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The Architect: Paris 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

I want to buy a best priced gaming PC that can run The Architect: Paris on Ultra. This is what we will be looking to explore and maintain in our review page here today. So we are finding the best priced peripherals and hardware for a new PC build that can run The Architect: Paris Making our build requirement, when speccing this computer, to find the sweetest price point for our hardware list that can deliver the best FPS at the highest graphics settings, delivered via a 1080p screen resolution. 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.

When building a PC for a particular type of game we can get a better picture when we consider a few of the game’s specific characteristics. This PC title falls into the following , Sandbox, Sim, Casual genre grouping categories, which has been considered when selecting out the best priced components for this build, as we want to make sure the game’s specifics are catered for. . Another point of note, often overlooked, is that development would have been carried out on PC hardware from 2021 or during the period leading up to this. So the developers would have certainly been considering getting their game running for hardware that was of similar performance to some of the hardware available during that year. Some games are of course more demanding than others, and this one is sat in 1 position in our most demanding games list right now. These points help us paint a picture of the type of PC hardware we are going to put into this computer, we will now be choosing from our curated list of gamer hardware, looking for today’s best value for money parts available on the market today.

Best 1080p Price to Performance The Architect: Paris PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$157.50
Graphics Card
$397.99
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
The Architect: Paris PC Build Total Price $1,140.13
Rig
9.8
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $253.98, was previously $1,394.11.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p The Architect: Paris 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 The Architect: Paris at 1080p ultra settings. Today’s prices for graphics cards lead us to the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB as the smartest GPU option for this computer and one that will deliver some good frame rates at this gaming resolution at ultra. As a point of interest this graphics card has increased its price by $9.91 over the past two weeks. Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 6th Dec 2019 where we saw it for $376.05. Todays price of $397.99 is certainly a good price for this hardware, considering the performance returns are a good match for this game.

Selecting The Right The Architect: Paris 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 Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB. A good reference point is, a low price for this processor was spotted on 27th May 2020 where we saw it for $59.

The ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard has a cost today of $72.99 that helps find it a place in today’s The Architect: Paris build. The cheapest motherboard price for the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 was recorded as $59.99, which was on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For The Architect: Paris At The Right Price

One of the most important hardware parts of this computer is the system memory or RAM. To make sure our resolution target and frame rates are met we have chosen to put in Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. This is currently priced at $42.99 and is well priced compared to the system memory market today. 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 The Architect: Paris

With our key performance components in place we are expecting to see this setup running The Architect: Paris at around 61 average frames per second, on 1080p screen resolution. This should be achieved on ultra graphics settings. If you turn a few graphics options down we expect around 85 FPS at high graphics.

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Other Popular Game 1080p 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 1440p The Architect: Paris we would expect 65 FPS at High and a drop to 47 when run at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

Lets take a look to see how this The Architect: Paris PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. Forza Horizon 5 will get 61 on Ultra and 85 FPS on High graphics settings with the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB. Whereas on Far Cry 6 we see a return of 61 FPS on Ultra and 85 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is FIFA 22, which is 61 FPS run at Ultra and 85 on High.

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An Alternative The Architect: Paris Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Or you could put the GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB 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 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB, so similar in capability and we have picked it as the best priced alternative manufacturer card, with a price of $379.99.