Best Gaming PC Build Under Rs. 50,000: AMD Ryzen 5 3600, NVIDIA GTX 1660, 16GB RAM [Diwali Special]


    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/ThreadsBase ClockBoost ClockCacheTDPMemory
    6/123.6GHz4.2GHz32MB L365W3200MHz

    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 Support1st, 2nd and 3rd Gen Ryzen
    DDR4 Memory64GB DDR4 up to 4133 MHz (by A-XMP OC MODE)
    Memory Slots 4
    PCI-E x16 2
    PCI-E x1 4
    M.2 SlotYes
    USB 3.24

    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

    SeriesRipjaws V
    Memory TypeDDR4
    Capacity16GB (16GBx1)
    Multi-Channel KitSingle Channel Kit
    Tested Speed3000 MHz
    Tested Latency16-16-16-35
    Tested Voltage1.35 V
    SPD Speed2133MHz
    SPD Voltage1.20 v
    Warranty10 Years

    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)

    Process 12nm
    CUDA Cores1408
    Boost Clock1800MHz
    Max Board Power W120W
    Power Connectors6-pin
    Memory6GB GDDR5
    Memory Width192-bit
    Dimensions228*131.5*41.5 (mm)

    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

    Thermaltake SMART RGB 500W 80 Plus SMPS PS-SPR-0500NHSAWE-1

    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 ComboRs. 30,999
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Rs. 16,328
    Thermaltake SMART RGB 500W PSURs. 3,433
    Corsair Carbide Series 175R RGB Rs. 3,400
    TotalRs. 54,160

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    1. That particular Galax GTX 1660 is crap. The quality feels cheap and performance is not upto the mark. The Asus Rx580 OC which is cheaper by about 1000INR performs much better.

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