Budget friendly 1st time gaming pc

I recently decided that I wanted to invest in a gaming pc but can't really figure out where or what to buy since I'm really not all that tech or computer knowledgeable. I have never built a computer nor anything close to one. I'm a bit intimidated by all the complicated terms and mechanical aspects of messing with something I know little about. Especially when I'm not financially open to the luxuries of building or experimenting. I would really love to simply have a gaming pc that can run games like league of legends and heroes of the storm with maxed settings and no worries of fps or latency, ms, lag issues. I want a PC specifically for gaming and streaming and viewing movies and music. I would like for it to last for a few years and not simply break down on me. I would like to keep my budget between $600-$800 Canadian. I live in Canada so I would end up paying a lot for a computer if I purchased it from the U.S.
I would also have to get things like a mouse, keyboard and headset for gaming so I don't want to make any unnecessary purchases when I'm only able to spend less than $800 for a gaming PC setup. I'd probably have to purchase a wall outlet port for Internet since my internet router is in another part of the house and I don't have a way to get a hard wired connection other than getting an Internet port for the outlet that I can plug into an outlet. I don't want to make any mistakes thus why I'm so hesitant in building my own PC.

But I don't know enough about computers to make a smart buy without getting ripped off or not getting what was necessary without going overboard. I've seen a lot of different sites offering gaming PCs with 2TB hard drives and 16 g ram, quad core etc. And I know that more space and such is good but that's about all I know. For all I know the graphics card could be crap, rendering the PC useless in terms of being worth the money. I've seen plenty around $500-$700 but I don't want to make a final purchase without being certain it's even going to meet my needs in my gaming expectations.

I also am afraid of making a mistake and not putting it together right since I don't have the money to make replacements. I'm also confused as to how you even setup software like windows and such... Do you have to buy all that as well? Is your computer a blank slate unless you get all the software required to make it run? I haven't a clue on how it all works this why it steers me more towards buying a prebuilt PC, so I don't make any mistakes. If I had a friend that could build a PC for me than I'd feel more comfortable but I don't know anyone that could help with the matter.

I apologize for the long explanation. Just explaining my situation. All of and any help would be greatly appreciated. Again I would like to keep the PC budget as friendly as I can but efficient. I would like to spend closer to $600-$700 rather than a whole lot more since I'm also going to have to get things like the keyboard, mouse, headset, etc. I have a tv that can be used as a monitor so I'm fine with that.

Here are a couple links of sites or PCs I was looking at. If any of these are worth buying for what I'm looking for or meet the requirements I need than let me know. I'd just like some insight from someone with ideas on specs and what's important to make things work smoothly.

Thanks for any help in advance! :)
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    1. If you are going to buy a PC that is already built for you, do NOT buy from cyberpower:cybertron. They are cheap and will make your PC cheap. Ibuypower is a good brand I've heard bad reviews of them but I've gotten a PC from them before and it still works to this day. 2. I really do recommend building the PC because you will get better parts for your money. And you will know exactly what you are getting. 3. It's okay if you do not feel confident enough or you just don't want to. I will help you find Prebuilt Pc's that will help you out. Also, another good option is to customize the PC off the website. But usually the sites tend to drive up the prices when you customize it. 4. But, one of the biggest problems with prebuilt Pc's, is that they'll go all out on one part them cheap out on the other. What I mean is that they will throw in an amazing CPU but then give you like a $50 gpu. Which is totally crazy, and one of the reasons people recommend building your PC. Here is an example of a prebuilt PC that does good one some parts but horrible on the others.
  2. Just want to point out some things:
    A better computer will not give you better ms in games, it depends on your internet speed and how far away are from the host.
    To install windows you plug in the USB drive that you will get after buying it and just follow the on-screen instructions and yes you do need to buy windows.
    Some PC'S will have blank slate but all you need to do is to install you graphics card drivers from AMD/NVIDIA.
    Building a PC is not hard.. There are alot of guides on that in the web.

    PCPartPicker part list:
    Price breakdown by merchant:

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($128.98 @ DirectCanada)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($63.98 @ Newegg Canada)
    Memory: Crucial 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($75.50 @ Vuugo)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($63.55 @ Vuugo)
    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 960 4GB SuperSC ACX 2.0+ Video Card ($249.99 @ Memory Express)
    Case: Cooler Master N200 MicroATX Mid Tower Case ($49.83 @ Amazon Canada)
    Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 550W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($84.98 @ Newegg Canada)
    Total: $716.81
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-07-25 12:37 EDT-0400
    You could also save a bit of money and get an I5 CPU witch will be much better from the AMD one.
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