There is a fine line between a good gaming build for the price, and the best bang-for-the-buck. Well, let’s be fair, 1700$ is a great budget to build-up a gaming PC, and the PC itself cannot lack performance with this budget. However, we know that everyone wants to have the best gaming pc for 1700$, and use the budget to get the previously mentioned – the best bang for the buck! This is a November 2017 BLACK-FRIDAY Build, utilizing great discounts at Amazon for the chosen components.
If you do not have time to make all the research for the best components that you can get at this price-range, do not worry, we have done that for you. We have built-up the best gaming pc for 1700$, which will allow you to play any game that you can think of with Ultra settings on 1440p at 144hz. Would be awesome for 4k gaming too.
What about the rising-star, the Virtual Reality (VR)? No problem! This 1700$ build would literally crush VR and provide you a great VR-gaming performance. Let’s put it simply: this is the best gaming PC for 1700$ that you could build. Variations can be made, but we have chosen the best and most reliable components for the price, and we have made a perfect balance with price-distribution regarding the components.
THE BEST VR AND 4K GAMING PC BUILD FOR 1700$
|Component||Selection||Check Price on Amazon|
|CPU||Intel i7-7700k||Check on Amazon|
|CPU Cooler||Cryorig H7 Cooler||Check on Amazon|
|GPU||EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC 11GB||Check on Amazon|
|Motherboard||MSI Z270 GAMING M3 Motherboard||Check on Amazon|
|RAM||Corsair Vengeance LPX 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4 DRAM 2666MHz||Check on Amazon|
|1 Storage - HDD||Seagate 2TB BarraCuda 7200RPM||Check on Amazon|
|2 Storage - SSD||Crucial MX300 275GB SSD||Check on Amazon|
|Power Supply||Evga G3 650W SuperNOVA||Check on Amazon|
|Case||NZXT Noctis 450 Mid Tower||Check on Amazon|
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|Windows||Microsoft Windows 10 Home USB||Check on Amazon|
|Gaming Monitor 144Hz||Dell Gaming S2716DG 27" 1440p 144hz||Check on Amazon|
|Gaming Mouse||Razer Deathadder Chroma||Check on Amazon|
|Gaming Headset||Sennheiser GAME ZERO||Check on Amazon|
|Gaming Keyboard||Corsair K70 LUX RGB||Check on Amazon|
As you would notice, we have included the perfect i7-7700k CPU, which would crush any game, and also the build could be used as a workstation due to the great hyperthreading that the i7-7700k provides.
That said, this rig is a real monster and all-in-one build, which means that you can use this 1700$ build to play any game with ultra settings, render videos, and a variety of other activities that you might consider doing down-the-road. If you are a passionate gamer which considers dabbling into video-editing in the future, this would be a perfect choice for you.
The i7-7700k CPU in combination with the GTX 1080 TI version that we have included, will basically crash anything, at any resolution and highest possible settings.
Further, we have included optimal gaming gear for this build, as you could see in the peripherals category in the list. We have suggested the perfect Dell 1440p 144hz gaming monitor, which has a top-notch quality and a great price at this time, considering the features and quality that it is offering. However, you might prefer 4k monitor, and since the monitor is mostly a personal preference, you could choose the one that you like the most.