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Can anyone give me a build for a 500 dollar gaming pc?

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April 11, 2014 8:20:36 PM

I'm looking for a pc that can run my games smoothly. I already have a keyboard, monitor, mouse and i;m using steam os so all i need is the actual pc.

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April 11, 2014 8:30:13 PM

This will be a good computer for $500 USD. Can you go a little higher in price?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon X4 750K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($79.98 @ OutletPC)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: MSI A88X-G43 ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($85.98 @ OutletPC)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($48.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon R7 260X 2GB Video Card ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($65.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $535.86
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-11 23:29 EDT-0400)
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a b 4 Gaming
April 11, 2014 8:33:01 PM

$500? Could you go any higher?
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Athlon X4 760K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($84.73 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: MSI A55M-E33 Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($44.99 @ Micro Center)
Memory: Kingston 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($54.99 @ Best Buy)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.80 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card ($144.89 @ Newegg)
Case: Xion XON-560 MicroATX Mini Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $486.38
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-11 23:32 EDT-0400)
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a b 4 Gaming
April 11, 2014 8:38:02 PM

I think this is pretty good for $500

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Micro Center)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: MSI Radeon R7 260X 2GB Video Card ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($37.99 @ Micro Center)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
Total: $497.93
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-11 23:37 EDT-0400)
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a b 4 Gaming
April 12, 2014 4:42:24 AM

If you can go a little over budget,

PCPartPicker part list

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($44.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($63.99 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition 2GB Video Card ($165.38 @ Newegg)
Case: Antec GX700 ATX Mid Tower Case ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ Micro Center)
Total: $504.32
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-12 07:41 EDT-0400)
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September 3, 2014 1:31:25 AM

In your budget, I would recommend
Processor: AMD Fx-8350 (around $180)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P (around $80)
Graphics Card: AMD 7790/Radeon R7 260X (around $110)
RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) (around $35)
PSU: Logisys 550 Watt (around $18)
HDD: opt for 1TB hard drive with 7200rpm (around $60)
Cabinet: Rosewill Micro ATX Mini (around $30)
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a b 4 Gaming
September 3, 2014 10:26:27 AM

@ rohitsharma359,

an already old topic and solved as well,no need to dig it up.

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