Pre-Built Budget Gaming PCs for 2018

Pre-Built Budget Gaming PCs

The Best Pre-Built Budget Gaming PCs in 2018

Shopping for the best gaming desktop PC can be exhausting, especially with what feels like a never-ending array of options. This is much worse when you’re on a tight budget and looking for a pre-built solution. We have researched and handpicked a list of some of the best pre-built gaming PCs on the market place. Everyone is trying to stretch their dollars and getting the most bang for the buck requires careful attention and knowledge in many areas. We’ve listed some of the core areas to look out for when buying a pre-built budget gaming PC.

Pre-built gaming computers are often a great choice for gamers looking for proven systems that are backed by warranties.  Rather than take the risks of building your own gaming pc from scratch, a pre-built gaming pc offers instant gratification once it’s in your hands. Not to knock on pre-built gaming pcs built from scratch, each has its advantages.

Use This List to Help You Get Started

This list of computers was put together because we’re often asked what machines can run RUST Experimental, in particular.  RUST is a demanding game, especially while it’s in its development stages. While the game’s performance can vary from each update and release cycle, all of the computers we’ve put together are designed to handle the stress load intended for gaming machines. Use this list to help you get started on the hunt for your next pre-built budget gaming pc.

Our list has taken into consideration multiple budgets, jump ahead to the price range you’re aiming for.

  • Pre-Built Budget Gaming PCs Under $1000
  • Pre-Built Budget Gaming PCs Under $1500

Best Budget Gaming PCs in 2018 under $1000

Product

CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme GXIVR8020A4 Gaming Desktop PC

Skytech Gaming ST-SHADOW-II-001 Gaming Desktop PC

CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme VR GXIVR8060A4 Gaming Desktop PC

ASUS G11DF-DBR5 Gaming Desktop PC

HP Pavilion Power Gaming Desktop PC

Price$719$799$899$949$999
ProcessorIntel i5-7400 3.0GHzAMD Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHzIntel i5-7400 3.0GHzAMD Ryzen 5 1400 3.2GHzIntel i7-7700 3.60GHz
Memory8GB DDR416GB DDR48GB DDR48GB  DDR416 GB DDR4
Storage1TB HDD1TB HDD120GB SSD + 1TB HDD256GB SSD + 1TB HDD 128 GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Graphics CardAMD RX 580 4GBNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GBNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GBNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GBNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB

 

Best Gaming PCs in 2018 under $1500

Product

HP Omen Premium Desktop Gaming PC

ASUS GR8 II-6GT024Z Desktop Gaming PC

SkyTech Oracle – Gaming Desktop PC


SkyTech Omega Gaming Desktop PC

Acer Predator G3 Gaming Desktop PC
Price$1069$1199$1249$1399$1499
ProcessorIntel Core i5-7400 3.0GHzIntel Core i7-7700 4.2GHzIntel Core i7-7700K 4.2GHzIntel Core i7-7700K 4.2GHzIntel Core i7-7700 3.6GHz
Memory16GB DDR416GB DDR416GB DDR416GB DDR432GB DDR4
Storage256GB SSD + 1TB HDD512GB SSD1TB HDD240GB SSD + 2TB HDD256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GBNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GBNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GBNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GBNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB

About dg

Dg is the founder and co-owner of Corrosion Hour, a niche gaming community established in 2016 focusing on the survival game RUST. He is an active and contributing member of numerous other RUST communities. As a community leader and server owner for over 15 years, he spends much of his time researching and writing guides about survival games, covering topics such as server administration, game mechanics, and community growth.

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