This build is aimed at creating a gaming PC that performs decently well for as little money as possible. Long story short: this is the best gaming PC build for $500. As this is a budget build, the best RX 470 variant to buy is the cheapest. (It's also our top pick for best budget SSD.) Fractal Design is one of our favorite case manufacturers, and the Core 1100 is a great case for this budget build.
The best Asus RX 480 dealsThe highest powered Asus RX 480 card you'll find is the RoG Strix RX 480 O8G Gaming edition. The best Gigabyte RX 480 dealsWith the Gigabyte Radeon RX 480 G1 Gaming you'll find a slight clock speed boost to 1290MHz on both the 4GB and 8GB versions, with the memory speed at 7000MHz and 8000MHz respectively. The best MSI RX 480 dealsLike with most MSI custom graphics cards, you'll find a standard Gaming Mode, a Silent Mode, and an OC Mode on the MSI RX 480 Gaming and Gami
Case in point, MSI's Radeon RX 480 with 4GB of GDDR5 memory is on sale for $174 at Newegg. There's also a $30 mail-in-rebate available that brings the cost down to $144. The card that's on sale sticks closely to AMD's reference blueprint. That is why MSI only uses MIL-STD-810G certified components for Radeon RX 480 cards. These components have proven durable enough to withstand the torturous circumstances of extreme gaming and overclocking for extended usage," MSI says.