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February 13, 2013 5:55:38 PM

I was looking for some suggestions on a good computer buld for around 500$. I play alot of steam games and the latest game I play is Left for dead 2. I have already a dynex 520 watt power supply still new in box (dont know alot abouit this power supply) and a AMD 4850 (Was given to me). I also have a LG 19" LED monitor. IF you wouldnt suggest any of those part let me know. Any Suggestions?!?

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a c 229 ) Power supply
a b B Homebuilt system
February 13, 2013 6:39:38 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i3-3220 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($123.79 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock H77M Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.00 @ Amazon)
Storage: Hitachi 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: MSI Radeon HD 7770 1GB Video Card ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case ($41.98 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224BB DVD/CD Writer ($15.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $485.70
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-02-13 15:38 EST-0500)

Do this.

As for the parts you have, the video card is old and not that useable and the PSU is of a bad make and won't be reliable.