With a budget of $1,000, you can pretty much get a solid build that can handle anything from gaming to streaming to productivity. Here are all the components that will help you build a $1000 gaming PC.
$1000 Gaming PC Build Guide
For the processor, we have selected Intel Core i5-11600K. Intel Core i5-11600K is a Hexa-core processor with 12 threads. It comes with a base clock of 3.90GHz and a Max Turbo of 4.90GHz. Moreover, Intel Core i5-11600K has a TDP of 125W and a 12MB cache. In terms of performance, Intel Core i5-11600K offers similar performance to AMD Ryzen 5 5600x while costing less. And, Since this CPU doesn’t come with a stock cooler, we have added Deepcool GAMMAXX GT.
For the motherboard, we have selected Asus TUF GAMING B560M-PLUS WiFi. Asus TUF GAMING B560M-PLUS WiFi supports intel 11th generation CPUs out of the box. It comes with 4 DIMM slots that can accommodate 128GB of RAM. As per the features it comes with WiFi6 and 2.5G ethernet. In addition, Asus TUF GAMING B560M-PLUS WiFi comes with Aura Sync RGB Lighting with addressable Gen2 RGB header to sync and control RGB peripherals.
For the RAM, we opted for Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO 16GB 3200Mhz RAM. This RAM comes with dynamic multizone RGB lighting and a custom-performance PCB.
For the graphics card, we have gone with Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT Gaming OC 8 GB. This graphics card comes with three 80mm fans, five composite copper heat pipes for cooling. Furthermore, the RX 5700 XT offers a similar performance to RTX 2070 Super at a much lower price tag – at almost $410.
For SSD, we have selected Silicon Power 1 TB NVMe SSD that has a read speed of up to 3,400MBps and a write Speed of 3,000MBps.
For the power supply, we have gone with Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG650 Gold. HCG650 comes with 80 plus gold certification and a fully modular design that ensures a clutter-free build. Further, this power supply is 90% efficient. Antec High Current Gamer series comes with full suits of protection for safety. In addition to that, it has ten years warranty for peace of mind.
For the computer case, we have gone with Corsair iCUE 220T RGB. 220T RGB is a high airflow mid-tower case for superior cooling. 220T includes three Corsair SP120 RGB PRO fans at the front with eight addressable LEDs. Moreover, The 220T RGB airflow’s steel construction gives this case a sturdy look.
This concludes our $1000 gaming PC Build.
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Note: This PC Build is updated on 19th Dec 2021. We have replaced Intel Core i5 11400 with Intel Core i5 11600K and Crucial MX 500 SSD with faster NVMe Silicon power 1TB SSD.
|Processor||Intel Core i5-11600K||$238.99|
|Motherboard||ASUS TUF GAMING B560M-PLUS WIFI||$113.38|
|Memory (RAM)||Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 3200MHz||$82.99|
|Graphics Card||Gigabyte Radeon RX 5700 XT Gaming OC 8G||$409.99|
|SSD||Silicon Power 1TB NVMe||$95.99|
|Power Supply||Antec High Current Gamer Series HCG650 Gold||$100.99|
|Cabinet||Corsair iCUE 220T||$94.99|
|CPU Cooler||Deepcool GAMMAXX GT||$42.34|