First PC Build under $430

Hello, this is going to be my first PC build and I'll need all the help I need from you guys please.

Approximate Purchase Date: Unknown (yet!!).
Budget Range: $300-$330 ($400-$430 with Win7 OS)
Parts Not Required: Keyboard, mouse, computer speakers, and monitor.
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, videos, and surfing the internet.
Am I buying a monitor: No (Already have one)
Do I need to buy a OS: Yes (Win7 please!)
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com
Location: Nevada, United States
Parts Preferences: AMD A10-5800K, 4, 6, or 8Gb of RAM, and a PSU that is over 350 watts.
Overclocking: Maybe (CPU), no for rest.
SLI or Crossfire: No
My Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080
Additional Comments: I would like to play Planetside 2 on low or mid or high settings, all or most Valve source games at high and Minecraft at mid to highest settings. I would like to have parts that have free shipping.
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More about build 430
  1. CPU: AMD A6-5400K 3.6GHz Dual-Core Processor ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Biostar A55MD2 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($55.97 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($44.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: BitFenix Merc Alpha (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: Antec Basiq 350W ATX12V Power Supply ($28.80 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $312.70
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)

    You simply cannot fit in the A10, you would have to use worse quality parts than the ones I've suggested.

    You will NOT be getting high or even medium settings in PS2 with this buget, and you should (easily) get high settings in valve games... and minecraft is a joke on high settings XD

    Did not inclde win7 64bit it's about $90
  2. APU, Case, RAM, MOBO, PSU, DVD drive combo: $276 AMD A10-5800K Trinity 3.8GHz Quad-Core APU (CPU+GPU) with Radeon HD 7660D, MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 A75 HDMI USB 3.0 Micro ATX Motherboard, CORSAIR 4GB DDR3 1333 Memory, Rosewill Case with 400W Power Supply, & LITE-ON DVD Burner http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboBundleDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.1241773

    HDD: $60Western Digital WD Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136769

    Total is $336 + Shipping + OS
    EDIT: shipping to GA would be $3.99
  3. Close enough to budget :P
    APU's will only get you about mid in planetside two, likely not 1080p
    In the valve games, you can probably hit 1080p medium/high depending on the game

    HDD is recertified (can drop to a8 5600k to get an all new one)
    Included windows 7 64 bit
    1866mhz ram for better performance (same price as 1600mhz right now) and dual channel (again more performance than single channel, esp in APU's)
    USB3 case and mb
    PSU is corsair and decent quality unit
    MB is better than the biostar a55

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($126.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($55.99 @ NCIX US)
    Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($47.98 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $438.88
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-02 21:59 EDT-0400)

    All new HDD and a8 5600k
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD A8-5600K 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor ($108.78 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($55.99 @ NCIX US)
    Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($47.98 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($17.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $437.67
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-02 22:02 EDT-0400)
  4. How's this?
    [PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O4mi) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O4mi/by_merchant/) / [Benchmarks](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O4mi/benchmarks/)

    Type|Item|Price
    :----|:----|:----
    **CPU** | [AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/amd-cpu-ad580kwohjbox) | $99.99 @ Microcenter
    **Motherboard** | [MSI FM2-A55M-E33 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-motherboard-fm2a55me33) | $48.99 @ Amazon
    **Memory** | [Corsair Vengeance 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-memory-cmz4gx3m1a1600c9b) | $33.99 @ Newegg
    **Storage** | [Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/western-digital-internal-hard-drive-wd5000aaks) | $39.99 @ Microcenter
    **Case** | [Cooler Master Elite 350 ATX Mid Tower Case w/500W Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-case-rc350kkr500gp) | $57.24 @ Amazon
    **Optical Drive** | [Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/lite-on-optical-drive-ihas124-04) | $15.98 @ Outlet PC
    **Operating System** | [Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/microsoft-os-gfc02050) | $89.98 @ Outlet PC
    **Keyboard** | [Rosewill RIKB-11002 Wired Slim Keyboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/rosewill-keyboard-rikb11002) | $10.99 @ Amazon
    **Mouse** | [Gigabyte GM-M6880 Wired Laser Mouse](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-mouse-gmm6880) | $14.99 @ Amazon
    | | **Total**
    | Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | $412.14
    | Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-02 22:51 EDT-0400 |
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