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Looking for a PC Build for $500-600 budget

I have a PC Build in mind but I'm not 100% sure about it. Im on a budget of about $500-600. Can you guys give me PC builds that are good that are in my budget. I want the PC to be able to run DayZ Standalone at atleast medium settings with decent FPS and most other games at medium settings. Also, make sure the parts you list are all compatible with each other. Thanks :)
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  1. Do you need to buy windows? Monitor? Keyboard and mouse?
  2. no i have all of those. just need the pc
  3. Do you have a monitor?

    Edit: I didn't refresh the page and didn't see the answers.
  4. not yet, but im going to buy an ASUS monitor.
  5. its alright.
  6. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0bc
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0bc/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0bc/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($174.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-D2V Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($59.79 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB Video Card ($149.99 @ NCIX US)
    Case: Silverstone PS08B (Black) MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($39.99 @ Amazon)
    Power Supply: Antec EarthWatts Green 380W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($44.99 @ Mac Mall)
    Total: $592.72
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-25 00:50 EDT-0400)


    380w is more than enough for this build but if it makes you feel better, you can get a good 500w psu for around the same price.
  7. This is probably a tad better in gaming

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0jd
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0jd/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0jd/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($174.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-D2V Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($59.79 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($169.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Gamma Classic (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.98 @ Best Buy)
    Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $602.71
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-25 00:54 EDT-0400)
  8. CTurbo said:
    This is probably a tad better in gaming

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0jd
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0jd/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0jd/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4440 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor ($174.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-D2V Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($59.79 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($169.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Gamma Classic (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.98 @ Best Buy)
    Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $602.71
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-25 00:54 EDT-0400)


    anything cheaper ? lol kinda under $550 ?
  9. Best answer
    Done

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0Fj
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0Fj/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0Fj/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor ($118.93 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-D2V Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($59.79 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($169.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Gamma Classic (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.98 @ Best Buy)
    Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $546.65
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-25 01:09 EDT-0400)
  10. If you can afford to buy this, it won't let you down I think. But we may make it cheaper by changing CPU and GPU. Thanks to CTurbo for some parts.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($72.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.23 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 270 2GB Video Card ($219.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Micro Center)
    Power Supply: EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $627.17
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-25 01:09 EDT-0400)
  11. If you can afford to buy this, it won't let you down I think. But we may make it cheaper by changing CPU and GPU. Thanks to CTurbo for some parts.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($72.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.23 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 270 2GB Video Card ($219.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Micro Center)
    Power Supply: EVGA 600B 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $627.17
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-25 01:09 EDT-0400)
  12. Sorry but the i5 4440 + HD7870 would be far superior to that^^^^
  13. CTurbo said:
    Done

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0Fj
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0Fj/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3g0Fj/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor ($118.93 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B85M-D2V Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($59.79 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($57.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($169.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT Gamma Classic (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.98 @ Best Buy)
    Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($39.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $546.65
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-03-25 01:09 EDT-0400)

    and you're sure these are all compatible with each other ?
  14. CTurbo said:
    Yep


    alright, thanks alot :)
  15. No prob! Feel free to get more opinions if you like.
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