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$400-$500 Gaming PC For My Friend

Hello. My friend wants to get into PC gaming, and instead of getting one of the new consoles, he decided it's finally time for him to get a PC.

His price range is $400-$500, possible $600. I don't think he has a mouse, keyboard or a monitor.

For a graphics card, I have an old GTX 560 Ti that I might be able to sell that to him for $80.

If anyone has any recommendations, I (and him) would really appreciate it.

If you can post a PC build in the comments, possible with a mouse/keyboard and monitor that would be awesome! Thank you so much.
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    A bit above the 500$ bar, but it should be a pretty good build !

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1sthu
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1sthu/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1sthu/benchmarks/

    CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A55M-HD2 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($43.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: GeIL EVO Veloce Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($53.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Thermaltake VL80001W2Z ATX Mid Tower Case ($21.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: OCZ Fatal1ty 550W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($29.50 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Monitor: Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Monitor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
    Keyboard: Microsoft Keyboard 200 Wired Standard Keyboard ($7.99 @ Newegg)
    Mouse: Gigabyte GM-M5050 Wired Optical Mouse ($4.99 @ NCIX US)
    Other: GTX 560 Ti ($80.00)
    Total: $518.40
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-08-15 22:48 EDT-0400)
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