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Diablo 2 Resurrected 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 12th Aug 2021

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play Diablo II Remake then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Diablo 2 Resurrected from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. We are going to choose these parts with the aim of keeping a high FPS rate at top end graphics settings, delivered via a 1080p screen resolution. 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 Diablo 2 Resurrected. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

Today we find Diablo 2 Resurrected is currently 1 on our list of most demanding games and in our list at 1 of most popular games. It also falls in under the , RPG, Action game genre types, which itself can influence some of our choices of hardware today, to make sure we better meet the hardware needs of the game. This sort of information will help us build a fuller picture and better understand what to select when putting our best build PC together for the game. Interestingly, it might be worth thinking about the performance of the hardware that the game was originally built on, which would have been from 2021 and shortly before. So the devs themselves may have been aiming for hardware with performance capability from this particular period.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Diablo 2 Resurrected PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$199.99
Graphics Card
$239.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Diablo 2 Resurrected PC Build Total Price $1,050.62
Rig
8.2
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $246.25, was previously $1,296.87.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Diablo 2 Resurrected PC Build

Our key objective when putting together our next gaming PC is always going to be finding a great price point for the most performance we can. Today’s build we start by looking for the right graphics card, at the right price, that can run Diablo II Remake at 1080p ultra graphics. Looking through todays available cards and comparing their hardware performance has lead us to cherry pick the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB today for this game. It is capable of returning strong frame rates at our desired ultra 1080p. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019 which had it priced at $229.99. Todays price is $239.99 which is why we have identified it as a competitive performance to price ratio compared to other hardware in the marketplace today. 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.

Diablo 2 Resurrected needs 6GB of VRAM to suitably store adequate amounts of image data during transfer between video card and processor. Our GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB graphics card has 6GB which will be suitable for this resolution of gaming.

Selecting The Right Diablo 2 Resurrected 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. Our cheapest price recorded for the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz was $56.98, which we spotted on 7th Jul 2020.This CPU and GPU provide the required Diablo 2 Resurrected experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1080p resolution.

With a price tag today of $59.99, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard is certainly in good company, representing a feature rich, cost effective mobo for the Diablo 2 Resurrected PC. To provide a motherboard pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 is $51.88 on 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Diablo 2 Resurrected At The Right Price

Our Diablo 2 Resurrected built PC needs some solid performing RAM to enable us to meet the game’s system requirement expectations and achieve the desired FPS at ultra 1080p. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is capable of meeting those needs, while complementing the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz and GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $42.99. A low price point for this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was spotted on 29th Nov 2019, where we saw it at $30.35.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Diablo 2 Resurrected

A PC build like this can expect to get an average of 88 FPS on High settings in Diablo 2 Resurrected at 1080p. There may be some lower frame rates in some parts of the game, but we have chosen the components to get some solid frame rates. Increasing the quality in the game to Ultra, will see us still getting an FPS of 63.

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Diablo 2 Resurrected
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Having the option of larger screen resolutions in the future is a handy thing to consider. This gaming PC setup, running Diablo II Remake at 1440p would be pulling in about 67 FPS at High. We would expect that to drop again to 48 if you were playing it at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

Lets take a look to see how this Diablo II Remake PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. Forza Horizon 5 will get 63 on Ultra and 88 FPS on High graphics settings with the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Whereas on Battlefield 2042 we see a return of 63 FPS on Ultra and 88 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Dying Light 2, which is 63 FPS run at Ultra and 88 on High.

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An Alternative Diablo 2 Resurrected 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 Diablo 2 Resurrected. 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.