12 days ago
My close friend wants to build a powerful gaming pc for under $500, but does not need storage. What do you suggest?
Define "powerful", and does the price include an operating system? Windows by itself is $100. You can put together a workable setup for about $600 including OS, it will run fairly decently at 1080p (and for the easier games, will do very well).
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Beyond that, I suggest a budget increase, or expectations decrease.
By powerful, I mean at least 75 FPS on most games at medium to high settings
Is OS needed?