Skip to content
Cheap Gaming PC

Cheap Gaming PC

Building a cheap gaming PC can be a very challenging task, especially when trying to achieve great performance. The truth is, you don’t have to break the bank when building a PC, and depending on your budget, you may actually be surprised by the performance you can produce with a small budget. I'll show you how easy it really was to build my first HTPC…

The next step we're going do before getting started today is installing Windows 8 Pro 64-bit into our server system in order for us all so that everything works together as expected! So let's begin:

Cheap Gaming PC Desk

How We Built Our First Server Using Ubuntu 16.04 Edition A few months ago, Microsoft released its new version of Windows 10 (the free preview) which included some pretty cool improvements like remote access from Xbox Live members who were connected to their servers via an Azure subscription or hosted elsewhere using another OS within Unity8.

What Is A Cheap Gaming PC?

It’s true, “cheap” is a rather ambiguous term, where everyone’s definition of what is cheap can be different. At Gamezbyte, we consider any gaming PC around $500 and below as cheap, this is console territory and the gaming experience isn’t always a fantastic one.

For others, what we consider cheap could be mid-range, creating a bit of confusion around the term. As for who goes into price range or brand name in comparison with other computer makers, it depends on personal preference so you might find yourself shopping at more than just two companies simultaneously (which makes us want to try our luck buying them from each company).

It has been shown by an eTrader that those brands listed within 10% of their competitors are considered "outstandingly low cost" PCs whereas its not worth trying high end equipment like MSI Z370 board because there seems little distinction between these systems due all being based upon outdated tech specs. However, if only games need some serious work then even overpriced hardware may look good enough compared against similar gaming pc.

In any case, a cheap gaming PC is essentially going to consist of older generation components, less powerful components, and compromises across the build, whether that’s storage space, graphical fidelity, or the RAM kit you install.

What’s great about PC building is you have a large number of options to choose from and the challenge that arises from building a PC on an affordable budget can be quite a buzz. I started off by researching each hardware option available in order for me make this guide as comprehensive (and realistic) with what was known at time of purchase.

While AMD's Ryzen series CPUs are currently priced similarly to Intel's Core i5-6400U it doesn't mean they're not capable/as good considering their overclocked nature without significantly changing cost per watt over anything else out there.

Unless you play old, less graphically intensive games like competitive esports titles, a cheap gaming PC could age very fast, leaving you needing upgrades sooner rather than later. Another thing to consider is the rise in higher refresh rate monitors, offering gamers a smoother experience if their computer can push out a certain amount of FPS, which a cheap gaming PC may struggle to do.

For any new system builder looking for an affordable solution that suits his needs or budget constraints (or perhaps even both) I recommend checking out this article on how many cores and RAM count your existing machine!

Previous article The Best Streaming PC Build

Leave a comment

Comments must be approved before appearing

* Required fields