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Need a good build with a $600 budget

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December 10, 2013 2:49:31 PM

I an currently looking for a good gaming pc for me, and have been told many different things. Ive looked on craigslist, but im not sure if its better to just buy the parts and build it myself. I figured if i bought the parts and built it, itd be better because theyd be specific as to what type of gaming i do.
The games I play consist of WoW, Diablo 3, Tera, Combat Arms, Soldier Front, Skyrim, and DC Universe Online.
When people say that i wont be able to play the newest games at ultra, it doesnt really bother me. I dont play games like BF4, CoD, Crysis, etc.

This is the build i have so far, thanks to logainofhades

[PCPartPicker part list](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2i9VC) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2i9VC/by_merchant/) / [Benchmarks](http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2i9VC/benchmarks/)

Type|Item|Price
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**CPU** | [AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/amd-cpu-fd6300wmhkbox) | $109.99 @ Newegg
**CPU Cooler** | [Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/cooler-master-cpu-cooler-r...) | $29.98 @ OutletPC
**Motherboard** | [Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gigabyte-motherboard-ga970...) | $89.99 @ Microcenter
**Memory** | [G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/gskill-memory-f314900cl9d8...) | $68.00 @ Newegg
**Storage** | [Seagate Barracuda ES 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/seagate-internal-hard-driv...) | $66.10 @ TigerDirect
**Video Card** | [Zotac GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/zotac-video-card-zt7040110...) | $240.54 @ Mwave
**Case** | [Zalman Z9 ATX Mid Tower Case](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/zalman-case-z9) | $41.99 @ Microcenter
**Power Supply** | [XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1550sxxb...) | $59.99 @ Amazon
**Optical Drive** | [Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer](http://pcpartpicker.com/part/samsung-optical-drive-sh22...) | $14.99 @ Newegg
| | **Total**
| Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available. | $721.57
| Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-10 17:47 EST-0500 |

A little pricey for me, but im just curious to see how big the difference is between a $700 pc and a $600 pc

Thank you everyone

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December 10, 2013 3:11:35 PM

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2ilbB
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2ilbB/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2ilbB/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($94.98 @ OutletPC)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($52.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 270X 2GB Video Card ($199.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $634.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-10 18:10 EST-0500)

Could use a CPU cooler and such, but it will work as it is.
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December 10, 2013 3:25:09 PM

How much would the cooler add on? Im fine with adding 30-50 for it
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December 10, 2013 3:40:45 PM

30 bucks. Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
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December 10, 2013 3:44:32 PM

That sounds pretty reasonable. Is that all that i should add to it for now?
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December 10, 2013 3:45:32 PM

Yeah that should work fine.
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