~500 Dollar Gaming PC?

This would be my computer for running games like BO2 and Minecraft. I already have a mouse and keyboard and monitor. If you have any suggested systems, just know that I need the OS included within the price.

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($90.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($36.15 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($64.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 6670 1GB Video Card ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer ($14.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($90.91 @ Amazon)
Other: Modem for internet ($25.00)
Other: Case ($35.00)
Total: $492.97
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  1. All looks good for compatibility and price. I presume you went to partpicker and got the best prices. The HD 6670 is the only weak link in the chain, but good enough for minecraft. Might be a little light for Black Ops, tho. What resolution is your monitor?
  2. clutchc said:
    All looks good for compatibility and price. I presume you went to partpicker and got the best prices. The HD 6670 is the only weak link in the chain, but good enough for minecraft. Might be a little light for Black Ops, tho. What resolution is your monitor?


    1920x1080
  3. You'll probably have to dial back some eye candy to have smooth game paly at 1080p with that card.
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