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$500 gaming build

By Tcorn92
May 13, 2015
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  1. Is this a good build to play newer shooter games and games like the witcher 3
    Any recommendations for better parts this will cost $473 is budget is 500

    Compatibility Check: No issues/incompatibilities found
    CPU
    AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor
    $96.93 $96.93 OutletPC
    Buy
    CPU Cooler
    Cooler Master RR-HT2-28PK-R1 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler
    $15.99 $15.99 SuperBiiz
    Buy
    Motherboard
    MSI 760GMA-P34(FX) Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard
    $54.99 -$10.00 $44.99 Micro Center
    Buy
    $10.00 mail-in rebate
    Memory
    Mushkin Essentials 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory
    $50.99 FREE $50.99 Newegg
    Buy
    Add Additional Memory
    Storage
    Western Digital RE3 750GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
    $28.01 $3.99 $32.00 Amazon
    Buy
    Add Additional Storage
    Video Card
    Gigabyte Radeon R9 280 3GB WINDFORCE Video Card
    $179.99 -$20.00 $2.99 $162.98 Newegg
    Buy
    $20.00 mail-in rebate
    Case
    Thermaltake Commander MS-I ID ATX Mid Tower Case
    $47.99 -$15.00 $32.99 Micro Center
    Buy
    $15.00 mail-in rebate
    Power Supply
    EVGA 500W 80+ Certified ATX Power Supply
    $36.99 $36.99 SuperBiiz
    Buy
     
  2. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/92ZHZL
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/92ZHZL/by_merchant/

    CPU: AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor ($72.89 @ OutletPC)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper TX3 54.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($17.22 @ Amazon)
    Motherboard: ASRock FM2A88X Extreme4+ ATX FM2+ Motherboard ($76.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($60.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($48.75 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon R9 285 2GB WINDFORCE 2X Video Card ($162.98 @ Newegg)
    Case: NZXT S340 (White) ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $529.80
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-05-31 08:39 EDT-0400
     

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