About Us



The aim of Build-Gaming-Computers.com is to help as many people around the world as possible to be able to confidently and easily build their own affordable, reliable and high-performing gaming computer from absolute scratch to maximize their PC gaming experience without breaking the bank.

With the buying guides, updated custom build examples, installation guides, and more, on this site you have everything you need to know about building your own PC for gaming in the one place. Unlike many other hardware sites that put off the beginner, we strive to always break down any complicated topics into simple plain English to make building PCs accessible to all, even if you have absolutely zero prior experience and have no idea where to start.

Thanks for visiting and we hope it helps you in some way. Long live PC gaming!


- The Build-Gaming-Computers.com Mini Team



Reader Testimonials



Since starting Build Gaming Computers way back in 2006, we've continually focused on gradually improving the site over time to make it more helpful. Below are some of the many testimonials we've received over the years from our readers.

If you've also benefited a lot from this site and wish to help out - we would very much appreciate it if you share this site with your fellow PC gaming buddies. Every little bit of word of mouth helps this site to grow, and we thanks you very much in advance : )

PS - If you want to send in your own testimonial instead, feel free to do so here and we may include it on this page. Thank you!



"I built my own gaming rig this past summer. It was a mid-to-high level PC, totaling about $1200-1300 and I picked out all the parts using your website. I just wanted to take a moment to say thanks for the awesome info. My PC works absolutely flawlessly and I love it so much. I was afraid I was going to have buyer's remorse for dropping so much money on a PC, but I works so well and I haven't regretted it a bit. I still frequently check your website to check out the updated builds, and I think it's awesome how you update it monthly. All in all, I just wanted to say thanks for the upkeep on a great site.

Thanks again."

- Matt, United States



"I'm a first time home builder and have found your site invaluable. So thanks. I've exhaustively researched all your Feb mid range build specs and alternatives and cant find better in any area.

Thanks again for the great build advice and tutorials. I wasnt sure I was up to building my own rig but your site has given me the confidence to have a go."

- John, United Kingdom



"Recently a friend of mine wanted me to build him a decent gaming PC
for around six-hundred dollars. I had never built a PC before in my life, but I knew a fair bit about computers because my father was a internetworking technician. So with a basic knowledge of computer hardware and software I went ahead looking for the best budget builds out there.

Alas most of them were just showy builds that lacked any real affordability and good performance. Then I stumbled across this site during a Google search. I was relieved to find a very simple list of what I needed, and the components met my friends budget and my interest.

It was a week later when two huge boxes arrived at my doorstep and in no time I had everything opened up on my kitchen table; I was ready to build my first computer. After three hours and some struggle I had the budget beast running and all drivers installed. I downloaded a game on it and it played beautifully.

The next day my friend came over to give it his stamp of approval and he was thrilled. I was so proud of my work and very happy to see such a good thing come together.

Thanks for the build, and thanks for keeping this site up to educate people!"

- Kyle Mosley, United States



"Just wanted to thank you and your website for helping me build my first gaming PC! I've been sitting on your website for over a month, using it as a hub to research parts from your custom build suggestions. I finally bit the bullet yesterday and bought all the components, building my baby through the afternoon. Worked (almost) first time and gamed through the night! Can't believe it was so easy!"

- Gordon, Australia



"Guys.. I just wanted to thank you for putting this site together. I'm building a PC to run SC2 on ultra setting (prepping for Heart of the Swarm). I've never attempted anything like this, so I was pretty intimidated. Even though building a PC is super easy, it's really not unless someone walks you through the basic steps. Your time and effort are definitely noted, and greatly appreciated!"

- James P, Australia



"This is so informative and in very simple way. I read so many books about building PC but they all are crap, too technical to understand and waste of time. Here everything is so simple. Soon I'll be building my own PC and I'm sure your help will play a significant role in it. Thanks once again. Brilliant work."

- Suchit, United Kingdom



"I was going to many site in order to make an respectable mid-ranged gaming rig. After lot of digging i stumble upon your site, and i am glad i did. Your site is up-to-date, unbiased and very easy to read. I can't even imagine how many hardware products you had to go through to make sure they appear on the site. Kudos for your work it's highly appreciated :)"

- Abhijiet, India



"I can't begin to tell you what a great site you have here. You really break down the builds and help the novice builder understand every choice in the process. Thanks for your hard work, and keep it up!"

- Tim M, United States



"This website is great. Clear, to the point, transparent. Thanks a lot for your help! And keep the amazing work."

- Pierre, Hong Kong




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