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Best AMD Gaming Build for the cheapest possible but decent for medium settings

I am looking for an AMD gaming build at the cheapest possible but one that can handle at least medium settings.

I'm talking less then $700. Thanks!

No OS and Monitor necessary.
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  1. Does this include OS and monitor?
  2. realchaos said:
    Does this include OS and monitor?


    No it does not. Updated thread.
  3. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    $700.00 Gaming Beast: FX8320 \ HD 7950 \ 990FX board

    Quality Gaming at a Budget price.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($153.61 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Xigmatek GAIA SD1283 56.3 CFM CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair Vengeance LP 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($58.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($179.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Zalman Z5 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $692.51
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-21 18:42 EDT-0400)


    Weird RAM . 1 x4 gig?


    Instead try
    FX 6300 $120
    CM hyper 212 cooler so you can overclock $30
    Motherboard with a 970 series chipset , Probably the gigabyte -dsp3 $80
    2 x4 gig of 1600 MHz RAM $60
    1 terabyte hard drive $60
    dvd drive S18
    case $50 HAF 912 , Antec One gamer , Corsair 200R
    power supply $55
    Radeon 7950 $180


    $653
  4. Best answer
    $700.00 Gaming Beast: FX8320 \ HD 7950 \ 990FX board

    Quality Gaming at a Budget price.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($153.61 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Xigmatek GAIA SD1283 56.3 CFM CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Microcenter)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($179.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Zalman Z5 Plus ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Antec High Current Gamer 620W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($54.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $698.51
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-21 19:17 EDT-0400)
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