The Best Parts for Building an Ultra-Efficient, Minimalist PC Build

Are you looking for a way to build a minimalist PC without having to compromise on performance? If so, you’re in luck. In this article, we’ll be taking a look at some of the best parts that you can use to create an ultra-efficient minimalist PC build. With our help, you can build a PC that is both powerful and efficient – perfect for anyone who wants to save space and money. 

Plus, our selection of minimalist PC build cases means you can build a system that looks great too! So whether you’re looking for a powerful machine that takes up minimal space or you just want to save money on your next computer purchase, read on for some great tips!

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Minimalist Pc Build Comparison 2024

Bestseller No. 1
Montech AIR 100 ARGB Micro-ATX Tower with Four ARGB Fans Pre Installed, Ultra-Minimalist Design, Fine Mesh Front Panel, High Airflow, Unique Side Swivel Tempered Glass, Black
  • Micro-ATX Innovation: Compact yet powerful, it prioritizes excellent cooling, expandability, and anti-dust features. With a sleek minimalist design, the AIR 100 offers a smooth and high-performance build experience for PC users.
  • Easy Maintenance: The Super Fine Mesh Face Plate optimizes airflow and acts as an anti-dust cover. Its smart quick-release design makes tool-free cleaning a breeze.
  • ARGB Delight: Four pre-installed 120mm ARGB fans, connected to the included controller, offer dazzling lighting. Control it effortlessly with the case's LED button or sync it with motherboard ARGB software.
  • Convenient & Safe: Our Side Swivel Tempered Glass Side Panel design ensures easy removal for users, with a zero drill-hole design that enhances both strength and safety.
  • Cable Perfection: The AIR 100 ARGB simplifies cable management with pre-installed loops and Velcro straps, ensuring a breeze for a clean and organized system build.
Bestseller No. 2
Fractal Design North Chalk White Tempered Glass Clear - Genuine Oak Wood Front - Glass Side Panel - Two 140mm Aspect PWM Fans Included - Type C USB - ATX Airflow Mid Tower PC Gaming Case
  • Enhance the look of your gaming station with sleek wood and alloy details
  • Designed for ATX / mATX / ITX motherboards
  • Enjoy natural ventilation through an open front and stylishly integrated mesh.
  • Choose a GPU up to 355 mm, or up to 300 mm with a 360 mm front radiator
  • Get a head start on your build with the two included 140 mm Aspect PWM fans
SaleBestseller No. 3
Logitech MX Keys Mini Minimalist Wireless Illuminated Keyboard, Compact, Bluetooth, Backlit, USB-C, Compatible with Apple macOS, iOS, Windows, Linux, Android, Metal Build - Graphite (Renewed)
  • Perfect Stroke Typing with Smart Keys: Type on keys shaped for your fingertips, with voice to text Dictation, Mic Mute/Unmute, and Emoji keys
  • Mini Size, Mighty Powerful: A layout designed for effortless precision, with a minimalist form for an ergonomic keyboard that's portable and can travel wherever you get work done
  • Smart Illumination: The wireless keyboard's backlit keys light up the moment your hands approach, and automatically adjust to suit changing lighting conditions
  • Multi-Device, Multi OS: Pair MX Keys Mini compact keyboard with up to 3 devices on nearly any operating system via Bluetooth Low Energy and switch between them seamlessly
  • Multiple Computers, One Flow: Team the slim MX Keys Mini with MX Master 3 or MX Anywhere 3 and type across multiple computers or laptops in one fluid workflow
SaleBestseller No. 4
Logitech MX Keys Mini Minimalist Wireless Illuminated Keyboard, Compact, Bluetooth, USB-C, for Apple macOS, iOS, Windows, Linux, Android - Pale Gray - With Free Adobe Creative Cloud Subscription
  • Perfect Stroke Typing with Smart Keys: Type on keys shaped for your fingertips, with voice to text Dictation, Mic Mute/Unmute, and Emoji keys
  • Mini Size, Mighty Powerful: A layout designed for effortless precision, with a minimalist form for an ergonomic keyboard that's portable and can travel wherever you get work done
  • Smart Illumination: The wireless keyboard's backlit keys light up the moment your hands approach, and automatically adjust to suit changing lighting conditions
  • Multi-Device, Multi OS: Pair MX Keys Mini compact keyboard with up to 3 devices on nearly any operating system via Bluetooth Low Energy and switch between them seamlessly
  • Multiple Computers, One Flow: Team the slim MX Keys Mini with MX Master 3 or MX Anywhere 3 and type across multiple computers or laptops in one fluid workflow(1)
Bestseller No. 5
Rumiiro 125'' Sectional Sofa Set, Modern Minimalist Style Modular Upholstered 2 Pc Combo Couches with Boucle Fabric for Living Room, Apartment, Salon, Reception Room, Office (Creamy White)
  • 【MINIMALIST DESIGN】- Our modular sofa set brings a touch of sophistication to your living room with its minimalist design, emphasizing clean lines and Crocheted yarn fabric. It effortlessly becomes the focal point, enhancing the aesthetic appeal of your home.
  • 【COMFORTABLE LOUNGING AREA】- Crafted for comfort, it features plush Crocheted yarn fabric, a supportive sponge structure, and a spring pack for maximum coziness. The addition of soft, durable pillows ensures a relaxing lounging experience.
  • 【MULTIPURPOSE USE】- Versatility meets style as this sofa set adapts to various living spaces. Perfect for living rooms, apartments, bedrooms, guest rooms, and even children's rooms where its sturdy build allows kids to play without compromising on comfort.
  • 【EASY TO MOVE】- Say goodbye to furniture-moving woes. Each sofa piece is designed for individual movement, making it a breeze to navigate through tight doorways or challenging hallways.
  • 【NO ASSEMBLY REQUIRED】- Say goodbye to furniture assembly nightmares. This sofa set arrives fully assembled. Simply take out the packages, pat every part for better rebound, and let it restore to a picture-like status. For full rebound, allow 72 hours.
Bestseller No. 6
mixi Carry On Luggage Wide Handle Luxury Design Rolling Travel Suitcase PC Hardside with Aluminum Frame Hollow Spinner Wheels, with Cover, 20 inch, Sapphire Blue
  • 【High End】The wide handle design is attractive and elegant, combined with the 3rd generation Aluminum frame and high quality PC material, this carry on suitcase is high-end as soon as you see it
  • 【Convenient】Quick access front open pocket with shockproof pad is effortless to open or close the suitcase, fit for 15.6” laptop, tablet, Books etc. Importantly, assist you save time.
  • 【High Quality Accessories】YKK brand zipper designed for long term use; TSA008 customs lock easy pass most countries custom check. Providing you with more security when travel.
  • 【Special Hollow Wheels/Bearing Wheels】American SJ Turbo brand new design, attractive, less noise more elegant, 360° free rotate, smooth rolling.(Due to different production batches there are two versions of the wheels, which are shipped randomly)
  • 【Quality】Strict producing process and QC standard ensure this travel luggage’s high quality performance; with high quality cover. Mixi patent design, focus on luggage industry over 10 years, please believe Mixi brand power!
Bestseller No. 8
UXX Newest Mini PC, Micro PC Support M.2 SSD 2TB Expansion, Mini Computer with Processor N3350, 4K HD and VGA Dual Display,BT,2.4/5G WiFi,USB3.0,LAN,VESA Mount/Home/Business Mini Computer
  • ✔️UPGRADED MINI DESKTOP PC: The blue mini pc has a slimmer and lighter body. The size of small computer is only 4.6in*4.6in*0.9in, and the weight is 499g, equal to the weight of a backpack. You can easily place mini computer on crowded workstations and work flexibly, ideal for business travel. Mini computer is powered by the latest Apollo Lake celeron N3350 computer cpu processors, Mini PC was Pre-installed, providing lightning fast performance and smoother running.
  • ✔️WIFI+BT MULTIPLE CONNECTIONS:The Micro PC is diversified computers,supports latest Bluetooth 4.2 and 2.4G+5.0G dual band WiFi,LAN 1000Mbps. BT uses high speed wireless connection to enable you to connect multiple devices such as mouse,keyboard,speaker,etc.Headset jacks supports direct output of audio.Wake on 2.4G/5G WIFI allows you to quickly enjoy movies, browse videos, surf the web in 4K, and play light games, creating a very smooth experience for business, education, and everyday use.
  • ✔️CELERON APOLLO LAKE- N3350 Processor Mini PC: Desktop computer offers fast and smooth performance, faster response time and higher work efficiency.Mini desktop computer's base operating frequency is 1.1GHz/s, maximum frequency is 2.4 GHz. The silent version heatsink helps pc cool the CPU processor and the storage temperature can be kept at -20 to 70°C, dissipates heat efficiently and quickly. The Quiet Edition Mini PC creates a comfortable, energy-efficient and quiet working environment.
  • ✔️DIY POWERFUL M.2 SSD/HDD: Mini desktop pc support to add a 512GB M.2 2242 SATA SSD(NOT INCLUDED).You can also adding your micro SD card, USB flash drive or external hard drive to upgrade storage space. Connecting USB 3.0 ports for fast file transfer. This allows mini pc to store more of your favorite music or movies. Intel 4K UHD computer 505 graphics card can also easily support tasks like opening huge pictures, videos, and online forms and more tasks.
  • ✔️PLENTY of PORTS: The micro tower computer has 10 multifunctional ports. There are 3 x USB 3.0 ports, 1 x HD port and 1 x VGA port to support 4K dual screen display setup for business, education and entertainment, reduce waiting time.
SaleBestseller No. 9
5 Tier Book Rack Storage Bookshelf, Rolling Utility Cart Multi-Functional Movable Storage Book Shelves with Lockable Casters, Mobile Bookshelf with Wheels, Movable Unique Bookcase Small Rolling Cart
  • 【 Moveable Book Cart 】Book storage on both sides, mobile bookshelf with wheels can be rotated, easy to stackable, take and storage. Constructed with 4 casters with 360° rotation and 2 of them are lockable. Rolling design allows easy movement in your workplace
  • 【 Multifunctional 】Multi-functional large-capacity storage, large books easily stored, easy to use and Installation, save time and space.The bookshelf is only 5.9 inches wide,the rolling paper file cart fits easily in narrow spaces in your office while still meets all needs for documents and files storage and organization
  • 【 Easy to Assemble 】The rolling book cart with wheels is easy to install, all parts are included.It provides enough storage space for your daily life, optimize space utilization, and make the messy room tidy, a must have for your home / office,the book rack can be easily cleaned with a wet rag.
  • 【 Bookcase Size 】Our bookshelves are made of high quality PP+ABS material, robust and durable. After the assembly, the length of 14.76in, width 5.9in, height 30.7in, weighing 4.4lb.
  • 【 Wide Application 】 Kids organizers and storage unique bookshelf, children, students and worker to storage books, suitable for them to study at home, office, bedroom, living room, school and so on.
Bestseller No. 10
Ddaowanx Gel Pens, 12 Pcs 0.5mm Quick Dry Black Ink Pens Fine Point Smooth Writing Pens, Cute Office School Supplies Gifts for Women (12 Pcs Vintage-Black Ink)
  • Gel Pens: You will receive 12pc quick-drying ink pens with a modern minimalist design to suit your needs Daily use and replacement needs
  • Quick-Drying Ink: These retractable roller ball gel pens feature reliable ink that won't fade or smudge easily; the rollerball ink dries quickly that help you keep work neat and organized
  • Practical and Simple Design: The convenient clip design can firmly clip the neutral ink ballpoint pen to a book, notebook or bag, easy to carry, without worrying about losing; retractable design, gently press the cap, the pen end automatically retracts
  • Scope of use: 12pc gel pen is suitable for children and adults for writing, diary, sketching, painting, scrapbooking, making gift cards, etc., to meet your various needs in daily study and work
  • Practical Gifts: You can give these colored gel pens as practical gifts to your family, friends, students, classmates and colleagues to express your feelings on various occasions such as birthdays, thanksgiving, Christmas, graduations, classroom activities, parties, etc. love and blessings

Minimalist Pc Build Reviews 2024

Best Performance – Thermaltake LCGS View 390 AIO Liquid Cooled CPU Gaming PC

Thermaltake LCGS View 390 AIO Liquid Cooled CPU Gaming PC(AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8-core, ToughRam DDR4 3600Mhz 16GB RGB Memory, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, 1TB NVMe Gen4 M.2, Win 10 Home) V51B-X570-39V-LCS
  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800X CPU Watercooled, AMD X570 Chipset ATX motherboard, 16GB ToughRam DDR4 RGB, 1TB NVMe Gen4 M.2, WiFi, Windows 10 Home
  • NVIDIA RTX 3090 24GB Video Memory, 3x Display Port/1x HDMI. Graphics card brand may vary
  • Closed loop liquid cooling with 360 millimeter radiator
  • 2x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, 1x Headphone, 1x Mic Ports
  • Full tower with 3-sided 4 millimeter thick tempered glass panels

The Thermaltake LCGS View 390 AIO Liquid Cooled CPU Gaming PC is an outstanding choice for minimalist PC builders who want the best of both worlds – maximum performance combined with minimalist design. The combination of powerful components and reliable liquid cooling ensures that this machine can handle any task while remaining energy efficient in the process. 

In addition to its superior hardware specs and sleek design aesthetic, it also provides easy access to all ports with its generous amount of connections available on the back panel – making it perfect for those who want an ultra-efficient minimalist PC build that won’t break their bank account either!

Pros:

  • Outstanding choice for minimalist PC build
  • Maximum performance combined with minimalist design
  • Combination of powerful components and reliable liquid cooling
  • Energy-efficient and provides easy access to all ports
  • Relatively affordable price point compared to other minimalist PC build

Cons:

  • Some users may find that the machine can be quite loud at times
  • May require frequent maintenance to keep it running smoothly

Best Features – YEYIAN ODACHI Intel 13th Gen VR PC Gaming

YEYIAN Gaming PC Intel 13th i7 13700KF Geforce RTX 4080 Desktop Computer, 32GB DDR5 5200Mhz, 1TB SSD + 2TB HDD, 850W Gold PSU, ODACHI Gamer Xtreme VR Ready Intel Z790 PC, Liquid Cooled, Win 11 Home
  • SYSTEM:The 13th Generation INTEL Core i7 Processor i7-13700KF 16 Cores 24 Threads 5.40 GHz CPU | INTEL Socket LGA1700 Z690 Chipset Motherboard | 240mm AIO Cooling Fans | Pentium Gold and Celeron Processors | Windows 11 Home Prebuilt Gaming PC
  • GRAPHICS: Nvidia Geforce RTX 4080 16GB GDDR6X 22.4 Gbps 256 bit Graphics Card Gaming PC
  • MEMORY AND STORAGE: 32GB DDR5 5200Mhz Memory | 1TB NVMe Gen.4 SSD | 2TB 3.5" Hard Drive
  • CASE AND POWER: YEYIAN Vector Mesh Front Panel Gaming Computer | 6x ARGB System Color Adjustable Ring Fans | 850W 80 Plus Gold Certified Power Supply
  • WARRANTY: 2 Year Parts and 3 Year Labor | 1 Year Shipping & Handling within 48 US States | FREE Lifetime Technical Support | Assembled in the USA

YEYIAN ODACHI Intel 13th Gen VR PC Gaming is a minimalist gaming PC with powerful features. This PC has a 13th Generation INTEL Core i9 Processor that is capable of reaching speeds of up to 5.80 GHz.

This package includes a motherboard, fan, and other accessories. Whether you’re a casual gamer or a hardcore enthusiast, this PC has the power and features to keep you satisfied.

Pros: 

  • Powerful processor for gaming and other intensive tasks 
  • Lots of cores and threads for smooth multitasking 
  • Fast clock speed for a high level of performance 
  • Comes with a 360mm AIO cooling fan to keep the system running smoothly 

Cons: 

  • None

Best For Game – Skytech Prism II Gaming PC Desktop

Skytech Gaming Prism II Gaming PC Desktop – INTEL Core i9 12900K 3.2 GHz, RTX 3090, 1TB NVME Gen4 SSD, 32G DDR5 RGB, 850W GOLD PSU, 360mm AIO, AC Wi-Fi, Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • INTEL Core i9 12900K 3.2GHz (5.1GHz Max Boost) CPU Processor | 1TB NVME Gen4 SSD – Up to 30x Faster Than Traditional HDD | 360mm AIO
  • RTX 3090 24GB GDDR6X Graphics Card (Brand may vary) | 32G DDR5 RGB Gaming Memory with Heat Spreader | Windows 11 Home 64-bit
  • 802.11AC | No Bloatware | Graphic output options include 1 x HDMI, and 1 x Display Port Guaranteed, Additional Ports may vary | USB Ports Including 2.0, 3.0, and 3.2 Gen1 Ports | HD Audio and Mic | Free Gaming Keyboard and Mouse
  • Maintain Higher Boost Speed with 360mm AIO Cooler and 9 ARGB Fans for Maximum Cooling Performance | Showcase Your PC with the Stunning Phanteks MetallicGear Neo Qube Case - Black/White | 1 Year Warranty on Parts and Labor | Lifetime Free Technical Support | Assembled in the USA
  • This powerful gaming PC is capable of running all your favorite games such as Call of Duty Warzone, Fortnite, Escape from Tarkov, Grand Theft Auto V, Valorant, World of Warcraft, League of Legends, Apex Legends, Roblox, PLAYERUNKNOWN's Battlegrounds, Overwatch 2, Counter-Strike 2, Battlefield V, New World, Minecraft, Elden Ring, Rocket League, Baldur's Gate 3, Dota 2, HELLDIVERS 2, Monster Hunter, Palworld, Terraria, Rainbow Six Siege, Dragon's Dogma 2, and more at Ultra settings, detailed 4K Ultra HD resolution, and smooth 60 plus FPS gameplay.

Skytech Prism II Gaming PC Desktop is an all-in-one, minimalist gaming powerhouse. This desktop computer has a powerful processor, lots of storage, and a top-of-the-line graphics card.

This PC has a lot of DDR5 RAM and a 360mm AIO cooler, which makes it great for gaming. Plus, it features an eye-catching Phanteks metallic gear neo qube case for showcasing your gaming setup.

Pros:  

  • Extremely powerful and capable of running even the most demanding games with ease
  • Sleek and minimalist design that looks great both inside and out
  • Comes equipped with top-of-the-line hardware for optimal performance and gaming experience
  • Includes a 1-year warranty on parts and labor, as well as free technical support for life

Cons: 

  • A bit on the expensive side compared to other gaming PCs in its class
  • Fans can be quite loud at times, which may be disruptive for some users

Best Graphics – Velztorm Aciex 12th Gen CTO Gaming Desktop

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This desktop has a high-end processor and graphics card that make it great for gaming. Additionally, it comes equipped with 64GB DDR5 DIMM memory and a 1000W power supply, so you can enjoy seamless gaming performance without any lag or buffering. 

This desktop has features that will impress both casual gamers and hardcore enthusiasts. So if you’re looking for a high-performance gaming machine, the Velztorm Aciex 12th Gen CTO Gaming Desktop is definitely worth considering.

Pros: 

  • Powerful processor and graphics card for seamless gaming performance
  • Large memory capacity for smooth multitasking and gaming
  • Sleek RGB lighting with Wi-Fi 6 connectivity for a premium gaming experience

Cons: 

  • Maybe a bit expensive, especially compared to other similarly configured gaming rigs.

Best Design – CLX Set Gaming Desktop w/Intel Core i9 10850K Processor

CLX Set Gaming Desktop w/Intel Core i9 10850K Processor, 64GB DDR4 Memory, GeForce RTX 3090 Graphics, 1 TB SSD, 6 TB HDD, WiFi, Windows 11 Home 64-bit,Black
  • Processor: Intel Core i9 10850K 3.60GHz 5.20GHz Max. Turbo
  • Memory: 64GB DDR4 - 4 x 16GB 4 slots total, 128GB Max
  • Hard Drives: 1 TB SSD, 6 TB HDD
  • Video Graphics: GeForce RTX 3090 24 GB GDDR6X
  • Power Supply: 850 Watt Power Supply

This powerful PC build has a liquid-cooled 10th Gen 10-Core/20-Thread Intel Core i9 10850K 3.6GHz processor and 64GB of Dual-Channel DDR4-3200 memory. The GeForce RTX 3090 video card delivers jaw-dropping graphics and ample storage space. 

And with its sleek, minimalist design and built-in wireless networking capabilities, this desktop computer is a great choice for any gamer who wants to stay connected.

Pros: 

  • Outstanding computing power and visual performance
  • Top-of-the-line gaming hardware for the ultimate gaming experience
  • Sleek, minimalist design with a host of connectivity options
  • Easy to set up and use, thanks to its pre-installed Windows 11 operating system and accompanying keyboard and mouse
  • Excellent customer support from the manufacturer

Cons: 

  • May be expensive for some budgets
  • The processing power is too intense for everyday use outside of gaming and other high-performance applications.

Velztorm Lux Lyte Custom Built Gaming Desktop PC

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I have to say that the Velztorm Lux Lyte Custom Built Gaming Desktop PC is one of the best minimalist gaming PCs I have ever used. The GeForce RTX 3090 video card provides excellent graphics and plenty of storage space.

The memory and wifi connection on this laptop ensure that I can easily stay connected to my favorite gaming communities. Additionally, the 1000W power supply and RGB lighting make this PC an eye-catching centerpiece for a gaming setup. 

Pros:

  • Powerful processor and graphics card for smooth, lag-free gaming performance
  • Fast and reliable wifi connection for easy access to gaming communities
  • Eye-catching design with customizable RGB lighting and 1000W power supply

Cons:

  • No display included, which may be an issue for some gamers
  • Some users may find the minimalist design to be a bit too minimalist for their liking

CLX Set Gaming Desktop w/Intel Core i9 10850K Processor

CLX Set Gaming Desktop w/Intel Core i9 10850K Processor, 64GB DDR4 Memory, GeForce RTX 3090 Graphics, 1 TB SSD, 6 TB HDD, WiFi, Windows 11 Home 64-bit,Black
  • Processor: Intel Core i9 10850K 3.60GHz 5.20GHz Max. Turbo
  • Memory: 64GB DDR4 - 4 x 16GB 4 slots total, 128GB Max
  • Hard Drives: 1 TB SSD, 6 TB HDD
  • Video Graphics: GeForce RTX 3090 24 GB GDDR6X
  • Power Supply: 850 Watt Power Supply

This PC is powered by the latest Intel Core i9 processor with 10 cores and 20 threads, which can reach speeds of up to 5.2GHz in turbo mode. This computer has high-speed memory and a powerful video card. The hardware is top-of-the-line and the system is incredibly fast and responsive, capable of handling even the most demanding games without a hitch. 

Additionally, the minimalist design is sleek and stylish, making it an ideal choice for gaming enthusiasts who are looking for sophisticated hardware with minimalist appeal.

Pros:

  • Extremely powerful hardware for fast and responsive gaming performance
  • Sleek, minimalist design for a sophisticated look
  • Top-of-the-line components that deliver incredible speed and performance

Cons:

  • Expensive compared to other desktop PCs with similar specs
  • Requires proper ventilation in order to ensure optimal performance over time

OMEN – GT13-0090 30L Gaming Desktop PC

OMEN 30L Gaming Desktop PC, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Graphics Card, 10th Generation Intel Core i9-10850K Processor, 32 GB RAM, 1 TB SSD, Windows 10 Home (GT13-0090, 2020)
  • FREE UPGRADE TO WINDOWS 11 (1) (when available, see below)
  • ULTIMATE GAMING – The GeForce RTX 3090 delivers the ultra-performance that gamers crave, powered by Ampere—NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX architecture; with 24 GB GDDR6X dedicated memory, your 4k gaming experience will never look smoother
  • MAKE IT YOURS – Let your desktop reflect your style with easy to upgrade hardware and OMEN Command Center’s growing list of customization and optimization features
  • POWERFUL PROCESSOR – Game, stream, create, and edit multimedia content faster than ever with 10th Generation Intel Core i9-10850K processor with liquid cooling
  • BOOST YOUR PERFORMANCE – Get up to 10x faster performance than a traditional hard drive with 1 TB of PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD storage

The device comes with a free upgrade to Windows 11, which will be welcomed by those who want the latest software experience. The GeForce RTX 3090 graphics card is a good choice for gamers who want smooth performance.

The hardware on this desktop is also highly customizable, allowing users to easily upgrade components as needed to ensure maximum performance. And with a powerful 10th Generation Intel Core i9-10850K processor and 1 TB of PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD storage, users will be able to run the most demanding applications and play their favorite games with ease.

Pros:

  • Free upgrade to Windows 11 (1)
  • Powerful graphics card with smooth gaming performance
  • Customizable hardware for optimal performance
  • Fast processing and storage capabilities
  • VR ready right out of the box

Cons:

  • Some users may find it difficult to navigate the customization settings in OMEN Command Center.

Alienware Aurora R13 Gaming Desktop – Intel Core i7-12700KF

Alienware Aurora R13 Gaming Desktop - Intel Core i7-12700KF, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB SSD + 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8GB GDDR6, Liquid-Cooling, Windows 11 Home - White
  • GEAR CHECK: Is This PC On Your Level. See how your favorite games run on the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, 8 GB GDDR6, LHR, 3 DP graphics card, and 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700F processor.
  • PERFORMANCE BOOST: Using AI rendering, NVIDIA Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) delivers a massive performance boost at the same power when compared to other graphics cards at similar resolutions.
  • DDR5 MEMORY UPGRADE: The fastest memory class for gaming PCs is on the R13, providing a 50 percent increase in memory bandwidth. This means you can play, stream and multitask with more ease than ever.
  • POWERFUL PROCESSORS: With 12th Gen Intel Core i7, enjoy the freedom of gaming, streaming, and creating on a multi-threaded capacity (12-cores, 20-threaded) desktop.
  • INTRODUCTING OUR NEW GAMING DESKTOP: Spacious Legend 2.0 chassis and a cooler, quieter, liquid-cooled performance.

The Alienware Aurora R13 is an incredibly powerful gaming desktop, perfect for the minimalist PC build. This powerful machine has a 12th gen Intel Core i7-12700F processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti 8 GB GDDR6 graphics card.

It also features DDR5 memory, providing a 50% increase in memory bandwidth for smoother, more seamless performance. Whether you’re gaming, streaming, or creating content, the Alienware Aurora R13 is an excellent choice for any minimalist PC builder looking for power and performance.

Pros:

  • Powerful processor and graphics card
  • DDR5 memory for improved performance
  • Cool, quiet design with a spacious interior

Cons:

  • Relatively high price compared to other gaming desktops
  • May not be suitable for more advanced gamers who need even greater processing power and higher frame rates.​

CUK Stratos Micro Gaming Desktop

Stratos Micro Gaming Desktop - RTX 3070 (> 4060 TI), Intel 20 Core i7-14700KF (~ i9-13900K), 32GB DDR5 RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD + 2TB HDD, WiFi, W11H - Liquid Cooled RGB Gamer Computer
  • [CPU] Intel Core i7-14700KF Processor (20 Cores, 28 Threads, 2.5 GHz Base Clock Speed up to 5.6GHz Max Boost Clock Speed) for Elite Gaming and Content Creation | [STORAGE] 512GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD - Experience Hyper-Fast Bootup and Data Transfer thats up to 30x Faster Performance than a Traditional Hard Drive. | Store all of your files on the included 2TB 7200rpm 3.5" Hard Disk Drive
  • [GPU] NVD Geforce RTX 3070 (8GB GDDR6 dedicated memory) Get All the Power You Need for Fast, Smooth, Power-Efficient Performance | [RAM] 32GB DDR5 RAM 5600 Gaming Memory for Seamless Multitasking from Multiple Web Pages to Playing Games Online Simultaneously | [OS] Windows 11 Home 64-bit
  • [FANS] (6) ARGB PWM Fans for Powerful Air Flow and Dynamic Speed Control | [PC CASE] Stratos Micro with Front Glass Panel, 3 Metal Blades, and Glass Side Panel Door | No Bloatware | Graphic output options include 1x HDMI and 1x DisplayPort Guaranteed, additional ports may vary | Free Rainbow Backlit USB Keyboard and LED USB mouse
  • [BUY WITH CONFIDENCE] Empowered PCs are Assembled in the USA, Rigorously Stress-Tested Before Shipping, and Supported with Lifetime Technical and Diagnostic Support and 3-Year Limited Hardware Warranty.
  • The Stratos Micro is the best prebuilt gaming PC ready to run your favorite games such as League of Legends, Counter-strike 2, Grand Theft Auto V, Fortnite, Valorant, Rainbow 6 Siege, World of Tanks, World of Warships, Rocket League, Apex Legends, World of Warcraft, DOTA2, Minecraft, Escape from Tarkov, Sea of Thieves, Overwatch 2, Call of Duty Warzone, PUBG, Rust, Lost Ark and more at 1080p Full HD resolution and smooth 60+ FPS gameplay.

If you’re looking for a minimalist gaming PC that packs a punch, the CUK Stratos Micro Gaming Desktop is an ideal choice. Outfitted with an Intel Core i9-12900F Sixteen Core Processor and 32GB DDR4 3000MHz RAM, this setup will provide superior performance for even the most demanding games. 

Plus, with its 512GB NVMe Solid State Drive and 2TB 7200rpm Hard Disk Drive, you’ll have plenty of storage space for all your games and media files. And with a powerful NVIDIA GeForce, RTX 3070 8GB graphics card and a B660M motherboard, this desktop are ready to take on the latest titles with ease. 

Pros:

  • Powerful processor and RAM for superior gaming performance
  • Large storage space for all your games and media files
  • Advanced graphics card and motherboard for the seamless gaming experience

Cons:

  • Some users may find the minimalist design to be less appealing than other gaming desktops
  • May require occasional maintenance or upgrades to keep up with a newer game

Thermaltake Glacier 360 Liquid-Cooled PC

Thermaltake Glacier 360 Liquid-Cooled PC (AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, RTX 3060, 16GB 3600Mhz DDR4 ToughRAM RGB Memory, 1TB NVMe M.2, WiFi, Win 10 Home) Gaming Desktop Computer S3WT-B550-G36-LCS,White
  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X CPU Watercooled, AMD B550 Chipset mATX motherboard, 16GB ToughRam DDR4 RGB, 1TB NVMe M.2, WiFi, Windows 10 Home
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060. Graphics card brand may vary
  • Closed Loop Liquid Cooling with 240mm Radiator and 3 ARGB Fan
  • 1x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, 1x Headphone, 1x Mic Ports
  • Swing door tempered glass with magnetic mounting.

The Thermaltake Glacier 360 Liquid-Cooled PC is a great choice for anyone looking to build a minimalist gaming PC that has powerful hardware and efficient liquid cooling. This mid-tower chassis comes with tempered glass and filtration, making it highly attractive as well as protecting the interior components from dirt and dust.

With this combination of high-performance hardware, you can enjoy smooth and seamless gameplay with rich visuals and fast frame rates. You can easily store and run all of your favorite games without worrying about storage space. 

Pros:

  • Powerful hardware with efficient liquid cooling for smooth and seamless gaming performance
  • Attractive design featuring tempered glass and filtration for optimal protection of the interior
  • Plenty of storage space 

Cons:

  • Some users may find the price to be a bit on the high side
  • May need to do additional tinkering and adjustments to fully optimize the cooling performance of this PC build

iBUYPOWER Gaming PC Computer Desktop Element 9260

iBUYPOWER Gaming PC Computer Desktop Element 9260 (Intel Core i7-9700F 3.0Ghz, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, 16GB DDR4, 240GB SSD, 1TB HDD, Wi-Fi & Windows 10 Home) Black
  • System: Intel Core i7-9700F 8-Core 3.0 GHz (4.70 GHz Max Turbo) | 16GB DDR4-2666 RAM | 1TB HDD | 240GB SSD | Genuine Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB Dedicated Gaming Video Card | VR Ready | 1x DVI | 1x HDMI | 1x Display Port
  • Connectivity: 4 x USB 3 .0 | 2 x USB 2 .0 | 1x RJ-45 Network Ethernet 10/100/1000 | Audio: 7.1 Channel
  • Special Add-Ons: Tempered Glass RGB Gaming Case | 802. 11AC Wi-Fi Included | 16 Color RGB Lighting Case | Free Gaming Keyboard & RGB Gaming Mouse | No Bloatware
  • Warranty: 1 year parts & labor + free lifetime US tech support | Assembled in the U.S.A

The iBUYPOWER Gaming PC Computer Desktop Element 9260 is an excellent minimalist gaming PC for anyone who needs a powerful and reliable machine for playing the latest games, working with graphics and video, or even just day-to-day computing tasks. 

It comes equipped with an Intel Core, which can turbo up to 4.70 GHz for quick and smooth performance, an graphics card that ensures smooth gameplay with high-resolution visuals.

Pros:

  • Powerful and reliable performance for playing games, working with graphics and video, or other tasks
  • Equipped with an Intel Core processor that can turbo up to 4.70 GHz for quick and smooth performance
  • High-quality graphics card for smooth gameplay with high-resolution visuals
  • Beautiful RGB lighting and tempered glass case design

Cons:

  • A bit on the expensive side compared to other minimalist gaming PCs
  • Some users may find the keyboard and mouse included with the PC to be a bit basic or limited in functionality

Intel NUC NUC11PHKi7CAA1 Gaming Computer

Intel NUC 11 NUC11PHKi7CAA1 Phantom Canyon Gaming Computer,Intel Core i7-1165G7, 32GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, 28W Intel Iris Xe Graphics, NVI-Dia GeForce RTX2060 Discrete Graphics,Win 11 Pro Gaming PC
  • 【Processor and Discrete Graphics】Intel NUC 11 take gaming to the next level with the ultra-sleek, super-small Intel NUC 11 Enthusiast Mini PC and kit. Powered by an 11th Generation Intel Core i7-1165G7 2.8 GHz – 4.7 GHz Turbo, 4 core, 8 thread 12MB Cache processor, with 28W Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7, up to 1.3 GHz, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Discrete Graphics w/ 6 GB GDDR6 discrete graphics, these 1.3 liter systems deliver commanding performance while taking up just a sliver of desk space.
  • 【Phenomenal Performance, Spectacular Size】 This system is designed for anyone who wants an unparalleled combination of performance, riveting visuals, and fast and flexible connectivity. Along with the CPU’s breakthrough performance and the GPU’s immersive visuals, gamers and creators can connect fast with Intel WiFi 6, two Thunderbolt 4 ports, and HDMI and Mini DisplayPort ports for attaching up to four monitors. At home or the next competition, the system makes it easy to stay cool.
  • 【Memory and Storage, Operating System of The Intel NUC 11 Enthusiast Mini PC】 Intel NUC NUC11PHKi7CAA1 Phantom Canyon Gaming PC Configure 32 GB (2x 16 GB) DDR4-3200, Intel Optane Memory H10 (32 GB + 1TB) Solid State Storage, Prestalled Windows 11 Pro.
  • 【Intel NUC NUC11PHKi7CAA1 Gaming PC's Other Features & Technology】 HDMI 2.0b port, Mini DP 1.4 port, Two Thunderbolt 4 ports (fast charging), Intel 2.5 GB Ethernet port , Intel WiFi 6 AX201 and Bluetooth 5 Six USB 3.1 Gen2 ports , SDXC slot with UHS-II support, Beam-forming, far-field, quad-mic array, with Alexa support Supports up to 4 monitors , Front consumer infrared port, RGB backlit top lid skull logo with user-replaceable mask Kensington lock ready , 3-Year limited warranty.
  • 【3-Year Global Warranty from Intel & GEEK+】 We are the Intel NUC Authorised Reseller on Amazon. All products sold from GEEK+ are will automatically receive a 3-year free Warranty Service from Intel, You can go directly to the local Intel NUC offline after-sales location if any issue with the NUC Barebone part, or send us a message for help. Warm Tips: To ensure your privacy and security, please remove the Memory and SSD before aftermarket. Three-year warranty on RAM, SSD, OS provided by GEEK+!

The Intel NUC NUC11PHKi7CAA1 Gaming Computer is an incredibly powerful gaming computer that offers incredible performance and reliability. The impressive specs of this PC make it the perfect choice for gamers looking for intense gaming, streaming, content creation, research, or multitasking. This high-grade gaming desktop is equipped with an Intel Core i7-9700F processor, which delivers fast and reliable performance.

Pros:

  • Powerful processor for high performance and smooth gaming
  • A dedicated graphics card delivers immersive graphics for a more immersive experience
  • Provides fast and efficient multitasking capabilities
  • A large hard drive provides ample storage for all your favorite games and content

Cons:

  • Some users may find the price to be a bit high compared to other gaming PCs
  • Some users may experience occasional lag or performance issues, especially with more demanding games
  • The system may require regular maintenance and care in order to keep the components running optimally.

Centaurus Andromeda A1 Gaming Computer 

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The Centaurus Andromeda A1 Gaming Computer is a powerful minimalist PC build that offers excellent performance in a compact, stylish package. Featuring an All-Core processor with 8 cores, the A1 is capable of running demanding games and applications smoothly and efficiently.

The A1 also comes equipped with a powerful discrete GPU, video card, as well as fast and reliable 1TB storage. And with its minimalist design featuring RGB LED lights and tempered glass panels, this gaming computer is the perfect choice for anyone who wants outstanding performance without compromising on style.

Pros:

  • Powerful, minimalist design with fast and efficient performance for gaming and other demanding applications.
  • Comes equipped with a discrete GPU, great for playing high-resolution games and streaming videos.
  • Rugged, compact case with tempered glass panels for extra durability and style.
  • Easy to set up and ready to use right out of the box.

Cons:

  • Some users may experience occasional lag or performance issues due to the high level of processing power required by the A1 components.

ApexGamingPCs – Alpha Watercooled VR Gaming PC

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Apex Gaming PC’s Apex Alpha is an impressive top-of-the-line virtual reality gaming PC, designed for gamers of all levels. With its Intel i5-11600KF processor and RTX 3060 graphics card, this minimalist build packs a punch. The components used in the construction are of the highest quality, ensuring that you get the best gaming experience possible. 

The quality hardware and minimalist design make it a sleek and stylish addition to any gaming setup. I highly recommend ApexGamingPCs’ Alpha Watercooled VR Gaming PC to anyone looking for an immersive, high-performance gaming experience.

Pros:

  • Sleek, minimalist design that is stylish and easy to integrate into any gaming setup
  • Powerful hardware with industry-leading components for top-notch performance
  • Built to the highest quality standards and backed by excellent customer support

Cons:

  • Some might find the price a bit on the high side compared to other gaming PCs
  • Some users may experience occasional software or hardware issues that require troubleshooting or replacement parts. 

Minimalist Pc Build Benefits

minimalist pc build

A minimalist pc build is a computer built with minimalist ideals in mind. This means that the focus is on functionality and not on flashy extras or features that will go unused. Not only will you have a less cluttered workspace, but you’ll also have a faster, more efficient computer. Here are some of the benefits of a minimalist pc build:

A minimalist pc build is often cheaper than a traditional build 

This is because there is less hardware to purchase and the hardware that is purchased is often of lower quality. While this may seem like a downside, it actually works in favor of the minimalist pc builder. 

By choosing lower-quality components, you are freeing up money to spend on other things, such as software or an upgraded operating system. 

A minimalist pc build takes much less time to set up and get running than a traditional build 

There are no complicated drivers to install or settings to tweak; just plug in the cables and you’re good to go. 

This also makes upgrading much simpler; instead of having to uninstall old programs and drivers, install the new ones, and then configure everything to your liking, you can simply pop in the new card or drive and be done with it. 

Minimalist pc build produce much less heat than traditional builds do

This means that they are quieter, use less power, and are more environmentally friendly. Not only is this great for the planet, but it also means you will have to deal with less noise pollution in your home or office. 

Whether you are looking for a desktop replacement pc or something to take on the go, a minimalist pc build is a great option. It offers all of the functionality of a traditional build, but with less time, money, and hassle. 

Factors To Consider When Choosing Minimalist Pc Build

minimalist pc build

When it comes to minimalist pc build, there are a few factors you need to consider before diving in. 

The budget

A minimalist pc build can be cheaper than a traditional build, but it’s not always the case. If you want high-quality components, you will end up spending more money than if you went with a pre-built machine. It’s important to set a budget and stick to it; this way, you won’t be tempted to add extra features or components that you don’t really need. 

Portability

If you plan on taking your pc with you on the go, then you will need to choose components that are small and lightweight. Conversely, if you plan on using your pc at home only, then you can opt for bigger and heavier components without having to worry about weight or size restrictions. 

Upgradability

This refers to the ability to add new hardware components or software packages in order to enhance the performance of your minimalist pc build. Upgrading can be achieved by either buying new components and installing them yourself or by making use of pre-existing hardware and software combinations. 

Can your chosen components be easily upgraded when newer and better ones come out? Or are they fixed configurations that cannot be changed? Upgradability is an important consideration if you want your PC to last for several years. 

The noise your pc to produces  

minimalist pc build

Choosing components that produce very little noise, such as solid-state drives (SSDs) and silent cooling fans, will ensure that your minimalist pc build operates with minimal sound. SSDs are especially quiet since they have no moving parts, meaning that they produce virtually no noise at all. 

If you are planning on using your PC as a desktop replacement or at home, then you may not mind if it is a bit noisy. However, if you plan on taking your PC with you often, then noise can be an important consideration. 

The types of operating systems 

A minimalist pc build is often meant for more minimalist operating systems, such as Linux or BSD. However, if you want to stick with a traditional Windows-based OS, there are plenty of minimalist builds that can work just as well. 

For those looking for a minimalist OS, Linux is often the go-to choice due to its customizability and lightweight nature. Alternatively, you can opt for a minimalist Windows OS such as Windows 10 S, which is ideal if you are looking to use your minimalist build for home or office work. 

FAQs about Minimalist Pc Build

What is the difference between a traditional pc build and a minimalist pc build?

The difference between a traditional pc build and a minimalist pc build lies primarily in the approach taken to achieve the desired outcome. A traditional pc build usually involves choosing from a variety of components, such as video cards, hard drives, motherboards, and so on, then putting them together in an appropriate configuration. 

On the other hand, a minimalist pc build is typically designed with more specific goals in mind, such as portability or upgradability. As a result, minimalist pc build often involves choosing fewer and more specialized components and can require some knowledge of computer hardware to execute successfully. 

Can I use a minimalist pc build for gaming?

minimalist pc build

Yes, minimalist pc build is becoming increasingly popular among gamers due to their portability and upgradability. Despite the smaller form factor of minimalist PCs, they can still deliver a great gaming experience if you choose the right components. When building a minimalist PC for gaming, it is important to consider both hardware and software requirements. 

For example, you will want a powerful graphics card and lots of storage space to ensure that your games run smoothly. Additionally, if you are planning on playing the latest titles, then you will need to make sure that your minimalist PC build is compatible with the latest game patches and drivers. 

What are the best minimalist pc build?

The best minimalist pc builds depend on the user’s individual needs and preferences. For example, a minimalist PC build for gamers will likely require more powerful components than a minimalist PC build for office work. 

When selecting components for your minimalist build, it is important to consider factors such as portability, upgradability, noise levels, and the type of operating system that you want to use. 

How much noise will my minimalist pc build make?

There are still a number of factors that can affect the amount of noise that your minimalist PC build produces. For example, the fans on your graphics card or CPU can be quite loud if they are running at full speed. 

Additionally, some cases may have built-in fans that generate more noise than others. If you are particularly sensitive to noise, then it is important to do your research before selecting components for your minimalist PC build. 

There are a number of online resources that can help you find the quietest parts for your build. Ultimately, however, the best way to reduce the noise level of your minimalist PC is to use a carefully-selected combination of components and case. 

How much do I need to know about computer hardware to create a minimalist pc build?

minimalist pc build

If you are new to the world of computer hardware, then it can be helpful to do some research before starting your minimalist PC build. There are a number of online resources available that can help you familiarize yourself with the basics of building a minimalist PC, including forums and blog posts that feature detailed guides on the subject. With a little bit of research, you can feel confident about creating a minimalist PC build that meets all of your needs.

How portable is my minimalist PC build?

Generally speaking, a minimalist PC build is designed to be as lightweight and portable as possible. Depending on the components you choose, your minimalist pc build can be highly portable; since they typically use fewer components, they often weigh much less than traditional desktop PCs. 

In addition to weight, you will also want to consider the size of your minimalist PC. Many minimalist PCs are small enough to fit in your backpack or handbag, making them an excellent choice for on-the-go gaming or work. 

Conclusion

If you’re in the market for a high-powered gaming PC that doesn’t take up too much space, we highly recommend checking out the Thermaltake LCGS View 390 AIO Liquid Cooled CPU Gaming PC. This machine is packed with features and can handle even the most demanding games on the market. 

Plus, it comes at a fraction of the cost of many other gaming PCs on the market today. Don’t miss out on this incredible deal – order your Thermaltake LCGS View 390 AIO Liquid Cooled CPU Gaming PC now!

Thermaltake LCGS View 390 AIO Liquid Cooled CPU Gaming PC(AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 8-core, ToughRam DDR4 3600Mhz 16GB RGB Memory, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, 1TB NVMe Gen4 M.2, Win 10 Home) V51B-X570-39V-LCS
  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800X CPU Watercooled, AMD X570 Chipset ATX motherboard, 16GB ToughRam DDR4 RGB, 1TB NVMe Gen4 M.2, WiFi, Windows 10 Home
  • NVIDIA RTX 3090 24GB Video Memory, 3x Display Port/1x HDMI. Graphics card brand may vary
  • Closed loop liquid cooling with 360 millimeter radiator
  • 2x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, 1x Headphone, 1x Mic Ports
  • Full tower with 3-sided 4 millimeter thick tempered glass panels

When it comes to minimalist PC build, there are many benefits to consider. Perhaps the most obvious benefit is that a minimalist PC build takes up less space than traditional gaming towers. This can be a major advantage for people who live in small spaces or want a computer that is easy to move around. 

Additionally, minimalist PCs tend to run cooler and quieter than their more elaborate counterparts, making them ideal for gamers who want an immersive experience without all of the noise. So if you’re looking for a powerful and compact gaming machine, a minimalist PC build may be perfect for you!

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