Build A Gaming PC For £500

Build A Gaming PC For £500

The definitive and most comprehensive build guide for those wanting to build a £500 Gaming PC.

Spec List: AMD Ryzen 3 2200G, AM4 Motherboard, GTX 1660/RX590, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, 120GB SSD, 500W PSU, Micro-ATX case.

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AMD Ryzen 3 2200G with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics & Wraith Stealth Cooler

  • 64-bit quad-core performance x86 desktop microprocessor

  • Base frequency of 3.5 GHz with a TDP of 65 W and a Boost frequency of 3.7 GHz

  • Incorporates Radeon Vega 8 Graphics operating at 1.1 GHz

GIGABYTE B450M DS3H AM4 Micro-ATX Motherboard

  • Supports AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation/ Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics

  • Support for Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4 RAM, 4 DIMMs Max

  • HDMI, DVI-D Ports for Multiple Display

  • Ultra-Fast PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 with PCIe NVMe & SATA mode support

GPU Option 1:
Gigabyte Aorus GeForce GTX 1660 OC 6GB

  • Integrated with 6GB GDDR5 192-bit memory interface

  • WINDFORCE 2X Cooling System with 90mm unique alternate spinning blade fans

  • nVidia GeForce Experience Software Support

  • 3x DisplayPort 1.4 & 1x HDMI 2.0b

GPU Option 2:
XFX AMD Radeon RX 590 Fatboy 8GB

  • 2304 Stream Processors

  • Up to 1580 MHz True Clock

  • 8GB 256-Bit GDDR5 @ 8000 MHz Effective Memory Clock

  • AMD Radeon Adrenalin Software Supprt

  • PCI Express 3.0 Support

Corsair Vengeance LPX 8 GB (1 x 8 GB) DDR4 3000MHz CL16

  • Built with a pure aluminium heat spreader for faster heat dissipation and cooler operation

  • Vengeance LPX offers higher frequencies, high bandwidth, and lower power consumption

  • Vengeance LPX module height is carefully designed to fit smaller spaces

  • XMP 2.0 enabled for high overclocking. SPD Latency: 15-15-15-36

Western Digital 1TB Blue Hard Drive

  • Form Factor: 3.5 inch

  • Depth: 14.7 cm

  • Height: 2.54 cm

  • Buffer Size: 64MB

  • Device Type: Hard drive – internal

  • Capacity: 1 TB

Crucial BX500 | 120GB SSD

  • Boot up faster; load files quicker; improve overall system responsiveness

  • 300 percent faster than a typical hard drive

  • 45x more energy efficient than a typical hard drive

  • Micron 3D NAND – advanced memory and storage technology

  • Sequential reads/writes up to 540/500 MB/s on all file types

EVGA 500 W1, 80+ WHITE 500W, Power Supply

  • 80 PLUS White certified, with 80% efficiency or higher under typical loads

  • Fan Size / Bearing: 120mm Sleeve Bearing. Operating temperature: 0° to 40° C

  • 3 Year Warranty and unparalleled EVGA Customer Support

  • High Amperage Single-Rail design for maximum power and efficiency

Cooler Master MasterBox Lite 3.1 Micro-ATX Case

  • DarkMirror front panel and three custom trim colours

  • Edge to edge transparent acrylic side panel to show your internal components

  • USB 3.0 x 1, USB 2.0 x 1, Audio In / Out

  • Support for up to 3 cooling fans and a watercooling system

Alternative Micro-ATX Case Options

Corsair Carbide 88R
Corsair Carbide 88R
Fractal Design Core 1100
Fractal Design Core 1100

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Post by: Toby Jagmohan – Founder

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25 May 2019

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