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Can you build a PS5 or Xbox Series X PC for $800?

You can’t match a PS5 or Xbox Series X on price—not if you want similar performance. So how much more does it cost to build a comparable PC? We take our first stab at it.
PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X next to a blacked out PC with a question mark over it
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Alaina Yee is PCWorld's resident bargain hunter—when she's not covering PC building, computer components, mini-PCs, and more, she's scouring for the best tech deals. Previously her work has appeared in PC Gamer, IGN, Maximum PC, and Official Xbox Magazine. You can find her on Twitter at @morphingball.

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