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The Best Gaming PC Builds for 2019

Looking to build the best gaming pc build this 2019? Building your own gaming pc has many benefits including better bang for your buck hardware, the ability to customize/personalize your pc, a greater appreciation for your gaming pc build investment and it’s fun. Even though building your own pc can be more budget-friendly, we all have a budget to adhere to, which is where the following pc builds come into play.

Welcome to the best gaming pc builds for 2019, which are split into the most popular budgets and gaming performance categories that allow you to easily plan your next pc without the hassle of doing all of the research yourself.

The following builds are based on popular performance benchmarks and are put together with both a specific budget in mind while using aiming for maximum gaming performance. What this means is maximum performance while trying to limit the fluff (ie. flashy hardware that is not needed). Should you have a more exorbitant budget, there are also hardware upgrades included in each of the pc budget categories.

These gaming pc builds are updated every month this 2019 and profile the best gaming pc build hardware aimed at new pc builder and experienced builders alike.

The Best $1500 Gaming PC Builds for 2019

Looking for a really high-end gaming pc? If you are interesting in building a high-end gaming pc, then the $1500 budget is probably where you should start. These builds typically include hardware geared towards higher resolution gameplay at high frames per second.

Considering 1400p gameplay? How about gaming into 4K resolutions? Then these gaming pc builds are for you.

1 CPU - Best $1500 PC Build 2019

1. CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

  • The world's most advanced processor in the desktop PC gaming segment
  • Can deliver ultra-fast 100+ FPS performance in the world's most popular games
    8 Cores and 16 processing threads, bundled with the AMD
  • Wraith Prism cooler with color-controlled LED support
    4.4 GHz Max Boost, unlocked for overclocking, 36 MB of game Cache, ddr-3200 support
    For the advanced socket AM4 platform, can support PCIe 4.0 on x570 motherboards

Amazon Price: $339.99

2 Cooler - Best $1500 PC Build 2019

2. Cooler: Stock AMD Wraith Prism Cooler

The Ryzen 3700X is an amazing CPU in so many ways, in that it doesn't necessarily need to be overclocked and comes with a great Wraith Prism Cooler, this saves you with a little more cash for other upgrades! Plus it's a good looking cooler for a stock cooler.

4 Graphics Card - Best $1500 PC Build 2019

4. Graphics Card: GIGABYTE GeForce RTX 2070 Super Windforce OC 8G Graphics Card, 3X Windforce Fans, 8GB 256-Bit GDDR6, GV-N207SWF3OC-8GD Video Card

The RTX 2070 SUPER is a fantastic graphics card that provides great pc gaming performance at resolutions from 1080-, 1400p and well into 4K should you want to. The 2070 SUPER is better than the 2070, with a GeForce RTX 2080 sized cooler.

Amazon Price: $509.99

5 RAM - Best $1500 PC Build 2019

5. RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 3200 MHz DDR4 DRAM Desktop Gaming Memory Kit 16GB (8GBx2) CL16 BLS2K8G4D32AESBK (Gray)

16GB of RAM is the perfect spot for any high-end gaming pc and the Corsair Vengeance LPX kit is a great choice (two sticks of 8GB 3200Mhz RAM)

Amazon Price: $72.99

6 SSD - Best $1500 PC Build 2019

6. SSD: Crucial P1 1TB 3D NAND NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD - CT1000P1SSD8

Ok, we're finally including some good M.2 SSD's -- and this month we have the 1TB Crucial P1 NVMe M.1 SSD. This SSD is priced right and provides read and write up to 2,000/1,700 MB/s.

Amazon Price: $99.99

7 Power Supply - Best $1500 PC Build 2019

7. Power Supply: CORSAIR RMX Series, RM750x, 750 Watt, 80+

A great, quality power supply that give you all the juice you need to power this pc build with a high efficiency 80 PLUS Gold Certified stamp of approval. Included is a zero RPM fan mode giving you a quiet cooling experience.

Amazon Price: $126.39

8 PC Case - Best $1500 PC Build 2019

8. PC Case: Cooler Master MasterBox Pro 5 RGB ATX Mid-Tower w/Front DarkMirror Panel, Tempered Glass Side Panel & 3X 120mm RGB Fans w/1 to 3 Splitter Cable

This is a perfectly crafted newer PC case -- the Theramltake S500is a TG Mid-tower case comes with one tempered glass panel on the left, one pre-installed 140mm front fan and one 120mm rear fan, supporting motherboards up to ATX. See the full breadth and specifications over at thermaltake.com

Amazon Price: $94.99

ESTIMATED PRICE: $1420 (December 2019)

The Best $1000 Gaming PC Builds for 2019

Looking for a gaming pc build that plays any game maxed out at standard HD resolutions and even higher? If you are in the budget for a $1000 gaming pc, then you can expect to max out games at standard HD resolutions and even higher.

These $1000 pc builds are compiled using the best performing hardware for their cost, while minimizing the cost of hardware that is un-needed.

$1000 is the perfect budget for those wanting a well-rounded pc that will last for a while and play way better than any gaming console on the market.

1 CPU - Best $1000 PC Build 2019

1. CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Spire Cooler

The newer AMD Ryzen 5 3600X is a phenomenal gaming processor for the cost. Straight out of the box, it can beat the Intel 9600X in many tasks in gaming and productivity and includes a stock cooler.

Amazon Price: $199.99

2 Cooler -  Best $1000 PC Build 2019

2. Cooler (Included): Wraith Spire Cooler

The AMD 3600X comes with a stock cooler that is more than enough.

Price: Included

3 Motherboard - Best $1000 PC Build 2019

3. Motherboard: MSI Arsenal Gaming AMD Ryzen 2ND and 3rd Gen AM4 M.2 USB 3 DDR4 DVI HDMI Crossfire ATX Motherboard (B450 Tomahawk Max)

*Note: This B450 motherboard comes fully compatible with the Ryzen 3600X straight out of the box! 

This is a fantastic B450 motherboard, that is both an affordable and feature rich board to pair with the AMD 3600X CPU. Even though this is a B450 motherboard, this is a great choice for any Ryzen 3000 CPU as it comes compatible straight out of the box. Plus it supports high bandwidth memory and USB 3.1 V2.

Amazon Price: $114.99

4 Graphics - Best $1000 PC Build 2019

4. Graphics Card: XFX Rx 5700 XT Raw II 8GB GDDR6 1905MHz 3xDP HDMI PCI Express 4.0 Graphics Card

This spot held an RX 5700 last month, however since we could fit it in the budget, we have now included an AMD RX 5700 XT -- which performs a bit better in most games. The RX 5700 XT GPU is the card offers solid gaming performance at 2K resolutions or high FPS resolution at 1080p.

Amazon Price: $379.99

5 RAM -  Best $1000 PC Build 2019

5. RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 3000 MHz DDR4 DRAM Desktop Gaming Memory Kit 16GB (8GBx2) CL15 BLS2K8G4D30AESBK (Gray)

We've now fit a total of 16GB into the $1000 gaming pc build, which is an upgrade over the previously included 8GB -- it's a sweet spot these days for memory and given the price reduction in RAM lately, is a steal of a deal.

Amazon Price: $59.99

6 SSD - Best $1000 PC Build 2019

6. SSD: Crucial P1 500GB 3D NAND NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD - CT500P1SSD8

The Crucial MX500 is a solid SSD storage solution and this particular one comes with 1TB of space for a great price!

Amazon Price: $66.95

7 PSU - Seasonic FOCUS Plus 650 Gold Power Supply - Best $1000 PC Build 2019

7. Power Supply: EVGA 650 GQ, 80+ GOLD 650W, Semi Modular, EVGA ECO Mode, 5 Year Warranty, Power Supply 210-GQ-0650-V1

650 Watts is enough juice for this gaming pc build and this one comes in at a Gold Rated power efficiency and is Semi modular - which is fancy for all the cords can be disconnected except for the main motherboard power connector.

Amazon Price: $90.15

8 PC Case - Best $1000 PC Build 2019

8. PC Case: NZXT H510i - Compact ATX Mid -Tower PC Gaming Case

The NZXT H510i is a part of the NZXT H series of PC cases that brings a sleek minimalist look and feel with a gorgeous tempered glass side panel to view all of your amazing hardware. This one has a front i/o USB type c port, vertical GPU mounts and comes with integrates RGB lighting.

Amazon Price: $89.99

Estimated Cost (December 2019): $989

The Best $700 Gaming PC Builds for 2019

Looking for a gaming pc that will get you up and playing any game on the market better than a console hand-down? The $700 gaming pc build budget is for those who just want to get up and gaming on typical HD resolutions, and do it far better than any gaming console.

The $700 budget is a very versatile starting budget as it gives you better than expected performance right off the bat, and provide plenty of room for growth should you ever want to upgrade.

1 CPU - Best $700 PC Build 2019

1. CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core, 12-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor with Wraith Stealth Cooler

The Ryzen 5 3600 CPU is a superb value coming in with 6 CPU cores and 12 processing threads at 4.1Ghz Max Boost. This is a solid gaming cpu that is priced really well.

Amazon Price: $185.99

2 Cooler - Best $700 PC Build 2019

2. Cooler: Wraith Stealth Cooler (Included)

The Wraith Stealth Cooler is included with the Ryzen 5 3600

3 Motherboard - Best $700 PC Build 2019

3. Motherboard: MSI ProSeries AMD Ryzen 1st and 2nd Gen AM4 M.2 USB 3 DDR4 D-SUB DVI HDMI Crossfire ATX Motherboard (B450-A PRO)

*Note: For this motherboard to be fully compatible with the included Ryzen 3600 CPU, you may have to flash the BIOS (easily done with Flash BIOS Button + USB Key. See instructions included with  motherboard or at msi.com).

The MSI B450-A PRO motherboard has the following specifications:

  • Support AMD Ryzen 1st and 2nd Generation / Ryzen with Radeon Vega Graphics Processors for Socket AM4
  • Supports 64GB Dual Channel DDR4 Memory 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667 MHz by JEDEC, and 2667/ 2800/ 2933/ 3000/ 3066/ 3200/ 3466 MHz by A-XMP OC MODE
  • Supports 2-Way AMD Crossfire Technology
  • X-Boost: Great tool to boost your USB & Storage performance
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for a HI-FI experience

Amazon Price: $84.99

4 Graphics Card - Best $700 PC Build 2019

4. Graphics Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1660 Super OC 6G Graphics Card, 2X Windforce Fans, 6GB 192-bit GDDR6, Gv-N166SOC-6GD Video Card

The GTX 1660 Super is a fantastic graphics card that is plenty for those wanting a budget gaming pc build that can max most pc games out there at 1080p resolutions without a hiccup at well over 60FPS.

Amazon Price: $239.99

5 RAM - Best $700 PC Build 2019

5. RAM: Crucial Ballistix Sport LT 2666 MHz DDR4 DRAM Desktop Gaming Memory Kit 8GB (4GBx2) CL16 BLS2K4G4D26BFSC (White)8GB HyperX Kingston Technology FURY 2666MHz DDR4 

8Gb of RAM is the sweet spot for any gaming pc out there and should be all you need -- however there is always room to upgrade!

Amazon Price: $38.99

6 SSD - Best $700 PC Build 2019

6. SSD: SanDisk SSD PLUS 240GB Internal SSD - SATA III 6 Gb/s, 2.5"/7mm, Up to 530 MB/s - SDSSDA-240G-G26

The SanDisk SSD PLUS is a decent affordable SSD that fits the bill for the $700 gaming pc build. 240GB is enough for your OS and some of your most used software and games, and if you want to upgrade to a higher capacity you can easily bump this to a 480GB version or check out the hardware alternatives.

Amazon Price: $33.99

7 PSU - Best $700 PC Build 2019

7. Power Supply Unit: Thermaltake Smart 500W 80+ White Certified PSU, Continuous Power

This Thermaltake 500W power supply does the trick for this $700 pc build, coming in with 500W of power.

Amazon Price: $44.99

8 Case - Best $700 PC Build 2019

8. PC Case: Thermaltake V200 Tempered Glass RGB Edition 12V MB Sync Capable ATX Mid-Tower Chassis with 3 120mm 12V RGB Fan + 1 Black 120mm Rear Fan Pre-Installed

  • Large windowed side panel
  • Two preinstalled Fractal Design Silent Series LL 120mm White LED fans
  • Six total fan positions for high-airflow capability
  • Filtered front, top and base air intakes for a dust-free interior
  • Support for high-profile CPU coolers and multiple radiator configurations
  • Two vibrations dampened universal drive bays with support for6TB+ HDDs and 0.59 inches SSDs, plus an additional 2.5 inches mount behind the motherboard tray

Amazon Price: $64.00

Estimated Price (December 2019): $693

The Best $500 Gaming PC Builds for 2019

If you are in the market for a $500 gaming pc build, then you are simply looking for the most affordable gaming pc that simply gets you up and running with your favorite pc games.

The best possible $500 gaming pc build will get you up and playing at standard HD 1080P resolutions with game setting scaled back for optimal FPS gameplay. So if you are looking for the best bang for your buck $500 builds, the following are posted and updated every month here at Newb Computer Build.

1 CPU - Intel Core i3-8100 Desktop Processor - Best $500 PC Build 2019

1. CPU: Intel Core i3-8100 Desktop Processor

The Intel i3 8100 is a great value cpu and is a perfect fit when paired with the RX 570 graphics card seen in this $500 gaming PC build

Amazon Price: $119.99

2 Cooler - Intel 8100 Stock Cooler - Best $500 PC Build 2019

2. Cooler: Stock Intel 8100 CPU Cooler

This cooler is included with the Intel i3-8100 cpu.

3 Motherboard - ASRock H310M-HDV Micro ATX - Best $500 PC Build 2019

3. Motherboard: ASRock H310M-HDV Micro ATX

A superb small factor budget motherboard that includes everything you need to get up and running with everything included in this pc build.

Amazon Price: $72.78

4 Graphics Card - PowerColor Red Dragon Radeon RX 570 4GB - Best $500 PC Build 2019

4. Graphics Card: PowerColor Red Dragon Radeon RX 570 4GB

The RX 570 4GB graphics card hits the spot for a $500 budget pc build -- this card sits right in the middle of the RX 470 and the RX 580, giving you excellent 1080p performance.

Amazon Price: $129.99

5 RAM - 8GB HyperX Kingston Technology FURY - Best $500 PC Build 2019

5. RAM: 8GB HyperX Kingston Technology FURY 2666MHz DDR4 

8Gb of RAM is the sweet spot for any gaming pc out there and should be all you need -- however there is always room to upgrade!

Amazon Price: $47.99

6 SSD WD Blue 3D NAND 250GB PC SSD - Best $500 PC Build 2019

6. SSD: WD Blue 3D NAND 250GB PC SSD

The $500 pc build starts at 256GB should be plenty to start with, but for not much more you can bump up to a 500GB SSD.

Amazon Price: $49.99

7 Power Supply - EVGA 500 W1, 80+ WHITE 500W - Best $500 PC Build 2019

7. Power Supply Unit: EVGA 500 W1, 80+ WHITE 500W

The EVGA power supply supplies enough juice for this $700 pc build and has an "unbeatable" value -- especially at it's current cost.

Amazon Price: $39.99

8 Case - Thermaltake Versa H17 Black SPCC Micro ATX Mini Tower Gaming Computer Case - Best $500 PC Build 2019

8. PC Case: Thermaltake Versa H17 Black SPCC Micro ATX Mini Tower Gaming Computer Case

The Thermaltake Versa H17 is a small factor micro ATX case that fits this build perfectly, while maintaining a solid and silent design that is perfectly compact.

Amazon Price: $39.99

Estimated Price (July 2019): $500


Best of luck Building Your Best Gaming PC Build this 2019

Thank you for visiting us for the best 2019 gaming pc builds of the month over here at Newb Computer Build. These gaming pc builds are updated every month to give you the most up to date builds in and between three main budgets giving you a range of the best gaming pc builds to choose from.

If you have any questions or comments feel free to leave them below. Prices and hardware are constantly being updated and released, so if you find you need some clarification on your specific build, or want to know you have chosen the best possible hardware please leave a comment and I’ll try my best to help you out. Building the best gaming pc build for you may look a little different than anyone one else depending on multiple factors, such as your usage (do you do more than game?), your budget and your personal style. So when investing in your new build, keep up to date with the latest hardware and get what’s right for you!

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