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Best gaming rig for under 750 (includes monitor and os, not keyboard and headset

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February 23, 2014 2:20:09 PM

I have a really shitty alienware laptop that I may sell to build a gaming rig. For under 750, including a monitor and os (win7 pls) but not a keyboard and headset, what is the best possible build?

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February 23, 2014 2:36:32 PM

The best thing about this build is that the monitor has red and blue back lights!

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2YO0J
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2YO0J/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2YO0J/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($66.98 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost 1GB Video Card ($158.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Antec GX500 ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.98 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: Philips 227E4LSB 60Hz 21.5" Monitor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $750.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-23 17:36 EST-0500)
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March 30, 2014 1:24:49 PM

EcoMCG said:
The best thing about this build is that the monitor has red and blue back lights!

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2YO0J
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2YO0J/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2YO0J/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($66.98 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost 1GB Video Card ($158.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Antec GX500 ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ Microcenter)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.98 @ OutletPC)
Monitor: Philips 227E4LSB 60Hz 21.5" Monitor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $750.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-02-23 17:36 EST-0500)


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