How to Build $200-Worth Gaming PC

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Are you planning to build your own version of gaming PC, but having problems on the budget? Here’s the step-by-step things to buy and to do to get the cheapest gaming PC in the market.

Thanks to Youtuber Tech by Matt, the issue of buying expensive gaming PCs will no longer be your problem.

Looking for cheapest gaming PC?

There is no greater gift to a gamer than a high-quality gaming PC. Nowadays, gaming is a huge part of everyday lives in most people.

Whether you’re using mobile phone, tablets, console, or computer; gaming has become one of the best stress-reliever for many of us.

Unfortunately, this ‘stress-reliever’ could also be the source of stress due to its way expensive prices. For example, one typical gaming PC already costs between $800 up to as high as $1,200.

If you’re looking for the best quality brands of gaming PC to play more high-end games, you would need to buy a PC device that costs more than $2,000.

This might be one of the reasons why a lot of people refuse to start video gaming over the initial reaction that it is too expensive.

Here’s a news for you: it’s generally not that expensive.

What you should look for

Before we get to build that $200 budget gaming PC, here’s everything you should know before buying parts for your computer.

What do you want to see in your gaming PC

A lot of people demands high-definition, surround-sound, gaming experience in a gaming PC. However, if you’re in a tight budget, this option may not be as possible as it seems.

First, you need to know what you want to see in a gaming PC. Do you prefer a cool-looking design for your computer? Or prefer to put investments on the hardware and software of your PC?

Remember: it’s better to have a high-functional PC rather than a cool-looking device.

How to build the cheapest gaming PC

You are not the only one having problems on building the cheapest gaming PC. Thanks to Youtuber ‘Zach’s Tech Turf,‘ here’s a quick guide on how to build a $200-worth gaming PC for your own.

CPU i5-3470 – $15

Firs step you should look out for is the CPU chip. For only $15, you can now get an i5-3470. It has a 4-core M4 threaded processor with a base frequency of 3.2 gigahertz and a max turbo of 3.6 gigahertz.

Motherboard Zotac 855 ITX – $20

In eBay, TechVisibility found an interesting promo set of Zotac 855 ITX, along with LGA1156 socket, and Intel (H55ITX-A-E) Motherboard. This costs only $100.

RAM 2×4 gigabyte DDR3 Kit – $25

For the computer’s RAM, Zach’s Tech Turf found a 2×4 gigabyte DDR3 Kit for only $25.

GPU RX 564 Gigabyte – $50

For the computer’s GPU, the Youtuber locally finds an RX 564 gigabyte for only $50. Compared to other cheaper GPU, this model is already capable to handle 1080p and low to medium high-definition gaming experience.

Storage ($17 SSD and $15 Terabyte storage)

For only a total of $22, you can now avail a Kingston super budget 120 gigabyte model SSD and pair that with used one terabyte Western Digital Blue for only $15.

Power Supply (EVGA) $20

For cheaper set of power supply, you can check out EVGA stock with 430 watt white certified unit for only $20.

You might probably find cheaper power supply models, but this is still a fair price for power supply.

CPU Case – $44

Have a cool design for your CPU with a cooler master box light 3.1 for only $44. You can easily find this product on Amazon.

That’s it! Are you ready for your next gaming PC?

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