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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 12th Aug 2021

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. In doing this we keep in mind our need to deliver the game reliably with top tier graphics options selected, while running on 1080p screen res. These hardware items found in our build will continue to have their prices checked and components will be swapped in and out as we feel better hardware for our build is released.

This title falls in the , Shooter, Free-to-play genre category, which itself can influence the type of hardware we might consider for this build. Something we sometimes dont consider is that the game would be developed in and therefore on hardware from around that period of time. We can also assume that hardware from around that period would be part of the targeted hardware, in terms of performance, by the developers, as they provide graphical options for the hardware capabilities available. It is currently sat on our most demanding games list at 1, making it one of our more demanding titles on the site right now. Also it is one of the more popular titles, placed at 1 on our most popular games of today list. With this info in hand to help guide our hardware build choices we will now select today’s best priced components that meet these game characteristics.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) 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
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) PC Build Total Price $1,103.62
Rig
8.1
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $213.60, was previously $1,317.22.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) 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 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) at 1080p 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 1080p. 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 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.

This build will need to have at least 4GB of VRAM onboard the graphics card, to act as an image data store between the GPU and CPU. Our selected builds graphics card has 6GB, which is plenty for getting suitable gaming at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We have selected a ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard to allow us to then go on and add a great cpu for this Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) build. With a LGA 1151 socket type motherboard we choose the well priced Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz, which is at the best price to performance for processors in this range at the moment. Currently priced at a competitive $167.87 this cpu is a good performance addition for our build. A good reference point is, a low price for this processor was spotted on 16th Mar 2020 where we saw it for $119.99.

The awesome ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 is highly competitive, priced at $72.99, which provides it a position today in this gamer build. The cheapest motherboard price for the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 was recorded as $59.99, which was on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) At The Right Price

As one of the 3 main system components, when considering a PC built for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022), the correct RAM selection is obviously important. We are looking for something that is well priced but also capable of meeting the games requirements. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is well priced at $42.99 and fits with the Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz and GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB selections to ensure solid FPS at 1080p ultra settings. To provide a RAM pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is $30.35 on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022)

This computer setup should be looking at getting 59 FPS on Ultra graphics at the 1080p screen size in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022). We expect with a few tweaks to the settings this gaming PC will also get around 82 FPS at High settings, which will give you some frame rate performance to play around with.

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Increasing the screen resolution for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) would mean this setup would be getting FPS that are 45 FPS average, at 1440p Ultra. The FPS would go up to 62 FPS if the graphics settings at this resolution were lowered to High.

How this build performs for other popular games

To get a more general understanding of how our PC build for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) performs we can look in to how it copes with some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. To begin we see that Far Cry 6 is expected to achieve 59FPS on Ultra and 82FPS on High graphics settings. Next up looking at Days Gone we would find 59FPS on Ultra raising to 82FPS at High. For our last comparison, Star Citizen, we would likely achieve 59 FPS on Ultra and 82 FPS on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022)

Selecting the right mouse for a game like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) has encouraged us to increase the quality of the mouse we would add to our build. As the game sits in the , Shooter, Free-to-play genre list we felt that the Cooler Master MM710 mouse is today’s best priced but higher performing gaming mouse for this particular computer setup.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

A game like this almost demands that you enjoy its accompanying audio. So we increased the range of quality headsets that we looked at for our PC Builds sound delivery solution. We have still chosen the best valued headset in this range, but it will deliver some clear gaming audio and is a comfortable headset to boot. We have paired this build with the Logitech G635 7.1. We felt it fit the build nicely without breaking the bank. But there are other options above in our curated headsets list, just press the associated button in our PC build component table above for some of our other best priced components.

An Alternative Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022) Graphics Card Option for 1080p

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.