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Give me the Best build under 500 USD

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January 12, 2014 8:46:53 PM

I need a PC under 500 dollars.
I want to build it, but don't know where to go for gaming.
I want to play BF3/BF4 at a good fps, Minecraft (easy) and GTA V when it comes out. I will mostly use this PC for next gen gaming, but I dont need 1080p Perfect 60 fps BF4 on max settings.

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January 12, 2014 8:49:19 PM

No os, or any extra stuff. Just the main parts, but I need a monitor.
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January 13, 2014 12:20:24 AM

AMD A10 6800k, 8gb 2133 RAM (the faster the RAM, the better the fps, since its an APU), 1TB 7200rpm, $50 mobo, 400w PSU, Cougar Spike MicroATX case, and then get a $100-$120 monitor
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a b 4 Gaming
January 13, 2014 9:18:11 AM

The best i could do with that budget,

PCPartPicker part list

CPU: AMD FX-4300 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.92 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.92 @ Amazon)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7790 1GB Video Card ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Rosewill Galaxy-01 ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($19.99 @ Microcenter)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Microcenter)
Monitor: Philips 227E4LSB 60Hz 21.5" Monitor ($112.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $510.77
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-13 12:12 EST-0500)

Just a little over.You could be right on the budget with the next monitor,but i don't know if staples sells to private homes or that it's just for businesses,
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/dell-monitor-4693938

You could add more ram later when having the budget for it.

Since i'm using a m-atx motherboard it migt be that the next case (in two colors) is a nice pick too,
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xion-case-xon560bk
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xion-case-xon560wt
i like it actually better than the rosewill galaxy case.

Just look at some reviews about the parts and see if it's worth your money.
I think it's the best and most balanced for your budget.Otherwise you should,imo, save more money and come back later.
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a b 4 Gaming
January 13, 2014 11:08:24 AM

That's a tall order for $500. Not that this is the place for it but a PS4 might be your only way into what you want for sub $500 especially with a monitor. An apu is out of the question for bf4 on anything but the lowest settings. I think you'd be okay with this build at $500 but you'd get no monitor, maybe use your TV? http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2AGmU
This build will easily out do both the previous ones but at a cost of no monitor. Sorry I'm using mobile so I can only paste the link
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