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Relive the story of Goku and other Z Fighters in DRAGON BALL Z: KAKAROT! Beyond the epic battles, experience life in the DRAGON BALL Z world as you fight, fish, eat, and train with Goku, Gohan, Vegeta and others.
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Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 20th Sep 2020

If you are wanting to buy a gaming computer to run Dragon Ball - Project Z then this PC build review is aimed at putting together the correct hardware components for the cheapest price today to do just that. With the mission objective being a high gaming standard at the highest graphics settings, running 1080p as the native screen size. Every day we run through our carefully chosen gaming hardware and cherry pick today’s lowest priced hardware components to help us achieve this optimum PC build list.

Getting our best PC build together today we consider some of the characteristics of this game, which will help us better select the right hardware components for Dragon Ball Z Kakarot. First and foremost we will be looking at value for money, hunting through our curated list of gaming hardware and then cherry picking the best priced items available today. As this game falls into the Action, RPG genre category, this can certainly influence some of the hardware selection below, especially some of the peripherals we select out, to make sure they might the games key specialities. Something else we can consider is that Dragon Ball Z Kakarot would have been built on PC hardware from around 2020 or leading up to that period, by the developers. So it is usually fairly safe to consider hardware from that period as suitable.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Dragon Ball Z Kakarot PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$71.88
Graphics Card
$170.22
Memory
Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz
$31.99
Motherboard
MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151
$49.46
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 TG Side Window mATX
$62.91
PSU
Corsair VS Series 650W 80+ White
$64.98
SSD
AITC FZ300 M.2 SSD 512GB
$52.69
HDD
WD 10PURZ Purple Surveillance HDD 1TB
$52.77
Display
Sceptre E225W 22 inch 75Hz 5ms
$84.97
Keyboard
HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Tenkeyless
$69.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$15.99
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$49.99
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot PC Build Total Price $777.84
Rig
3.5
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $19.93, was previously $757.91.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Dragon Ball Z Kakarot PC Build

We want a punchy GPU for this build and the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB is currently priced at a competitive $170.22. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 29th Nov 2019, which had it priced at $136.39.. This PC graphics hardware selection is a nice price to performance option when looking to run Dragon Ball Z Kakarot at 1080p ultra graphics. We expect to see some good FPS from this card at these specs. Exploring the price trends for this card shows us it has increased its price by $10.23 over the past two weeks, so perhaps there is still deals that can be found on this card.

Selecting The Right Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We are choosing a well rounded and best priced motherboard (the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151), that can provide us with the cpu LGA 1151 socket type. This is so we can select the Core i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz that has the best price to performance position today, at $71.88. The cheapest price we spotted this cpu for is $59, which was on 27th May 2020.This CPU and GPU provide the required Dragon Ball Z Kakarot experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1080p resolution.

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 Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 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 Dragon Ball Z Kakarot At The Right Price

Our Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 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 i3-9100F 4-Core 3.6GHz and GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $31.99. 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 Dragon Ball Z Kakarot

With this current build we expect to see a return of 70 frames per second at ultra 1080p resolution in Dragon Ball Z Kakarot. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 98 FPS for High graphics settings.

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PC Build Research Area

Dragon Ball Z Kakarot
GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

Upping the screen size to 1440p for Dragon Ball - Project Z using this build would return 75 frames per second on High settings. This would drop further to 53 when turning up to Ultra graphics.

How this build performs for other popular games

To ensure we are making a good choice with this Dragon Ball - Project Z PC build we can check to see if it performs consistently across a variety of games. Some of the most popular games today include Horizon: Zero Dawn, Marvel's Avengers and Mafia: Definitive Edition so let’s see how this build handles them at 1080p. Starting with Horizon: Zero Dawn we can expect to be seeing an Ultra FPS of 39 and at High settings an FPS of 55 frames. In comparison Marvel's Avengers is likely to see an Ultra FPS of around 39, improving to 55 FPS on High settings. Lastly Mafia: Definitive Edition will see an Ultra FPS of around 13 which improves to a 18 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative Dragon Ball Z Kakarot Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Or you could put the Radeon RX 570 PowerColor Red Dragon 4GB graphics card into this computer, if you are after an alternative AMD PC build. It has a 8% better performance variation to the GeForce GTX 1650 MSI Gaming X 4GB, so similar in capability and we have picked it as the best priced alternative manufacturer card, with a price of $159.99.