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I need the best PC under 500

I need help choosing parts to get the most out of the gaming PC that I am building for under 500 USD including the cheapest monitor that you can find. I want to play games like Minecraft, Blacklight Retribution, NBA 2K14, and GTA IV and SA. Can you put together a build on partpicker that will help me?
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  1. No os or anything extra except monitor
  2. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($21.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A55M-HD2 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($44.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Elite 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($86.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.00 @ Amazon)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($50.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Monitor: Hannspree HL163ABB 60Hz 15.6" Monitor ($67.58 @ Newegg)
    Total: $489.51
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-20 19:46 EST-0500)

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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($21.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A55M-HD2 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($44.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Elite 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($86.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($47.00 @ Amazon)
    Case: Cooler Master Elite 431 Plus (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($50.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Monitor: Hannspree HL163ABB 60Hz 15.6" Monitor ($67.58 @ Newegg)
    Total: $454.51
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-20 19:47 EST-0500)


    At least it's a start of some sort.
  3. Best answer
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Pentium G2020 2.9GHz Dual-Core Processor ($57.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: MSI H61M-P31/W8 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($46.96 @ Amazon)
    Memory: Kingston 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($35.70 @ NCIX US)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 250GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($46.43 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card ($100.66 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Gamma Classic (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($55.98 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Monitor: Acer G236HLBbd 60Hz 23.0" Monitor ($119.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $488.70
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-20 19:49 EST-0500)
  4. @mikey

    Good stuff mate.
  5. Check the gaming builds under 500$ on this site and if it´s okay for you buy used parts and you will get the most for your money if everything goes right.
  6. Also, if you pick the other persons A10- 5800k make sure you get fastest ram you can afford at your price point, because those APUs really benifit from having good ram
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