Build Your Own Gaming PC: March 2015

Do you want to build your own gaming PC? We have come up with a new post series that will help you choose the right hardware to build your own gaming rig, whatever be your budget.

The ‘build your own gaming PC’ series will be published on a monthly basis and will contain all the information that you will ever need to build your very own gaming PC. We have decided to divide this guide in three categories: Entry Level Gaming, Mid-Range Gaming and Ultra High-End Gaming in order to fit different types of budget.

Build your own gaming PC march 2015

A fair amount of research has been done in order to select the right hardware for different categories so that you get the best value for money. Also, to make your purchase hassle free, we will be including a link to Amazon and Flipkart wherever we have online availability for a specific hardware.

Without any further ado, let’s start building your own gaming rig.

Entry-Level Gaming Rig

Hardware Brand/Model Online Availability (INR)
Amazon Flipkart
Processor AMD FX 6-Core Black Edition FX-6300 3.5GHz 7,490 7,850
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P 10,830 NA
RAM Corsair CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 Vengeance 4GB Single Module DDR3 Memory Kit 2,674 2,715
HDD Seagate Barracuda 1 TB Desktop Internal Hard Drive (ST1000DM003) 3,699 3,918
Monitor Dell S2240L 9,340 9,550
Graphics Card Sapphire Radeon R7 260X 2 GB GDDR5 9,945 9,885
Cabinet NZXT Gamma NA NA
PSU Cooler Master Thunder 450W 2,785 2,950
Speakers F&D F680 NA NA
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/IDDS NA 1,100
Mouse Amkette Ash Black (Bundle) NA NA
Keyboard Amkette Ash Black (Bundle) NA NA
Sound Card None
Total 48,000 Approx

Mid-Range Gaming Rig

Hardware Brand/Model Online Availability (INR)
Amazon Flipkart
Processor Intel Core i5-4440 12,399 NA
Motherboard ASUS B85M-G 6,475 6,750
RAM Gskill RipjawsX F3-12800CL9D-8GBXL (2×4 GB) 5,750 5,800
HDD Toshiba 1TB DT01ACA100 3,900 3,850
Monitor Dell S2240L 9,340 9,550
Graphics Card ZOTAC GTX 660 192-bit 2 GB GDDR5 NA 13,850
Cabinet Thermaltake Versa H21 NA NA
PSU Seasonic S12II 620 Watts NA 6,000
Speakers F&D F680 NA NA
Optical Drive Samsung SH-224DB/IDDS NA 1,100
Mouse CM Storm Devastator (Bundle) 2,424 NA
Keyboard CM Storm Devastator (Bundle) 0 NA
Sound Card None
Total 63,000 Approx

Ultra High-End Gaming Rig

Hardware Brand/Model Online Availability (INR)
Amazon Flipkart
Processor Intel Core i7-4790K 23,999 24,000
Motherboard ASRock Z97 Extreme6 NA NA
RAM Corsair Vengeance DDR3 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) CMZ16GX3M2A2133C10 13,999 13,849
HDD WD WD30EZRX 3TB 7,950 7,380
Monitor BenQ XL2720Z 27-inch LED 37,495 NA
Graphics Card ZOTAC GTZ 980 ZT-90201-10P Standard NA NA
Cabinet NZXT Phantom 820 NA NA
PSU Cooler Master V1000 NA NA
Speakers Logitech Z906 5.1 22,245 23,500
Optical Drive LG Blu-ray WH16NS40 RW 6,322 6,999
Mouse Roccat Kone XTD 6,800 7,199
Keyboard Corsair Vengeance K70 11,868 NA
Sound Card Asus Xonar D2X 8,925 9,250
Total 2,00,000 Approx

You can always get the hardware at cheaper street prices. Also, you can mix and match the specification as per your convenience. Do make sure that you check the hardware compatibility with the rig set-up if you are opting for an alternative.

Let me know if this was helpful in the comments section below. Also, feel free to ask any questions in this regard. Happy Gaming!

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