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Minute of Islands 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 14th Aug 2021

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run Minute of Islands then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS with the highest ultra graphics, 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 Minute of Islands. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

Before getting this build together we need to consider a few background characteristics about the game we are building this PC for. Minute of Islands falls into the , Adventure, Puzzler, Platformer genre category groupings and would have been finished being developed during 2021 on hardware released around that period of time which may be a factor when we choose the type of hardware as it would need to be comparable in performance to hardware available from around this time. The game is currently one of the more demanding titles we have on the site, and is found on our most demanding list at the 1 spot. While these facts help us put together the best PC for the game we will still be selecting components based on the latest prices for the chosen peripherals and hardware for our build. Choosing today’s best priced items to give us an ideal PC build today for the game.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Minute of Islands PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$199.99
Graphics Card
$164.99
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
Minute of Islands PC Build Total Price $943.62
Rig
7.4
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $272.24, was previously $1,215.86.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Minute of Islands PC Build

Obviously one of the most important components for this build is the graphics card. We can take a look at the best price to performance hardware right now to help deliver a system that can run Minute of Islands at 1080p ultra settings. Looking through today’s graphics card prices we can see that the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB is today’s best GPU option for this computer and it will work great at this screen resolution. Its price right now is $164.99, and running our hardware tests against that price shows this to be the cheapest but best performer for Minute of Islands. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has seen a drop in its price by $14.01 over the last two weeks. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Dec 2019 which had it priced at $159.

Selecting The Right Minute of Islands 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Getting the motherboard selection right in this build helps us go on to choose a compatible cpu. With a good price today we find the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 with its Socket AM4 socket enables us to select the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz, which is priced right now at $199.99. A good point of reference is that the bottom recorded price we have for the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz is $56.98 on 7th Jul 2020.Now we have a great pairing in this rig allowing the CPU and GPU to work well together to get a solid Minute of Islands experience for the best price point at 1080p.

Chosen for price point, socket type and feature list, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 has a cost today of $59.99. We have checked the mobo prices and found that on 18th Feb 2021, this motherboard was priced at a low of $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Minute of Islands At The Right Price

Our PC needs some well placed system memory to support our chosen CPU and GPU selections. As we are looking to achieve the 1080p ultra frame rates the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is currently priced at $42.99, which is among the better priced RAM today. 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 1080p Ultra Settings on Minute of Islands

This PC build has been optimized to deliver around 64 FPS at Ultra settings for Minute of Islands, while running on a 1080p screen size. While you might want to increase this to 89 FPS if you lower some of the graphics options inline with High graphics settings.

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Minute of Islands
Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB

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 Minute of Islands at 1440p would be pulling in about 68 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

While we have put a great PC build together for Minute of Islands it’s important to understand how it handles some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. With this PC build we can expect that the popular game Forza Horizon 5 will get 64FPS on Ultra settings raising to 89FPS on High. On the other hand we see that Far Cry 6 returns 64FPS on Ultra and 89FPS when lowered to High. Lastly Back 4 Blood may see 64 FPS running at Ultra, and 89 on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Minute of Islands Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Or you could put the GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB graphics card into this computer, if you are after an alternative Nvidia PC build. It has a 4% better performance variation to the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB, so similar in capability and we have picked it as the best priced alternative manufacturer card, with a price of $219.99.