Want to build a gaming PC but think its too much an effort looking for so many components at once and within your bugdet? Worry not, becasue that is exactly what we are here for. Building a PC from scratch can be a cumbersome procedure since finding picking several components according to your requirements and budget is a lot of work. One has to think of everything - from the motherboard, to the processor, to the RAM, graphic card, monitor - all the components that make for a PC. Furthermore, things get a little more complicated if a user is aiming to build a gaming PC within a specific budget. In this article, we will guide you towards building your own gaming PC around a Rs 50,000 budget. For those who want the optional upgrade to a monitor, keyboard/mouse and an extra HDD, they'd have to shell out a little extra, as with all those options, a the PC would cost less than Rs 80,000.
Every computer is built on a motherboard. A motherboard is the main chip of the computer which holds all the components together including the RAM, processor, storage drive, graphic card, etc. While different motherboards have different capabilities, the MSI B460 PRO-VDH MATX motherboard is made specifically for gaming PCs. Priced at Rs 10,490, the MSI B460 PRO-VDH MATX is available for purchase on Amazon. The MSI B460 PRO-VDH MATX supports 10th Generation Intel Core processors and up DDR4 RAM.
Every PC's heart is the processor. It is one of the most important part of aany computer. The 10th generation Intel Core i5 10400 makes for a decent processor option under a budget as it combines performance with efficiency. The Intel Core i5 10400 has a clock speed of up to 4.3GHz and is priced at Rs 15,733. The Intel i5 10400 can be bought online via Amazon.
RAM is what determines the speed of a CPU and quite obviously, a gaming PC requires sufficient amount of RAM. Which is why, at least a 16GB RAM card is recommended. Corsair's Vengeance LPX 16GB DDR4 RAM card costs Rs 4,999 on Amazon and would be the ideal RAM card for someone who is starting to set up their gaming PC.
WD Green 240GB SSD drive is a super-fast solid state drive, ideal for a basic gaming PC. While the drive may seem less in terms of storing games, it is one of the most affordable options available in order to build a gaming PC. The WD Green 240GB SSD is priced at RS 3,006 and is available to buy on Amazon.
Gigabyte GTX 1650 Super 4GB GDDR6 graphic card is a capable and affordable option. At a price of Rs 15,500, the Gigabyte GTX 1650 Super is available for purchase on Amazon. The graphic card uses an Nvidia Turing architecture and a WINDFORCE 2X cooling system. It has one DisplayPort 1.4, one HDMI port, and a DVI-D port.
Now, all of the abovementioned components need a CPU cabinet for covers and completing the CPU build. The Antec NX200 is a good affordable option with a design that instantly hints at a gaming CPU, with a transparent side, so you can keep looking at your hardwork while you're enjoying games on it. The Antec NX200 is priced at Rs 2,599 and is available for purchase on Amazon.
With the PC built, the last thing to look at is the power supply. While a gaming PC needs to be plugged into a power source, it is advisable that users opt for an SMPS (switched-mode power supply), which ensures that the power supply to your gaming PC is linear and efficient. The Thermaltake Litepower 450W Black Edition is a good option for Rs 2,549 and is available for purchase on Amazon.
If a 240GB SSD drive is not enough, you can opt for an additional HDD. The WD Blue 1TB HDD costs Rs 3,650 on Amazon and is a good option for storing all the important data physically.
For a good gaming experience, a good gaming monitor is very important. The Acer 23.6-inch VA Panel curved monitor with a 144Hz refresh rate is a good gaming monitor (since it supports high FPS) with a 1920x1440p resolution for its Rs 13,499 price. The LED monitor can be purchased on Amazon.
Finally, the keyboard and mouse. Logitech is one of the most reliable and good quality name in this area. Hence, our recommendation for a nice gaming keyboard and mouse would be Logitech products. The Logitech G213 is a gaming keyboard with dedicated media controls and a 16.8 lighting colours backlit keys. the Logitech G213 is further spill-resistant and has a durable design. It is priced at Rs 4,495 and is available for purchase on Amazon.
Logitech G402 is a gaming mouse with a 4,000 DPI, 8 programmable buttons, and an advanced response rate. The Logitech G402 is priced at Rs 2,345 and is available for purchase on Amazon.