With a budget higher than 1 lakh, your best bet is a 4K capable PC that eats modern AAA games for breakfast. You can expect solid 60 FPS at the highest quality graphics preset without making any compromises in visual fidelity. Let’s get right to it!
Best Gaming CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
- Price: Rs. 20,475 (Link)
|Cores / Threads||Base Clock||Boost Clock||L3 Cache||TDP|
If you look at sheer gaming performance, then the Intel Core i7-9700K and the i9-9900K edge past the Ryzen 3000 CPUs, but the deltas aren’t significant. You should be able to push 150 FPS in pretty much every game with the Ryzen 5 3600X and get yards better performance in other multi-threaded workloads such as content creation, encoding and streaming. You can go with the Ryzen 7 too but when it comes to gaming, the 3600X is every bit as capable.
Recommended Motherboard: MSI B450 Gaming Plus Max
- Price: Rs. 9,199 (Link)
|Socket||AM4 (B450 Chipset)|
|Processor Support||1st, 2nd, and 3rd Gen Ryzen|
|DDR4 Memory||64GB DDR4 up to 4133 MHz (by A-XMP OC MODE)|
The MSI B450 Gaming Plus Max is one of the best B450 boards on the market. With support for up to 64GB of DDR4 memory @ 4133MHz via 4 DIMMs and two PCIe x16 slots for multi-GPU configs, it’ll keep your memory and storage needs satiated. Moreover, it comes with a Turbo M.2 slot, 6 USB 3.2 and 6 SATA III ports, so don’t you worry about connectivity options.
Best GPU for 4K Gaming: NVIDIA RTX 2080 Ti
|Memory Speed||14 Gbps|
The GeForce RTX 2080 Ti is a nice graphics card until you see the price tag. To say that the thing is overpriced would be an understatement. It costs at least 25K more than the RTX 2080 Super while being 15-20% faster on an average. So, basically you’re looking at more than 1K for every percent. Not very appealing is it? But the Turing flagship does happen to be the only GPU to push 60 FPS at 4K in each and every title at the absolute max setting.
Recommended Power Supply: Corsair RM850 80 Plus GOLD Fully-Modular
The Corsair RM850 is an 80 Plus GOLD Certified Power Supply that is fully modular and pretty silent in operation. It has a 135mm fan, 105 C rated capacitors, is extremely compact, has Zero RPM Mode and even a 10-year warranty. The RM850 is one of the best power supplies on the market as of now and is good enough to use in a future build as well.
Memory: G.SKILL Trident Z RGB 3200MHz
The G.Skill Trident Z RGB can be easily overclocked to 3600MHz when used with the Ryzen 3000 CPUs. The Trident lineup features some of the best memory kits for gaming PCs. Moreover, it also features some of the sweetest looking RGB on a RAM stick.
Storage: Crucial P1 1TB NVMe SSD
- Price: Rs. 9,225 (Link)
The Crucial P1 offers 1 TB of space and a blistering write speed of 1700 MB/s. While this is only a PCIe 3.0 NVMe SSD, it offers best-in-class performance and offers superior performance a SATA III SSD. If you absolutely need to have a PCIe 4.0 SSD, I’d suggest the GIGABYTE Aorus 1TB M.2 2280.
Recommended Case: Deepcool EARLKASE RGB
- Price: Rs. 5,850 (Link)
The Deepcool Earlkase is one of the more premium looking cases in the market. With a tempered glass side panel, RGB controller and a shiny strip, it makes for a clean build, one that goes well with the rest of the hardware.
Summary: Best Gaming PC Build Under Rs 1.5 Lakh ($1,500)
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 5 3600X||Rs. 20,475|
|Graphics Card||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti||Rs. 84,999|
|Motherboard||MSI B450 Gaming Plus Max||Rs. 9,199|
|Memory||G.SKILL TridentZ RGB||Rs. 8,799|
|Storage||Crucial P1 1TB NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD||Rs. 9,225|
|Power Supply||Corsair RM850||Rs. 10,500|
|Case||Deepcool EARLKASE RGB||Rs. 5,850|
That’s just below the set budget. You get one of the most powerful 4K capable gaming rigs around, not too shabby eh?