[SOLVED] what would be a good gaming PC build for about $600 (CAN) or less

Darkbreeze

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This is as close are you are going to get to 600 bucks for an entry level 1080p gaming system in your region. At least, without using completely garbage components.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor ($169.00 @ Canada Computers)
Motherboard: ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($81.26 @ Vuugo)
Memory: Patriot Viper 4 Blackout 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($48.99 @ Amazon Canada)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.75 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: MSI Radeon RX 570 4 GB ARMOR OCV1 Video Card ($164.88 @ Canada Computers)
Case: Corsair SPEC-04 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Memory Express)
Power Supply: Corsair CX (2017) 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($74.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Total: $641.86
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-08 16:46 EST-0500
 
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Depends on what your needs are.

If, for example, you have a 1280x720, or 1600x900 monitor, it's easier to accomplish than, say, if you're running 1920x1080 or higher resolutions.

Are you looking to play the latest and greatest games? Are you good with averaging 60 frames/sec?

Also, are you buying everything, or do you have any parts you're carrying over from a previous system, such as:
  • Windows license (if transferable)
  • Mouse
  • Keyboard
  • Monitor
  • (maybe) Power Supply
  • Hard drives/SSDs
  • Other?
 

Darkbreeze

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For 600 bucks Canadian? It doesn't exist. Not unless you have a lot of what you need already. If you had an operating system, case, power supply and storage devices, you MIGHT be able to get a CPU, memory, graphics card and motherboard for that price.

Something like this. But if you need the rest of the system, no way you could do a system that will run games well for that price, not at Canada prices.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor ($169.00 @ Canada Computers)
Motherboard: ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($81.26 @ Vuugo)
Memory: Team Vulcan 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($76.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon RX 580 8 GB PULSE Video Card ($244.53 @ Vuugo)
Total: $571.78
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-08 16:41 EST-0500
 
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Darkbreeze

Retired Mod
This is as close are you are going to get to 600 bucks for an entry level 1080p gaming system in your region. At least, without using completely garbage components.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz 6-Core Processor ($169.00 @ Canada Computers)
Motherboard: ASRock B450M PRO4 Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($81.26 @ Vuugo)
Memory: Patriot Viper 4 Blackout 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4-3000 Memory ($48.99 @ Amazon Canada)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.75 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: MSI Radeon RX 570 4 GB ARMOR OCV1 Video Card ($164.88 @ Canada Computers)
Case: Corsair SPEC-04 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Memory Express)
Power Supply: Corsair CX (2017) 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($74.99 @ Newegg Canada)
Total: $641.86
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-11-08 16:46 EST-0500
 
Reactions: deadman189

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