£600 Gaming PC Build | April 2020

A definitive and comprehensive build guide for anyone wanting to build a powerful £600 Gaming PC in April 2020.

Spec list: AMD Ryzen 5 3600, nVidia GTX 1660 6GB, ASUS Prime B450-PLUS Motherboard, Corsair Vengeance 8GB RAM, WD Green 120GB M.2 SSD, WD Blue 1TB HDD, Corsair 550W PSU, Corsair Spec-Delta 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
  • Supports 3rd gen AMD Ryzen with AM4 socket: Ready for AMD Ryzen 3rd, 2nd and 1st generation processors.
  • Fan Xpert 4 Core: Comprehensive controls for fans and AIO pump, plus GPU-temperature sensing for cooler gaming
  • ASUS Aura Sync header: Onboard connector for RGB LED strips, easily synced with an ever-growing portfolio of Aura Sync-capable hardware
  • Ultrafast connectivity: Supreme flexibility with USB 3.1 Gen 2 and native M.2
  • 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 efficiency: Runs cooler and uses less power than non-certified power supplies
  • 3-year warranty: Backed by CORSAIR’s legendary technical support and customer service
  • Black housing, cable sleeves and connectors: Give your build the high-end look without breaking the bank
  • Thermally controlled 120mm fan: Quiet operation across a wide range of loads


  • Contemporary angular design and Direct Airflow Path layout ensures massive airflow to keep your system cool
  • Light up your system with three RGB LED fans, each boasting six customizable LEDs
  • The front panel’s dark, angular accents become transparent when backlit, providing a unique window into your system
  • A frameless tempered glass side panel window shows off your PC at its best
  • A full-length PSU cover hides your PSU and cables out of sight, making creating immaculate builds easier than ever

Alternative ATX Case Options

Corsair Carbide 200R ATX Case
Corsair Carbide 200R ATX Case
NZXT H510 Compact ATX Case
NZXT H510 Compact ATX Case
Fractal Design Meshify C ATX Case

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23 March 2020

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