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3 Great Prebuilt Gaming PCs for Every Budget

Updated on September 6, 2010

Budget, Mid Range and Top Spec Prebuilt Gaming PCs

Historically, if you wanted a gaming PC it was a no brainer to build it yourself if you had the knowledge. You could get parts cheap, and specify exactly what you want. Also prebuilt gaming PC's were very thin on the ground. However in recent years times have changed and almost every PC company has its own range of gaming PC. Not only that but due to software bundle licensing given to manufactures to get their software on a PC, these prebuilt gaming monsters are as cheap as if you built it yourself. Plus you get a great warranty, and dont have to have any knowledge of building, or face the risk of something going wrong. Just wait for the package to arrive and plug it in.

This makes buying a gaming PC's much more accessible. You dont need to research for hours about what graphics card goes best with which processor and RAM setup. Just choose your budget and get a great high end PC. The main thing that effects cost in these machines are the graphics cards, and second to that is the processor. Graphics cards to buy on their own range from £20 ($30) to £500 ($600), whilst any decent processor will set you back a few hundred. With these pre built systems selected you get a great spec, whatever your budget and a computer that will play PC games at a nice frame rate for several years to come.

Acer Predator AG7750-U2222 Extreme is an amazing gaming PC
Acer Predator AG7750-U2222 Extreme is an amazing gaming PC

Top End - Acer Predator AG7750-U2222 Extreme

Acer used to be associated with cheap, not particularly well built machines. However several years ago they changed their philosophy and marketing, and started to aim at high end gaming, multimedia and mobile platforms. build quality is up there with anyone on their higher end PCs, and this Predator AG7750-U2222 Extreme spares no expense.

JUST LOOK AT IT! Extreme truly lives up to the name. If you want a case to show off to friends this is it. And its not all show no go either. Its has an Intel Core i7 processor with, wait for it 12GB of RAM. TWELVE. Impressive stuff, and the Acer also comes with a 1 year warranty for piece of mind.

It features some great things like hot swappable drive bays. It comes with a massive 1.5TB installed, and measures about 10.5" wide. Amazing size for an amazing PC. Literally one of the most amazing gaming PC's you can buy. To see this gaming hooked up to a HDTV via its HDMI port would be quite a sight.


* Processor: 2.8Ghz Intel Core i7 930 Quad Core

* RAM: 12GB DDR3

* Hard Drive Size: 1500GB

* Graphics Card: Nvidia GTX470

* Size (LWH): 7.5 inches, 19.3 inches, 16.9 inches

* Weight: 57 pounds

* OS: Windows 7 Home Edition 64 Bit

Titanium Gamer AMTI9027 is a great mid range PC
Titanium Gamer AMTI9027 is a great mid range PC

Mid-Range Titanium Gamer AMTI9027 Gaming Computer

For what is a mid range gaming PC, this Titanium Gamer AMTI9027 has a lot going for it. Its on the lower end of mid range, and yet still comes with a Core i7 quad core processor, although its the 860, not a Core i7 930 like the Acer Predator. No matter as its still a very powerful processor. In fact, whilst the graphics card isn't underpowered to have such a high quality processor with a lower mid graphics card like a 240GT is an odd choice. Still it will play every game well for a long time even if you cant have everything on Very High. 4GB of DDR3, and 64 Windows 7 means it setup nicely for future expansion should you require it in a few years time.

This PC has also been recommended as a good multimedia PC, for something like a Photoshop PC. Its not too expensive and that huge processor will be very advantageous. The graphics card has plenty of outputs so you can hook it up to most types of devices. Its also HD ready. The case is very showy also, which either will be to your taste or not. Most gamers love the big neoned cases, and this suits that crowd well.

While this gaming PC won't blow you away like the Acer Predator, its a solid performer at a good price.


* Processor: 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 Quad-Core Processor 860

* Memory: 4 GB 1333MHz DDR3

* Hard Drive: 500GB Hard Drive

* Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce HD N240 GT 1GB GDDR3 Graphics Card

* OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

A Great Budget Gaming PC
A Great Budget Gaming PC

Budget Gamer - CyberpowerPC Gamer Ultra 5000

Its amazing what you can get for this money nowadays. This AMD powered PC would of been over the $1000 mark not long ago, however with the advent of DDR3, DDR2 Memory machines have fallen out of favour despite most being not that much slower in real terms. This is one such machine.

It features a powerful 2.9GHz Dual core AMD with 4GB of RAM and a 1GB Nvidia graphics card. Like previously mentioned it still packs a punch and has a great fast 500GB hard drive and 64 bit Windows 7 so everything is expandable in the future and will run quickly for years to come. Gaming wise it won't handle the latest hardcore games on High, but should move at a good pace, whilst still looking nice if you knock down the resolution. Its easy to class budget gaming PCs as money for old rope, however reality is most of these components have been updated very little, mostly in name only. The graphics card the 9500GT is a perfect example of a card that is very similar to budget cards out now.

If you are in the market for a gaming PC but dont want to spend crazy money, then this is a great gaming PC to go for. It looks good, and is built to last as long as you dont want Acer Predator rivalling graphics. Plus like all these PC's its backed up by a warranty, and its ready to go straight out of the box.


* Processor: AMD Athlon II 2.9GHz Dual Core

* Memory: 4GB DDR2 800Mhz

* Hard Drive: 500GB

* Graphics Card: 1GB Nvidia 9500GT

* OS: Microsoft Windows 7 64 Bit

Your Comments Prebuilt Gaming PC's

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      6 years ago

      This article is dated now but those PC's still look awesome lol. I like the case on the acer predator. I got an nzxt phantom on a prebuilt pc by and the things a beast. I love all of nzxt's cases but i thought the phantom had the sleekest look. Got an i7 intel inside too with a gtx 690 handles crysis like silk

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      8 years ago from UK

      yes I had a look and found a very nice system with AMD phenom II x4 and nvidia geforce 450 GTS with 1gb memory for under £500, awesome.

    • theelhub profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from UK

      @TwoDee You can get AMD versions at similar prices. Phenom x4 is a great processor for the money

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      8 years ago from UK

      some nice rigs, if the last one had AMD phenom IIx4 i would buy it >.

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      8 years ago

      man, wish i could buy the acer, 12 gb ram,omg , built for extreme gaming

    • theelhub profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from UK

      That Acer Predator is a complete monster. Serious power to spare!

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      Mark Passarelli 

      8 years ago from Lakewood Colorado

      Wow these computers look awesome! The titans of PC gaming :)


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