Build It Yourself: The $800 Gaming PC

By Jason Cross  |  Posted 2006-05-16 Print this article Print

A decent gaming rig doesn't have to cost thousands of dollars. We show you how to build a better box on a budget, delivering perfectly acceptable gaming performance for around $800. (ExtremeTech)

Its a commonly held misconception that playing modern PC games is an expensive proposition, full of $500 video cards and $900 dual-core processors. Sure, you can have an amazing gaming experience if you want to blow thousands of dollars putting together our