Best Gaming PCs Under $500 - 2023 list

Reviewed and rated - 16 gaming pcs for PC gamers under $500.

Here at PCGameBenchmark we’ve reviewed and scored 16 gaming PCs in the USA to help you find the best desktop computer to game on. There are so many different things to consider when looking to pick up a new gaming computer, and so many different options, that it can be a daunting task.

So to help we’ve given each gaming PC we review a single rating to make it easy to compare the rigs on your radar, basing our score on a combination of graphics card power, CPU, storage, memory, and how many of the top PC games it will be able to run.

And, whether you’re going for a cheap gaming PC or a high-end gaming desktop, you want to know that you’re getting a good PC deal so our database is continually refreshed with the latest pricing on Amazon so we’re always up to date.

Acer Aspire Desktop Review

FBA_TC-780-ACKi3 TC-780-ACKi3

Latest Price: $499.77

Rating: 32%

Latest_Dell Inspiron 3471 Small Desktop Review


Latest Price: $499

Rating: 11%

Acer Aspire TC-390-UA92 Desktop Review

TC-390-UA92 TC-390-UA92

Latest Price: $479.99 you save $43.2 (9%)

Rating: 60%

2019_Dell Inspiron 3670 Desktop Computer PC with 9th Gen Intel i3-9100 Review

Latest Price: $469 you save $46.9 (10%)

Rating: 15%

Acer Aspire TC-875-UR12 Desktop Review

TC-875-UR12 TC-875-UR12

Latest Price: $447.99 you save $31.36 (7%)

Rating: 15%

HP Pavilion Desktop Review

HP Pavilion Desktop TP01-1030

Latest Price: $444 you save $97.68 (22%)

Rating: 15%

Intel NUC 8 Mainstream Kit NUC8i5BEHS Mini Business & Home PC Desktop Review


Latest Price: $439.99 you save $162.8 (37%)

Rating: 11%

Acer Aspire TC-895-UA91 Desktop Review

Aspire TC-895-UA91

Latest Price: $426.99

Rating: 15%

HP Desktop PC Review

M01-F1014 M01-F1014

Latest Price: $410.86

Rating: 14%

HP 3LA16AA#ABA Review

Pavilion 3LA16AA#ABA

Latest Price: $363.33 you save $152.6 (42%)

Rating: 6%

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