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Cheap Gaming PCs: Top 10

Cheap Gaming PCs

It is no secret that Gaming PCs can cost a lot of money. Graphics cards alone can cost over $1,000 and this is without factoring in all the other components. Thankfully, the price of a PC is not quite as much as it was once. There are many great deals out there to be had and it is possible to obtain a decent gaming rig for a more modest price. In this article, I will be listing the top 10 cheap gaming PCs on Amazon US. All these PCs cost under 1,000 dollars while providing a decent gaming experience at 1080p.

HP RGB Gaming Desktop PC (GTX 1660 SUPER)

At just $322.99 we firstly have this HP RGB gaming desktop. For this price, it features a GTX 1660 SUPER along with a powerful core i7 CPU, 16 GB RAM and a 1 TB SSD. This is in addition to a great-looking RGB keyboard and mouse. This PC’s graphics card is more than powerful enough to handle intensive games such as cyberpunk 2077. In that title, it can get over 60 FPS at 1080p low settings and above 30 FPS at 1080p ultra settings. Overall, this is fantastic performance for the price point and so is a cheap gaming PC definitely worth checking out.

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Dell RGB Gaming Desktop PC (RX 5500 XT)

This Dell RGB Gaming Desktop comes in at just $369.99. For this price, it has an Intel Core i5 CPU, an impressive 32 GB RAM along with the RX 5500 XT GPU. The graphics card is a good choice for 1080p gaming on a budget. It is slightly more powerful than the powerful GTX 1060 6GB. In terms of benchmarks, it also gets close to 60 FPS in Cyberpunk 2077 at low settings. Another cheap but fantastic gaming PC.

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STGAubron Gaming Desktop PC Computer (RX 580) 

This is another great value PC. It is currently 9% off on Amazon taking its price down to $399.99. It has a fast Intel Core i7 CPU clocked at 3.4 GHz, along with 16 GB RAM and an RX 580. The RX 580 remains a solid choice for affordable 1080p gaming. Like the RX 5500 XT, it slightly outperforms the GTX 1060 6GB. Unlike the RX 5500 XT, it also has more VRAM, 8 GB to be precise allowing you to play games with higher quality textures. In Cyberpunk 2077, it is another card achieving a nice 60 FPS at 1080p low settings.

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Skytech Gaming Nebula Gaming PC Desktop (RTX 3050)

The Skytech Gaming Nebula PC is next up on the list. It costs substantially more than the others on this list at . However, for this it includes the modern RTX 3050 GPU. This graphics card is more than powerful enough for high level 1080p gaming. It also has all the bells and whistles associated with RTX cards such as Ray-tracing and DLSS. Besides this, it has the quad-core 12100F CPU, 16 GB RAM and a 500 GB SSD. With the RTX 3050, you will be able to enjoy continued driver support for quite some time. DLSS will also give it a lot of longevity for 1080p gaming, making this another great choice for a cheap gaming PC.

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AVGPC Hellfire Series Gaming PC (RTX 2060 SUPER)

Next up is the AVGPC Hellfire Series Gaming PC. This is a powerful gaming device for the price range. It boasts the fantastic, 6-core Ryzen 5600G along with the RTX 2060 SUPER and a 1TB SSD. With this device, most games will run very well at 1080p. In some titles, even 1440p will be accessible with this GPU. For all this, it costs $799.99. This is 100 dollars cheaper than the RTX 3050 Hellfire series PC. Although the RTX 3050 is newer, the RTX 2060 SUPER is about 30% faster. This makes is truly great value for money!

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MXZ Gaming Desktop (RX 6600)

The MXZ Gaming Desktop is another fantastic PC for the price. It also costs $799.99. It features a 6 core, Ryzen 5 5500 CPU paired with an RX 6600 and a 500 GB SSD. This is a very modern and performative device. The RX 6600 is a fantastic mid-range GPU from 2021 and its CPU only launched last year. The GPU is similar to the RTX 2060 SUPER in terms of overall power. In Cyberpunk 2077, this PC is able to achieve around 60 FPS at 1080p high settings.

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STGAubron Gaming Desktop PC Computer (RTX 3060)

For the price point, this gaming PC is unrivalled. At $849.99 is features the RTX 3060 along with the very impressive i7-10700KF. Its CPU has 8 cores and 16 Threads to ensure that even the most CPU intensive games will pose no problem. The GPU is no slouch either. It is the fastest GPU so far to feature on the list, capable of running Cyberpunk 2077 at 1080p ultra settings. Not only this, the PC comes with the superior 12 GB 3060. This allows you to play any 1080p title with ultra high texture settings enabled.

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MXZ Gaming PC Desktop Computer (RTX 4060)

Yet another great value choice. This PC features the new RTX 4060. With this GPU, 1080p gaming is no problem and in some games even 4K is very much doable with it. Its Ryzen 5 5600 CPU is also a fantastic for the price range. In their review, TechPowerUp gave the Ryzen 5 5600 5 out of 5 stars. They considered it to have the best price/performance ratio of all Ryzen 5000 CPUs. When it comes to the GPU, it runs nearly anything with ease at 1080p. In Cyberpunk 2077, you can expect 80 FPS at 1080p high and around 50 FPS at 1440p high.

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STGAubron Gaming Desktop PC (RTX 3060 Ti)

What could be more impressive than the RTX 4060? None other than the RTX 3060 Ti. Don’t be fooled by the age of this GPU. Despite being older than the RTX 4060, it remains more powerful. It is around 8% faster and yet again provides fantastic performance at 1080p. In addition, this PC comes paired with the i7-10700F which is can be boosted up to a blisteringly fast 4.8 GHz. For $849.99, this is a PC definitely worth checking out.

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Dell RGB Gaming Desktop PC (RTX 2060 SUPER)

The number one best gaming PC on this list is the Dell RGB Gaming Desktop. It gets this place thanks to a fantastic price to performance ratio. The RTX 2060 SUPER remains a very solid card at 1080p. It outperforms the RTX 3050 and is not far behind the RTX 2070. This card provides similar performance to the PS5 for a slightly lower price for $459.99. All in all, this is incredible value for money.

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Last of all, you may want to consider purchasing a great gaming chair after getting a good deal on a cheap gaming PC. A gaming setup wouldn’t be complete without one.