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War of the Vikings ia an all-new multiplayer game built upon the technology that drives Paradox's medieval squad combat title War of the Roses. Developed by Fatshark, War of the Vikings is a new standalone entry into the War franchise that will pull players into the brutal and bloody Viking Age, challenging them to design a personalized warrior and sack England as a mighty Norseman -- or defend it as a brave Saxon. Featuring intense close-quarters combat, authentically inspired settings and weaponry, rich customization options, and large-scale 64-player battles, War of the Vikings will add a new unforgettable experience to Paradox's close combat arsenal.
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War Of The Vikings 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 19th Nov 2020

What is the best PC to buy for War Of The Vikings? This is where our curated PC build coverage today will find us listing out today’s best priced computer hardware and peripherals to meet the demands that a game like War Of The Vikings might put on the gaming PC. We are going to choose these parts with the aim of keeping a high FPS rate with the highest ultra graphics, delivered via a 1080p screen resolution. 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.

Let’s consider some of the interesting characteristics about this game, to help us build something that matches the sort of game we are considering to build a PC for. As we know it comes under the Action, RPG genre style categories, which may well influence some of our peripheral selections, ensuring we consider the specifics for the games requirements. Looking at its development the game was built during 2014 and around that period and the devs themselves probably had hardware comparable to some of the latest hardware of that period. In terms of its relative hardware demanding position, it is considered by us as not featuring on our list of most demanding games of today at least at the moment, although that list shifts regularly. Obviously these points help give us a better picture of what we may want in the build, but they are only supporting us because when we choose, it is the best priced components that will find their way into this build today.

Best 1080p Price to Performance War Of The Vikings PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$108.23
Graphics Card
$164.99
Memory
Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
$32.99
Motherboard
MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151
$49.46
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
Crucial MX500 SSD 500GB
$53.99
HDD
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$90.00
Keyboard
HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Tenkeyless
$69.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$10.87
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$39.99
War Of The Vikings PC Build Total Price $1,110.45
Rig
6.8
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $14.88, was previously $1,125.33.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p War Of The Vikings PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run War Of The Vikings in ultra 1080p. Right now the best graphics card purchase for this game is the Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB, which will work really well at this screen resolution. It’s currently priced at $164.99, which puts it as one of the cheapest but best performers for this type of game. Looking a little deeper at this cards pricing history shows this card has seen a drop in its price by $14.01 over the last two weeks. Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 28th Dec 2019 where we saw it for $159.

We also want the graphics card to have at least 2GB VRAM onboard. The video card in this build has 8 which will act as a good data buffer between the processor and the graphics hardware.

Selecting The Right War Of The Vikings 1080p Motherboard and CPU

The backbone of a pc build is the motherboard. Todays best price mobo, that gives us the LGA 1151 socket type is the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151. From here we can then put in to this game’s bespoke PC build the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz processor, which works very well in achieving the desired performance levels at a good price point. Todays price for this computer processor is $108.23. Giving us a bit more of an insight we saw this processor being sold for a low price of $59, which was on 27th May 2020.

With a price tag today of $49.46, the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 motherboard is certainly in good company, representing a feature rich, cost effective mobo for the War Of The Vikings PC. Bottom motherboard prices recorded for this mobo was when we saw it at $32.99, on 28th Dec 2019.

How To Choose The Best RAM For War Of The Vikings At The Right Price

System Memory is a significant part of any gaming computer. The build today finds the Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz to be the best price to performance RAM solution for our War Of The Vikings PC. At last reckoning we priced it up at $32.99, which is a cheap price for this amount of RAM. There are of course other options and configurations of system memory you might like to consider in your build. 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 War Of The Vikings

We reckon these hardware components in our PC build will get 76 FPS at high settings in game and you could improve the graphics up to Ultra and see a FPS of 54 at 1080p.

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PC Build Research Area

War Of The Vikings
Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If this 1080p build was to run War Of The Vikings at 1440p Ultra, by increasing its screen size, then the FPS it would return on High would be around an average of 58 FPS. At Ultra we expect the average to be 41.

How this build performs for other popular games

To ensure we are making a good choice with this War Of The Vikings PC build we can check to see if it performs consistently across a variety of games. Some of the most popular games today include FIFA 21, Grand Theft Auto VI and eFootball PES 2021 so let’s see how this build handles them at 1080p. Starting with FIFA 21 we can expect to be seeing an Ultra FPS of 164 and at High settings an FPS of 200+ frames. In comparison Grand Theft Auto VI is likely to see an Ultra FPS of around 28, improving to 39 FPS on High settings. Lastly eFootball PES 2021 will see an Ultra FPS of around 103 which improves to a 144 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative War Of The Vikings 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.