Looking for a new PC in 2021 needn’t be a chore. We understand that with so many to choose from, you may not know where to start. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 choices with the verdict in from actual gamers.
Whether you love playing online casino games or you’re more a fan of first-person shooters, we have you covered. The list below contains all the details you need to know, from the type of hardware to graphic scores.
Let’s kick off the list and take a look at some of the best-performing gaming PCs in 2021.
1. Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 5600 – 5950X
GPU: Nvidia GTX 1650 Super – RTX 3090
RAM: 8GB – 64GB DDR4 3200MHz
Storage: 1TB HDD – 2TB HDD + 2TB SSD
The Aurora Ryzen Edition has taken over the top spot from the Intel builds. AMD Ryzen processors of the new generation are exemplary in both performance and price. You’re looking at something rather special with the possibility of a 16-core, 32-thread chip inside your Alienware gaming PC, paired with an Nvidia RTX 3090.
2. Alienware Aurora R12
CPU: Intel Core i5 11400F–Core i9 11900
GPU: Nvidia GTX 1650 Super–RTX 3090
RAM: 8GB DDR4-3200–128GB DDR4-3400
Storage: Up to 2TB M.2 PCIe SSD + 2TB SATA HDD
Despite the extra-terrestrial styling, the PC’s performance remains undeniable. With the newly released Aurora R12, users access Intel’s 11th Generation processors that look like the R9 and R10. Alienware’s Aurora chassis is designed to accommodate Nvidia’s RTX 30-series graphics cards.
3. CyberPowerPC Infinity X109 Gaming PC
CPU: Intel Core i9 10850 K
GPU: MSI GeForce RTX 3070 8GB
RAM: 16GB DDR4 3200MHz
Storage: 500GB WD SN550 + 2TB Seagate HDD
If you’re buying a new PC, you’re looking for a system that offers decent value for money from a trusted manufacturer. Also, what you want is that it looks good, and having it run quietly would be helpful. The Infinity X109 Gaming PC by Cyberpower boasts more lights than most, more fans, the latest hardware, and it’s super quiet all at the same time.
4. Corsair One
CPU: Up to AMD Ryzen 9 5950X | Intel Core i9 11900K
GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080
RAM: 32GB DDR4-3200 Storage: Up to 2TB NVMe SSD
Our most popular pre-built gaming PC is back in an updated version, the Corsair One i164. The mini PC has been revamped internally, and other changes have been made to it too. Although the design of the case still resembles something straight out of Tron, it is more durable. It also comes equipped with independent liquid cooling solutions, and its single 140mm maglev fan exhausts all the hot air.
5. HP OMEN
CPU: Intel Core i5 10400F
GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060
RAM: 16GB HyperX DDR4-2666
Storage: 256GB M.2 SSD, 1TB HDD
Warranty: 1 year
A Core i9 and RTX 2080 Super can replace the RTX 2060, and the Omen 25L is highly customizable. There is no over-the-top liquid cooling system or excessive LED lighting; this machine is a block of pure computing power. You will appreciate the dark, slightly brooding aesthetic of the Obelisk if you value smooth lines and compact design over the flash and spectacle of RGB.
6.Scan 3XS 3080 Gaming PC
CPU: Intel Core i7 10700F
GPU: EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 10GB
RAM: 16GB DDR4-2666
Storage: 1TB Intel 665p
With the 3XS Gamer 3080, everything from the RTX 3080 to Intel’s superior gaming processor, the Core i7 10700F, has been combined in a dream come true. Although it may not be the overclockable variant (it lacked that crucial trailing K), it can be overlooked because overclocking has little effect on gaming performance.
7. MSI MEG Aegis Ti5
CPU: Up to 10th-gen Intel Core i9
Graphics: Up to MSI GeForce RTX 3080
RAM: Up to up to 128GB
Storage: Up to 3TB HDD + 2TB SSD
Whether you love or hate the MSI MEG Aegis Ti5’s insane chassis, you cannot deny its raw power. The highest configuration of MSI’s bizarre-looking RTX 3080 gaming rig comes with the Intel Core i9, 128GB of RAM, and a whopping RTX 3080 graphics card.
8. Lenovo Legion Tower 5i
CPU: Up to 11-Gen Intel Core i9
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super – RTX 3070
RAM: Up to 32GB
DDR4: Up to 32GB DDR4
Storage: Up to 1TB SSD
PC gamers who are new to PC gaming or on a budget will appreciate the Lenovo Legion Tower 5i’s entry-level configurations. This is an affordable entry point and features 1080p support for all the most popular esports titles and AAA titles available!
9. MSI Trident 3 10th
CPU: up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10700
Graphics: up to MSI GeForce RTX 2060 Super
RAM: up to 64GB DDR4 2666MHz
Storage: 1 x M.2 SSD + 1 x 2.5″ HDD / SSD
You may want to consider the MSI Trident 3 10th if space is an issue or you simply want a gaming PC in your living room. One of the smallest gaming PCs we’ve seen, it’s not much larger than the best gaming laptops, and it’s also more affordable than the competition with equivalent hardware.
10. Acer Predator Orion 3000
CPU: Intel Core i7-10700
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070
Storage: 500GB SSD + 1TB HDD
The Acer Predator Orion 3000 is superbly built, with attention to detail that’s practically unmatched, as well as a discreet, compact design that makes it incredibly portable and easy to use to move. It’s RGB lighting is also something to behold, made even better by the FrostBlade fans and light bars on the side.
Your next move
After rounding up the top gaming PCs of 2021, it’s over to you. Which one stood out for you? Hopefully, we’ve inspired you to decide on your next PC in 2021 and have given you an insight into what to expect.
Now all you have to decide is which one suits your needs best from the incredible list above for all your games in 2021!