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Sired in an act of vampire terrorism, your existence ignites the war for Seattle's blood trade. Enter uneasy alliances with the creatures who control the city and uncover the sprawling conspiracy which plunged Seattle into a bloody civil war between powerful vampire factions.
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Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 13th Jan 2021

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. We are going to choose these parts with the aim of keeping a high FPS rate at top end graphics settings, pushing out visuals on 1080p screen size. These prices and components will be reviewed daily so we can keep the best PC hardware for Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 listed on the page.

This title falls in the RPG, Action, Adventure 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 2021 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 not on our list of most demanding games. Also it is falling outside of our most popular games list at the moment. 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 Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$164.94
Graphics Card
$239.99
Memory
Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz
$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
Razer BlackWidow
$69.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$15.99
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$39.99
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 PC Build Total Price $1,247.28
Rig
8.5
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $0.05, was previously $1,247.33.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 PC Build

Our key objective when putting together our next gaming PC is always going to be finding a great price point for the most performance we can. Today’s build we start by looking for the right graphics card, at the right price, that can run Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 at 1080p ultra graphics. Looking through todays available cards and comparing their hardware performance has lead us to cherry pick the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB today for this game. It is capable of returning strong frame rates at our desired ultra 1080p. Checking our records our lowest tracked price for this card was on 28th Nov 2019, which had it priced at $229.99. Todays price is $239.99 which is why we have identified it as a competitive performance to price ratio compared to other hardware in the marketplace today. And we can see the card has dropped its price by $47.68 during the past two weeks.

Selecting The Right Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 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 i3-9350K 4-Core 4.0GHz processor, which works very well in achieving the desired performance levels at a good price point. Todays price for this computer processor is $164.94. The cheapest price we spotted this cpu for is $161.03, which was on 1st Dec 2020.

The MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 motherboard has a cost today of $49.46 that helps find it a place in today’s Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 build. 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 Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 At The Right Price

System Memory is a significant part of any gaming computer. The build today finds the Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz to be the best price to performance RAM solution for our Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 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. Lowest RAM prices were recorded for this Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz when we saw it priced at $29.49, on 2nd Feb 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2

This computer setup should be looking at getting 63 FPS on Ultra graphics at the 1080p screen size in Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2. We expect with a few tweaks to the settings this gaming PC will also get around 88 FPS at High settings, which will give you some frame rate performance to play around with.

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Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB

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Having the option of larger screen resolutions in the future is a handy thing to consider. This gaming PC setup, running Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 at 1440p would be pulling in about 67 FPS at High. We would expect that to drop again to 48 if you were playing it at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

We should check some other games performance with our Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 PC. Looking at some other popular games today, to see how the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB and this setup will run on 1080p. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is expected to return 71 FPS when run on Ultra which increases to around 99 frames per second on High. FIFA 21 would return 174 FPS on Ultra and then go up to 200+ FPS at High settings. With Cyberpunk 2077 we expect 48 FPS running at Ultra settings and 68 frames on High settings.

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An Alternative Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

Or you could put the Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB graphics card into this computer, if you are after an alternative AMD PC build. It has a 7% better performance variation to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo OC 6GB, so similar in capability and we have picked it as the best priced alternative manufacturer card, with a price of $962.99.