Enjoy 1080p gaming without breaking the bank
H270M Bazooka MSI $84
Kaby Lake has landed, and the 270 series chipsets with it. MSI’s Bazooka H270M is a perfect fit for our new CPU.
Pentium G4560 Intel $73
We saw zero framerate difference between this four-threaded Pentium and a core i7-7700K across multiple titles.
GTX 1060 3GB Gigabyte $246
Nothing beats the GTX 1060 3GB. Prices are haywire due to cryptocurrency mining, but this is still the best deal you can get.
Fury Black 8GB @2400 HyperX $76
DDR4 packs higher speeds, better energy efficiency, and larger capacities. 8GB is still perfect for most games, too.
500BQ EVGA $37
It may be cheap, but this 500W PSU is more than enough to handle any budget build. This rig only draws 269W at maximum load, too.
CS1311 120GB SSD PNY $53
It’s a budget offering, but for $53 and with sequential reads, and writes of 550 and 520MB/s, it’s hard to argue with.
Caviar Blue 1TB 7200rpm Western Digital $48
One terabyte of old-fashioned hard storage is the perfect home for all of your media, backups, and AAA titles.
Neos Bitfenix $55
The Neos provides decent airflow, good support for 3.5-inch hard drives, and a fairly painless build experience.
VS247HR 60Hz 1080p Asus $131
1080p resolution, 60fps—it’s a monitor made for PC gamers. Coupled with the RX 480, playing on this will be silky smooth.
K30 Corsair $71
It may not be mechanical, but it’s still a classy act for any would be gamer looking to build themselves a sweet entry later.
Rival 100 SteelSeries $30
SteelSeries’ Rival lineup is ideal for those looking to get a quality gaming mouse at a respectable price.
HyperX Cloud Kingston $68
Our favorite gaming headset, and it happens to be as cheap as plenty of inferior cans. A good buy for any gaming rig.