Building a 1080p gaming PC these days is one of the more interesting challenges these days. You’ve got ample options in both the CPU as well as the GPU space, but depending on your target resolution and frame rates, it’s crucial that you opt for the right parts. In this post, we’ll put together a gaming PC, best suited for playing at 1080p with up to 100 FPS.
Best CPU for Gaming @ 1080p: AMD Ryzen 5 3500
Price: Rs. 11,199 (Link)
|Cores/Threads||Case Clock||Boost Clock||Cache||TDP|
The AMD Ryzen 5 3500 was launched quietly in the Asia Pacific region a while back for the DIY market and as an OEM part in the ROW. We’re not sure why it wasn’t made widely available but as per the select few reviews we’ve seen, it’s a decent chip. It beats the Core i5-9400F in pretty much every workload from gaming to content creation making it the go-to chip for budget 1080p gamers.
Recommended Graphics Card: NVIDIA GTX 1660
Price: Rs. 15,899 (Link)
|Cores||Boost Clock||Memory||Memory Clock||Bus Width|
|1408||1800MHz||6GB GDDR5||8 Gbps||192-bit|
We’d normally recommend the GTX 1660 Super but the 1660 is presently selling for an excellent price of 15.9K. Plus, the faster memory is more useful if you’re going to game at 1440p. At 1080p, the 1660 will be more than sufficient.
Best Motherboard for Ryzen 5 3500: MSI B450M Pro-VDH Max
Price: Rs. 6,399 (Link)
|Memory||4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB @ 3866MHz|
|PCIe Slots||1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1|
|Storage||4 x SATA 6Gb/s ports, 1 x M.2|
|USB Slots||6 x USB 3.2, 8 x USB 2.0|
The MSI B450M Pro-VDH Max is one of the most economical B450 motherboards you’ll find out there. With support for up
Recommended Memory: Adata XPG Gammix D10 8GBx2 @ 3200MHz
Price: Rs. 5,999 (Link)
Adata’s XPG memory modules are the most economical. Instead of going for a more expensive kit that’ll cost as much as your CPU, this 3200MHz dual-channel config will serve you just fine. To get the most out of it, you can always overclock it.
Power Supply: Cooler Master MWE 450W
Price: Rs. 2,450 (Link)
Since this is a sub-50K setup, we won’t be investing in a Gold or Platinum PSU nor a modular one. The Cooler Master MWE 450W is our
Case: Corsair 175R RGB
Price: Rs. 3,399 (Link)
For the case, it largely comes down to preferences. There are tons of options nowadays with gorgeous cases from Antec, Corsair, Cooler Master, Thermaltake, NZXT and even Circle. For this build, we’re suggesting the Corsair 175R which provides a good balance between RGB and practicality.
- SSD: Adata Ultimate SU650 480GB M.2
- Price: Rs. 4,199 (Link)
Since we have some mullah to spare, we’ll be investing in premium storage options as they can significantly improve your overall experience. This 480GB NVMe SSD will boost your boot times by 5-10 times over traditional magnetic storage while cutting loading times by up to 90%.
Summary: Best Gaming PC Build Under Rs. 50,000
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 5 3500||Rs. 11,199|
|Graphics Card||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660||Rs. 15,899|
|Motherboard||MSI B450M Pro-VDH Max||Rs. 6,399|
|Memory||Adata XPG Gammix D10 8GBx2 @ 3200MHz||Rs. 5,999|
|SSD||Adata Ultimate SU650 480GB M.2||Rs. 4,199|
|Power Supply||Cooler Master MWE 450W||Rs. 2,450|
|Case||Corsair 175R RGB||Rs. 3,399|