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What's A Good 500-600 Dollar Gaming Computer Build?

Approximate Purchase Date: This Month

Budget Range: 500-600 dollars after taxes and shipping

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies

Are you buying a monitor: Yes but this is not included in the budget. This is seperate.


Do you need to buy OS: Yes
Please note that if you're using an OEM license of Windows, you will need a new one when buying a new motherboard.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com
Location: City, State/Region, Country - USA, California San Jose

Parts Preferences: No preferences

Overclocking: Maybe

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Additional Comments: Would prefer a case with blue LED Lights but if not that's okay.
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    This is the best you can get for 600 dollars. It can play games at 1080p high at 30+ FPS

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($94.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($78.56 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Patriot Signature 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($52.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Thermaltake VL80001W2Z ATX Mid Tower Case ($19.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: Cooler Master i700 700W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8 (OEM) (64-bit) ($87.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $582.46
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-07 03:05 EDT-0400)

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