The BEST $400 Gaming PC you can build in 2018! Looking for gaming on a budget? This build has you covered with 8GB of RAM, an AMD Ryzen 5 2400G and 1080p gaming performance, at upto 60FPS!
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
For the CPU in this build, I actually opted for an AMD APU. Combining the graphics and processor into one chip, the AMD Ryzen 5 2400G provides the best value for money, with 4 cores, 8 threads, great single threaded performance and superb integrated Vega 11 graphics!
Motherboard: MSI B350M MORTAR
For the motherboard in this build the MSI B350M MORTAR was a superb choice, boasting overclocking support, 4 RAM dimms with dual channel memory support, room for a GPU and an M.2 drive slot it works well on the future-proofing front, too!
RAM: Corsair Vengeance LPX 8GB (2 x 4GB)
For the memory in this build I selected an 8GB kit of Corsair’s Vengeance LPX DDR4 memory. At just shy of 3000Mhz speeds this dual channel, 2 x 4GB kit works great in this build!
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 1TB
For storage in this build, a 1TB Seagate Barracuda covers the bases nicely! With a 7200RPM speed, 1000GB of storage for all of your movies music and games, and an attractive price tag it’s a great addition!
Case: Cooler Master Q300L
For the case in this build my favorite budget option makes a comeback! The Cooler Master Q300L is a superb value case, with a small Micro ATX form factor and unique design. Great ventilation also makes the airflow here A1!
PSU: Thermaltake Smart 500W
For the final part in this build, the power supply, I opted for the Thermaltake Smart TR2 S 500W! With an 80+ rating it guarantees 80% efficiency, running cool and quietly!