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Century: Age of Ashes 1440p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 3rd Sep 2021

Our objective here is to enable us to explore what PC we could buy that can play Century: Age of Ashes, where we carefully find the right hardware components that can run Century: Age of Ashes and meet its gaming needs while also heavily factoring in today’s best hardware component prices. And so our expectations are that this game will confidently run with ultra settings selected, while running on 1440p screen res. Every day we run through our carefully chosen gaming hardware and cherry pick today’s lowest priced hardware components to help us achieve this optimum PC build list.

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 Century: Age of Ashes. 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 , Online, 3rd Person, Free-to-play 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 Century: Age of Ashes 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 1440p Price to Performance Century: Age of Ashes PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$167.87
Graphics Card
$239.99
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
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Logitech G635 7.1
$86.11
Century: Age of Ashes PC Build Total Price $1,103.62
Rig
81
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $285.39, was previously $1,389.01.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1440p Century: Age of Ashes 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 Century: Age of Ashes at 1440p 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 1440p. 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. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has seen a drop in its price by $47.68 over the last two weeks.

Century: Age of Ashes needs 4GB 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 Century: Age of Ashes 1440p Motherboard and CPU

The motherboard we are going for is the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151. Its the best priced LGA 1151 socket type motherboard on the market today and will give us the spot to choose a great pairing CPU for the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Looking over the prices today we can see that the Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz processor is a great choice for this game and is currently costing $167.87. A good reference point is, a low price for this processor was spotted on 16th Mar 2020 where we saw it for $119.99.

At $72.99 the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard muscles its feature rich chipboard into today’s Century: Age of Ashes PC build. 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 Century: Age of Ashes At The Right Price

To make sure we meet the Century: Age of Ashes system requirements and to help us achieve the required FPS for Ultra at 1440p we have chosen the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz, which is todays best priced system memory. It is priced at $42.99 and compliments the CPU and GPU nicely. To help provide a sense of cost for this RAM, the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was priced at $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1440p Ultra Settings on Century: Age of Ashes

This PC build has been optimized to deliver around 54 FPS at Ultra settings for Century: Age of Ashes, while running on a 1440p screen size. While you might want to increase this to 76 FPS if you lower some of the graphics options inline with High graphics settings.

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Century: Age of Ashes
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

Other Popular Game 1440p Ultra Custom PC Builds

At some point you might want to increase your screen size from 1440p to 4k. Century: Age of Ashes running with this hardware on the larger screen resolution would return 32 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or possibly up to an average of 45 FPS on High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

While we have put a great PC build together for Century: Age of Ashes it’s important to understand how it handles some of the more popular games of today at 1440p. With this PC build we can expect that the popular game Dying Light 2 will get 54FPS on Ultra settings raising to 76FPS on High. On the other hand we see that Back 4 Blood returns 54FPS on Ultra and 76FPS when lowered to High. Lastly Forza Horizon 5 may see 54 FPS running at Ultra, and 76 on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Century: Age of Ashes

The , Online, 3rd Person, Free-to-play genre means that we would be looking for our build’s mouse selection to be of higher quality than normal, so we have chosen the Cooler Master MM710 as the best mouse option based on today’s prices versus gamer quality.

Century: Age of Ashes Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

And now we move on to the PC’s audio selection, namely the gaming headset. We were looking to add a higher quality headset with this game’s PC build because it will help us enjoy the sort of game cues this type of game can offer. The headset that offers the best price today is the Logitech G635 7.1, delivering nice clear audio and a comfortable fitting at a good price. Check out the headset list above to see some alternative headsets available today for a good price.

An Alternative Century: Age of Ashes Graphics Card Option for 1440p

If you are wanting a graphics choice from the other team then our suggestion would be the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB video card, currently priced at $899.98. This option has a performance of 7% better when compared to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB and completely capable of offering a good gpu alternative.