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Build Me the Best $800-$900 AMD Gaming Pc (Australia)

Hey guys I'm on a budget for a gaming pc I have monitor and everything but i want a system that can run most games at ultra my highest price would be $1200 and i was looking at the r9 290. The prices have to be Australian as well. Thanks
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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($182.00 @ CPL Online)
    CPU Cooler: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 45.0 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler ($27.00 @ IJK)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($99.00 @ CPL Online)
    Memory: Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($88.00 @ CPL Online)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($67.00 @ CPL Online)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 290 4GB Double Dissipation Video Card ($379.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Case: Cooler Master N300 ATX Mid Tower Case ($48.00 @ IJK)
    Power Supply: Thermaltake SMART 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($94.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Total: $984.00
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-01-09 19:48 EST+1100

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($182.00 @ CPL Online)
    CPU Cooler: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 45.0 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler ($27.00 @ IJK)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($99.00 @ CPL Online)
    Memory: Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($88.00 @ CPL Online)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($67.00 @ CPL Online)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 970 4GB Superclocked ACX Video Card ($479.00 @ CPL Online)
    Case: Cooler Master N300 ATX Mid Tower Case ($48.00 @ IJK)
    Power Supply: Thermaltake SMART 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($94.00 @ PCCaseGear)
    Total: $1084.00
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-01-09 19:47 EST+1100
  2. Hey thank you for your help. What do you think would be a better build. Thanks Josh
    [PCPartPicker part list](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/XFh6P6) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/XFh6P6/by_merchant/)

    Type|Item|Price
    :----|:----|:----
    **CPU** | [AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/amd-cpu-fd8320frhkbox) | $182.00 @ CPL Online
    **CPU Cooler** | [Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 45.0 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/arctic-cooling-cpu-cooler-freezer7prorev2) | $27.00 @ IJK
    **Motherboard** | [ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-970pro3r20) | $99.00 @ CPL Online
    **Memory** | [Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-ct2kit51264ba160b) | $88.00 @ CPL Online
    **Storage** | [Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/western-digital-internal-hard-drive-wd10ezex) | $67.00 @ CPL Online
    **Video Card** | [MSI Radeon R9 290 4GB TWIN FROZR Video Card](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-video-card-912v308002) | $399.00 @ CPL Online
    **Case** | [Aerocool Strike-X Advance ATX Mid Tower Case](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/aerocool-case-en58100) | $89.00 @ CPL Online
    **Power Supply** | [Thermaltake SMART 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/thermaltake-power-supply-sp650pcbus) | $94.00 @ PCCaseGear
    **Operating System** | [Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit)](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/microsoft-os-wn700615) | $119.00 @ Mwave Australia
    | | **Total**
    | Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available | $1164.00
    | Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-01-09 19:54 EST+1100 |

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    [PCPartPicker part list](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/KMxLqs) / [Price breakdown by merchant](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/p/KMxLqs/by_merchant/)

    Type|Item|Price
    :----|:----|:----
    **CPU** | [AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/amd-cpu-fd8320frhkbox) | $182.00 @ CPL Online
    **CPU Cooler** | [Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 45.0 CFM Fluid Dynamic Bearing CPU Cooler](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/arctic-cooling-cpu-cooler-freezer7prorev2) | $27.00 @ IJK
    **Motherboard** | [ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/asrock-motherboard-970pro3r20) | $99.00 @ CPL Online
    **Memory** | [Crucial 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/crucial-memory-ct2kit51264ba160b) | $88.00 @ CPL Online
    **Storage** | [Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/western-digital-internal-hard-drive-wd10ezex) | $67.00 @ CPL Online
    **Video Card** | [EVGA GeForce GTX 970 4GB Superclocked ACX Video Card](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-video-card-04gp40974kr) | $479.00 @ CPL Online
    **Case** | [Aerocool Strike-X Advance ATX Mid Tower Case](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/aerocool-case-en58032) | $89.00 @ CPL Online
    **Power Supply** | [Thermaltake SMART 650W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/thermaltake-power-supply-sp650pcbus) | $94.00 @ PCCaseGear
    **Operating System** | [Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit)](http://au.pcpartpicker.com/part/microsoft-os-wn700615) | $119.00 @ Mwave Australia
    | | **Total**
    | Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available | $1244.00
    | Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-01-09 19:55 EST+1100 |
  3. If you can live the noise then get the 290 one. Add an ssd to get crazy fast boot up and app load times.
    If you cant then get the 970 one.
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