Looking to forward to build yourself a powerful gaming computer for all your gaming needs?
You’ve come to the right place.
To have the best experience in playing these HD games, you must have a build capable of overclocking your CPU and GPU. I’ve done just that.
Now jumping straight into the build.
CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($233.99 @ SuperBiiz)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($33.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Asus Z87-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($129.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5″ Solid State Disk ($69.99 @ Amazon)
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5″ 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB Video Card ($349.98 @ NCIX US) Case: Fractal Design Define R4 w/Window (Titanium Grey) ATX Mid Tower Case ($82.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Corsair Gaming 700W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ Microcenter)
Optical Drive: Asus DVD-E818AAT/BLK/B/GEN DVD/CD Drive ($18.98 @ OutletPC)
What this build offers is that it has awesome horsepower, and its cooling potential will give you an opportunity to overclock your CPU and/or GPU to push the rig even further.
For optimal usage, it’s best to install the operating system and some of your favorite games on the SSD and then you can put all of your files and other data on the hard drive.
So, there you have it; The Best $1000 Gaming Computer.
This build include hardware chosen based on most recent advances in PC hardware. It’s not meant to be completely static, so by all means feel free to mix it up and add other hardware which you think you need.