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The Best Prebuilt High-Performance PCs for Gaming and Creative Pros?

By that, I mean the prebuilt PCs that offer the best performance from roughly $900 to $2100.

This is one of 3 articles dedicated to prebuilt PCs for Gaming and Creative Pros:

1. Budget prebuilt PCs for Gaming and Creative Pros
2. High Performance prebuilt PCs for Gaming and Creative Pros(this article)
3. Extreme prebuilt PCs for Gaming and Creative Pros

Want to build a Gaming PC instead?

Visit the DIY Budget Gaming PC or High-End Gaming PC articles instead.

Why write this article?

How much time do you have to research the best computer?

Many of us don’t have much time to read, or the knowledge to understand, detailed computer specifications nor reviews and just want to know: “What’s the best PC for my needs?

I’m here to help you with this article. I believe that you deserve the computer that is the best for your needs. That way, your computer is working for you and not the other way around. This allows you to focus your full potential on realizing what you want, without being limited by your computer.

With 20 years of experience with computer hardware, researching, always up-to-date research with the newest parts, performance and prices, I know what matters in a computer. See my About page.

I recommend the computers that offer the best performance at a given price, without sacrificing reliability.

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Summary

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The Best High Performance Prebuilt PCs for Gaming and Creative Pros:

  1. Both: Ryzen 7 3700X + Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB
  2. Gamers: Ryzen 5 3600 + RTX 3070
  3. Gamers: Core i5-10400 + RTX 3070
  4. Both: Core i7-10700 + RTX 3070
  5. Both: Core i7-10700K+ RTX 3080

Both: Ryzen 7 3700X + Radeon RX 5700 XT

ASUS Republic of Gamers Strix GA15

– $1199.00 at B&H (Worldwide Shipping)

Gamers:
With the Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB graphic card, you can handle 1080p gaming with max details and very high frame rates without any problem. 1440p gaming is also possible, although you’ll get higher frame rates with a GeForce RTX 3070.

You also get a good performance CPU, the 8 cores AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, 16GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD and a 1TB hard drive.

Creative Pros:
You get a 8 cores CPU, that can handle 16 threads, a graphic card with 8GB of memory onboard and a mix of a 512GB high-performance SSD, along with a 1TB hard drive for storage.

Do you want an even better CPU and or graphic card? See the options below.

Pros:

  1. Equipped with an AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8 Cores, 16 threads 3.6-4.4GHz CPU
  2. AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB
  3. 16GB of DDR4 RAM
  4. 512GB SSD for a more responsive PC, faster boot-up.
  5. 1TB Hard drive
  6. Windows 10
  7. Keyboard and mouse are included
  8. 802.11ac WiFi
  9. Bluetooth 5.0

Cons:

  1. No optical drive
  2. No card reader

Gamers: Ryzen 5 3600 + Geforce RTX 3070

Skytech Azure

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Gamers:
Compared to the model above, gaming performance goes up significantly, thanks to the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 instead of the AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT. You can expect about 40% higher performance.

Creative Pros: Not recommended
Compared to the model above, the CPU isn’t as powerful, having 6 cores compared to the 8 cores model above. See my recommendations below for models with 8+ cores CPUs and the GeForce RTX 3070 GPU.

Pros:

  1. Equipped with an AMD Ryzen 5 3600 8 Cores, 8 threads 3.6-4.2GHz CPU
  2. Nvidia Geforce RTX 3070 8GB graphic card
  3. 16GB of DDR4 3000MHz RAM
  4. 4 RAM slots: 2 empty slots to easily add RAM
  5. 1TB NVMe SSD for a more responsive PC, faster boot-up.
  6. 3x RGB fans
  7. 650W 80 PLUS Gold Power Supply
  8. Windows 10
  9. Keyboard and mouse are included
  10. 802.11ac WiFi 5
  11. Bluetooth

Cons:

  1. No optical drive
  2. No card reader

Gamers: Core i5-10400 + GeForce RTX 3070

MSI Codex R 10TD-022US

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Gamers:
Compared to the model above, gaming performance goes up a notch, thanks to the Core i5-10400F CPU instead of the AMD Ryzen 5 3600. You can expect slightly higher performance.

You also gain more storage capacity, with the combo of a 512GB SSD and 1TB hard drive, instead of the 1TB SSD only in the model above.

Creative Pros: Not recommended
Compared to the model above, the CPU isn’t as powerful, having 6 cores compared to the 8 cores model above. See my recommendations below for models with 8 cores CPUs and the GeForce RTX 3070 GPU.

Pros:

  1. Equipped with an Intel Core i5-10400F 6 Cores, 12 threads 2.9-4.3GHz CPU
  2. GeForce RTX 3070 8GB
  3. 16GB (2x8GB) of DDR4 3000MHz RAM
  4. 512GB SSD for a more responsive PC, faster boot-up.
  5. 1TB Hard drive
  6. Windows 10
  7. Intel WiFi 6 802.11ax Dual-band 2×2
  8. 2.5gbps RJ-45 Ethernet port
  9. Bluetooth 5.1
  10. 5x USB 3.2 Type A (Gen 1), USB 3.2 Type C (Gen 1), 2x USB 2.0
  11. Keyboard and mouse are included

Cons:

  1. No optical drive
  2. No card reader

Both: Core i7-10700 + Geforce RTX 3070

MSI Aegis R 10TD-068US

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Gamers:
Compared to the model above, gaming performance goes up two notches, thanks to the Core i7-10700 CPU instead of the Core i5-10400F. You can expect slightly higher performance, thanks to having two more cores and higher Turbo frequency (4.8GHz vs 4.3GHz).

Creative Pros:
With a higher frequency, eight-core Intel Core i7-10700, you’ll get slightly better performance than the AMD Ryzen 7 3700Xin the first creative pro recommendation.

Pros:

  1. Equipped with an Intel Core i7-10700 8 Cores, 16 threads 2.9-4.8GHz CPU
  2. Nvidia Geforce RTX 3070 8GB graphic card
  3. 16GB (2x8GB) of DDR4 2933MHz RAM
  4. 512GB SSD for a more responsive PC, faster boot-up.
  5. 1TB Hard drive
  6. Windows 10
  7. Keyboard and mouse are included
  8. Intel 802.11ax WiFi 6 Dual-Band 2×2
  9. Bluetooth 5.1
  10. 2.5gbps RJ-45 Ethernet port

Cons:

  1. No optical drive
  2. No card reader

Both: Core i7-10700K + Geforce RTX 3080

Skytech Siege 3.0

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Gamers:
Compared to the model above, gaming performance goes up quite a lot, thanks to the higher-performance GeForce RTX 3080 10GB instead of the RTX 3070 8GB and the Core i7-10700K CPU instead of the Core i7-10700 (non-K), which runs at even higher frequencies (up to 5.1GHz).

If you plan on 4K gaming, this is a great choice!

You also gain liquid CPU cooling, resulting in higher sustained performance.

Creative Pros:
You gain higher CPU performance, with the higher frequencies Intel Core i7-10700K. You also get a more powerful graphic card, the 10GB Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080.

Pros:

  1. Equipped with an Intel Core i7-10700K 8 Cores, 16 threads 3.8-5.1GHz CPU
  2. Z490 high-end motherboard
  3. Liquid CPU Cooling
  4. Nvidia Geforce RTX 2070 Super 8GB graphic card
  5. 16GB of DDR4 3000MHz RAM
  6. 1TB SSD for a more responsive PC, faster boot-up.
  7. Windows 10
  8. Keyboard and mouse are included
  9. Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
  10. USB Type-C
  11. 80 PLUS Gold 750W Power Supply

Cons:

  1. No optical drive
  2. No card reader

Conclusion

I hope that you’ve enjoyed this article on the best prebuilt high-performance PCs for Gaming and Creative Pros.

Do you have any feedback or any questions? Are you unsure which one is the best one for you?

Please leave a comment below and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can.