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Best Desktop gaming PC build for $850 to $1000

What motherboard paired with the right amount of ram and a good CPU and gpu would be great for gaming? What case would be great for the build? Links are very appreciated.
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    A Z97 MoBo for Intel build or 9xx series MoBo (preferably 990FX) for AMD build will be good.

    8GB memory for gaming is enough.

    Anything like GTX 760 or R9 280 or higher will be good for playing latest titles on ultra (though 280 and 760 would struggle on all settings maxed out).

    A case which fits everything in with good cable management and airflow is a great case for a build.

    An ultra gaming build:

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor ($178.98 @ OutletPC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($24.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: ASRock 990FX Extreme3 ATX AM3+/AM3 Motherboard ($109.98 @ OutletPC)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($76.50 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($84.44 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($53.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE Video Card ($269.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
    Power Supply: XFX 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Optical Drive: LG GH24NSB0 DVD/CD Writer ($13.99 @ Newegg)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $992.81
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-08-30 13:27 EDT-0400
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