£500 Gaming PC Build | May 2020

A definitive and comprehensive build guide for anyone wanting to build a powerful £500 Gaming PC in May 2020.

Spec list: AMD Ryzen 5 2600, nVidia GTX 1650 OC 4GB, Gigabyte B450M DS3H Motherboard, Corsair Vengeance 8GB RAM, WD Green 120GB M.2 SSD, WD Blue 1TB HDD, EVGA 500W PSU, Cougar MG130-G case.
  • 6 cores, 12 threads, 4.2 GHZ boost clock, 65W TDP
  • Compatible with 500 & 400 chipset Series AM4 motherboards
  • Wraith Stealth Cooler included in the box
  •  64-bit hexa-core high-end performance x86 desktop microprocessor
  • Fabricated on TSMC’s 7 nm process based on the Zen 2 microarchitecture
  • The 3600 supports up to 128 GiB of dual-channel DDR4-3200 memory
  • The GeForce® GTX 1660 is powered by the NVIDIA Turing™ architecture, bringing incredible performance to the latest games
  • 6 GB GDDR5-RAM on a 192bit memory interface, clocked at 1530 (boost) MHz
  • Smaller form factor compared to standard sized GTX 1660s, allowing for more space in your build
  • HDMI, DVI and DisplayPort connectivity options as standard
  • Multi monitor support, with a maximum digital resolution of 7680×4320 at 60Hz

THIS PRODUCT IS OUT OF STOCK – Alternative GPU: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1650 OC 4GB

  • Supports AMD Ryzen™ 2nd Generation/ Ryzen™ with Radeon™ Vega Graphics
  • Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
  • Ultra-Fast PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 with PCIe NVMe & SATA mode support
  • High Quality Audio Capacitors and Audio Noise Guard with
  • LED Trace Path Lighting
  • RGB Fusion supports RGB
  • LED Strips in 7-Colors
  • Realtek® Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
  • The heatspreader is made of pure aluminum for faster heat dissipation, and the eight-layer PCB helps manage heat and provides superior overclocking headroom
  • 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
  • Improved performance for everyday computing: With the performance boost from a WD Green SATA SSD, you can browse the web, play a game, or simply start your system in a flash
  • Solid state reliability: Lightweight and shock resistant, WD Green SSDs use no moving parts and help keep your data safe from loss in the case of accidental bumps and drops
  • Less power. More play : WD Green SSDs are among the lowest power consuming drives in the industry.
  • WD Blue drives are designed, tested and built to last, and ships with a 2-year limited warranty
  • Form Factor: 3.5 inch
  • Depth: 14.7 cm, Height: 2.54 cm
  • Buffer Size: 64MB
  • Device Type: Hard drive – internal
  • Capacity: 1 TB
  • 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
  • Heavy-duty protections, including OVP (Over Voltage Protection); UVP (Under Voltage Protection, OCP (Over Current Protection), OPP (Over Power Protection), and SCP (Short Circuit Protection)
  • Dark mirror transparent front panel with a full-sized tempered glass side window
    Great Support for Components.
  • MG130-G’s compact layout allows you to install six fans and three water cooling radiators, with the front one up to 280mm.
  • Up to two 3.5″ HDDs and two 2.5″ SSDs or four 2.5″ SSDs will provide you with all the storage you need
  • The case’s 3.5” bay and PSU cover provides a clean view of your case and keep the airflow smoothly.

Alternative mATX Case Options

CiT F3 Red Micro ATX Case
CiT F3 Red Micro ATX Case
Thermaltake Versa H15 M-ATX Gaming Case
Thermaltake Versa H15 M-ATX Gaming Case
Fractal Design Core 1100
Fractal Design Core 1100

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1 May 2020

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