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As a true sequel, this game moves the battle away from the common Western Front focus of World War II and refocuses on some of history’s most brutal and devastating conflicts on the Eastern Front, challenging players to take command of the iconic Red Army and repel the Nazi invaders from the very gates of Moscow.
Company of Heroes 2 utilizes Relic® Entertainment’s state of the art proprietary Essence 3.0 EngineTM to bring new technological advancements to the strategy genre in the form of innovative Dynamic Battle Tactics, increased graphical fidelity and new environmental destruction, ultimately putting the player in control with new Commander Abilities.
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Company of Heroes 3 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 23rd Jul 2021

If you are looking to build and buy your next PC to run Company of Heroes 3 then this list of custom curated components will give you a great jumping off point for your next gaming PC selection. Its therefore our desire to consistently keep stable frame rates with the highest ultra graphics, returning the visuals upon a 1080p monitor screen. The hardware selection should give us all a good jumping off point when considering what might prove a good build and price for a PC to run Company of Heroes 3. We will update prices here as they change and switch out components as new, better hardware is released.

Before getting this build together we need to consider a few background characteristics about the game we are building this PC for. Company of Heroes 3 falls into the Strategy genre category groupings and would have been finished being developed during 2013 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 currently one of the more demanding titles we have on the site, and is found on our most demanding list at the 62 spot. 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 Company of Heroes 3 PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$199.99
Graphics Card
$397.99
Memory
Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz
$32.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$59.99
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$49.99
PSU
EVGA 850W Bq 80+ Bronze
$72.99
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$57.99
HDD
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$90.00
Keyboard
Razer Ornata Chroma
$69.19
Mouse
Cooler Master MM710
$36.30
Headset
Corsair HS45-7.1 Surround
$39.99
Company of Heroes 3 PC Build Total Price $1,482.38
Rig
9.8
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $3.00, was previously $1,479.38.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Company of Heroes 3 PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run Company of Heroes 3 in ultra 1080p. Right now the best graphics card purchase for this game is the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB, which will work really well at this screen resolution. It’s currently priced at $397.99, which puts it as one of the cheapest but best performers for this type of game. Over the last few weeks we have noticed it increase its price by $9.91, proving that additional savings can be found you will just need to shop around. Out of interest our lowest price tracked on this graphics card was on 6th Dec 2019 where we saw it for $376.05.

We were looking to get a video card with at least 8GB of VRAM available onboard it, which acts an image data buffer between our video card and CPU. The Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB has 8GB, which is suitable at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Company of Heroes 3 1080p Motherboard and CPU

The motherboard we are going for is the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4. Its the best priced Socket AM4 socket type motherboard on the market today and will give us the spot to choose a great pairing CPU for the Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB. Looking over the prices today we can see that the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz processor is a great choice for this game and is currently costing $199.99. A good point of reference is that the bottom recorded price we have for the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz is $56.98 on 7th Jul 2020.

Looking at motherboard prices and features the competitively priced $59.99 GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 certainly takes a well-deserved place in our build. Our motherboard price records put this mobo’s price on 18th Feb 2021 at $51.88.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Company of Heroes 3 At The Right Price

As one of the 3 main system components, when considering a PC built for Company of Heroes 3, the correct RAM selection is obviously important. We are looking for something that is well priced but also capable of meeting the games requirements. The Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz is well priced at $32.99 and fits with the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz and Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB selections to ensure solid FPS at 1080p ultra settings. To help provide a sense of cost for this RAM, the Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz was priced at $29.49 on 2nd Feb 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Company of Heroes 3

We reckon these hardware components in our PC build will get 85 FPS at high settings in game and you could improve the graphics up to Ultra and see a FPS of 61 at 1080p.

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PC Build Research Area

Company of Heroes 3
Radeon RX 5700 XT MSI Evoke OC 8GB

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If you were to increase your screen size with this PC setup to 1440p then we expect to see around a figure of 47 FPS on Ultra or 65 FPS on High.

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. Far Cry 6 should get 56 FPS at Ultra settings and this goes up to 78 frames at High settings. Battlefield 2042 can get an Ultra FPS of 73 FPS and increases to 92 FPS for High. Resident Evil 8 is expected to be around 55 FPS for Ultra settings and improves to a 76 FPS on High settings.

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Selecting A High Performance Mouse For Company of Heroes 3

We have opted for the Cooler Master MM710 because we feel it is a higher performance gaming mouse that will meet the needs of this title. When looking at a mouse for a game that sits in the Strategy game grouping we often consider paying a little bit more to get a better suited peripheral for the task. We have still chosen the best priced mouse we could find today that meets this need.

An Alternative Company of Heroes 3 Graphics Card Option for 1080p

The Nvidia option for this build would be the 4% worse performance difference GeForce RTX 2070 Asus Dual Advanced 8GB graphics card and certainly a viable choice for Company of Heroes 3. We considered this alternative graphics solution because it was also the best price point in this performance range. It is priced at $379.99 today.