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Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 12th Aug 2021

I want to buy a best priced gaming PC that can run Assassins Creed Valhalla 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 Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids With the PC build brief being to maintain a stable and reliable FPS with ultra settings selected, viewed through a 1080p monitor resolution. Prices found here today are checked daily to make sure that the components we aare putting into our Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids represent good value for money.

We will be looking across a range of things to help evaluate this best gamer build. We will be looking across the range of best value for money components based on today’s prices. Something that can influence our peripheral selection is that the game is found in the , Action, Adventure, Stealth genres, and this can sometimes sway some of the requirements of hardware we choose. Something else to consider is that Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids would have been built on PC hardware from 2021 and shortly before this period. Something else to factor in is that this game was built on the AnvilNext. All interesting points for sure, but what we are really after is that we want to select components that best fit this game type but will also be today’s best value for money hardware of good enough quality to meet the game’s needs.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$185.99
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
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
IBats X8 gray 9 Btns
$12.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids PC Build Total Price $1,004.62
Rig
8.1
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $235.51, was previously $1,240.13.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids 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 Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids at 1080p ultra settings. Today’s prices for graphics cards lead us to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB 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 $47.68, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game. Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 28th Nov 2019 where we saw it for $229.99. Todays price of $239.99 is certainly a good price for this hardware, considering the performance returns are a good match for this game.

6GB of VRAM is needed by Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids. This memory acts as a super fast image storage buffer between GPU and CPU and our selected GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB comes with 6GB of VRAM. This should be a suitable amount for our PC at this gaming resolution.

Selecting The Right Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids 1080p Motherboard and CPU

To fit with the above graphics card we have chosen a well priced motherboard, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4, that will allow us to slot in a compatible Ryzen 5 2600 processor based around the shared Socket AM4 socket. With the chosen cpu and gpu working together we will get a great Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids experience, that helps achieve steady frames at this resolution. The chosen cpu has itself been selected because it represents a good fit with the game and the price we found it at when comparing today’s cpu market prices, finding it currently priced at $185.99. Giving us a bit more of an insight we saw this processor being sold for a low price of $59.9, which was on 7th Jul 2020.

Having the competitive price tag of $59.99, the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard’s strong price point today helps it stay in this Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids PC build. A low price point for this motherboard would be $51.88, which we recorded it at on 18th Feb 2021.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids At The Right Price

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids requirements, with a view to running reliable FPS at Ultra settings leads us to Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz. Today it is one of the best priced RAM options at $42.99 and will certainly support the CPU and GPU well. To provide a bit of system memory pricing insight, we spotted this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz being sold for a low price of $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids

We reckon these hardware components in our PC build will get 63 FPS at high settings in game and you could improve the graphics up to Ultra and see a FPS of 43 at 1080p.

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Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Upping the screen size to 1440p for Assassins Creed Valhalla using this build would return 48 frames per second on High settings. This would drop further to 32 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 Assassins Creed Valhalla PC so lets explore some anticipated frame rates of some other popular games today with this hardware at 1080p. Back 4 Blood should get 43 when run on Ultra and this raises to 63 FPS on High. The popular Resident Evil 8 gets a return of 43 FPS on Ultra and then up to 63 FPS when settings are dropped to High. Then there is Forza Horizon 5, which is popular at the moment, which is returning 43 FPS run at Ultra and 63 frames on High.

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An Alternative Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are looking for a graphics card from AMD instead of the one we have selected in this build then you could try Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which has a 7% better performance difference, so still similar capabilities. We have chosen it based on its price-performance figure as well, as it is currently priced at $899.98.