Jump to content

 

Building a "budget" gaming PC


HENO
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hi everyone, hope you and your loved ones are being safe.

 

I have a little over 1000 dollar PC build, did some research over the last 3ish days and this is what I came up with:

 

CPU: Ryzen 7 3700X (I chose this even though I can game with less (Ryzen 5) but I don't want to upgrade this for at least another 5 years, so I prefer to just get a powerful one now, also I spend most of my day on pc).

 

CPU Cooler: Will get Noctua NH-D15 later, but apparently the stock cooler is good for now, so I'd rather spend my money on something else for now. Is it a good choice though? And do you think I should just get one now?

 

MotherBoard: MSI MPG X570 Gaming Edge WiFi Motherboard (I chose this because it's the best budget one with Wifi which is a must for me)

OR

Gigabyte X570 AORUS Elite Wifi :think:

Is the Gigabyte a good alternative? or is it even better in general?

 

Edit: I think I found another good budget one, ASRock X570 PHANTOM GAMING 4. The Msi one keeps getting out of stuck, I can't think under stress :p

 

Memory/Ram: TEAMGROUP T-Force Dark Z DDR4 16GB Kit (2 x 8GB) 3200MHz (PC4-25600)

 

GPU: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 OC 6G Graphics Card (PS4 is STILL my main gaming platform and later PS5, I will play mostly indie games or older games on the PC, and I will be playing the Xbox games on this, but that's not for another 2-3 years most likely, so this is more than enough for now)

 

Storage: Western Digital 2TB

 

SSd: Team MS30 M.2 2280 512GB

 

Case: Mid Tower (This is sufficient with this build, right? I won't need a Full tower 100%?)

 

Power Supply: EVGA BQ 600W OR EVGA 80+ WHITE 500W (500W is sufficient for my build, right?)

 

Is it good? Any suggestions? Recommendations? Everything compatible?

Edited by H!NO
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
  • Create New...