May 17, 2022


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Gaming computer under 1000 euros

lower middle class

Don’t let the categorical lower middle field classification bother you. For around 1,000 euros, you can also work well with new parts without having to accept serious compromises. Thanks to the slow decline in the prices of attractively priced graphics cards and processors like Intel’s Core i5-12400F or AMD Ryzen 5 5600, usury-like offerings can be safely ignored.

Taste and scenario meet the budget

[PLUS] Construction proposal: lower middle class (2)

Source: PC game consoles

The equivalent value to be paid for a new purchase can easily be increased, but a supposed upgrade isn’t always worth it. If you want to save away from the main CPU and GPU components by reducing your own requirements, the best thing to do is to start with the case, motherboard, and SSD capacity. In general, you have to scale back on ray tracing and ultra settings. As long as care is taken here, blockbuster movies like Cyberpunk 2077 or Red Dead Redemption 2 can also run well on weaker GPUs thanks to constantly improved upgrades like Nvidia’s DLSS/AMD’s FSR, even with 144Hz monitors at higher than HD resolutions. With optional tuning, not only can more efficiency be taken out of frugal components by less effort, but more performance can be tickled out of a frugal computer by overclocking.

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  • Intel Core i5-12400F
  • GeForce RTX 3050
  • Asus TUF B660M-Plus D4
  • Seasonal Focus – GX, 650 W
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