Php 50K Gaming PC Build Guide [September 2018]

50K Gaming PC

The goal is to build a middle-end gaming setup while trying to keep the cost close to the Php 50,000 budget range. The build guide only includes the System Unit. Remember that this is only a guide and you don’t need to follow it religiously. Please feel free to point out any mistakes and/or suggest what you think can improve the build/s within this price segment.

Intel 50K Gaming PC – Total: Php 48,090

AMD 50K Gaming PC – Total: Php 50,530

Prices are based on PC HUB Online PL (September 26, 2018)

Just a quick heads up, prices are now based on promo prices when bought with a complete PC. Feel free to checkout the prices if bought individually on the link above.

The Gigabyte RX580 Gaming MI OEM had a price increase but it’s still a good card for Php 12,990. The same story applies for the price bump on the processors here, but I’m not sure how the AMD chips are affected. The RAM prices are still volatile, while it had a decent price drop for the lower frequency variants, the high-end counterparts had a massive increase. As mentioned on the previous post, the Ryzn builds benefit from higher frequency RAMs and is heavily affected by this price hike.

Performance wise the RX580 is on-par and even (arguably) better on some cases, at best the 1060 might only be a few frames better. But ultimately, with the price to performance ratio against the current price of a GTX 1060, the RX580 is the clear winner here. Plus, you could enjoy high refresh rate monitors with FreeSync with the AMD graphics card.

You could still opt for a GTX 1060 6GB if you really want to, so I’m still putting it up in our Intel build as a suggestion while maintaining the price under PHP 50K budget.

These setups will be able to handle every game you’ll throw at it even on high to ultra graphics setting at 1080p. Play PUBG, Fallout 4 and even Battlefield 1 while maintaining consistent FPS. The GTX 1060 is arguably the best card you could get if you’re only gaming in 1080p. Casual streaming is also viable with these builds.

Please check out 50K Gaming PC build guide [May 2018] for more information.

Truly a beast in 1080p gaming, get ready to eat some chicken dinners

Again, I would recommend the Intel setup if you’re not interested on overclocking at all and care only about gaming. Otherwise I’d go for the AMD setup.

Ryzen (1000-Series) Overclocking Guide

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If you have any questions about this build or need recommendations, don’t hesitate to leave a comment.

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4 Responses

  1. Glen says:

    Hello sir,

    Starting next year, for how many years(assumed, in 1080p w/ smooth fps) kaya magiging playable eto pong build na to?
    Given ung mga greater demanding games in the future

    Many thanks 🙂

    • bistekph says:

      Based on the previous pattern of increments of hardware performance, you probably won’t feel the need to upgrade for at least the next 3 years, even then you’ll probably need to replace the GPU only.

  2. Jethro says:

    good day sir, i hope you can reply to this.

    im aiming for over 50k but not above 60.

    i pimped the list above with

    i5 9600k

    gtx 1070

    seagate barracuda 3tb.

    the other parts will be same. okay lng po ba ? is it cost efficient prior to the improvement of performance ? or sayang lng yung pimp parts kasi konte lng talga ang changes.


    • bistekph says:

      Hello, Jethro.

      The 1070 upgrade (or RTX 2060) will definitely boost performance. Meanwhile, the 9600K is a beast but might be overpowered for current generation games, unless you’re pretty much maxing out the framerates all the time. Can’t go wrong with either though, good luck!

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