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Star Wars: Battlefront 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 17th Aug 2021

Here we will create the best priced PC build to run Star Wars: Battlefront, where it will meet the demands that a game like this will put on a custom PC. Our view is to answer the question, what PC should I buy that can play Star Wars Battlefront 2015 really well, and for the best possible price today? Our mission is a top end gaming solution for this game with ultra graphics settings, viewed through a 1080p monitor resolution. Todays prices will be checked every few hours to make sure only the best hardware at the best prices will be displayed for this build.

This title falls in the , Shooter 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 2015 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 Star Wars: Battlefront PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$200.00
Graphics Card
$164.99
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
Star Wars: Battlefront PC Build Total Price $1,060.75
Rig
7.4
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $213.60, was previously $1,274.35.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Star Wars: Battlefront PC Build

Not wanting to pay over the odds for hardware we dont actually need, is a gamers primary objective when building their next PC. But obviously in this specific PC build we want to ensure enough we choose something with enough performance capability to run Star Wars: Battlefront at 1080p ultra graphics options. We have taken a look at a whole bunch of graphics card prices today and compared them to the hardware’s gaming performance and our choice for this game is the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB. We will get into its expected FPS for this game a bit later in the article, but for now we know it will deliver reliable frame rates at ultra 1080p. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB is $159 on 28th Dec 2019. Todays price is $164.99 which is why we have identified it as a competitive performance to price ratio compared to other hardware in the marketplace today. We have seen this card drop its price recently by $14.01 which is part of the reason it has been slotted in to this build.

When choosing the right video card for this build, you need to make sure you have a graphics card with 4GB of VRAM or more. This memory is used by the card to store image data when moving it from the video card to the CPU. Our chosen build’s card has 8GB, which will be a suitable amount for this resolution.

Selecting The Right Star Wars: Battlefront 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a cpu is largely dependent on the right motherboard. The CPU we are going to choose has the LGA 1151 socket type. So we have found the best priced and well featured mobo in the ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151. The Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz processor will then fit in and accompany our Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB selection nicely, with the cpu being at a great price point, costing $200. Looking through our price records we noticed that this processor was seen on 1st Dec 2020 priced at $161.03.

The ASRock Intel B365 ATX LGA1151 motherboard has a cost today of $72.99 that helps find it a place in today’s Star Wars: Battlefront build. To offer motherboard pricing insight we spotted this being sold for a low price of $59.99, which was recorded at 4th Apr 2020.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Star Wars: Battlefront At The Right Price

Our Star Wars: Battlefront built PC needs some solid performing RAM to enable us to meet the game’s system requirement expectations and achieve the desired FPS at ultra 1080p. The Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz is capable of meeting those needs, while complementing the Core i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz and Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $42.99. 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 1080p Ultra Settings on Star Wars: Battlefront

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Star Wars: Battlefront we expect to see about a 89 FPS average, with a few low frame rates in some of the more intense scenes. You could up the quality of game graphics to Ultra, which will see the FPS drop to 64 at 1080p.

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Bumping up the in game screen resolution to 1440p our expected FPS would be 48 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or around 68 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

Ensuring our PC build for Star Wars: Battlefront runs some of the more popular games of today competently at 1080p is also something worth considering. Looking at Forza Horizon 5 we see this pc build is likely to get 64FPS on Ultra and 89FPS on High graphics settings. In contrast we can expect Grand Theft Auto VI to return 64FPS on Ultra and 89FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Far Cry 6, which is 64 FPS running at Ultra, and 89 on High graphics settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Star Wars: Battlefront

We have opted for the Cooler Master MM710 because we feel it is a higher performance gaming mouse that will meet the needs of this title. When looking at a mouse for a game that sits in the , Shooter game grouping we often consider paying a little bit more to get a better suited peripheral for the task. We have still chosen the best priced mouse we could find today that meets this need.

Star Wars: Battlefront Benefits From a High Quality Audio Headset

Star Wars: Battlefront falls within the following game genre grouping, , Shooter, and as such places additional demands on the audio output you should be considering to enjoy this game. So the headset selection we have gone for is looking at a selection of better quality headsets. We are still choosing the best value headset available, it will not be the absolute cheapest you can find, because we have selected it from a better quality grouping, to help deliver the ideal build for this game. We have gone for the Logitech G635 7.1 for our initial build, which provides some great sounds at a reasonable price. You will see a button next to the headset name in the PC build list above, where you can see a few other headsets we have picked out, that are good value today.

An Alternative Star Wars: Battlefront Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Why not switch out the graphics card in this build and replace it with a similarly powerful card from Nvidia. The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB graphics card has a 4% better performance variation compared to the currently chosen video card. As the best price point for an alternative manufacturer in this range it currently costs $219.99.