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Playground VR 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 Playground VR on. One that has the right gaming hardware to enjoy a great Playground VR experience. Our mission is a top end gaming solution for this game with ultra settings selected, while running on 1080p screen res. These prices are are checked multiple times each day and we update the build if other hardware is better value for money, while still meeting our gaming hardware standards.

This title falls in the , Sandbox, Action, Adventure genre category, which itself can influence the type of hardware we might consider for this build. Something we sometimes dont consider is that the game would be developed in 2021 and therefore on hardware from around that period of time. We can also assume that hardware from around that period would be part of the targeted hardware, in terms of performance, by the developers, as they provide graphical options for the hardware capabilities available. It is currently sat on our most demanding games list at 1, making it one of our more demanding titles on the site right now. Also it is one of the more popular titles, placed at 1 on our most popular games of today list. With this info in hand to help guide our hardware build choices we will now select today’s best priced components that meet these game characteristics.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Playground VR PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$157.50
Graphics Card
$689.99
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
Playground VR PC Build Total Price $1,432.13
Rig
9.9
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $217.70, was previously $1,649.83.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Playground VR PC Build

Getting the right graphics card is a good way to start any game PC build. So lets take a look for the best price to performance gpu hardware available right now, that isnt overpowered for this game but will still run Playground VR at 1080p ultra settings. Today’s prices for graphics cards lead us to the GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB as the smartest GPU option for this computer and one that will deliver some good frame rates at this gaming resolution at ultra. Over the past couple of weeks this card has seen a price drop of $40, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB is $679.99 recorded at 29th Feb 2020. Todays price of $689.99 is certainly a good price for this hardware, considering the performance returns are a good match for this game.

Selecting The Right Playground VR 1080p Motherboard and CPU

ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard is today’s best buy mobo, that also provides us with the LGA 1151 cpu socket type. Which is ideal for the best performance to price processor we have seen for our build, the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz. This processor is currently priced at a competitive $157.5 and really works well with the GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB. 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.

Looking at motherboard prices and features the competitively priced $72.99 ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 certainly takes a well-deserved place in our build. 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 Playground VR At The Right Price

One of the more significant hardware components in this Playground VR build is the RAM. We are choosing some complementary and well priced Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. It is currently priced at $42.99. While among the best priced system memory for this build it will still provide us with the ability to reach our desired FPS for the 1080p ultra setting, that we have been focusing on with this PC. 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 Playground VR

Now on to the frame rates for our Playground VR running on GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB at 1080p. We should see an average of 90 FPS on High settings or you could push up the quality to Ultra, which would get us 64 FPS.

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Playground VR
GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Upping the screen size to 1440p for Playground VR using this build would return 68 frames per second on High settings. This would drop further to 49 when turning up to Ultra graphics.

How this build performs for other popular games

Obviously we will want to run other games on our new Playground VR PC so lets explore some anticipated frame rates of some other popular games today with this hardware at 1080p. FIFA 22 should get 64 when run on Ultra and this raises to 90 FPS on High. The popular Dying Light 2 gets a return of 64 FPS on Ultra and then up to 90 FPS when settings are dropped to High. Then there is Forza Horizon 5, which is popular at the moment, which is returning 64 FPS run at Ultra and 90 frames on High.

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An Alternative Playground VR Graphics Card Option for 1080p

As an alternative to the Nvidia manufactured video card we have gone for in this PC, you could also consider the similarly powerful AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT 12GB. It has a 11% better performance difference compared to our selected GeForce RTX 2080 Super Zotac Twin Fan 8GB. Obviously we have chosen it as the cheapest price to performance offering in this range. It is currently priced at $1288.