This budget gaming PC has an AMD Ryzen 5 5500 processor for an excellent price-performance ratio. The processor, which has Zen 3 cores, has a base frequency of 3.6 GHz and can go up to 4.2 GHz. With 65W of power, the CPU produces little heat, making it possible to use an inexpensive cooler.
If you want to assemble a gaming PC yourself, we recommend that you buy a processor in the boxed version, because AMD offers a three-year warranty, unlike the tray versions that only have a two-year warranty. The Ryzen 5 5500 supports graphics cards with PCI Express 3.0, but this won’t significantly hamper the performance of future graphics cards.
For CPU cooling we chose the Spartan 5 ARGB CPU cooler from Endorfy. This tower cooler with two heatpipes and a 120mm fan with ARGB control via the motherboard outperforms its Spartan 4 predecessor.
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