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Best Gaming PC for $500?

Overclocking: no
Sli/Crossfire: no preference
Use: Gaming (medium)
Budget: $500
OS: yes
Peripherals: no

Also, my friend would like a nice case (this build is NOT for me)
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  1. Surya Mylvahanan said:
    Overclocking: no
    Sli/Crossfire: no preference
    Use: Gaming (medium)
    Budget: $500
    OS: yes
    Peripherals: no


    Building an entire PC with that budget is nearly impossible.
    Considering most decent graphics cards cost anywhere upwards from $300+
    There's also everything else still to buy.
    Can your budget stretch at all?
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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-4300 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($116.97 @ Outlet PC)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($68.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($62.13 @ TigerDirect)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB Video Card ($104.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cougar Solution (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: XFX 750W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($17.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $590.02
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-13 22:24 EDT-0400)
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