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As the consultant for a maverick director's new film: "Old Gods Rising," Professor Tom Winston arrives at Ashgate University to find that things are not quite as they seem. Has he become the unwitting star of Kayfer’s latest project? Or, has he stumbled into something far more sinister?
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Old Gods Rising 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 26th Oct 2020

If you are looking to buy a new PC that can play Old Gods Rising then below you will find we explore exactly that. We are putting together a gaming PC build for Old Gods Rising from a carefully selected set of our favourite hardware components that are priced best today. With the mission objective being a high gaming standard with ultra settings selected, using 1080p monitor resolution. Prices found here today are checked daily to make sure that the components we aare putting into our Old Gods Rising represent good value for money.

Before getting this build together we need to consider a few background characteristics about the game we are building this PC for. Old Gods Rising falls into the Adventure genre category groupings and would have been finished being developed during 2020 on hardware released around that period of time which may be a factor when we choose the type of hardware as it would need to be comparable in performance to hardware available from around this time. The game is not in our top demanding games lists. While these facts help us put together the best PC for the game we will still be selecting components based on the latest prices for the chosen peripherals and hardware for our build. Choosing today’s best priced items to give us an ideal PC build today for the game.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Old Gods Rising PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$94.99
Graphics Card
$107.99
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
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$59.36
HDD
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
Sceptre E225W 22 inch 75Hz 5ms
$84.97
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$34.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$16.99
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$47.14
Old Gods Rising PC Build Total Price $1,018.82
Rig
3
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $27.94, was previously $990.88.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Old Gods Rising 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 Old Gods Rising at 1080p ultra settings. Looking through today’s graphics card prices we can see that the Radeon RX 560 4GB is today’s best GPU option for this computer and it will work great at this screen resolution. Its price right now is $107.99, and running our hardware tests against that price shows this to be the cheapest but best performer for Old Gods Rising. Its price over the past couple of weeks has increased a bit by $107.99, which makes us think additional savings can be made here if you shop around. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the Radeon RX 560 4GB is $107.99 recorded at 28th Nov 2019.

Selecting The Right Old Gods Rising 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 $94.99. 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.This CPU and GPU provide the required Old Gods Rising experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1080p resolution.

And with the motherboard costing $49.46 this really helps pull the PC we are building together. A low recorded price for this motherboard was spotted on 28th Dec 2019 where it was $32.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Old Gods Rising At The Right Price

Our Old Gods Rising 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 Radeon RX 560 4GB of our build and priced at a reasonable $32.99. The cheapest system memory price for Patriot Viper Steel Series 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz was recorded as $30.35, and this was on 29th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Old Gods Rising

With this current build we expect to see a return of 63 frames per second at ultra 1080p resolution in Old Gods Rising. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 88 FPS for High graphics settings.

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PC Build Research Area

Old Gods Rising
Radeon RX 560 4GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If we are looking for some larger screen resolutions with this computer, then Old Gods Rising would return 48 FPS on 1440p at Ultra graphics setting. This FPS would improve to 67 FPS average at High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

When buying a gaming PC for a specific game we still expect it to run other popular games. So as a benchmark lets see how well todays best priced PC build can deal with these 3 games at 1080p. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War should get 26 FPS at Ultra settings and this goes up to 36 frames at High settings. Watch Dogs Legion can get an Ultra FPS of 14 FPS and increases to 19 FPS for High. Marvel's Avengers is expected to be around 31 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 43 FPS on High settings.

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An Alternative Old Gods Rising Graphics Card Option for 1080p

While we have suggested a AMD graphics card for this build you can also consider putting in a Nvidia GeForce GTX 2050, which is similar, with a 4% worse performance difference, but provides another reasonable alternative graphics option. It is currently priced at $149.99.