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Assassin's Creed: Origins is a reboot of Assassin's Creed series. Set in Ancient Egypt circa 2496 BC, Assassin's Creed Origins features a pair of playable characters and the return of naval combat. Ac Origins features the largest open-world yet for the series, stretching from Egypt up to the coast of Greece, with less linearity and reworked character progression.
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Assassins Creed: Origins 1080p Ultra Custom PC Build Review

Prices and hardware reviewed and updated: 28th Nov 2020

What is the best PC to buy for Assassins Creed: Origins? This is where our curated PC build coverage today will find us listing out today’s best priced computer hardware and peripherals to meet the demands that a game like Assassins Creed: Origins might put on the gaming PC. With the mission objective being a high gaming standard with ultra graphics settings, while running on 1080p screen res. 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 Assassins Creed: Origins is not in our top demanding games list and currently not figuring in our more popular games lists of today. It also falls in under the Action, Adventure, Stealth 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 2017 and shortly before. So the devs themselves may have been aiming for hardware with performance capability from this particular period. Another consideration is that this game was built on the AnvilNext.

Best 1080p Price to Performance Assassins Creed: Origins PC Hardware Component List

Component Current Price
CPU
$158.50
Graphics Card
$169.99
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
SanDisk SSD PLUS 480GB
$50.33
HDD
Toshiba X300 HDD 5TB
$374.97
Display
AOC 22 inch 5ms
$90.00
Keyboard
Redragon K552
$27.99
Mouse
PICTEK Gaming Mouse 7200DPI wired 7 Buttons
$10.87
Headset
HyperX Cloud Stinger
$39.99
Assassins Creed: Origins PC Build Total Price $1,120.06
Rig
3.3
Score
Future 0 YEARS Proof
This PC build has recently gone down in price by $3.35, was previously $1,123.41.

Choosing A Graphics Card For Our 1080p Assassins Creed: Origins PC Build

When selecting the right graphics card today we are specifically hunting for great price-to-performance gpus that can run Assassins Creed: Origins in ultra 1080p. Right now the best graphics card purchase for this game is the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB, which will work really well at this screen resolution. It’s currently priced at $169.99, which puts it as one of the cheapest but best performers for this type of game. As a point of interest this graphics card has increased its price by $169.99 over the past two weeks. For reference, the lowest price recorded by us so far for the GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB is $169.99 on 28th Nov 2019.

Our ideal build will need to come with either 3GB of VRAM or more than. This is used by the computer to store image data quickly as it passes image information from GPU to CPU. Our selected GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB comes with 4GB of VRAM which should cover image transfer for Assassins Creed: Origins at this resolution.

Selecting The Right Assassins Creed: Origins 1080p Motherboard and CPU

To fit with the above graphics card we have chosen a well priced motherboard, the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151, that will allow us to slot in a compatible Core i5-9400F 6-Core 2.9GHz processor based around the shared LGA 1151 socket. With the chosen cpu and gpu working together we will get a great Assassins Creed: Origins experience, that helps achieve steady frames at this resolution. The chosen cpu has itself been selected because it represents a good fit with the game and the price we found it at when comparing today’s cpu market prices, finding it currently priced at $158.5. Looking through our price records we noticed that this processor was seen on 16th Mar 2020 priced at $119.99.

At $49.46 the MSI B360M PRO-VD Intel mATX LAG1151 motherboard muscles its feature rich chipboard into today’s Assassins Creed: Origins PC build. We have checked the mobo prices and found that on 28th Dec 2019, this motherboard was priced at a low of $32.99.

How To Choose The Best RAM For Assassins Creed: Origins At The Right Price

One of the most important hardware parts of this computer is the system memory or RAM. To make sure our resolution target and frame rates are met we have chosen to put in Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz. This is currently priced at $32.99 and is well priced compared to the system memory market today. The cheapest system memory price for Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (1x8GB) DDR4 2666MHz was recorded as $29.49, and this was on 2nd Feb 2020.

PC Performance Review at 1080p Ultra Settings on Assassins Creed: Origins

This computer setup should be looking at getting 43 FPS on Ultra graphics at the 1080p screen size in Assassins Creed: Origins. We expect with a few tweaks to the settings this gaming PC will also get around 60 FPS at High settings, which will give you some frame rate performance to play around with.

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PC Build Research Area

Assassins Creed: Origins
GeForce GTX 1650 EVGA XC Ultra Black Gaming 4GB

Other Popular Game 1080p Ultra Custom PC Builds

With the larger screen resolutions always being of interest and something to consider, let’s take a look at how this build could perform. Running a 1440p Assassins Creed: Origins we would expect 46 FPS at High and a drop to 33 when run at 1440p Ultra.

How this build performs for other popular games

While we have put a great PC build together for Assassins Creed: Origins it’s important to understand how it handles some of the more popular games of today at 1080p. With this PC build we can expect that the popular game Horizon: Zero Dawn will get 37FPS on Ultra settings raising to 52FPS on High. On the other hand we see that Microsoft Flight Simulator returns 45FPS on Ultra and 62FPS when lowered to High. Lastly FIFA 21 may see 110 FPS running at Ultra, and 152 on High graphics settings.

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An Alternative Assassins Creed: Origins Graphics Card Option for 1080p

If you are looking for a graphics card from AMD instead of the one we have selected in this build then you could try Radeon RX 580 XFX GTR XXX 8GB, which has a 30% better performance difference, so still similar capabilities. We have chosen it based on its price-performance figure as well, as it is currently priced at $164.99.