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First Timer Needs Help!! ANY Advice For Best Budget GAMING PC Build.!

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July 27, 2013 6:36:17 AM

So i am new to all this so please bare with me. I am looking to build a good Gaming PC on a budget. I will be running games like Diablo 3, Crysis, Skyrim, and so on. My budget for now is $300-$450 because moneys tight at the moment.I will definitely be looking to eventually upgrade parts,(so a build that is easily up-gradable would be nice) I decided to build rather than buy pre-built because i know it gives you better performance at a lower cost and i wanted a PC i can keep working on / upgrading over time.

I honestly know nothing about gaming comps or comp parts in general so i do not exactly know what parts i need or whats best for what i want. Any advice at all on this situation would be very helpful!

Also sites and places to find the best deals for things i need would be appreciated

things i have: mouse, keyboard, 32' SANYO Led TV Monitor with computer inputs.(would like to use for screen),
a b 4 Gaming
July 27, 2013 6:38:15 AM

Do you need an OS included in the budget?
a b 4 Gaming
July 27, 2013 6:48:09 AM

Best I could do for your budget:
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($90.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX PLUS Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($54.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport XT 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($39.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Zotac GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB Video Card ($124.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($24.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX ProSeries 450W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($58.04 @ Amazon)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($14.94 @ Newegg)
Total: $463.89
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-07-27 09:47 EDT-0400)
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