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Budget Gaming Build under 600 help

I would like to be able to play HoN and other games at medium/high settings and have the potential to upgrade the system by the end of the year.

Parts I have:

Monitor: Acer H233Hbmid 23"
PSU: CORSAIR HX Series HX750 750W ATX12V 2.3
Case: COOLER MASTER HAF X RC-942-KKN1

Thanks in advance!!
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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($193.79 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock H77 Pro4/MVP ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($79.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: Galaxy GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($194.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $598.70
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-08 14:10 EST-0500)
  2. Looks good. Are there any ways to get it closer to 500 so I have money for a keyboard and mouse.
  3. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($129.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($75.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: Galaxy GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($194.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $530.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-08 14:29 EST-0500)
  4. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/CfLM
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/CfLM/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/CfLM/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: ASRock B75M-DGS Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($58.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: G.Skill Sniper 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($43.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($49.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 1GB Video Card ($159.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $498.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-08 14:39 EST-0500)
  5. So the vid card is out of stock at newegg. Do you suggest any others, for the first build that is.
  6. Best answer selected by gutnedawg.
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