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October 28, 2013 6:25:31 PM

Hey guys im looking to build a gaming pc that can run diablo 3, minecraft (with mods) on max settings and maybe bf3 on medium settings. Id prefer Intel. Im kind of a noob when it comes to pcs so go easy on me. I would also need a mouse a keyboard (i have a monitor) im willing to spend at max 650$

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October 28, 2013 6:33:35 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($112.97 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.50 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($139.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - OEM (64-bit) ($96.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $628.38
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-10-28 21:32 EDT-0400)

$630 after rebates.
Included OS.
Went with AMD. At this price point, AMD processor is a better buy over Intel. They are cheaper and still perform pretty good for the price. Intel is too expensive for budget builds.
Should be able to get high on bf3.
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a b 4 Gaming
October 28, 2013 6:43:04 PM

CPU: Intel Core i3-4330 3.5GHz Dual-Core Processor ($137.99 @ NCIX)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($98.98 @ Newegg Canada)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($67.99 @ Amazon Canada)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.75 @ Vuugo)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card ($139.99 @ Memory Express)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.99 @ NCIX)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX)
Total: $604.68
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November 2, 2013 2:55:23 PM

Would i be able to sub in the 'Asus Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 DirectCU II OC 2GB GDDR5 Graphics Card' instead of the one you listed? and be compatible?
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a c 271 4 Gaming
November 2, 2013 9:58:28 PM

Yes.
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February 21, 2014 5:49:37 PM

I don't agree with the solution because AMD FX 8350 4.0Ghz is 200$ and its best Processor under 250$. And Your graphics could be GeFroce GTX 650Ti or AMD Radeon 7850 , AMD r9-270x :D 
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