How much would you pay for this build?

(My last post of the night, I promise)

Looking to build a decent gaming PC, budget of around $800-$900. Found this online and the guy lives 10 mins from me. Everyone has stated the for the $850 he is asking I could build a much better rig, and I also do not need the mouse/keyboard. I could probably sell the mouse/keyboard for 70-80 bucks.

Problem is I have never built a PC. I do not want to build one myself and I do not want to wait on parts in the mail. What would you realistically pay for this build if you were to use it for gaming?

This is the prebuilt rig I can buy today. $850, or roughly $770 if I sell the mouse/keyboard
CPU AMD FX-4300 3.8GHz Quad-Core
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing
Motherboard ASRock 990FX Extreme9 ATX AM3+
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 660 2GB Superclocked
Case Thermaltake Chaser A31 ATX Mid Tower
Case Fan Rosewill 2000rpm 120mm
Power Supply Corsair 600W ATX12V
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Professional SP1 (OEM) (64-bit)
Keyboard Steelseries Merc Stealth
Mouse 2013 Deathadder
Monitor HP w1907 19" widescreen

This system runs any game currently out and will continue to run flawlessly. If you are into overclocking, this motherboard will push anything past 5mhz and will also run the new AMD 9590. Before you start thinking "but its only an fx4300 and 500gb" this is perfect for gaming you can add more hard drive space if you would like and the fx4300 is a quad with tons of power. For example, I run Fallout New Vegas with about 20 mods on ultra with no issues, I can run Arma 3 on ultra without issue, CoD Ghosts at highest as well as BF4. Never have had an issue. Cable management looks great on the inside and the Power supply is modular. Please reply via email if you would like to purchase.

This is what I can build myself. I am buying a monitor for $40 so that puts me at $800

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($114.48 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: ASRock 880GM-LE FX Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($64.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: A-Data XPG V1.0 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.66 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($239.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Thermaltake Commander MS/I Snow Edition (White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($54.99 @ Microcenter)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($21.14 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 - 64-bit - OEM (64-bit) ($99.98 @ Best Buy)
Total: $760.20
I just really, really do not want to mess with the waiting and the building. I simply want to be able to play modern games (including BF4) at 60 FPS/1440x900/low-med settings. The guy selling the first build says BF4 runs at 60 FPS 1440x900 at High settings.

I am going to try to talk him down. What would be the most I should pay for his rig before I am really screwing myself over? The value of learning on my own and feeling accomplished after building my own rig means very little to me. Career+wife and kids+school=little free time as it is :)

Once again THANK YOU so much for the assistance. I truly appreciate everyone that has replied to my threads the past 24 hours.
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    Honestly that rig is barely worth $450. Anything more than that and you are getting ripped off.

    1440x900 is a low resolution and 19" is pretty small.

    The build you have proposed is MUCH better and will run games at high or max at 1080p depending on the game.

    The fx4300 is not very good by today's standards. and he is bluffing about it being a GOOD quad core. It is BARELY better than the Phenom 2 x4 series from 4 years ago.
  2. About $350.
    In fact I am fibbing; I wouldnt buy it.
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