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Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 12th Aug 2021

Our objective here is to enable us to explore what PC we could buy that can play Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin, where we carefully find the right hardware components that can run Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin and meet its gaming needs while also heavily factoring in today’s best hardware component prices. We will therefore be aiming to run this game confidently each time with max graphics running, along with a 1080p monitor resolution. As new gaming components are released for PC we will continue to review prices here each day and consider swapping in and out better components.

Getting our best PC build together today we consider some of the characteristics of this game, which will help us better select the right hardware components for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. First and foremost we will be looking at value for money, hunting through our curated list of gaming hardware and then cherry picking the best priced items available today. As this game falls into the , RPG, Action, Adventure genre category, this can certainly influence some of the hardware selection below, especially some of the peripherals we select out, to make sure they might the games key specialities. Something else we can consider is that Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin would have been built on PC hardware from around 2021 or leading up to that period, by the developers. So it is usually fairly safe to consider hardware from that period as suitable.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$157.50
Graphics Card
$99.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin PC Build Total Price $874.13
Rig
2.4
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $209.72, was previously $1,083.85.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin 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 Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin at 1080p ultra settings. Looking through today’s graphics card prices we can see that the Radeon RX 560 2GB is today’s best GPU option for this computer and it will work great at this screen resolution. Its price right now is $99.99, and running our hardware tests against that price shows this to be the cheapest but best performer for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin. Over the last few weeks we have noticed it increase its price by $99.99, proving that additional savings can be found you will just need to shop around. For reference, our lowest tracked price for this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 and it was priced at $99.99.

This build will need to have at least 2GB of VRAM onboard the graphics card, to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. Our selected builds graphics card has 2GB, which is plenty for getting suitable gaming at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin 1080p Motherboard and CPU

To accompany the graphics option we have put a compatible motherboard into the build. The ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard in turn enables us to add the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz processor that has the LGA 1151 socket. This CPU is a great fit for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin and balances nicely with the Radeon RX 560 2GB, 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 $157.5. A good point of reference is that the bottom recorded price we have for the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz is $59 on 27th May 2020.

Today the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 competitively costs $72.99, which provides it a place in our build today. We have checked the mobo prices and found that on 4th Apr 2020, this motherboard was priced at a low of $59.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin At The Right Price

The Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin PC we are building will want some supporting RAM to help our CPU and GPU selections to deliver the right FPS. We are still focusing on achieving 1080p ultra and so the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz which we have found for $42.99 is among the best price system memory at the moment. 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 Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin

Our PC build can run Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin at High graphics settings comfortably, returning a 1080p FPS of 86 and we would expect an average of 62 FPS on Ultra with the Radeon RX 560 2GB, Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz combo we have put into this computer.

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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 Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin we would expect 66 FPS at High and a drop to 47 when run at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

While we have put a great PC build together for Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin 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 Resident Evil 8 will get 62FPS on Ultra settings raising to 86FPS on High. On the other hand we see that Back 4 Blood returns 62FPS on Ultra and 86FPS when lowered to High. Lastly Dying Light 2 may see 62 FPS running at Ultra, and 86 on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is a fan of team AMD, so if you are after a GPU from the other side then perhaps take a look at our suggested Nvidia card, the GeForce GTX 2050. It is placed at 1% worse performance difference and certainly capable of delivering up Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin frames on a par with our primary GPU selection. We have also selected it based on its price today, which finds it at $149.99.