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WOLCEN: Lords of Mayhem is an isometric ARPG in Early Access. WOLCEN will feature co op, dungeons, house building and deep customisation.
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Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 19th Feb 2020

If you are asking yourself, what hardware components should I buy for my next PC so it can run Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem then that is exactly what we will be doing in this review. Our challenge is in choosing the right priced PC items to get together an optimum build, which can meet the needs of Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem. Our mission is a top end gaming solution for this game with the highest ultra graphics, returning the visuals upon a 1080p monitor screen. 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.

When building a PC for a particular type of game we can get a better picture when we consider a few of the game’s specific characteristics. This PC title falls into the following Action, Adventure, RPG genre grouping categories, which has been considered when selecting out the best priced components for this build, as we want to make sure the game’s specifics are catered for. . Another point of note, often overlooked, is that development would have been carried out on PC hardware from 2020 or during the period leading up to this. So the developers would have certainly been considering getting their game running for hardware that was of similar performance to some of the hardware available during that year. Some games are of course more demanding than others, and this one is not featuring on our list of most demanding games. These points help us paint a picture of the type of PC hardware we are going to put into this computer, we will now be choosing from our curated list of gamer hardware, looking for today’s best value for money parts available on the market today.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$252.00
Graphics Card
$129.99
Memory
Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz
$59.99
Motherboard
MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151
$49.46
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$58.27
PSU
Corsair VS Series 450W 80+ White
$48.99
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$59.99
HDD
WD 2003FZEX HDD 2TB
$119.99
Display
Sceptre E225W 22 inch 75Hz 5ms
$75.97
Keyboard
Corsair K63
$59.99
Mouse
Redragon M719 Invader
$18.99
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$35.56
Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem PC Build Total Price $969.19
Rig
5.3
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $11.38, was previously $980.57.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem PC Build

Obviously one of the most important components for this build is the graphics card. We can take a look at the best price to performance hardware right now to help deliver a system that can run Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem at 1080p ultra settings. Looking through today’s graphics card prices we can see that the Radeon RX 570 PowerColor Red Dragon 4GB is today’s best GPU option for this computer and it will work great at this screen resolution. Its price right now is $129.99, and running our hardware tests against that price shows this to be the cheapest but best performer for Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 570 PowerColor Red Dragon 4GB is $129.98 recorded at 17th Dec 2019.

Selecting The Right Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem 1080p Motherboard and CPU

Finding a well priced motherboard, like the one we are putting in our build today really helps tie things together in terms of performance and opens up other hardware options that become available to us later in the selection. The MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 motherboard is at a great price point and lets us select our desired LGA 1151 cpu. As the Radeon RX 570 PowerColor Red Dragon 4GB wants a suitable good pairing when looking to run Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem well at this resolution. The Core i5-9600KF 6-Core 3.7GHz is currently priced at a competitive $252. A good reference point is, a low price for this processor was spotted on 28th Nov 2019 where we saw it for $199.99.

And with the motherboard costing $49.46 this really helps pull the PC we are building together. A low price point for this motherboard would be $32.99, which we recorded it at on 28th Dec 2019.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem At The Right Price

The Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem PC we are building will want some supporting RAM to help our CPU and GPU selections to deliver the right FPS. We are still focusing on achieving 1080p ultra and so the Silicon Power 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR4 2400MHz which we have found for $59.99 is among the best price system memory at the moment. We looked through our records and saw that the RAM prices on 9th Jan 2020, represented a low price point $49.99. Which gives us an indication of how things sit today with the RAM price

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem

Running a PC build with these hardware components for Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem we expect to see about a 101 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 72 at 1080p.

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Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem
Radeon RX 570 PowerColor Red Dragon 4GB

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Bumping up the in game screen resolution to 1440p our expected FPS would be 55 FPS at Ultra graphics setting or around 77 FPS on High.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the Radeon RX 570 PowerColor Red Dragon 4GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order is expected to return 24 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 34 frames per second on High. Doom Eternal would return 54 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 76 FPS at High settings. With Grand Theft Auto VI we expect 18 FPS running at Ultra settings and 25 frames on High settings.

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An Alternative Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Not everyone is a fan of team AMD, so if you are after a GPU from the other side then perhaps take a look at our suggested Nvidia card, the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB. It is placed at 8% worse performance difference and certainly capable of delivering up Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem frames on a par with our primary GPU selection. We have also selected it based on its price today, which finds it at $159.99.

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