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Monstrum 2 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play Monstrum 2 then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Monstrum 2 from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. In doing this we keep in mind our need to deliver the game reliably with ultra settings selected, while running on 1080p screen res. We visit this page every day to check on the prices and selected components we have added for this PC build. Naturally as new better hardware is found we will be adding and swapping to optimise this list with a view to giving us all a good jumping off point regarding expected build quality and pricing levels for our new Monstrum 2 build.

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 Monstrum 2 we can see that it is in the , Action, Adventure 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 Monstrum 2 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$199.99
Graphics Card
$689.99
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
Monstrum 2 PC Build Total Price $1,468.62
Rig
9.9
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $246.25, was previously $1,714.87.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Monstrum 2 PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Monstrum 2 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 RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $689.99. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 29th Feb 2020, which had it priced at $679.99. And with that in mind the GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB is a great match for Monstrum 2 at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. Watching this card over the past 2 weeks we have seen its price drop by $40, further supporting our selection in this hardware.

Selecting The Right Monstrum 2 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. You can get this processor for $56.98, which we saw it at that price on 7th Jul 2020. This is the lowest we have seen it at while watching processor prices.This CPU and GPU provide the required Monstrum 2 experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1080p resolution.

The GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard has a cost today of $59.99 that helps find it a place in today’s Monstrum 2 build. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 18th Feb 2021 at $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Monstrum 2 At The Right Price

This is part of the gamers 3 core hardware components. Our Monstrum 2 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 RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB and Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz selections of our build, helping us to achieve the desired FPS at 1080p ultra settings. 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 Monstrum 2

So now that our core components are all in place we would expect to see around 64 FPS in Monstrum 2 at 1080p resolution, on Ultra settings. Make some adjustments to the graphics options and you could boost this up to 90 FPS for High graphics settings.

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If we are looking for some larger screen resolutions with this computer, then Monstrum 2 would return 49 FPS on 1440p at Ultra graphics setting. This FPS would improve to 68 FPS average at High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for Monstrum 2 performs we can look in to how it copes with some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. To begin we see that Star Citizen is expected to achieve 64FPS on Ultra and 90FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Days Gone we would find 64FPS on Ultra raising to 90FPS at High. For our last comparison, Back 4 Blood, we would likely achieve 64 FPS on Ultra and 90 FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Monstrum 2 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is interested in going with a Nvidia card, like the one we have opted for in this build. So you could try going for the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT 12GB instead, which comes with a 11% better performance adjustment when compared to GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB, and is certainly a solid video card choice for our build. We selected it while also considering its current price point, it is costing $1288 at the moment.