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$500 Budget Gaming PC

RandomPart
  • 54 months ago

I am looking for a $500 budget gaming PC list. Here are some rules/guidelines.

•DO NOT include a OS, monitor and peripherals •I need best price/performance. No biased AMD/Intel/nVidia stuff. •I will overclock if able •Avoid going over my budget. It is kind of tight. •All parts need to be new

Thanks for reading! Please try to make a list of parts that fit the description! Every bit helps!

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  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Here's my Intel Option: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/Rfj9mG

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Allows for an upgrade to a locked i5/Xeon/i7, has the best performing GPU in its price range, and the i3 in gaming performs better than the FX 6300.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-4170 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $112.99 @ NCIX US
Motherboard ASRock H97 Anniversary ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $64.80 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Team Dark 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $34.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.20 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 950 2GB Superclocked Video Card $149.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Thermaltake Versa H21 ATX Mid Tower Case $31.50 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $50.40 @ SuperBiiz
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $487.87
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-09-04 21:49 EDT-0400
  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks! Great build!

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-4170 3.7GHz Dual-Core Processor $99.99 @ Micro Center
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-B85M-DS3H Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $54.00 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Team Dark 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $34.99 @ Newegg
Storage Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $45.00 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.20 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card MSI GeForce GTX 950 2GB Video Card $139.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $32.40 @ SuperBiiz
Power Supply Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $19.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $499.56
Mail-in rebates -$30.00
Total $469.56
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-09-05 09:43 EDT-0400
  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Very nice build! +1

  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-4160 3.6GHz Dual-Core Processor $102.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard ASRock H97M Anniversary Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard $61.20 @ SuperBiiz
Memory Kingston HyperX Fury Blue 8GB (1 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $38.70 @ SuperBiiz
Storage Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $43.20 @ SuperBiiz
Video Card Asus GeForce GTX 960 2GB Video Card $160.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Azza Cosmas ATX Mid Tower Case $19.99 @ Newegg
Power Supply EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply $29.99 @ NCIX US
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $512.06
Mail-in rebates -$55.00
Total $457.06
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-09-05 22:59 EDT-0400
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  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

Ok good.

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