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Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 17th Feb 2020

Here we will create the best priced PC build to run Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord, where it will meet the demands that a game like this will put on a custom PC. Our view is to answer the question, what PC should I buy that can play Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord really well, and for the best possible price today? Making our build requirement, when speccing this computer, to find the sweetest price point for our hardware list that can deliver the best FPS with top tier graphics options selected, getting its visuals from a 1080p resolution monitor screen. We will keep checking the prices every day, so that our hardware selections on this page are at the best price point and we will swap in and out whenever something else appears better value today.

Today we find Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord is not in our top demanding games list and in our list at 18 of most popular games. It also falls in under the Sandbox, RPG, Management game genre types, which itself can influence some of our choices of hardware today, to make sure we better meet the hardware needs of the game. This sort of information will help us build a fuller picture and better understand what to select when putting our best build PC together for the game. Interestingly, it might be worth thinking about the performance of the hardware that the game was originally built on, which would have been from 2020 and shortly before. So the devs themselves may have been aiming for hardware with performance capability from this particular period.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$174.99
Graphics Card
$219.99
Memory
Corsair Vengeance 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2400MHz
$34.99
Motherboard
GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4
$54.99
Case
Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 mATX
$57.80
PSU
Corsair VS Series 450W 80+ White
$48.99
SSD
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$59.99
HDD
WD 2003FZEX HDD 2TB
$119.99
Display
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$79.99
Keyboard
HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Tenkeyless
$69.99
Mouse
Redragon M711 Cobra
$17.99
Headset
Razer Electra USB 7.1
$43.00
Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord PC Build Total Price $982.70
Rig
9.1
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone up in price by $2.20, was previously $980.50.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord PC Build

Choosing the graphics card needs to be done correctly and as we are putting together a gamer PC build for Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord at 1080p ultra graphics we want something with the best price today while returning the best performance for that price. This has led us to the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Zotac Gaming Twin Fan 6GB, which has a good price at the moment, as its currently priced at $219.99. The lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Zotac Gaming Twin Fan 6GB is $219.99 recorded at 6th Feb 2020. And with that in mind the GeForce GTX 1660 Super Zotac Gaming Twin Fan 6GB is a great match for Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord at 1080p ultra. It will certainly help us get good FPS. we will highlight those FPS in more detail later in this article. Over the past couple of weeks this card has seen a price drop of $30, which lends us confidence in picking it as a good purchase for this game.

Selecting The Right Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord 1080p Motherboard and CPU

We are choosing a well rounded and best priced motherboard (the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4), that can provide us with the cpu Socket AM4 socket type. This is so we can select the Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core 3.6GHz that has the best price to performance position today, at $174.99. A good reference point is, a low price for this processor was spotted on 6th Jan 2020 where we saw it for $169.This CPU and GPU provide the required Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord experience while maintaining the best price point at this 1080p resolution.

The awesome GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 is highly competitive, priced at $54.99, which provides it a position today in this gamer build. To provide a motherboard pricing benchmark the lowest recorded price we have for the GIGABYTE GA-A320M mATX AM4 is $54.99 on 29th Nov 2019.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord At The Right Price

To make sure we meet the Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord system requirements and to help us achieve the required FPS for Ultra at 1080p we have chosen the Corsair Vengeance 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2400MHz, which is todays best priced system memory. It is priced at $34.99 and compliments the CPU and GPU nicely. This RAM was recorded at the lowest price of $54.99, and this was on 28th Nov 2019.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

With this current build we expect to see a return of 69 frames per second at ultra 1080p resolution in Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord. Adjust some of the graphics options and you could boost this up to 96 FPS for High graphics settings.

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PC Build Research Area

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord
GeForce GTX 1660 Super Zotac Gaming Twin Fan 6GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

If we are looking for some larger screen resolutions with this computer, then Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord would return 52 FPS on 1440p at Ultra graphics setting. This FPS would improve to 73 FPS average at High settings.

How this build performs for other popular games

Ensuring our PC build for Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord runs some of the more popular games of today competently at 1080p is also something worth considering. Looking at Cyberpunk 2077 we see this pc build is likely to get 48FPS on Ultra and 67FPS on High graphics settings. In contrast we can expect Fortnite: Chapter 2 to return 144FPS on Ultra and 200+FPS when lowered to High. Another popular game at the moment is Doom Eternal, which is 71 FPS running at Ultra, and 99 on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord Graphics Card Option for 1080p

As an alternative to the Nvidia manufactured video card we have gone for in this PC, you could also consider the similarly powerful AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB. It has a 7% better performance difference compared to our selected GeForce GTX 1660 Super Zotac Gaming Twin Fan 6GB. Obviously we have chosen it as the cheapest price to performance offering in this range. It is currently priced at $397.85.

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