. Guardians of the Ashes is a title which sits in the , RPG, Action, Adventure 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 2020 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 Guardians of the Ashes PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$199.99
Graphics Card
$107.99
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
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Guardians of the Ashes PC Build Total Price $918.62
Rig
24
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $235.24, was previously $1,153.86.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Guardians of the Ashes PC Build

Getting the right graphics card is a good way to start any game PC build. So lets take a look for the best price to performance gpu hardware available right now, that isnt overpowered for this game but will still run Guardians of the Ashes at 1080p ultra settings. Today’s prices for graphics cards lead us to the Radeon RX 560 4GB as the smartest GPU option for this computer and one that will deliver some good frame rates at this gaming resolution at ultra. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has increased its price by $107.99 over the past two weeks. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019, which had it priced at $107.99. Todays price of $107.99 is certainly a good price for this hardware, considering the performance returns are a good match for this game.

Selecting The Right Guardians of the Ashes 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We are choosing a well rounded and best priced motherboard (the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4), that can provide us with the cpu Socket AM4 socket type. This is so we can select the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz that has the best price to performance position today, at $199.99. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 7th Jul 2020, which had it marked up at $56.98.This CPU and GPU provide the required Guardians of the Ashes experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1080p resolution.

With the feature rich GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 priced competitively at $59.99 it is certainly in todays Guardians of the Ashes build for a good reason. To help give some depth to the price points for this motherboard, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 was priced at $51.88 on 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Guardians of the Ashes At The Right Price

The Guardians of the Ashes PC we are building will want some supporting RAM to help our CPU and GPU selections to deliver the right FPS. We are still focusing on achieving 1080p ultra and so the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz which we have found for $42.99 is among the best price system memory at the moment. To provide a RAM pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Guardians of the Ashes

Now on to the frame rates for our Guardians of the Ashes running on Radeon RX 560 4GB at 1080p. We should see an average of 87 FPS on High settings or you could push up the quality to Ultra, which would get us 62 FPS.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If this 1080p build was to run Guardians of the Ashes at 1440p Ultra, by increasing its screen size, then the FPS it would return on High would be around an average of 66 FPS. At Ultra we expect the average to be 47.

How this build performs for other popular games

To buy this Guardians of the Ashes PC we will still want it to do ok when running other popular games. So to give us an idea about our builds performance lets see how it deals these 3 popular games at 1080p. Far Cry 6 will be expecting a Ultra FPS of 62 and a High setting FPS of 87 frames. Star Citizen expects Ultra FPS around 62 which will improve to 87 FPS for High settings. FIFA 22 is expected to be around 62 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 87 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative Guardians of the Ashes Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are looking for a graphics card from Nvidia instead of the one we have selected in this build then you could try GeForce GTX 2050, which has a 4% worse performance difference, so still similar capabilities. We have chosen it based on its price-performance figure as well, as it is currently priced at $149.99.