$800 Gaming PC

spikyturtle87

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So i was looking through the forums at budget gaming PCs and I was wondering if you could help me build a system that could play BF3/4, Dishonored, and Borderlands 2 at a decent framerate for under $800. I am not looking for a pre-built PC because I want to learn how to build a computer. I would prefer to get all of the components from Newegg or Amazon and I don't care if the CPU is AMD or Intel.

Thanks
 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($76.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($63.14 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($259.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Antec Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($20.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.00 @ Amazon)
Total: $795.07
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-15 22:58 EST-0500)

:edit: Forgot you wanted just one merchant, so I used Amazon and Newegg simply to save money where possible.

Very similar to ones that have already been posted. Lacking a cooler, because you can pick that up later, but it has a good quality Psu, one of the highest stock clocked 760's out there, and a motherboard that supports overclocking. Nice case for a good price, and obligatory standard HDD and optical drive.

Later on, you'll want to buy a cooler(Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo) so you can overclock, but again, that's not necessary immediately.
 

casper1973

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Had this build saved from a few days ago. Only slightly over $800 once I change to only Amazon or Newegg

CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($154.29 @ Amazon)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($33.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($84.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($76.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.95 @ Amazon)
Case: Corsair 200R ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: SeaSonic S12II 520W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($66.30 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($20.99 @ Amazon)
Total: $807.48
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)



Obviously there is no OS included and no Monitor, Keyboard/Mouse etc. I'm sure someone can make an adjusted build if these are necessary.
 

whitecat

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CPU: AMD FX-4300 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor ($102.59 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($114.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($84.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($334.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: NZXT Source 210 Elite (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Mwave)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $799.49
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-15 20:27 EST-0500)
 

whitecat

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with Intel
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CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($194.99 @ NCIX US)
Motherboard: Asus Z87-K ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($101.99 @ NCIX US)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($80.06 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($37.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($44.61 @ B&H)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $786.59
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-15 20:52 EST-0500)
 

whitecat

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CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($109.99 @ TigerDirect)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($94.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($84.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ OutletPC)
Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($37.99 @ Microcenter)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($82.98 @ OutletPC)
Total: $772.88
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-15 22:04 EST-0500)
 
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($119.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($69.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance Pro 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($76.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($63.14 @ Amazon)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($259.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Antec Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case ($54.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Rosewill Hive 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($20.99 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.00 @ Amazon)
Total: $795.07
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-01-15 22:58 EST-0500)

:edit: Forgot you wanted just one merchant, so I used Amazon and Newegg simply to save money where possible.

Very similar to ones that have already been posted. Lacking a cooler, because you can pick that up later, but it has a good quality Psu, one of the highest stock clocked 760's out there, and a motherboard that supports overclocking. Nice case for a good price, and obligatory standard HDD and optical drive.

Later on, you'll want to buy a cooler(Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo) so you can overclock, but again, that's not necessary immediately.
 

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