Love to build it? Here is how you do it.
Yes, you have read it right. We will see the components that go into the manufacturing of the best gaming PC under ₹ 70000.
Buying the components that go into the manufacturing of the PC and getting it assembled by yourself or by a computer professional costs you less.
What should be the ideal configuration for a gaming PC?
You do not have to search the internet and rack your brains. Your children are smart enough to rattle the configuration almost instantaneously.
We shall look at all these aspects during our discussion.
In case you need upgrades, later on, your system should be compatible. We shall also discuss the upgrades that would fit in perfectly. Similarly, we shall also look at the peripherals such as OS, display monitor, headsets, gaming mouse, and keyboard, and so on.
Best Gaming PC Under 70000
Let us now look at the parts that should go into an ideal gaming PC and compare the costs.
|Central Processing Unit – CPU||9th Generation Intel Core i5 – 9400F|
|Motherboard||Gigabyte Z490M – with Advanced Thermal Design|
|Graphics processing Unit – GPU||MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ventus XS|
|Sold State Drive SSD||Samsung 860 Evo 250GB|
|Hard Disk Drive – HDD||Western Digital WD10EZEX 1TB|
|Random Access Memory – RAM||Corsair 16GB Vengeance LPX DDR4|
|Cabinet||Corsair Carbide Series CC-9011050|
|Power Supply Unit – PSU||Corsair VS550 550 Watt Power Supply|
Let us now review the components individually
CPU – 9th Generation Intel Core i5 – 9400F
The 9th generation CPUs are the best for gaming. Your budget of Rs 70,000 allows you to pitch in for the 9th gen Intel Core i5 9400F processor. This chip comes with the following standard configurations.
The advantage of this CPU is that it comes with six cores and six threads. Thus, it is better than a Quad-core chip. The base clock speed of 2.90GHz is a good one.
The turbo frequency of 4.10GHz makes this processor one of the fastest in its niche. Besides, this CPU comes with 9MB Intel Smart Cache to eliminate time lag.
This processor is compatible with high-quality motherboards like Gigabyte Z490M. The best aspect of this processor is that it supports dual-channel DDR4 technology.
This processor supports RAM up to 128GB with a transfer speed of 2666 MT/s. Therefore, it is a good one for live streaming, as well. You can download Intel Easy Streaming Wizard and have a nice blast.
It supports Intel Optane Memory and comes equipped with Turbo Boost technology. The only disadvantage of this chip is that it does not support hyperthreading. However, it can support six threads at a time, thereby proving its worth as a good CPU for your gaming PC under Rs 70K.
Motherboard – Gigabyte Z490M – with Advanced Thermal Design
When you have a quality CPU like the Intel Core 9th generation i5 9400F, you need a robust motherboard like the Gigabyte Z490M. It comes equipped with the following excellent configurations.
Intensive gaming generates a lot of heat. Therefore, it is advisable to use a motherboard that comes with an advanced thermal design with an integrated IO armour. The Gigabyte Z490M is the ideal product.
This motherboard also supports 10th gen Intel Core CPUs. Hence, there are no issues with the 9th gen Intel Core i5 9400F processor that we have discussed earlier.
Gigabyte motherboards reduce energy wastage because they use Low RDS(on) MOSFETs that help to dissipate residual heat and prove beneficial for end-users and the environment without compromising on the system performance.
The advantage of low RDS(on) MOSFETs is that it features better thermal characteristics and is comparatively smaller than the standard MOSFET. Thus, it minimises switching losses.
The advanced thermal design with integrated IO Armour comes with the following three characteristics.
- An enlarged heatsink surface area to improve thermal performance by increasing heat dissipation
- A thick thermal pad (up to 1.5mm) to enable superior heat dissipation of MOSFETs.
- Grooves to enhance airflow and increase the total contact surface
The PCIe 4.0 hardware design supports the latest cutting-edge devices and ensures that gamers can install high bandwidth storage and high-performance graphics card. This motherboard supports PCIe Gen3 X4 M.2 connectors, thereby maximising the system’s potential.
The innovative PCIe Armour provides the additional strength needed to support heavy graphics cards. The ATX 24-pin connector offers stable power supply while CPU overloading.
The innovative Q-Flash Plus feature allows you to download and save a new BIOS file on the USB flash drive. There is no need to install the CPU, memory card, and graphics card or enter the BIOS menu to flash the BIOS.
GPU – MSI GeForce GTX 1660 Ventus XS
Besides coming with excellent features, this graphics card is compatible with the 9th gen Intel Core i5 9400F CPU and the Gigabyte Z490M motherboard.
Ventus XS features a new dual-fan design with industrial shapes in natural colours to fit any build. This graphics card uses two TORX Fans 2.0 to provide years of high-quality performance.
The memory clock speed of 8000 MHz is one of the best available in its niche.
The best aspect of this graphics card is that it can fit into your motherboard conveniently. Besides, it is one of the lightest graphics cards around.
Overall, this graphics card can deliver an unforgettable gaming experience, as you play the latest action-packed games with absolute comfort.
RAM – Corsair 16GB Vengeance LPX DDR4
Generally, an 8GB RAM is enough for a good gaming experience. However, your budget of Rs 70k allows you to go for higher memory in the form of 16GB RAM. The Corsair 16GB Vengeance LPX DDR4 should prove to be the ideal memory stick for your PC.
This Vengeance LPX memory card is designed for high-performance overclocking. This module is built from a custom-performance PCB and highly-screened memory ICs. When it combines with the aluminium heat spreader, it provides excellent cooling to enhance the overclocking potential.
It features an aluminium heat spreader that ensures faster heat dissipation while providing overclocking headroom. The unique design ensures to pull the heat away from the ICs right into the system’s cooling path, thereby allowing you to go the full distance when playing.
This memory card comes with XMP 2.0 support to adjust automatically to the fastest speed, thereby ensuring a fantastic performance without any lag.
The low-profile design makes it one of the best RAM sticks to fit into PCs where space is at a premium. Besides delivering an impeccable performance, this memory stick comes in a fantastic array of colours to match with your motherboard.
The DDR4 form factor is compatible with the latest DDR4 systems and offers greater bandwidth and higher frequencies. Simultaneously, it consumes comparatively less power than the DDR3 modules.
SSD – Samsung 860 Evo 250GB
SATA III Internal Solid State Drive (MZ-76E250BW)
This Samsung SSD works on the innovative 3D V-Nand flash memory architecture. It is different from the conventional architecture in the sense that it involves stacking of 32 cell layers vertically one over the other instead of decreasing the cell dimensions in trying to fit them into a fixed horizontal space.
This arrangement improves the performance as it results in higher density.
Migration of your entire data from your existing primary storage to the 860 Evo is easy. Samsung is probably the only manufacturer that designs and manufactures all its components in-house.
It enables complete integration and improves the efficiency of the device. This SSD is capable of attaining read and write speeds of 550 MB/s and 520 MB/s respectively. You get a 5-year warranty on this SSD as well.
HDD – Western Digital WD10EZEX 1TB
You have chosen the 250GB SSD as one of your internal storage devices. The SSD not only helps in the storage but also ensures the speeding up of the processor. Nevertheless, 250GB will be inadequate for a gaming computer. You need to have larger storage in the form of a 1TB HDD.
Enhanced storage can improve the performance of your PC. This 1TB HDD is capable of storing all your data thereby allowing you to multitask.
As far as safety is concerned, this HDD comes with safety features like Data Lifeguard Shield and the Intelli Seek to save power and reduce vibrations. The No Touch Ramp Load technology prevents threats to your data as it keeps the surface free from touches and scratches.
As you pair it with a 250GB SSD, you provide more backup and ammunition for your PC to perform better.
Cabinet – Corsair Carbide Series
CC-9011050-WW Mid-Tower Steel Gaming Case with Red LED
Computer accessories emit a lot of heat while functioning. Most of them have fans and cooling equipment to regulate the temperature. Secondly, dust is a significant debilitating factor that affects the performance of electronic devices.
Therefore, you need a cabinet strong enough to hold these components, and airy enough to ensure proper circulation of air. The Corsair Carbide Series gaming case is the ideal one for your gaming PC.
The large side panel window provides a perfect view of the components inside the case. This cabinet comes with a USB 3.0 front port with an internal connector. It enables you to have easy access in addition to transferring data at tremendous speeds.
The CPU and the backplate motherboard cut-outs enable you to place the essential parts of the computer securely. The cable routing arrangement allows for a neater and uncluttered appearance.
The cabinet comes with 7 PCI Express slots and enough room to place long graphics cards. You have four distinct trays to place up to four storage devices. These trays fit storage devices of 2.5 and 3.5 inches comfortably.
Dust is the primary pollutant that can damage your computer components. This cabinet comes with dust filters and adequate space to place the PSU devices. Additionally, this cabinet comes with a 2-year warranty.
PSU – Corsair VS550 550-Watt Power Supply
Corsair is one of the reputed manufacturers of computer accessories. This PSU, the VS550 comes with high-end features that enable it to deliver continuous power supply of 550 Watts.
The 0.99 Active Power Factor Correction protects your computer from power fluctuations. There is no need to have multiple cables as this power supply unit comes with a dedicated single 12V rail.
The thermally controlled fan is an advantageous feature because it spins at a maximum speed only when you push it hard enough at full load. Secondly, it is a silent performer. Such smart features enable the VS550 to offer up to 85% power efficiency.
The system does not radiate much heat thereby allowing the lowering of your energy bills. The three-year warranty and the lifetime access to Corsair technical support and customer service are features that should sway your decision to opt for this power supply unit.
Why is this configuration the ideal one?
Gaming requires you to have a PC with better configurations when compared to regular internet browsing or document-related activities.
One of the prime requirements for a gaming PC is a fast processor. We have chosen the 9th generation Intel Core i5 9400F CPU, one of the best when it comes to high-quality gaming. Besides the excellent clock speeds and turbo boost features, the i5 9400F comes with six cores and a 9MB Intel Smart Cache.
This CPU can comfortably accommodate a 16GB RAM. We have the Corsair 16GB Vengeance LPX DDR4 RAM to complement the functioning of the CPU and GPU to deliver an exhilarating gaming experience.
The GPU is an integral aspect of any gaming PC. In our PC, we have included the GeForce GTX 1660 Ventus XS with 6GB GDDR5 VRAM. It should enable you to play the latest action-packed games with absolute ease.
When you have a CPU and GPU as powerful as the ones discussed above, you need a formidable motherboard to accommodate them. We have chosen the ideal motherboard, Gigabyte Z490M, that is compatible with even the 10th gen Intel Core processors. Thus, we have an excellent configuration on hand to deliver an impeccable gaming and multitasking experience.
What are the typical games you can play on this PC?
This configuration allows you to play some of these best online games like,
Alternative CPU/MOBO option
We have seen the ideal configuration for your gaming PC under 70k. However, our budget allows us to be flexible. We shall look at an alternative CPO/motherboard configuration that should deliver an equally impeccable performance.
CPU – AMD Ryzen 5 2600
When it comes to computer processors, you have the Intel Core CPUs as everyone’s favourite. However, AMD Ryzen can offer stiff competition. This AMD Ryzen 5 2600 is the best alternative to the 9th gen Intel Core i5 9400F.
This AMD Ryzen 5 2600 delivers the highest multiprocessing performance, the best in its class for gamers and multimedia creators.
This processor is noticeably better than the one discussed earlier because it comes with six cores and multithreading features. The total cache memory of 19MB makes it one of the best CPUs to play fast, action-packed games without lag.
The clock speed performance determines the ease of multitasking and gaming. This CPU features 3.4GHz base clock frequency and a turbo-boost clock speed of 3.9GHz while being compatible with 2933 MHz DDR4 RAM.
AMD includes a high-quality Wraith Stealth cooler to ensure a low profile and excellent thermal performance. This AMD Ryzen 5 2600 is the CPU for the future as the Ready Socket AM4 Platform is compatible with X470, B450, and A320 chipsets.
AMD StoreMI technology offers a convenient way to expand and accelerate the storage capacity of the processor. Besides, AMD SenseMI Technology uses true machine intelligence to ensure accelerated performance.
Motherboard – Gigabyte B450 AORUS PRO WiFi
When you have an AMD Ryzen CPU, you need a compatible motherboard. The Gigabyte B450 AORUS PRO is one of the best motherboards that can fit into your budget.
Gigabyte B450 motherboard supports AMD 3000 processors and is backwards compatible. Thus, our CPU, the AMD Ryzen 5 2600, is compatible with this motherboard.
With features like Ultra Durable Armour for PCIe memory slots, USB Type-C, refined audio quality, high-speed Ethernet, and the latest WiFi, this motherboard is the best one for users who look forward to building AMD platform systems.
This motherboard comes with an integrated I/O Shield Armour that enables you to build a durable PC. The double-locking bracket feature makes the PC more durable.
One of the outstanding features of this motherboard is that it supports 4K Ultra HD. However, this feature depends on the type of CPU you use.
The compatibility with excellent lighting and audio performance makes this motherboard one of the best to complement the AMD 5 2600 CPU.
We have compared four gaming PCs that have a similar configuration as the one you propose to build. If you have a flexible budget that can stretch beyond ₹ 70K, you should consider going for the following upgrades.
Cooler – Corsair Hydro
CW-9060028-WW All-in-One Liquid CPU Cooler
Gaming PCs work continuously for long hours. Hence, there are chances of the PCs becoming hot. You have an airy cabinet and coolers to regulate the temperature.
Nevertheless, you can always enhance the cooling performance by installing an additional cooler. This Corsair liquid PCU cooler works over a larger surface area for superior cooling performance.
The improved cold plate and pump design ensures better efficiency and helps lower the temperature without creating any noise.
Installing this cooler should not be a challenge as your cabinet is not only large enough but also has facilities for mounting this cooler. This cooler comes with an advanced sp120l pwm fan design for providing better high-static pressure air delivery. It is also possible to customize the speed according to your preferences.
Which peripherals should I use with my gaming PC?
We have spoken about the vital parts that go into your PC. You also need appropriate hardware such as monitors, OS, keyboards, mouse, and headsets to have overall exciting gaming experience. Let us now discuss some of the best peripherals that should form part of your gaming PC.
Assembling your PC is easy. You can also hire a local computer service provider and assemble these components. The result is that you have a unique combination that the manufacturers do not provide.
You can choose the ones you need. It does not become binding on you to accept whatever the manufacturer includes in the model. This flexibility allows you to save a lot of money. You end up with a better-configured PC at a substantially lower cost.