Basic game/media Center PC

Looking to build a smallish box that can run Plex for my media center, and Fifa 13/14 ,Need for speed: most wanted, torchlight 2 and allow me to use a remote for media features and my xbox contoller for games. As well as connect to my 46inch LCD for about $500?
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  1. Here is something you could go with. However keep in mind this does not include the OS.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD A10-6800K 4.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($139.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: MSI FM2-A75IA-E53 Mini ITX FM2 Motherboard ($89.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($57.99 @ Microcenter)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($67.23 @ Outlet PC)
    Case: BitFenix Prodigy (Black) Mini ITX Tower Case ($59.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B3ST/BLK/G/AS DVD/CD Writer ($27.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $498.16
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-13 16:08 EDT-0400)
  2. bigshootr8 said:
    Here is something you could go with. However keep in mind this does not include the OS.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD A10-6800K 4.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($139.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: MSI FM2-A75IA-E53 Mini ITX FM2 Motherboard ($89.99 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($57.99 @ Microcenter)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($67.23 @ Outlet PC)
    Case: BitFenix Prodigy (Black) Mini ITX Tower Case ($59.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B3ST/BLK/G/AS DVD/CD Writer ($27.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $498.16
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-13 16:08 EDT-0400)


    Thanks, I'll take a look at this build. A built in video card can run the games I asked about?

    jb
  3. Yea, with the AMD APU's there integrated GPU's are strong enough to handle the kind of games you play. And possibly moderate settings in some of the top tier graphically games.
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