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Company of Heroes 3 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Aug 2021

If you are wanting to buy a gaming computer to run Company of Heroes 3 then this PC build review is aimed at putting together the correct hardware components for the cheapest price today to do just that. Its therefore our desire to consistently keep stable frame rates at top end graphics settings, using 1080p monitor 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 Company of Heroes 3. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

First off, to help us pull together the best hardware for this build, we have to understand a little bit about the type of game we are creating this computer for. Company of Heroes 3 is a title which sits in the , Strategy genre categories, which may influence our peripheral selection a bit, to help accommodate some of the particular requirements there. This game would have also been built on PC hardware during 2022 and before, which can suggest the sort of specced components a developer might have been using and hoping for their game to run on. Today we find it is 1 on our most demanding games list and 1 in our list of popular games. While this extra info gives a good sense of what we want from our PC, nothing really replaces our value for money assessment based on live prices, when putting together this build.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Company of Heroes 3 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$199.99
Graphics Card
$397.99
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
Razer Ornata Chroma
$59.99
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$42.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$36.99
Company of Heroes 3 PC Build Total Price $1,238.62
Rig
9.8
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $261.25, was previously $1,499.87.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Company of Heroes 3 PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run Company of Heroes 3 in ultra 1080p. Right now the best graphics card purchase for this game is the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB, which will work really well at this screen resolution. It’s currently priced at $397.99, which puts it as one of the cheapest but best performers for this type of game. Its price over the past couple of weeks has increased a bit by $9.91, which makes us think additional savings can be made here if you shop around. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB is $376.05 on 6th Dec 2019.

Our PC build has 8GB of onboard card memory to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. At this resolution the game will need at least 8GB of VRAM from our PC build. So with the selected Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB we have met that graphical requirement.

Selecting The Right Company of Heroes 3 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this Company of Heroes 3 build. With a Socket AM4 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $199.99 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. 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.

With the feature rich GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 priced competitively at $59.99 it is certainly in todays Company of Heroes 3 build for a good reason. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 18th Feb 2021 at $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Company of Heroes 3 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. 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 Company of Heroes 3

A PC build like this can expect to get an average of 85 FPS on High settings in Company of Heroes 3 at 1080p. There may be some lower frame rates in some parts of the game, but we have chosen the components to get some solid frame rates. Increasing the quality in the game to Ultra, will see us still getting an FPS of 61.

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Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

We expect Company of Heroes 3 would also run in higher screen resolutions but this would be 47 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. We would see an improvement of frame rates if we tweaked the 1440p graphics options to be around the High preset graphics option, which would then return 65 FPS.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Company of Heroes 3 PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Dying Light 2 is expected to return 61 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 85 frames per second on High. Star Citizen would return 61 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 85 FPS at High settings. With Far Cry 6 we expect 61 FPS running at Ultra settings and 85 frames on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Company of Heroes 3

Finding a mouse for a game that falls into the , Strategy genre group has given us reason to improve the quality of mouse we are willing to put into this PC build. We have therefore found the Cooler Master MM710 mouse that is today’s best priced, higher performing gamer mouse, and one that can still deliver the gaming quality we are after for Company of Heroes 3.

An Alternative Company of Heroes 3 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.