Gaming computer under $600

Building from scratch. I prefer Intel over AMD, but that's only preferential.

Approximate Purchase Date: Not set

Budget Range: Under $600. No exceptions.

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming. Need something better than an i7 running games with a Intel HD 4000.

Are you buying a monitor: No, but a keyboard is probably necessary.

Do you need to buy OS: Yes, Windows 7 preferably.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: Newegg.com would be preferable, but not necessary.

Location: Pennsylvania

Overclocking: Not really interested.

SLI or Crossfire: Whatever.

Your Monitor Resolution: Not sure. Most likely, 1920x1080.

List of games: Star Trek Online, Warframe, World of Tanks, RUSE, Skyrim, Payday 2, Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion.
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  1. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD Athlon X4 760K 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($84.73 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock FM2A75M Pro4+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($59.99 @ Micro Center)
    Memory: Kingston Blu 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon R7 260X 2GB Core Edition Video Card ($135.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
    Keyboard: Rosewill RK-201 Wired Standard Keyboard ($6.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $599.62
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-26 01:47 EDT-0400)
  2. Here is something for your budget

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($112.99 @ NCIX US)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($67.50 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($50.00 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon R7 260X 2GB Video Card ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($19.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($84.99 @ NCIX US)
    Keyboard: Rosewill RK-201 Wired Standard Keyboard ($6.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $603.42
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-26 03:33 EDT-0400)
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