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Contraband Police: Prologue 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 17th Aug 2021

What is the best PC to buy for Contraband Police: Prologue? This is where our curated PC build coverage today will find us listing out today’s best priced computer hardware and peripherals to meet the demands that a game like Contraband Police: Prologue might put on the gaming PC. Our mission is a top end gaming solution for this game at top end graphics settings, while running on 1440p screen res. Every day we run through our carefully chosen gaming hardware and cherry pick today’s lowest priced hardware components to help us achieve this optimum PC build list.

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. Contraband Police: Prologue is a title which sits in the , Action, Sim 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 2021 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 1440p Price to Performance Contraband Police: Prologue PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$185.99
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
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Contraband Police: Prologue PC Build Total Price $872.62
Rig
25
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $280.16, was previously $1,152.78.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Contraband Police: Prologue PC Build

Lets not pay over the odds when we put this game’s graphics card in. We want something that can play Contraband Police: Prologue at 1440p ultra graphics options and we want something that has a reasonable price compared to the other graphics options. The Radeon RX 560 4GB has been looking like a good stand in for this games curated PC build, based on the price of $107.99 that we found it marked at today. It will certainly help return suitable FPS, which we will go into a bit later in the article, at ultra 1440p. Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 where we saw it for $107.99. Over the last few weeks we have noticed it increase its price by $107.99, proving that additional savings can be found you will just need to shop around.

Selecting The Right Contraband Police: Prologue 1440p Motherboard and CPU

To accompany the graphics option we have put a compatible motherboard into the build. The GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard in turn enables us to add the Ryzen 5 2600 processor that has the Socket AM4 socket. This CPU is a great fit for Contraband Police: Prologue and balances nicely with the Radeon RX 560 4GB, to help reach the right frame rates at this resolution. We have of course chosen this CPU today because of its price to performance credentials where it is currently priced at $185.99. The cheapest price we spotted this cpu for is $59.9, which was on 7th Jul 2020.

The awesome GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 is highly competitive, priced at $59.99, which provides it a position today in this gamer build. This motherboard was priced at $51.88, which we saw on 18th Feb 2021. While monitoring prices this is the lowest we have seen it at.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Contraband Police: Prologue At The Right Price

This is part of the gamers 3 core hardware components. Our Contraband Police: Prologue 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 Radeon RX 560 4GB and Ryzen 5 2600 selections of our build, helping us to achieve the desired FPS at 1440p ultra settings. Our RAM recorded prices put this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz price at $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on Contraband Police: Prologue

With this current build we expect to see a return of 47 frames per second at ultra 1440p resolution in Contraband Police: Prologue. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 66 FPS for High graphics settings.

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Contraband Police: Prologue
Radeon RX 560 4GB

Other Popular Game 1440p Ultra Custom PC Builds

With the larger screen resolutions always being of interest and something to consider, let’s take a look at how this build could perform. Running a 4k Contraband Police: Prologue we would expect 39 FPS at High and a drop to 28 when run at 4k Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

It’s worth taking into consideration how our Contraband Police: Prologue PC build handles other games. We’ll do this by looking at the current popular titles Back 4 Blood, Star Citizen and Battlefield 2042. Starting with Back 4 Blood we can see that at 1440p we are likely to see 47FPS on Ultra and 66FPS on High graphics settings. Alternatively we see Star Citizen likely to achieve 47FPS on Ultra and 66FPS when reduced to High. Finally with Battlefield 2042 at Ultra setting we can expect 47 FPS, raising to 66 FPS on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Contraband Police: Prologue Graphics Card Option for 1440p

Or you could put the GeForce GTX 2050 graphics card into this computer, if you are after an alternative Nvidia PC build. It has a 4% worse performance variation to the Radeon RX 560 4GB, so similar in capability and we have picked it as the best priced alternative manufacturer card, with a price of $149.99.