Best AMD Ryzen 7 Gaming PC Bundles and Motherboard Deals for March 2017 [DEALS]
The ecosystem for the upcoming AMD Ryzen CPUs is steadily growing with dozens of manufacturers already rolling out their different products that will be compatible with the new processor. There is understandably quite a number of PC gamers as well who are now probably thinking of upgrading their systems.
However, with the sheer amount of motherboards and Ryzen CPUs to choose from, it may require a lot of research to find the best system for each particular need. There are of course pre-built Ryzen gaming PCs that are available in the market, for those who really don't want to hassle themselves with building their own CPU.
Best Pre-built AMD Ryzen PC for March 2017
iBuyPower is currently offering their relatively affordable gaming PC, called the iBuyPower NE3101EA. The rig is comprised of an AMD Ryzen 7 1700 processor paired with 8 GB of DDR 4 RAM. It has a 1 TB hard drive and a 120 GB solid state drive. Graphics processing is handled by an AMD Radeon RX 480. Everything is encased in a custom casing, with the package costing just $1,099.
For the High-end buyer, the CyberPowerPC SLC8520A Gamer Supreme will be a perfect choice. The $1,799 AMD PC sports the top of the line AMD Ryzen 7 1800X paired with 16 GB of DDR4 RAM. It also has an Nvidia GTX 1070 GPU, a 2 TB hard drive, and a 120 GB solid state drive.
Best AMD Ryzen AM4 Motherboards for March 2017
The cheapest quality motherboard currently available for the AMD Ryzen CPU is the MSI B350M Gaming Pro, The AMD B350 Socket AM4 Micro ATX motherboard offers a lot for its $79 price tag. The board is perfect of micro builds and can support up to 64 GB of DDR4 RAM. Next up the ladder is the MSI X370 Xpower Gaming Titanium. The Socket AM4 DDR4 ATX motherboard can support multiple GPUs and cost just $299.
AMD Ryzen 7 CPU Pricing
Majority of the online retailers have thus far stuck to the MSRP for the top tier AMD Ryzen 7 CPUs. This means that the Octa-core, 16-thread Ryzen 7 1800X is still at $499, while the Ryzen 7 1700X is priced at $399, and the Ryzen 7 1700 can be ordered for just $329.