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Ultimate Summer 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

If you are wanting to buy a gaming computer to run Ultimate Summer then this PC build review is aimed at putting together the correct hardware components for the cheapest price today to do just that. With the mission objective being a high gaming standard at top end graphics settings, pushing out visuals on 1080p screen size. 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 Ultimate Summer. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

If we are building a PC for a specific game then various game characteristics can be considered to help us put together the right computer. When considering Ultimate Summer we can see that it is in the , Action, Adventure, Casual genre categories. This can influence some of the peripheral selections we make, as we will be wanting to make sure that the components we choose are complementary to the games needs. Something often overlooked is that we know the game itself would be developed during and shortly before 2021. Therefore we can speculate that it would have been built by the developers with hardware that has similar performance capability from that period as well. This title is currently one of the more demanding titles on the site right now, sitting at 1 on our most demanding list of games. With those thoughts helping us select specific hardware to match this title we will now select the best priced hardware today to meet these requirements from our curated gaming hardware lists.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Ultimate Summer 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
Ultimate Summer PC Build Total Price $982.13
Rig
8.1
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $221.08, was previously $1,203.21.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Ultimate Summer PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run Ultimate Summer in ultra 1080p. Right now the best graphics card purchase for this game is the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, which will work really well at this screen resolution. It’s currently priced at $239.99, which puts it as one of the cheapest but best performers for this type of game. 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. 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.

Selecting The Right Ultimate Summer 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 ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 with its LGA 1151 socket enables us to select the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz, which is priced right now at $157.5. Looking through our data we can see the lowest price for this cpu was on 27th May 2020, which had it marked up at $59.Now we have a great pairing in this rig allowing the CPU and GPU to work well together to get a solid Ultimate Summer experience for the best price point at 1080p.

And with the motherboard costing $72.99 this really helps pull the PC we are building together. A low recorded price for this motherboard was spotted on 4th Apr 2020 where it was $59.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Ultimate Summer At The Right Price

This is part of the gamers 3 core hardware components. Our Ultimate Summer built PC will need a correct amount of RAM while being found for the best price today. We have found the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz to be well priced at $42.99 and will complement the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB and Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz selections of our build, helping us to achieve the desired FPS at 1080p ultra settings. This RAM was recorded at the lowest price of $59.99, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Ultimate Summer

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Ultimate Summer we expect to see about a 99 FPS average, with a few low frame rates in some of the more intense scenes. You could up the quality of game graphics to Ultra, which will see the FPS drop to 71 at 1080p.

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Ultimate Summer
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If this 1080p build was to run Ultimate Summer at 1440p Ultra, by increasing its screen size, then the FPS it would return on High would be around an average of 76 FPS. At Ultra we expect the average to be 54.

How this build performs for other popular games

While we have put a great PC build together for Ultimate Summer it’s important to understand how it handles some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. With this PC build we can expect that the popular game Forza Horizon 5 will get 71FPS on Ultra settings raising to 99FPS on High. On the other hand we see that FIFA 22 returns 71FPS on Ultra and 99FPS when lowered to High. Lastly Days Gone may see 71 FPS running at Ultra, and 99 on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Ultimate Summer Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB video card, currently priced at $899.98. This option has a performance of 7% better when compared to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.