A graphics card is one of the most expensive parts of building any gaming PC, but it doesn't mean you can't still have a good experience without spending a fortune. Each of these graphics cards costs less than $200 and will deliver a great 1080p PC gaming experience.

Esports tested

ASUS Cerberus GTX 1050Ti 4GB

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This graphics card has been tested for popular esports titles like League of Legends, Overwatch, and PUBG, and has built-in software to monitor performance and provide a boost when you need it. ASUS has a great twin-fan cooler to keep things frosty, and with HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort 1.4, you're ready for the latest display standards.

$190 at Amazon

Red team

Sapphire Nitro+ RX 570 8GB

AMD's RX lineup offers solid graphics cards at great prices and this one is no exception. It combines 8GB of GDDR5 memory and Sapphire's twin-fan cooler with two HDMI ports, DVI-D, and a pair of DisplayPort connections perfect for multi-monitor setups. Paired with a Freesync monitor you'll get crispy, tear-free 1080p gaming, too.

$200 at Amazon

Small PC


If you're building a small form PC but still want solid gaming performance then this mini version of the 3GB NVIDIA GTX 1060 is a great choice. This particular model has a boost clock of 1835MHz, a pair each of HDMI and DisplayPort connections as well as DVI-D. You get DX12 support as well as a total output resolution of 7680x4320 to run multiple displays.

$190 at Amazon

Entry level

Gigabyte GTX 1050 2GB

The GTX 1050 isn't going to deliver ultra-heavy graphics and high frame rates, but if you're on a tight budget or building your very first gaming PC it's a solid choice. This one will be great for lighter titles like CS:GO, Overwatch and Fortnite, and supports multiple displays through HDMI, DisplayPort, and DVI-D.

$140 at Amazon

Building a gaming PC on a budget doesn't have to mean missing out on the latest titles. With a great card like the ASUS Cerberus GTX 1050 Ti or the Sapphire RX 570 in your PC, you can save money and have a great experience with your favorite games.

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