As a thought exercise, we spec’d out the cheapest modern PC you could build last year. Following up on this, we found that not only had the cheapest PC gotten a little more expensive, it also seems like it would perform worse. What’s going on in the PC component market?
It’s a question that’s boggled the great minds of our age. What’s the absolute cheapest modern PC you can make? I decided to find out. Welcome to the grotesque world of bargain basement PC building.