If you’re into fast-paced Battle Royale shooters like PUBG or Fortnite, then you ought to target 100+FPS at 1080p or 1440p. Building a 1440p 144Hz capable PC will cost you around a lac but for a 1080p build, you can get away with a budget of around 50-60K. Let’s see how.
Best CPU for Gaming @ 1080p: AMD Ryzen 5 3500
Price: Rs. 11,008 (Link)
|Cores / Threads||Base Clock||Boost Clock||L3 Cache||TDP||PCIe Lanes||Memory Support|
|6/6||3.9GHz||4.1GHz||9MB||65W||PCIe 3.0 x 16||Dual DDR4-2666|
The AMD Ryzen 5 3500 is team red’s alternative to the Intel Core i5-9400F. Offering similar levels of gaming performance and better multi-threaded performance. Thanks to the more affordable B450 platform that also sports more features than Intel’s B360/65, this is a no brainer.
Graphics Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB Twin Fan
Price: Rs. 19,375 (Link)
|Connectors||1 x 8-pin|
The newly released GeForce GTX 1660 Super performs just a tad bit worse than the 1660 Ti while costing almost the same as the original 1660. The GPU launched for 21.5K but the price has now dropped to just 19K, making high-frame 1080p gaming more affordable than ever.
Best Motherboard for the Ryzen 5: MSI B450M PRO-VDH Max
Price: Rs. 6,399 (Link)
|CPUs Supported||1st, 2nd & 3rd Gen Ryzen|
|Memory||4 x DIMM, Max. 64GB @ Up to 3866MHz|
|PCIe||1 x PCIe 3.0 x16|
2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
|Storage||4 x SATA 6Gb|
1 x M.2 Socket 3
|USB Ports||6 x USB 3.2|
8 x USB 2.0
The chances of getting a good overclock on a budget-end Matisse chip are pretty slim, so it’s best to settle for an entry-level B450 board. The MSI B450 Pro VDH Max is the ideal board for the Ryzen 5. It has support for 3866MHz RAM (64GB via 4x DIMMs) and comes six USB 3.2 ports. The rest is all standard issue.
RAM: Adata XPG Gammix D30 8GBX2 DDR4 3000MHz
Price: Rs. 5,499 (Link)
ADATA’s XPG Gammix D30 dual-channel memory kit compliments this 55K gaming build pretty well. 16 GB of DDR4 3000MHz memory will ensure that you’re not due any upgrades in the coming years, at least not with respect to the RAM.
- SSD: Adata XPG SX6000 Lite 256GB M.2
- Price: Rs. 3,499 (Link)
Power-supply: Deepcool Aurora DA500
Price: Rs. 3,199 (Link)
The Deepcool DA500 is a Bronze certified power supply that will power this PC without breaking a sweat. You can go with a cheaper 3K part too, but spending just 500 bucks more gets you a much more reliable SMPS. This isn’t a modular PSU and
Cabinet: Antec Dark Phantom DP501
Price: Rs. 4,350 (Link)
Summary: Best Gaming PC Build Under 55,000 INR
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 5 3500||Rs. 11,008|
|Graphics Card||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super||Rs. 19,357|
|Motherboard||MSI B450M PRO-VDH Max||Rs. 6,399|
|Memory||Adata XPG Gammix D30 8GBX2 DDR4||Rs. 5,499|
|SSD||Adata XPG SX6000 Lite 256GB M.2||Rs. 3,499|
|Power Supply||Deepcool Aurora DA500||Rs. 3,199|
|Case||Antec Dark Phantom DP501||Rs. 4,350|