Build the Ultimate 1080p gaming PC for less than $800

Written by D3ATHKeeper on Fri, Jan 31, 2020 10:34 PM

Update: We will be looking to update this article shortly. It was not relevant to update during the past few months due to such a global shortage in hardware.

Original: We've already built the Ultimate PC at the $1200 sweet spot, but what about something for the more frugal PC gamer? For $800 you can get a 1080p PC gaming build which absolutely blows away console performance at the same resolution. Proof that you don't need to break the bank to have a top-tier gaming experience.

Build a fast gaming PC for less than $800

For 800 bucks you can build yourself a fantastic gaming rig including all the necessary hardware components such as graphics card, CPU, monitor, keyboard, mouse, and even a headset. All of this for under $800 and you're not going to have any troubles reaching that all-important 1080p/60 frames per second.

To top it off, this build isn't going to be useful for gaming. You can use it for everything. It's great value and its versatile, both for work and gaming use.

So how do you go about building a gaming rig on a tighter budget? It's all about identifying where the priorities are in a build, putting your money into the components which are going to be most beneficial to your gaming performance.

With huge games like Cyberpunk 2077 and Dying Light 2 on the horizon, we figure it’s the perfect time to be thinking about a new PC build to enjoy these AAA games looking and running at their finest. 

Ultimate 1080p PC Gaming Build for Under $800

So we’ve set ourselves the target of $800 for everything you'll need for a PC build from scratch. This includes a decent gaming graphics, a CPU which won't bottleneck performance, plenty of RAM, both HDD & SSD storage, a monitor, mouse, keyboard, and headset. This is everything you need to console-beating performance in a PC package which well set you back less than $800.

Compared to our $1200 build, our budget is quite a bit tighter. We're building a system for 66% of the price and so we need to identify what's important and what isn't. The cheaper you go with a build, the more compromises you will have to make, but at $800 you can still treat yourself to a fantastic and capable PC build.

So during this PC build guide for early 2020 we will be aiming at a more entry level rig. You won't have to hand over the eye-watering amounts of cash which enthusiast builds can cost you but you'll still be able to pick any game you want on Steam and know you can run it just fine.

  Component Current Price Why this component? 
CPU AMD Ryzen R5 1600 AF $99.99 While the Ryzen 5 2600 is still undoubtedly great value, AMD quietly launched the Ryzen 5 1600 AF using the next-gen Zen+ technology for a bargain bin prince. The 1600 AF is available at $99 right now but, if you keep your eyes peeled, it can drop as low as $85 for 6C/12T performance at a ridiculously low price.
Graphics Card AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT PowerColor Red Dragon 6GB $289.99 Say hello to the new generation. AMD's Radeon RX 5600 XT series offers great bang-for-buck provided you don't choose one of the sellers providing it well over the odds. The PowerColor Red Dragon Radeon RX 5600 XT 6GB is the cheapest of the bunch right now, offering fantastic 1080p gaming performance to suit the monitor.
Memory G.Skill 16GB (2 x 8GB) Aegis DDR4 3000MHz $62.99 Within our budget, quantity is a higher priority than speed for RAM. 16GB is a must for a PC build in 2019/2020 and provided it's DDR4 it'll be plenty fast enough. RAM is a lot cheaper these days and a pair of G.Skill 8GB 3000MHz can be had for close to $50.
Motherboard ASRock B450M Pro4-F $71.00 Here we have a Micro-ATX motherboard design from ASRock wihch isn't flashy but it'll do the trick. It comes with the AMD4 socket for Ryzen and has room for future storage upgrades with its M.2 support.
Case Cougar MX330 $41.00 $42 is cheap for a gaming case but that doesn't mean it can't look good. Cougar's MX330 is elegant and functional with decent air flow. You're not going to want to put SLI RTX 2080 Ti's here but based on the rest of our components this will fit the bill.
PSU EVGA 500 BQ $54.99 With your power supply you should always one eye on future upgrades but, with a 500W unit, you should be prepared for pretty much all mid-range solutions.
SSD PNY CS900 240GB $34.99 SSD storage can quickly become expensive but a small 240GB driver should be enough to get you up and running. Install your OS on this SSD for much faster boot times, and prioritise your most used game installs to this drive.
HDD Seagate BarraCuda 2TB $49.99 While far slower, traditional hard drivers are still much cheaper than SSDs for mass storage. A 2TB drive can be picked up for just $55 and it has room for around 40 or so 50GB games.
CPU Cooler Wraith Stealth Cooler $0.00 AMD's Ryzen 5 2600 comes with a Wraith Stealth Cooler bundled in. If you're just running at stock clocks this will do the job.
Display Sceptre E248W-19203R 24" $92.68 A tight budget means a slight hit to the quality of the monitor. At 24-inches the Sceptre E248 is decent but not luxurious. For your money you do get 75Hz 1080p display though, with built-in speakers and a reasonable 5ms response time. 
Keyboard Rii RK100+ $14.99 The Rii RK100+ is a full-sized keyboard that comes with mechanical feeling keys. It's not a mechanical keyboard, but it should still do the job while not feeling completely terrible.
Mouse Redragon M711 Cobra $17.99 The Redragon M711 Cobra is an entry-level gaming mouse with 10,000 DPI, 7 reprogrammable buttons and heavily customisable RGB lighting for those who want to pimp out their setup a bit. 
Headset Sades SA920 $19.99 A gaming headset is important for communicating in online games with your buddies or for more immersive audio. The Sades SA920 is a plug and play solution with decent sound quality and the all-important gaming mic.
Total Price   $772.90  

** Special Offers - Any items we mark with the ** in our build will be on special offer. These are usually timed special offers, so it might be that we have to switch them out when their prices return to "normal".

So that's what we've got so far but nothing's ever perfect. This is an ongoing project and this build will adapt and change based on newly released hardware and you. Yes, you.

We'll be running regular polls in which you can have your say and help identify the components which you believe are the weakest link. Got an opinion on what would be a better CPU? Let us know, and we'll switch them out for something even better. Week by week, we'll be building the ultimate gaming PC to be found at this price point.

So this is everything you need for a gaming PC setup for less than $800. This build can play every game in the world today and includes a tower itself along with all the key components such as gaming monitor, mouse, keyboard, and headset. 

But this is just the start. It's time for you all to get your heads together in order to identify the weakest point of Ultimate PC Gaming Build for Under $800. 

UPDATE: 17-Jan-2020 - 17-We're in the process of putting together the ultimate 1080p PC build. That's $800 for every component, including case, monitor, mouse and just about every bit you could possibly need. During our last poll you decided that an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Super was a little pricey for a build like this, choosing instead to install a Radeon RX 590.

The GD community voted heavily for an AMD Radeon RX 590 8GB. It's a lower-end GPU compared to the GTX 1660S but it's also much cheaper, freeing up some crucial cash to upgrade some other components. Don't worry though as the Radeon RX 590 is a fantastic 1080p video card and ideally suited to our current monitor choice.

Putting a Radeon Rx 590 into our $800 1080p PC build has freed up almost $120 for us to spend on upgrading other components. Now though, the choice is yours. Could we blow it all on a massive 32GB RAM, or is that just a waste of money? Do you think the build would be better served by a bigger monitor, a higher quality headset, or perhaps a faster CPU? The choice is all yours.

UPDATE: 20-Dec-2019 - For our first poll, you identified the graphics card as the weak point of our $800 1080p PC gaming build.

With just $800 to play around with it, it doesn't leave us much wiggle room in terms of switching out the graphics hardware. Our current graphics card, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo 6GB, currently retails for $229.99. With our total PC build cost coming to $799.78, this means we've either stick with this GPU or opt for a cheaper graphics card and use the extra funds to upgrade another component. 

Based on this, we've provided a sample of three different graphics cards which we could use for our Ultimate 1080p PC Gaming Build for Under $800. This includes the original Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Super Asus Dual Evo 6GB variant, a lower-end non-Super Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Asus Phoenix 6GB, or AMD's current budget GPU of choice, the AMD Radeon RX 590 Gigabyte Gaming 8GB.

Which of these components would you like to switch out for something else? Get discussing and we'll run a poll in the future to help us decide what we're going to replace it with.

We want your recommended hardware suggestions for this $800 build, so pop them in the comments section below and the hardware suggestions with the most up-votes will be considered for inclusion in this PC build!

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06:57 Dec-21-2019

gaming PC desktop lol cost more than Euro$1200 before SALES TAX!!!


monitor mouse keyboard xbox one gamepad total after Sales TAX estimate Euro$1600!!!

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06:59 Dec-21-2019

ps4 EU$399 VS Pc gaming desktop EU$1600 please choose wisely!!!

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09:35 Dec-21-2019

but games cost 2x higher and u need to pay to play online for console while for PC it is free. And for console once the new console is out the old one dies. Therefore a PC can exist for a couple of years if its decent and it doesnt brake.

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19:52 Jan-17-2020

Take in account 7 (years) x60 euro = 420 euro for online playing. A ps4 setup would then cost 820 euro. You'd need to own a lot of games if you want to get on par with the PC part. Games cost max 10 euro more on the console. I haven't heard of any sales like steam does for PS, but I'm pretty sure that there are some sales going on as well (also with that PSN plus? Not sure how that works).
In the end, PS4 would be cheaper anyway, but I'm not seeing somebody use their PS4 to do research on wikipedia for homework, or render vids, etc.

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10:16 Dec-21-2019

Yeah but that PC outperforms the ps4 by like 3 times the power and you can do so much more on the PC.

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11:19 Dec-21-2019

Yeah, the CPU and GPU are a lot better than the PS4. The PS4 has an AMD CPU before Ryzen existed, meaning a lot weaker and the GPU was more or less equal to an AMD HD 7870 if I remember correctly.

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16:05 Dec-21-2019

I thought to say: The game quality and the fps is a lot better in PC and u can do a lot more on the PC despite gaming and I thought I would get down voted and I decided to shut myself.

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16:24 Dec-21-2019

That's true too, but I don't think you would get downvoted for that. PCs just have more value than just gaming like you mentioned and it's still cheaper for a lot of people. Quality and FPS will always be better on PC if the games are properly developed that way, but developers / publishers could also just decide not to invest extra money in it, which would be sad.

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04:04 Dec-22-2019

i thought to say it in a more harsh way and for that i decided not to. Whatever. But still. No matter what PC will be the superior of console gaming. I just don't know why devs are focusing so much on console instead for PC. For that i think the VR thing is the real PC games optimization since itll be harder to downgrade it to console.

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19:54 Jan-17-2020

The thing is, a console CAN play the latest games at poopy settings after 7 years, but a (at the time) low end PC simply can't, even with all the settings turned down. It's just game optimizations, can't do much about that.

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15:28 Dec-21-2019

idk what are you talking about what 1600$, i bought parts to build my brother's pc with r9 280x and i5 3570k 8gb ram it costed me around 150$ and it can still run games one medium-high

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21:32 Dec-20-2019

Nothing.

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20:57 Dec-20-2019

probably gtx 1080ti with some i7 3770k

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23:55 Dec-20-2019

1080Ti is overkill for 1080p imo :)

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14:12 Dec-21-2019

Nah definitely not anymore, still future proof for a couple of years, but the times where it'll be to weak even for 1080p aren't that far ahead. In combination with such an old I7 though I'd agree with you, that cpu is gonna limit your performance anyways in certain games.

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15:55 Dec-21-2019

I just played Forza Horizon 4 yesterday, Ultra settings, 3440x1440, I get stable 100fps with my 1080Ti - so it is more than enough for 1080p IF the game optimization isn't garbage :)

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16:22 Dec-21-2019

lol I get solid 100 FPS on ultra at 1440p with my "non TI" gtx 1080. And yeah of course it's more than enough, you shouldn't be aiming for "just enough" if you wanna keep the card for a couple of years and have a good experience with it. Forza Horizon 4 runs on everything, you wanna be looking at games more towards the worst case scenario like RDR2, GTA V or even older ones like FO4 that will definitely struggle with any graphics card if paired with that old CPU.

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21:45 Dec-21-2019

Well, forza horizon 4 ran at 60+ fps at ultra settings 1080p on my rig so that game is one of the best optimized in recent years.

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14:56 Dec-22-2019

@V3rmillioN it's around 120-130 at ultrawide 3440x1440 but since I have 100Hz G-Sync screen, I'm fine with 100 :)
I briefly checked Witcher 3, at ultra without hairworks with E3FX ReShade mods it hovers around 70fps, which is probably alright xD

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17:56 Dec-20-2019

that's the thing, at this point neither of those GPUs are 1080p gaming killers, there are games that they can't play at 1080p ultra even without AA at 60fps+, assuming that's the mainstream FPS target of 60fps minimum.
We've been stuck at this performance/price point for close to 4 years now and it's really terrible for the consumer as like it or not games do continue to become more graphically demanding.
The gtx 1660 super and rx 590 would have been excellent 1080p cards back in 2016, but we are almost 2020.

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19:17 Dec-20-2019

With a build price of less than 1000$ that includes mouse/keyboard/monitor, I'd say you really shouldn't even be expecting 60+FPS/Ultra/1080p. My 1660 isn't the Super, but it's overclocked to basically the same performance, and it's more than capable. I actually don't particularly care if I'm on the upside of 60FPS. If I play and don't notice any chop or stuttering then it really doesn't matter what the FPS is. And if a game is properly optimized I can run ultra easy enough.

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22:42 Dec-20-2019

I absolutely agree that as long as there are no stutters and there is enough fps, the fps doesn't matter. I just went by the mainstream standards.


Otherwise I too don't care for 60fps, I don't care for ultra/max, and I don't care about the resolution. Give me a solid 30fps, 720p, settings are irrelevant and I'm all good.


Sadly I have a 21:9 monitor and the lowest I can go natively/native aspect ratio is 2560x1080, no idea why there isn't 1440x720 in games, but oh well.

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19:19 Dec-20-2019

It's definitely not bad for 1080p gaming as most games that require better than this GPU are mostly VR or RTX games. Here's a list of 100 of the most demanding games on Game-Debate for reference. There are a few that need better, but it's still definitely a valid option. Also, people will probably adjust their game settings and change them till they get acceptable FPS. So turning off any antialiasing or lowering it first and so on. It has gotten a bit cheaper to get a GPU that's almost the equivalent to a GTX 1070 which "released" for $379, but sold for more. It's definitely disappointing to see how little GPUs have progressed in the last 3 years though. I went a bit off topic, but to me and probably other people, this is the best 1080p build you can buy new for under $800 like the title states.

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22:39 Dec-20-2019

Except that the gtx 1660 Super is as good as the rx 580/590, or just slightly better, still quite slower than the gtx 1070, not by much, though it doesn't change the fact that we are getting the same performance for the same money as we did in 2016, which is terrible. The only difference is that Nvidia(and AMD with the rx 5500 XT) are making more money off of them.

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23:59 Dec-20-2019

Yeah, a little slower and definitely not the same performance for the same money. More or less the same performance at about 220 USD less, but if you go by MSRP then it's 150 USD less. Which isn't a lot at all and the performance improvements have been lacking a lot.

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00:06 Dec-21-2019

but the rx 580/480 were 200$ MSRP and isn't much slower than the gtx 1660 super, about 5-15%, depending on the game, in some games it's a bigger difference, in some it's literally 2-3fps.

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00:13 Dec-21-2019

Ohhh, yes, that's probably more fair, I was comparing my GTX 1070 to it. Sorry about the confusion, I just misunderstood you

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14:07 Dec-11-2019

Is a 144Hz monitor good for the GTX 1660? Or is it an overkill with this build?
Asking cuz im planning on getting one even tho im still with 1050Ti

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15:07 Dec-11-2019

1660 will definitely not handle 144 consistent, so if that monitor will support FreeSync or G-Sync, then it could work well, but not at stable 144 fps

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19:00 Jan-17-2020

true he'd need around 1070-1080-2060 level performance for 144hz in COD

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13:24 Dec-14-2019

depends on the games. if u want the frames for fps games like CS, CoD and Halo (prob not 144 but over 60) then your good. but not so much for your action adventure type blockbusters

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13:25 Dec-17-2019

My budget is very limitted so i am planning on getting a good monitor now so it won't be a bottleneck when i upgrade my rig

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16:51 Dec-17-2019

that's a reasonable attitude,
make sure to pick a good monitor, so you won't have to replace it soon, don't underestimate importance of color consistency, viewing angles, input lag, refresh rate "sync" (freesync/g-sync) and resolution/size ratio ;)

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13:03 Dec-19-2019

Thanks :D

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07:37 Dec-18-2019

Hz is not the same as fps. I have no clue why so many people think it is besides ignorance.Y'all must be noobs.Just read this and be quiet https://reddit.com/r/FortniteCompetitive/comments/b14b06/anyone_using_a_gtx_1050ti_on_a_144hz_monitor

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10:46 Dec-18-2019

oh come on, in the end it is the same, kind of, because higher rate of displayed frames and higher rate of produced frames when matched (V-Sync, FreeSync, G-Sync) does provide faster response (1/144 of second is shorter "delay" than 1/60 second) and overall motion "smoothness" is better,
I'm using 100Hz screen and I can tell you it is a huge difference compared to 60Hz, in strategy games I can click moving characters more accurately, in racing games I can react a little sooner, in shooting games I can rotate my view a little faster - it's really difficult to explain and believe me I was really skeptical about benefit of having more than 60hz when human eye supposedly can't see it - as a matter of fact human eye can see inconsistency of "viewable input", and with higher frame rate those inconsistencies are less noticeable - and even better with G-Sync/Freesync while maintaining at least around 45 fps those inconsistencies are basically erased,
on the other hand it depends on game because for ex. strategy games are "slower-paced" than for ex. shooter games or racing games, so the overall benefit may seem different,
and let me answer and explain your posts below in this thread,
general problem with displaying content when playing games is consistency between each frame (in benchmarks usually called "frame time") - regular monitor has fixed rate of 60hz, means 1 frame every 1/60 second, but graphics card (game engine as well) usually produces frames inconsistently, so there can be 200 frames in one second and then 10 frames in another second for ex. - which results in screen tearing, microstuttering and other issues which most people do notice,
60 (frames per second displayed) is considered a norm among monitors since first LCDs came out, (before it was 75Hz, but because of different display technology, there were no pixel rows to display in a manner later LCDs did) since then graphics card manufacturers and game devs are still struggling to deal with synchronizing what graphics outputs and what monitor shows - dirty solution is beasty graphics which comfortably produces 60fps consistently, but throughout years everyone realized such wasted potential can be invested into higher resolutions and higher frame rates - therefore the struggle continuously remains relevant,
sorry if the explanation is a bit messy, english isn't my native language, but I hope you can grasp the main point :)

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12:20 Dec-18-2019

Don't worry, you speak English, at least in text, better than most Americans today. I know the eye can see more than 60 fps. Above 60 fps looks like fast forward when substantially higher than 60 fps and is not regulated to 60 fps.

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12:29 Dec-18-2019

I got 146.5 fps average in Heaven Benchmark 4.0 Benchmarking my Gigabyte 5700 XT on Ultra GPU. I had a low of 25.8 fps and a high of 327 fps.

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13:03 Dec-18-2019

I'd say it's impossible to judge 300's fps when screen cannot reproduce them,
that "fast forward" is an effect I can perceive on most TVs which indeed do frame interpolation to achieve advertised 200Hz from 29.97 fps movies,
but in games I usually consider that a welcome improvement, never really played a game where I would prefer lower framerate (unless the game physics were tied to fixed rate, like for ex. Skyrim)

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13:15 Dec-18-2019

Yeah, I thought he was talking about a TV too when he mentioned it felt like it was fast forwarded.

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07:43 Dec-18-2019

Problem is, many of those idiots think the same as these idiots here. I knew the difference as a child when I was purely a console gamer. Get your game up.Because when children of past make adults look ignorant? That's not good by any means

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09:40 Dec-18-2019

I think you misunderstood what the other commenters said. No one said Hz is the same as FPS and I think most people here know that. @Tzzsmk said that the GPU just won't be able to do 144 FPS in all games consistently, which means a G-Sync or FreeSync monitor would be beneficial to make normal games look smoother for when it does drop below 144 FPS or is between 60-144 FPS. It's really noticeable when a game fluctuates between 60-144 FPS on a 144Hz monitor, but anything over 144 FPS won't make a difference, only for input latency.

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09:45 Dec-18-2019

But why does it matter? Anything above 60 fps isn't noticeable. That may just be technical issues with the monitor. And if they do know the difference, why are people always talking about 144 fps when speaking of 144 hz monitors?

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09:49 Dec-18-2019

Why do you think 60 fps is the norm regardless of what resolution you are playing at, even 8k, even though that's not really possible at the time?

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10:06 Dec-18-2019

What do you mean above 60 FPS isn't noticeable? It definitely is if you have a 144Hz monitor, even a 75Hz monitor makes it noticeable. If you have a cable that can handle 1080p 144Hz then you should have the option to set it to 144Hz in your GPU driver settings. It definitely isn't technical issues with a monitor, because if it was then G-Sync and FreeSync just wouldn't exist or be needed. They are talking about it to make sure people get the best for their money. So if you play a lot of CS:GO then a 144Hz monitor would be really useful, but if your GPU can't even do 60FPS in CS:GO then it would be a waste of money to invest in something like that. It's just wasted potential and that's why it's being talked about. It just depends on what the user plays a lot or what their needs are

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13:12 Dec-19-2019

You may wanna check Nvidia on instagram as they started explaining what the differences are in short videos

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01:41 Dec-21-2019

BuT HuMaN EyE CaNt SeE mOrE ThAn 60hZ. maybe try checking this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ

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14:28 Dec-09-2019

m2 SSD 1T, videocard (1660TI if CP2077 isnt playbale with current hardware), led keyboard

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10:24 Dec-09-2019

cpu an mobo. thinking of jumping to ryzen but no money.

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13:20 Dec-07-2019

ah new poll, what to change,
I'd go for 500GB SSD, prices are dropping nowadays, might even fit the budget,
then I don't like this particular case, matter of personal preference though,
and 3rd pick to change for me is mobo - I'd choose some ASUS counterpart because of nicer BIOS and AI Suite desktop toolkit, adjusting fans during runtime, even if they aren't PWM etc.. :)

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17:48 Dec-09-2019

i can change my fans during run time too on my ASROCK board. I think ASROCK has a great BIOS personally.

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18:08 Dec-09-2019

things are indeed getting better across all manufacturer,
I think ASUS was first about 8 years ago providing nice BIOS with visual fan control and more

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09:57 Dec-07-2019

I'd add an SSD with bigger capacity :)

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09:32 Dec-07-2019

That's actually extremely good. You even included peripherals and a monitor, which I usually don't expect for "gaming pc".
But are the prices and availability based on where you live? Cause I found none of the components by clicking on the link, or I found them but more expensive than what's written here.

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10:05 Dec-07-2019

The prices and components are based off of amazon.com, so some of it might not be on the amazon it gives you. The peripherals are probably the biggest issue for you, because they probably aren't global brands.

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19:03 Jan-17-2020

SADES is a solid headset brand, 7.1 "surround sound" on some of them too which is a plus over stereo

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08:10 Dec-07-2019

1TB HDD should be enough and would try to make the PC more Overclock-able if we have the the opportunity and budget

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22:36 Dec-06-2019

"Ultimate" for how long..?

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23:09 Dec-06-2019

few months, a year at most

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09:56 Dec-07-2019

"A year at most" so your pc will be ded in less than 2yrs?

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10:03 Dec-07-2019

not "ded" but it certainly won't be the "ultimate" 800$ PC in 2 years

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02:50 Dec-07-2019

I like this build. It doesn't have too many compromises and it has a good upgrade path for the GPU since they didn't cut the processor.

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13:43 Dec-07-2019

6cores is borderline, IMO. Next year when the new consoles come out - 6cores won't cut it, I reckon.

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14:02 Dec-07-2019

It's exactly why I keep pushing for a better cpu in all of these builds.
Push for the highest cpu possible, for the budget.

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10:07 Dec-07-2019

The plan with these builds are to try and keep them updated and to fit the budget. So if newer / better hardware comes out in the future then we can just update the article and make it better again

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18:52 Dec-06-2019

Personally I would scrap hard drive and go for 1TB SSD, yes together they are 80USD here and for SSD you would need to add up to 10USD, but I would rather have 1TB SSD than 2TB HDD, because it would allow me to profit from faster loading everywhere, plus you could always add storage latter and 1TB for games is fine. Unless you desperately need whole Steam library installed.

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18:55 Dec-06-2019

Not that long ago, I was working with only 512GB SSD inside my PC, for long term storage I was using external drive and that was ok, I definitely could feel it was on low side, but generally, I always had about 4-5 games installed. Only way this is an issue if you keep switching between a lot of games. Though I found that usually doesn't work for me because I simply won't finish any of them.

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18:17 Dec-06-2019

I feel like 1080p is the best resolution to play at. 4K is still too expensive.

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18:30 Dec-06-2019

Amen. I will probably switch to 2k when RTX 3080 comes out or whatever. But until then, 1080p is just fine. Aspect ratio is more important, in my opinion.

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19:59 Dec-06-2019

4K is expensive and not worth the hardware at the moment. But 1440p is a something to consider now.

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22:16 Dec-06-2019

I agree 1440p is a lot easier to run nowadays although 1080p isnt too bad still but 4K isnt worth it imo except for a few games here and there its another good bump from 1440p especially in games that have high resolution textures.

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