Guide to the best Gaming PC under $1600 [2023]

Do you not want to play in full HD forever? Would you like to have a higher resolution? All you have to do is buy the right hardware. You are guaranteed to see your games in a whole new light with this gaming PC for 1,500 dollars.

The PC is suitable for gamers who:

  • Like powerful hardware.
  • Sometimes they want to play in 4K.
  • Ray tracing effects are something that I would like to use.
  • Attach importance to the charging times.
  • Like to assemble the PC by themselves.

All current games should run well in WQHD and even in 4K on this PC. You’ll benefit from stylish ray tracing effects thanks to the powerful Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 Ti. This 1500 dollar PC will allow you to play in peace for the next few years. It can be retrofitted if more power is required.
You don’t necessarily have to adopt the system 1 to 1. Individual components can be replaced when requested. You should make sure that the processor is compatible with the mainboard. This is where anyone who has never assembled a PC by hand will find detailed instructions. It’s easy to assemble.

The processor

The processor we use is an Intel Core i5 12400F. It’s a sign that there is no integrated graphics unit. Since we use a dedicated graphics card in this PC, that doesn’t matter. The boxed version has a suitable cooler.
Hyperthreading allows the Intel Core i5 12400F to work with 12 threads. The boost clock is 4.2 GHz, while the base clock is 2.5 GHz. The power consumption is 65 watt. TheCPU works at a very high level for gaming. He doesn’t like demanding titles such as Cyberpunk 2077.
It’s best to use the Ryzen 5 5600X if you want an alternative processor. This is very similar to an Intel Core i5 12400F in video games, but is a bit more expensive.

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The graphics card

There is a graphics card in a PC. It is not surprising that it is the most expensive component. We chose a graphics card from the company. The current generation isn’t the flagship of the current generation, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t offer good performance. You can play the most demanding titles in WQHD with maximum graphics settings. Even 4K gaming can be done if you’re willing to compromise.
There are a total of 7,680 processing units and a 12 gigabyte of video memory in the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti. There is a choice of HDMI and DisplayPort connection options. The number is not the same as model to model. ray tracing support for even more realistic lighting effects in games is another highlight.
The appropriate counterpart from the other side of the equation is a graphics chip from the other side of the equation. In terms of pure computing power, it is slightly ahead of the competitor. The video memory is 20 gigabytes. It cannot keep up with ray tracing. It’s better for anyone who values stylish lighting effects to get a GeForce RTX 4070 Ti.

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The mainboard

We chose a Gigabyte B660 Gaming XDDR4. It supports 12th generation Intel processors and has four RAM slots for up to 128 gigabytes of RAM. There are two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots in the GIGABYTE B660 GAMING XDDR4. The GIGABYTE B660 GAMING XDDR4 has 8 channel sound, a 2.5 Gigabit LAN interface, four SATA3 ports, two M.2 ports and a range of USB interface.
You’ll need a different mainboard if you’ve decided to use anAMDCPU. The B550 Pro4 is an appropriate counterpart. It offers almost identical equipment and is roughly the same in price.

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The memory

You can never have enough memory. The mainboards that are listed above support up to 128 gigabytes. We don’t have to use this all the time. 16 gigabytes are enough in most cases. To be able to master the most demanding games and be prepared for the future, we chose to use 32 gigabytes. The G.Skill DIMM 32 GBDDR4 3200 kit consists of two 16 gigabyte RAM kits each. The modules need 1.35 volts for latencies of 16 18 18 38 at 3200 MHz. It’s not a problem if you actually need more RAM at a later date. You can easily upgrade the mainboard since it has two more slots.

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The power supply

All components of the system are powered by the power supply. It’s important that it has enough power and works as efficiently as possible. Be quiet! Pure Power 11 700W is capable of both. The certification shows that the 700 watt offered actually reaches the components and is not lost along the way. The power supply also has a fan.
Don’t be confused, the recommended power supply for the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti is at least 750 watt. The actual power consumption of the PC is less than 700 watt, so you are more than enough.

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The hard disk drive

Since there is nothing more frustrating than long load times, you should always install your favorite games on a fast flash drive. The Kingston NV2 1 TB has plenty of space and works very fast, so we recommend it. Long load times are over with sequential read and write speeds of up to 3,500/2,100 MB/s. It is inexpensive, but not the prettiest.

The case

Proper packaging of strong hardware is also required. The principle is that all housings have enough space inside. For optimal performance, you should choose a model with good airflow. The components keep a cool head even in heated situations and the structure of the Pop Air Black TG Clear tint ensures that the air inside can circulate beautifully. The case gives a clear view of the built in hardware. Three fans are going to be installed. The Fractal Design Pop Air Black TG Clear Tint is also available in a colorful version for an additional fee.

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The system cost under 1500 dollars. The graphics card currently holds everything. Prices are still high since the new generations of GPUs came onto the market. They are likely to fall down in the coming weeks and months.

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