For Diwali, we’ll be putting together an AMD powered rig, featuring a Ryzen 5 3600, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB and 16GB of DDR4 memory. This will be a 50K build, only applicable during the festive season, and won’t be updated afterwards. You’ll be able to play every modern title at 1080p ultra with as much as 100 FPS on this setup, so do hold your breath.
Best PC Build: Diwali Special
Price: (CPU+ Motherboard+ RAM) = Rs. 30,999 (Link)
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600
|Cores/Threads||Base Clock||Boost Clock||Cache||TDP||Memory|
The Ryzen 5 3600 is a hex-core CPU featuring 12 threads and a fat L3 cache of 32MB. It runs at a base clock of 3.6GHz and a boost of 4.2GHz. Powered by the Zen2 microarchitecture, it offers the same multi-threaded performance as the 2nd Gen Ryzen CPUs and gaming performance on par with the rival Intel chips. With this bundle, you are getting the Ryzen 5 3600 for just Rs. 15,000.
Motherboard: MSI B450 GAMING PLUS MAX
|Processor Support||1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen Ryzen|
|DDR4 Memory||64GB DDR4 up to 4133 MHz (by A-XMP OC MODE)|
The MSI B450 is one of the premium B450 boards with support for up to 64GB DDR4 RAM running at 4133MHz via four DIMMs. It features two PCIe 3.0 x 16 slots for multi-GPU configs, four PCIe x1 slots and 6 SATA connectors for storage. When it comes to I/O, it has four USB 3.2 and six USB 2.0 ports.
Memory: G.Skill RIPJAWS V SERIES 16GB (16GBX1) 3000MHz DDR4
|Multi-Channel Kit||Single Channel Kit|
|Tested Speed||3000 MHz|
|Tested Voltage||1.35 V|
|SPD Voltage||1.20 v|
Although a single-channel memory kit, given the pricing, it’s hard to let this offer pass by. We’ll be doing a test showing the impact of memory mode on the performance of the Ryzen 3000 processors, so stay tuned for that. The Ripjaws V is tested for 3000MHz and most kits can be pushed to 3200MHz-3400MHz which is ideal for Matisse parts.
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB
Price: Rs. 16,328 (Link)
|Max Board Power W||120W|
The GeForce GTX 1660 is also selling for a nifty discount this Diwali, further sweetening the pot. This Turing powered GPU can easily deliver 120FPS at FHD in almost every eSports title without breaking a sweat. So don’t think twice. You can’t really go wrong here.
Power Supply: Thermaltake SMART RGB 500W 80 Plus
Price: Rs. 3,433 (Link)
Thermaltake’s Smart RGB PSU unit comes with both quality and pizzaz. You get a 256 color RGB fan hub with 15 lighting modes to choose from and built-in memory and a quiet 120mm fan. It is also 80 PLUS 230V standard certified, so don’t worry about your PC going boom.
Case: Corsair Carbide Series 175R RGB
Price: Rs. 3,400 (Link)
The Corsair Carbide 175R makes for a really clean build without breaking the bank. It features ample RGB and a tempered side-glass for you to show off your new hardware.
Summary: Best PC Build Under Rs. 50,000 (Diwali Special)
|Ryzen 5 3600 Motherboard, Memory Combo||Rs. 30,999|
|NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660||Rs. 16,328|
|Thermaltake SMART RGB 500W PSU||Rs. 3,433|
|Corsair Carbide Series 175R RGB||Rs. 3,400|