A $700 gaming PC build is for those of you that want to dive into gaming that surpasses 60 FPS on average. If you are getting into monitors with higher refresh rates and want more FPS in the higher demanding titles, this is a great mid-range choice.
If you want to know how to build a gaming pc for roughly $700 then the part list below will show you how. This guide will show you how to go about building it as well as share what you can expect out of a build like this.
$700 PC Build Part List:
Last Updated: January 18th, 2023
Case – Zalman i3 NEO Mid Tower Case
Motherboard – MSI PRO B550M-VC WiFi mATX AM4 Motherboard
Storage – Silicon Power 1TB NVMe M.2 SSD
Estimated Final Price: $690-$780
A $700 gaming PC is able to take it a notch up and use the RX 6600. This card is capable of higher than 60 FPS average on most titles, beating the RX 6500 XT by over 30-50+ FPS in most cases.
Combined with the power of the Ryzen 5 5600, it’s a powerhouse of a PC at this price. You will also be able to start out with a bit more storage space compared to the $600 build listed here.
Expect to be able to run most of the higher demanding titles on higher settings at 1080p with 80+ FPS on average. With a build like this, you will want to consider using a monitor with a higher refresh rate.
At the highest graphics settings possible at 1080p: You can expect this PC to run games like Red Dead Redemption 2 at 70 FPS avg, Elden Ring at 60 FPS avg, Cyberpunk 2077 at 50 FPS avg, Valorant at 300 FPS avg, and Grand Theft Auto V at 120 FPS avg.
When it comes to starting out with more storage space and having higher quality 1080p performance on ultra settings for most titles then a $700 build would be your sweet spot.
How To Build This $700 Gaming PC
I’d highly recommend following something like the video guide below when it comes to putting this PC together. It’s a great guide and it is easy to follow!
There may be some parts that are different from this build in the video embedded below and that’s okay! If there is another part that you don’t understand then you should look through the manual of that part and/or look up other video tutorials as well.
If you find yourself having trouble understanding a certain part then you should always search for the specific part and how to install it on YouTube, there are plenty of videos out there showcasing how each part can be installed.
For example, if you aren’t sure how to install your solid state drive then simply search “How to install a solid state drive into PC” on YouTube and you’ll find plenty of material to follow.
Also, you don’t have to use the above case for your build!
You can use almost any other mid tower case if the above case isn’t your style. Feel free to browse the mid tower cases on Amazon and if you find one that you think you’d like to use, link it to me in the comments below and I’ll be able to let you know if it’d work or not.
After putting your rig together, you’ll need to install your operating system, drivers and other software. You’ll also need to get connected online.
There are a couple of posts here on the site that you should read up on if you need to know how to install your operating system as well as getting connected online.
Click the buttons below to learn how to install Windows 10 and get an internet connection with your build!
Have Any Questions?
Feel free to reach out to me in the comments area below if you have any questions as you move forward with your build, I’m all ears!
From hardware compatibility, average performance for a specific game, or whether or not a different case would work with this build… I’m here to help! 🙂