Best gaming PC's under $600 - July 2021

By Jake Adams. Last updated: July 6, 2021

When it comes to PC gaming, computers can get real expensive real fast. While $600 is not a big budget, it's sufficient for a modest, entry-level gaming PC that will run most games with ease. If your budget is higher than $600, please check our picks for the best-prebuilt gaming PCs under $800 and $1000.

When choosing a new gaming PC, it is crucial to realize that while a pair of PCs might have similar pricing, one might be 2x as powerful as the other. This makes it a necessary skill to know which parts are worth your money, and which parts you should avoid.

While there are many crappy computers on the market, you don't have to worry as none of them are on this list.

Here is the list of the best prebuilt gaming PCs under $600:

**Note** - As you go down the list, the computers either get worse, or are increasingly more likely to be out of stock and deviate farther away from the budget.

HP Pavilion Intel i3-10100 | GTX 1650 Super 4GB

HP Pavilion Gaming PC
  • CPU - Intel i3-10100
  • GPU - GTX 1650 Super 4GB
  • R.A.M - 8GB
  • Storage - 256GB NVMe SSD

Pros:

  • Great price per performance
  • Incredibly fast storage memory

Cons:

  • Only 256GB of storage

A perfect gaming PC that fits right within our budget is the HP Pavillion. While there are many variations of this PC, this one brings together an outstanding performance at a great price. It features i3-10100 and GTX 1650 Super, which is more than a good combo with such a budget. While it only has 256GB of storage, it is NVMe type, which is way faster than regular SSDs and reduces clutter within the case as it is a stick that mounts onto the motherboard.

iBUYPOWER Ryzen 3 3100 | RX 550 2GB

iBUYPOWER Elemental Mini Gaming PC
  • CPU - Ryzen 3 3100
  • GPU - RX 550 2GB
  • R.A.M - 8GB
  • Storage - 240GB SSD

Pros:

  • Recent and powerful processor
  • Eye appealing
  • $15 Below the budget
  • Free RGB keyboard and mouse

Cons:

  • The graphics card is on the weaker side
  • Only 240GB of storage

Another great choice with such a budget is the iBUYPOWER's Elemental Mini gaming PC. It is incredibly pocket-friendly as it is $70 below the budget and includes an RGB keyboard and mouse. While it doesn't have the most powerful graphics card, it does have a relatively recent and powerful processor. It does have a shortcoming with its storage, as it only has 240GB of SSD memory. It is important to note that games such as GTA V take up to 90GB alone, meaning that you won't have a library of games.

Skytech Ryzen 3 3100 | GTX 1650 Super 4GB

Skytech Gaming PC
  • CPU - Ryzen 3 3100
  • GPU - GTX 1650 Super 4GB
  • R.A.M - 8GB
  • Storage - 500GB SSD

Pros:

  • Great price per performance
  • Great processor and graphics card
  • Eye appealing

Cons:

  • $130 over the budget
  • Might take some time to ship

While a little over the budget, Skytech has to offer a great looking gaming PC with components that will satisfy your gaming need for the years to come. It has a powerful Ryzen 3 3100 processor with a GTX 1650 Super graphics card. It has plenty of fast storage, coming with a 500GB SSD. The PC comes with 3 ARGB fans and also comes with a free keyboard and mouse.

iBUYPOWER Ryzen 5 3600 | RX 5500 XT 4GB

iBUYPOWER Gaming PC
  • CPU - Ryzen 5 3600
  • GPU - RX 5500 XT 4GB
  • R.A.M - 8GB
  • Storage - 240GB SSD

Pros:

  • Great price per performance
  • Incredible processor and graphics card

Cons:

  • Only 240GB of storage
  • $100 over the budget

With the extreme GPU shortage, it has become tough to find any good prebuilt PC for the right price and still in stock. While $100 over the budget, this PC is one of the last and best deals you can get without spending more than $800. It has a powerful Ryzen 5 3600 CPU combined with RX 5500 XT graphics. It looks nice and comes with a free generic keyboard and mouse. Don't wait till this deal sells out.

HP Pavilion Ryzen 5 3500 | GTX 1650 4GB

HP Pavilion Gaming PC
  • CPU - Ryzen 5 3500
  • GPU - GTX 1650 4GB
  • R.A.M - 8GB
  • Storage - 500GB SSD

Pros:

  • Great price per performance
  • Amazing processor and graphics card

Cons:

  • $100 over the budget

While $80 over the budget, this gaming PC is one of the only few deals in stock during this current GPU shortage. It is a powerful computer that gives a fantastic price per performance ratio. It comes with Ryzen 5 3500 and GTX 1650 4GB, a combo that will not disappoint anyone in such a price range. It also has a relatively large 500GB SSD, which is more than what you should expect from such a price range.

iBUYPOWER i5-10400F | GTX 1650 4GB

iBUYPOWER Gaming PC
  • CPU - Intel i5-10400F
  • GPU - GTX 1650 4GB
  • R.A.M - 8GB
  • Storage - 1TB HDD + 240GB SSD

Pros:

  • Great price per performance
  • Great processor and graphics card

Cons:

  • None!

A limted time deal from iBUYPOWER is now on the shelves. This PC brings a powerful i5-10400F processor and GTX 1650 graphics, a destroyer combo for such a budget. It comes with both 1TB HDD and 240GB SSD, which is more than you could ever ask within such a budget. It also looks nice and comes with a free keyboard and mouse while also being $20 below the budget.

CyberPowerPC Ryzen 3 2300X | Radeon RX 570 4GB

CyberPowerPC Gaming PC
  • CPU - Ryzen 3 2300X
  • GPU - Radeon RX 570 4GB
  • R.A.M - 8GB 2666Mhz
  • Storage - 1TB HDD + 240GB SSD

Pros:

  • Great price per performance
  • Great processor and graphics card
  • Keyboard and mouse included

Cons:

  • None!

Like most of the budget gaming PCs, it's coming from CyberPowerPC. The GMA4000BST model offers unrivaled gaming performance at a very affordable price. It comes with the RX 570 graphics card, which is not an amazing graphics card, but always beats any integrated graphics. It also comes with a great storage capacity of 1TB HDD and 240GB SSD which is very good at such pricing. To sweeten the deal even further, it comes with a free keyboard and a mouse.

CyberPowerPC Ryzen 3 2300X | Radeon R7 240 2GB

CyberPowerPC Gaming PC
  • CPU - Ryzen 3 2300X
  • GPU - Radeon R7 240 2GB
  • R.A.M - 8GB
  • Storage - 1TB HDD + 120GB SSD

Pros:

  • Plenty of storage
  • Keyboard and mouse included

Cons:

  • Weakest GPU in this list

Coming down the list, we have another gaming pc from CyberPowerPC. The gamer master GMA888A model comes with AMD Ryzen 5 2300X and the Radeon R7 240 graphics card. While not the best, this pc is perfect for people who are just getting into PC gaming. Like all the other CyberPowerPC computers, it comes with a free keyboard and mouse which, always sweeten the deal.

ABS Ryzen 5 1600 | GTX 1060

ABS Rogue SE Gaming PC
  • CPU - Ryzen 5 1600
  • GPU - GTX 1060
  • R.A.M - 8GB
  • Storage - 512GB SSD

Pros:

  • Great price per performance
  • Very good graphics card

Cons:

  • None!

Another great gaming pc on the list is the ABS Rogue SE. It comes with a powerful GTX 1060 3GB which, will surely run any game you will throw at it. It also has 512GB SSD which, will reduce the boot-up time to a matter of couple seconds. And like all of the other gaming PCs on this list, it comes with a free mouse and keyboard.

CyberPowerPC Intel i3-9100F | RX 580 4GB

ABS Rogue SE Gaming PC
  • CPU - Intel i3-9100F
  • GPU - RX 580 4GB
  • R.A.M - 8GB
  • Storage - 1TB HDD + 240GB SSD

Pros:

  • Great price per performance
  • Plenty of storage

Cons:

  • None!

The last gaming pc on our list is coming from nothing else but CyberPowerPC. The Gamer Force ET9920 combines the amazing price per performance with a very nice, white themed look. It comes with one of the newer Intel's i3-9100F processors which, is very good at such price. It also comes with a mighty graphics card and an SSD. Also, we can't overlook the fact that it comes with a free keyboard and mouse. Overall, this gaming rig is one of the best deals currently on the market. Trust us, you won't be disappointed with this purchase.