AMD, Intel and Nvidia: The ideal gaming PCs have received an update


It doesn't matter whether it's AMD, Intel or Nvidia, whether it's a CPU or graphics card: The reader's article “The ideal gaming PC – assemble a gaming PC yourself” has been giving gamers advice for more than 16 years ComputerBase forum and has now once again been fundamentally modernized. RDNA 3 and Nvidia Ada Lovelace are new optional upgrades.

The forum classic shines in new splendor

On the occasion of the 15th birthday of “[FAQ] The ideal gaming PC” and its now almost 11 million page views, the editors dedicated a well-deserved “anniversary special” in the category C:B_retro to the popular forum post. Now the post has received a fresh cell cure.

The ideal gaming PC has almost 11 million page views to date

The reader's article, which was launched on July 25, 2006 by community member _DJ2P-GER_ and later continued by Campino219, is now maintained by Mork-von-Ork and Silver4Monsters as well as the forum moderator Na-Krul.

Four configurations and much more

A total of four configurations for an ideal gaming PC in different price ranges from 500 to 2,000 euros the extensive FAQ in the ComputerBase forum.


  • The ideal gaming PC for around 500 euros
    • AMD: Wishlist
    • Intel: Wishlist
  • The ideal gaming PC for around 750 euros
    • AMD: wish list
    • Intel: wish list
  • The ideal gaming PC for around 900 to 1,300 Euro
    • AMD: Wishlist (900 Euro)
    • Intel: wish list (900 euros)
    • AMD: wish list (1,300 euros)
    • Intel: wish list (1,300 euros)
  • The ideal gaming PC for around 1,500 to 2,000 euros
    • AMD: Wishlist (1,500 euros)
    • Intel : Wishlist (1,500 euros)
    • AMD: Wishlist (2,000 euros)
    • Intel: Wishlist (2,000 euros)

RDNA 3 and Ada Lovelace as upgrades

In addition to the Radeon RX 6800 and Radeon RX 6800 XT and the GeForce RTX 3070 as standard recommendations in the highest of the four price ranges, there are also RDNA 3 and Ada Lovelace with the Radeon RX 7900 XT and the GeForce RTX 4070 Ti presented for the first time as an upgrade of a 2,000-euro configuration.

A guide with added value

In addition, the guide to the ideal gaming PC is supplemented by optional purchase recommendations, with which the system can be meaningfully expanded if desired.

Optional additions

  • Cases
  • Power supplies
  • CPU coolers
  • WLAN adapters
  • Optical drives
  • SSDs and HDDs
  • Monitors

As the icing on the cake, additional information is also provided, which, in addition to answers to technical questions, also provides tips on purchasing, installing and setting up the ideal gaming PC for the first time.

Personal advice in the forum

Very personal compilations can also be discussed at any time in separate threads, taking into account the guidelines provided for this purpose and based on the configurations of the reader's article in the purchase advice forum are provided.

Users who need help with assembly after purchasing the hardware can also find help in the forum: “List of helpers for assembly”

Feedback expressly desired

Questions and suggestions as well as praise and criticism on the subject are, as always, expressly desired in the comments to this message.

The author and editors look forward to hearing about your point of view first-hand.

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