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Crunch Element 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 28th 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 Crunch Element on. One that has the right gaming hardware to enjoy a great Crunch Element experience. In doing this we keep in mind our need to deliver the game reliably with ultra settings selected, viewed through a 1080p monitor resolution. Todays prices will be checked every few hours to make sure only the best hardware at the best prices will be displayed for this build.

Before getting this build together we need to consider a few background characteristics about the game we are building this PC for. Crunch Element falls into the , Action genre category groupings and would have been finished being developed during 2020 on hardware released around that period of time which may be a factor when we choose the type of hardware as it would need to be comparable in performance to hardware available from around this time. The game is currently one of the more demanding titles we have on the site, and is found on our most demanding list at the 1 spot. While these facts help us put together the best PC for the game we will still be selecting components based on the latest prices for the chosen peripherals and hardware for our build. Choosing today’s best priced items to give us an ideal PC build today for the game.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Crunch Element PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$157.50
Graphics Card
$239.99
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
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Crunch Element PC Build Total Price $982.13
Rig
8.1
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $223.70, was previously $1,205.83.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Crunch Element PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Crunch Element 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 GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $239.99. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is $229.99 recorded at 28th Nov 2019. And with that in mind the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is a great match for Crunch Element at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. We have seen this card drop its price recently by $47.68 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build.

Selecting The Right Crunch Element 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this Crunch Element build. With a LGA 1151 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $157.5 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. Our cheapest price recorded for the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz was $59, which we spotted on 27th May 2020.

Today the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 competitively costs $72.99, which provides it a place in our build today. To offer motherboard pricing insight we spotted this being sold for a low price of $59.99, which was recorded at 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Crunch Element At The Right Price

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet Crunch Element requirements, with a view to running reliable FPS at Ultra settings leads us to Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. Today it is one of the best priced RAM options at $42.99 and will certainly support the CPU and GPU well. The cheapest system memory price for Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was recorded as $30.35, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Crunch Element

With our key performance components in place we are expecting to see this setup running Crunch Element at around 63 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 88 FPS at high graphics.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Increasing the screen resolution for Crunch Element would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 48 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 67 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

To buy this Crunch Element 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. Star Citizen will be expecting a Ultra FPS of 63 and a High setting FPS of 88 frames. FIFA 22 expects Ultra FPS around 63 which will improve to 88 FPS for High settings. Battlefield 2042 is expected to be around 63 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 88 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative Crunch Element Graphics Card Option for 1080p

The AMD option for this build would be the 7% better performance difference Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB graphics card and certainly a viable choice for Crunch Element. We considered this alternative graphics solution because it was also the best price point in this performance range. It is priced at $899.98 today.