Need build pc not above 420$

hello guys

i was about build pc about 700$ (Core I5) but for some reasons and problems my budget now is 420$ (for case component only) , i will list my needs:

1- gaming pc (can run anything as possible as it can)

2-i am in college and need running heavy programs like (OrCAD , MatLab , VisualStudio ....etc) so i need something work with me fine with this program cuz i missed many courses due to my currently slow ( very much) pc.

3-best quality and live as much as it can

4-work in heavy duty (24 hours cuz i am share with my bro's) ...(optional)

5-can be used for do overclocking in the future (optional)

and for components i will try more specific:
1- cpu intel (preferred) and if go for AMD need provide me suitable Mobo
2-for Rams i will go to DDR3 KS hyper (1600 MHZ)
3- for mobo i used ASUS but due to have bad reputations so i will go to Gigabyte (i can go for Gigabyte or Asus Only if other list it) ....(i suggest H61)
4-i need a powerful VGA card (i preferred Nevidia , if ATI best may u tell me reasons)
5- for HDD i will go for WD 1TB (suggest me a good model)
6- for case it depend how much left (may i will use cheap one or get a suitable one to provide a good power and make system stability)

any suggestion , i will gladly want to know it

thx :)
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  1. For heavy programs, an i3 wont keep up.. So i chose a fx-6300. This is basically your best bet for a $420 budget. Since you are in college, you should be able to pick up windows for cheap/free. Use the 6300 integrated gpu and later down the road you can purchase a 7870 and you will have a fine gaming rig!

    PCPartPicker part list:
    Price breakdown by merchant:

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Microcenter)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    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)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
    Total: $399.90
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-11 01:49 EST-0500)
  2. i check out the AMD fx 6300

    but ..... i dont know ... i want feel safety with bought this processor ....i used Intel and works great ....and i just want u Convince me about this processor (Technically) , and if i used AMD processor , so i must bought ATI GPU ( i prefere goes to Nevidia)

    and is seagate better than WD ???

    and if i do over clocking from this mobo , it doesnt come with OC control program that in BIOS

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