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Black Myth: Wu Kong 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 14th Aug 2021

This is a hand selected custom PC component build that will answer your question of, what PC should I buy next to play Black Myth: Wu Kong on. One that has the right gaming hardware to enjoy a great Black Myth: Wu Kong experience. We will therefore be aiming to run this game confidently each time with the highest ultra graphics, getting its visuals from a 1080p resolution monitor screen. The hardware selection should give us all a good jumping off point when considering what might prove a good build and price for a PC to run Black Myth: Wu Kong. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

Today we find Black Myth: Wu Kong is currently 1 on our list of most demanding games and in our list at 1 of most popular games. It also falls in under the , Action, Adventure 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 2023 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 Black Myth: Wu Kong PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$185.99
Graphics Card
$379.99
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
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Black Myth: Wu Kong PC Build Total Price $1,144.62
Rig
97
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $242.25, was previously $1,386.87.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Black Myth: Wu Kong PC Build

When putting this sort of PC together we want great value for money but a machine that can deliver solid FPS on Black Myth: Wu Kong at 1080p ultra graphics. We have selected the GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB today as a well placed option. The price for this card today is $379.99 which really helped mark it as a good fit.Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 19th Dec 2019, which had it priced at $379.99. We have seen this card drop its price recently by $20 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build.

This build will need to have at least 6GB of VRAM onboard the graphics card, to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. Our selected builds graphics card has 8GB, which is plenty for getting suitable gaming at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Black Myth: Wu Kong 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 2600 that has the best price to performance position today, at $185.99. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 7th Jul 2020, which had it marked up at $59.9.This CPU and GPU provide the required Black Myth: Wu Kong experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1080p resolution.

Looking at motherboard prices and features the competitively priced $59.99 GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 certainly takes a well-deserved place in our build. We have checked the mobo prices and found that on 18th Feb 2021, this motherboard was priced at a low of $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Black Myth: Wu Kong At The Right Price

To make sure we meet the Black Myth: Wu Kong system requirements and to help us achieve the required FPS for Ultra at 1080p we have chosen the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz, which is todays best priced system memory. It is priced at $42.99 and compliments the CPU and GPU nicely. A price point for this RAM was down to $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Black Myth: Wu Kong

This PC build has been optimized to deliver around 61 FPS at Ultra settings for Black Myth: Wu Kong, while running on a 1080p screen size. While you might want to increase this to 85 FPS if you lower some of the graphics options inline with High graphics settings.

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Increasing the screen resolution for Black Myth: Wu Kong would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 46 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 Black Myth: Wu Kong PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Days Gone is expected to return 61 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 85 frames per second on High. Battlefield 2042 would return 61 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 85 FPS at High settings. With Resident Evil 8 we expect 61 FPS running at Ultra settings and 85 frames on High settings.

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An Alternative Black Myth: Wu Kong Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are looking for a graphics card from AMD instead of the one we have selected in this build then you could try Radeon RX 5700 Sapphire 8GB, which has a 5% 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 $308.14.