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Call of Duty Warzone 2 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 23rd Feb 2022

Our objective here is to enable us to explore what PC we could buy that can play Call of Duty Warzone 2, where we carefully find the right hardware components that can run Call of Duty Warzone 2 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 on ultra graphics settings, viewed through a 1080p monitor resolution. These prices are are checked multiple times each day and we update the build if other hardware is better value for money, while still meeting our gaming hardware standards.

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 , Shooter, Battle Royale, Free-to-play genres, and this can sometimes sway some of the requirements of hardware we choose. Something else to consider is that Call of Duty Warzone 2 would have been built on PC hardware from 2022 and shortly before this period. 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 Call of Duty Warzone 2 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 Warzone 2 PC Build Total Price $1,103.62
Rig
80
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Call of Duty Warzone 2 PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Call of Duty Warzone 2 at 1080p ultra graphics we want something with the best price today while returning the best performance for that price. This has led us to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $239.99. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is $229.99 recorded at 28th Nov 2019. And with that in mind the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB is a great match for Call of Duty Warzone 2 at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. Watching this card over the past 2 weeks we have seen its price drop by $47.68, further supporting our selection in this hardware.

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 Warzone 2 1080p Motherboard and CPU

To fit with the above graphics card we have chosen a well priced motherboard, the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151, that will allow us to slot in a compatible Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz processor based around the shared LGA 1151 socket. With the chosen cpu and gpu working together we will get a great Call of Duty Warzone 2 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 $167.87. You can get this processor for $119.99, which we saw it at that price on 16th Mar 2020. This is the lowest we have seen it at while watching processor prices.

The ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard has a cost today of $72.99 that helps find it a place in today’s Call of Duty Warzone 2 build. A low price point for this motherboard would be $59.99, which we recorded it at on 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Call of Duty Warzone 2 At The Right Price

Researching the correct system memory for our build means we need it to meet Call of Duty Warzone 2 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. Lowest RAM prices were recorded for this Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz when we saw it priced at $30.35, on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Call of Duty Warzone 2

With this current build we expect to see a return of 59 frames per second at ultra 1080p resolution in Call of Duty Warzone 2. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 82 FPS for High graphics settings.

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Call of Duty Warzone 2
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If this 1080p build was to run Call of Duty Warzone 2 at 1440p Ultra, by increasing its screen size, then the FPS it would return on High would be around an average of 62 FPS. At Ultra we expect the average to be 45.

How this build performs for other popular games

Lets take a look to see how this Call of Duty Warzone 2 PC build will run some other popular games today on 1080p. Grand Theft Auto VI will get 59 on Ultra and 82 FPS on High graphics settings with the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB. Whereas on Resident Evil 8 we see a return of 59 FPS on Ultra and 82 FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Forza Horizon 5, which is 59 FPS run at Ultra and 82 on High.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Call of Duty Warzone 2

As Call of Duty Warzone 2 falls into the , Shooter, Battle Royale, Free-to-play genre group, we have chosen to increase the quality of the mouse we are adding to our PC to help better meet the needs of the game. We have opted for the Cooler Master MM710, where this particular mouse is currently today’s best price but a more high performing gamer mouse than some of the other mice we normally choose in our builds.

Call of Duty Warzone 2 Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

This title’s genre, , Shooter, Battle Royale, Free-to-play, made us want to find a headset that can really capitalise on the higher audio demands the game can deliver. We therefore selected the headset from a better group of peripherals, while still looking for the best value headset. We have chosen the Logitech G635 7.1 for its clear audio and great price today. If you wish to find cheaper or better quality headsphones then use our selection list above to see some other headsets that we have found that represent good value gaming audio today.

An Alternative Call of Duty Warzone 2 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is interested in going with a Nvidia card, like the one we have opted for in this build. So you could try going for the AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB instead, which comes with a 7% better performance adjustment when compared to GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, and is certainly a solid video card choice for our build. We selected it while also considering its current price point, it is costing $899.98 at the moment.