How to Build A Mini-ITX Gaming PC 2021

How to Build A Mini-ITX Gaming PC 2021

The definitive and comprehensive Mini ITX Gaming PC build guide. How-to and components listed below.

Spec List: AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, ASUS ROG STRIX B550I, 16GB RAM, 2TB M.2 SSD, NZXT H1 case.

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AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Processor

  • 64-bit six-core high performance x86 desktop microprocessor

  • Base frequency of 3.7 GHz with a TDP of 65 W and a Boost frequency of 4.6 GHz

  • 6 cores, 12 threads, 35 MB cache


  • ROG Strix B550 Gaming series motherboards offer a feature-set usually found in the higher-end ROG Strix X570 Gaming series

  • Robust power delivery and effective cooling, ROG Strix B550 Gaming is well-equipped to handle 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen™ CPUs

  • ROG Strix B550-I Gaming has two M.2 slots, ROG Strix B550-I Gaming features two M.2 slots, one of which supports the latest PCIe 4.0 standard

  • Superior chokes and durable capacitors are engineered to resist extreme temperatures and provide up to 110% better performance than the industry standard

Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2 x 8GB) CL15 3000MHz High Performance RAM

  • Memory Size: 16GB Kit (2 x 8GB)

  • Part Number: CMK16GX4M2B3000C15

  • Tested Voltage: 1.35V

  • Tested Speed: 3000MHz

  • Heat Spreader: Anodized Aluminum

ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 SSD

  • The SX8200 Pro M.2 2280 SSD is XPG’s fastest SSD to date and is designed for avid PC enthusiasts, gamers, and overclockers

  • ultra-fast PCIe Gen3x4 interface that offers sustained peak read/write speeds of 3500/3000MB per second

  • SLC caching, a DRAM Cache buffer, E2E Data Protection, and LDPC ECC, it maintains high speeds and data integrity, even during highly intensive applications

  • New Generation 3D NAND Flash : Higher capacity, durability, and power efficiency

NZXT H1 Mini-ITX PC Case

  • The all-new NZXT H1 provides a beautifully small vertical chassis, maintaining full-sized GPU compatibility

  • The building experience is streamlined, with pre-routed cable channels and an integrated PSU and AIO liquid cooler

  • The compact vertical design provides a small spatial footprint while maintaining support for most full-sized GPU’s on the market

  • The dual-chamber airflow is thermally designed to allow the CPU, GPU, and PSU to pull in fresh air, and exhaust hot air

Addtional Components and Peripherals that you may need for any build…

Keyboard and Mouse Bundle: HAVIT LED Backlit Keyboard & Mouse Combo Set

Monitor: ASUS VS247HR Full HD LED Monitor (1920 x 1080, TN, 2 ms, HDMI, DVI-D, D-Sub) – 23.6 Inch

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24 March 2021

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