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Building first gaming PC, need help with parts.

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December 19, 2013 9:24:08 PM

Hey,

I'm looking to put together a decent gaming PC for the first time. I was wondering if you guys could suggest some hardware with a $500 budget.

Here's an old post that I found; however, most of these parts are discontinued.

Processor: Intel Pentium G620 2.6 GHz - $69.99
Motherboard: MSI H61M-P21 (B3) - $57.99
Memory: Kingston 8GB (4 x 2GB) 1333 MHz Lifetime Warranty - $42.99
Hard drive: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" - $84.99
Graphics card: HIS Radeon HD 6750 1GB - $89.99
Power supply: Corsair CX430 - $44.99

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December 19, 2013 10:13:24 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 760K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($89.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Asus A85XM-A Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($54.05 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.98 @ OutletPC)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($107.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Antec One ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($44.99 @ Microcenter)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $499.93
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-20 01:13 EST-0500)
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