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January 31, 2014 10:39:35 AM

Can someone make me a gaming pc for 500$.

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January 31, 2014 10:43:30 AM

To start off, it is possible to make a gaming PC for $500 but you will not enjoy the experience very much! Which games are you looking to play, what graphics quality, and what FPS are you trying to achieve?
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January 31, 2014 10:43:53 AM

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

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($95.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($44.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($80.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: Sapphire Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1GB Video Card ($100.38 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply ($44.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $407.32
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-31 13:43 EST-0500)
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January 31, 2014 10:44:03 AM

Yeah my mistake i wanted to say 500$ not 400$
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January 31, 2014 10:51:24 AM

Since you say $500
PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2KQQI
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2KQQI/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2KQQI/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($95.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($44.99 @ Microcenter)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($80.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: PNY GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($159.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply ($44.99 @ Microcenter)
Total: $466.93
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-31 13:50 EST-0500)
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January 31, 2014 10:54:37 AM

this is a good build minus not having a OS

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2KR3q
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2KR3q/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2KR3q/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($116.97 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($74.44 @ NCIX US)
Memory: Patriot Gamer 2 Series 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($44.97 @ Amazon)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($44.00 @ Amazon)
Video Card: XFX Radeon R7 260X 1GB Video Card ($119.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Thermaltake VL80001W2Z ATX Mid Tower Case ($21.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: NZXT HALE82-N 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $479.33
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-31 13:54 EST-0500)
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