This Ryzen 5-based $700 gaming PC build for 2017 aims to get the best possible value balance, achieving as much gaming performance possible, for the least price.

AMD’s Ryzen 5 CPUs tie in perfectly with this build and work well with the latest AAA titles, from GTA V, Wolfenstein 2, Project Cars 2, Fallout 4, The Witcher 3 and more!

CPU: Ryzen 5 1400

The quad core CPU boasts 8 threads for INSANE single-threaded performance, overclocking support with a turbo of 3.4GHz!

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Motherboard: ASUS A320M-K AM4 

This ASUS motherboard is affordable, reliable and helps to save money, giving more money to be spent on the graphics card for even better price to performance!

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RAM: AData Gammix D10 DDR4

For RAM I went for a 16GB DDR4 kit from AData, the Gammix D10, it looks great, performs well and isn’t too expensive!

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HDD: WD Blue 1TB 7200RPM

For the storage in this build I chose the WD Blue 1TB hard drive, with 1000GB of capacity for all of your Steam games it has more than enough storage! An SSD is a recommended upgrade later on, with the motherboard also supporting super fast M.2 SSD drives!

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GPU: ASUS RX 580 8GB STRIX

For the graphics card I chose ASUS ‘ INSANE RX 580 with 8GB of GDDR5 V-RAM! This STRIX cooler, from the ASUS ROG (Republic of Gamers) line works great, with a factory overclock, cool, efficient operation and RGB on board! The GPU requires just an 8pin (6+2pin) GPU power cable and is very power efficient!

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Alternative GPU: ASUS GTX 1060

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Case: Thermaltake Versa H22 Window

For the case I chose Thermaltake’s Window-ed Versa H22 case – with USB 3, ATX motherboard and power supply support, and a great design, at a good price point it is the perfect option!

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PSU: EVGA 500W 80+

For the power supply I chose EVGA’s 80+ certified 500W unit. This power supply has enough headroom for the EPIC gaming parts in this system and is nice and efficient! It also comes from a reputable manufacturer with amazing reviews!

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