Guide for assembling gaming computer in India 2013
Gaming PC is completely different from PC used for home & office work. Gaming PC needs best hardware to support high-speed definition game. Assembling gaming computer in India is always a tricky business. Because popular PC games like Dragon age (series), The Witcher (series) & Crysis (series) always require high system requirement. If you refer to Wikipedia or Gamepressure & research a little bit about these games, you will find that their system requirement (both minimum & maximum) increases with time. So your system always require time to time upgradation for smooth running of games, as one or two components (like graphics card or RAM) of PC may become obsolete with time to meet system requirements. But main advantage of PC is that you can easily replace old components with new one.
Building a custom gaming PC is always best option, because you can buy system components according to your choice. If you want to assemble a best gaming device, then the following hardware application will help you.
Buy a quad core Intel Core i5-3470 processor costing 11,500/-. It runs with 3.2 GHz frequency. With turbo speed it can run up to 3.6 GHz frequency. It requires only 77 watt power. Due to 22 NM manufacturing, overheating is not a problem. It has a built in GPU to switch from graphics card.
You should buy a motherboard with sufficient ports. In this case, multi-GPU supported Gigabyte’s G1 sniper M3 gaming motherboard is required. It may cost around Rs 11,000-12,000.
For good performance, your PC should have at least 8 GB RAM. As Gigabyte motherboard has 4 RAM slots, G.skill RipjawsX dual 4 GB RAM sticks will prove suitable. It costs around Rs 2500-3000. You can also get Corsair Vengeance. It may cost 4,500/-.
You can select a solid state drive (SSD) as primary storage. A regular SATA hard drive as secondary storage is preferable. Buy a Kingston V+200 90 GB SSD, which costs around 4,800/-. Add a western digital 2 TB hard disk drive with it. It may cost 6,000/-.
Graphic card is an important part of PC due to its role in visual effect. Keep in mind that the card should not cause overheating. You can select either NVIDIA GTX 650 Ti or AMD HD 6870 graphics card. Both have 1 GB video memory & dual DVI/HDMI ports. It may cost around 12,000 – 13,000.
Cabinet & power supply
If you want a good gaming tablet, then you should buy CoolerMaster USP 100. It costs 3,500 – 4,000. It is designed as tool free to disassemble quickly. It has blue LED lighting with top panel. Add it with Corsair 600 W power supply unit to supply more power. It costs around 4,500 – 5,000.
For gaming you should buy a 22 or 24 inch full HD with HDMI connectivity. DELL S2340L is good for this purpose, costing around 13,500 – 14,500. It has full HD resolution with IPS panel. You may also buy a HP 23 inch LED 3D monitor. It is good for 3D experience. It may costs around 13,500/-
For superior control & reliability gamers should buy Corsair Vengeance K90 , which costs around Rs 7,000 or Corsair Vengeance K60 costing 6,000. You may also like Logitech gaming keyboard G105 (Rs 3,100) or Logitech G13 keyboard (Rs 5,000).
Keeping in mind about cheap price, performance & reliability, we suggest Razer Abyssus USB 2.0 (Rs 1,800), Logitech Gaming Mouse USB 2.0 Laser Mouse (Rs 4,000).
At the end, make a budget plan before purchasing of components. With a budget of RS 60,000 – Rs 70,000 you can build a good gaming PC. Don’t compromise on the quality, warranty of motherboard, processor, RAM & video card. Price of the above components varies from one online shopping site to another. So browse through internet to buy these components at cheap rate.