How to build a $450 gaming PC for Apex Legends (2019)

This article teaches you how to build a $450 gaming PC to play Apex Legends smoothly in 2019.

$450 budget gaming PC for playing Apex Legends

  1. CPU: Intel Core i3-8100 quad-core 3.6GHz, 6MB Cache ($118)

    The 8th generation Intel Core i3-8100 comes with 4 processing Cores and 4 Threads. That’s 2 additional Cores versus the previous generation for more processing power. It is a great possessor for a standard PC or budget gaming PC.

  2. Motherboard: Gigabyte H310M A LGA1151 Micro ATX ($55)

    Fairly good performance and features. Easy to install.This motherboard is pretty cheap and will be suitable for most AAA games in 2019.

  3. Memory: Ballistix Sport LT 8GB DDR4 2400MHz ($50)

    Really good memory. Surprisingly good for what it cost compared to other RAM. It works fine with Apex Legends.

  4. Graphics card: ASUS Phoenix GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB GDDR5 ($134)

    It isn’t the greatest graphics card, but it will be able to run AAA games like Apex Legends at 1080p@60fps on high settings pretty well.

  5. Storage: Kingston A400 SSD 240GB SATA 3 2.5” Solid State Drive SA400S37/240G (30$)

    A cheap and fast SSD. The 240GB version is a perfect size to run your OS and throw a few AAA games like Apex Legends, Fortnite, GTA 5… on.

  6. Power Supply: EVGA 450 BT, 80+ Bronze 450W ($40)

    This cheap PSU is what you need to run your budget gaming PC well.

  7. Case: ROSEWILL Micro ATX Mini Tower FBM-01 ($25)

    A very cheap and menly computer case made from steel and plastic.

  8. Total: $452

This $450 budget PC is enough to play the game at 1080p@60fps on high graphics settings. You can also run GTA 5, Fortnite, Ovewatch… just fine.

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