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Help build cheap PC for gaming $400

I already have 550ti 2gb just need good ideas for everything else.
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  1. The problem is going to be if you need a OS.
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    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($92.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($58.24 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $399.17
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-03 08:21 EDT-0400)
  3. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($119.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ECS H77H2-M3(1.0) Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($64.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix sport 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($26.85 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($58.24 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $406.01
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-03 08:04 EDT-0400)
  4. CPU : Phenom II X4 965 Black (92.99$ @NCIX)
    MOTHERBOARD : Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 (103.99$ @NEWEGG)
    RAM : Corsair 8gb (2x4) ddr3 1600 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 (64.23$ @amazon)
    HDD: WD CAVIAR BLUE 500gb WD5000AAKS (39.99$ @microcenter)
    case: COOLER MASTER HAF 912 (49.99$ after 10.00$ mail-in rebate @newegg)
    PSU:Cooler Master eXtreme Power Plus 500W (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817171031&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-na-_-na-_-na&cm_sp=&AID=10446076&PID=3938566&SID=

    OPTICAL DRIVE : Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer (19.96$ @AMAZON)

    TOTAL : $401.14 (Including offers and mail-in rebates )

    Have great build
  5. bodeen2012 said:
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($92.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($58.24 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $399.17
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-03 08:21 EDT-0400)


    Nice build to beat... I would only get a cheaper better PSU since I saw one on sale today. And, a little bit cheaper case.
  6. bodeen2012 said:
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($92.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($58.24 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $399.17
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-03 08:21 EDT-0400)


    Nice build to beat... I would only get a cheaper better PSU since I saw one on sale today. And, a little bit cheaper case.
  7. bodeen2012 said:
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($92.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($58.24 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $399.17
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-03 08:21 EDT-0400)


    Nice build to beat... I would only get a cheaper better PSU since I saw one on sale today. And, a little bit cheaper case.
  8. bodeen2012 said:
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/O8OC/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($92.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($46.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($58.24 @ Amazon)
    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $399.17
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-03 08:21 EDT-0400)


    Nice build to beat... I would only get a cheaper better PSU since I saw one on sale today. And, a little bit cheaper case.
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