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Ultra cheap amd build for 400?

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Hey guys, My friend is trying to get into the pc gaming scene and he is pretty broke so He has a 400 USD budget. He Does not need a Monitor, keyboard, mouse, OS, or graphics card. Can you help me out on the main components?
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Went with the best cheap stuff I could find without breaking $400, hope this helps. smile.gif
MPower
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 4690K @ 4.5GHz MSI Z87 MPower MAX AC ASUS GTX 1070 STRIX OC G.Skill Sniper 1600 16GB 
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Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Sony Optiarc DVD+RW Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro x64 
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ASUS VG248QE 144Hz Corsair STRAFE MX Blue Seasonic X-850 Fractal Define R4 Blackout 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Cooler Master Xornet II SteelSeries QcK Mass Plantronics Gamecon 818 
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Intel Core i5 4670K @ 4.6GHz ASUS Z87i-Deluxe NVIDIA GTX 980 4GB ADATA XPG V2 1600 8GB 
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Samsung 850 EVO 250GB ASUS 24x DVD+RW Corsair H60 V2 Windows 8.1 Pro x64 
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ASUS VG248QE 144Hz Logitech G610 MX Brown Corsair CX500M BitFenix Prodigy 
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Intel Core i5 4690K @ 4.5GHz MSI Z87 MPower MAX AC ASUS GTX 1070 STRIX OC G.Skill Sniper 1600 16GB 
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Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Sony Optiarc DVD+RW Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ASUS VG248QE 144Hz Corsair STRAFE MX Blue Seasonic X-850 Fractal Define R4 Blackout 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Cooler Master Xornet II SteelSeries QcK Mass Plantronics Gamecon 818 
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Intel Core i5 4670K @ 4.6GHz ASUS Z87i-Deluxe NVIDIA GTX 980 4GB ADATA XPG V2 1600 8GB 
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Samsung 850 EVO 250GB ASUS 24x DVD+RW Corsair H60 V2 Windows 8.1 Pro x64 
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ASUS VG248QE 144Hz Logitech G610 MX Brown Corsair CX500M BitFenix Prodigy 
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Thread Starter 
Very nice very nice. I will use this as I am to lazy to put one together myself. Thanks! +1
ivysaur
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ASUS N56VM
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Intel Core i7 3610QM GeForce GT630M 6 GB DDR3 750Gb  
OSAudio
Windows 8 Bang & Olufsen ICEpower 
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ASUS N56VM
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Intel Core i7 3610QM GeForce GT630M 6 GB DDR3 750Gb  
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Windows 8 Bang & Olufsen ICEpower 
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props for choosing asus. I <3 ASUS.
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2x500GB WD RE2 Raid0 Asus Combo, Asus Combo Corsair H80 Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
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HP 2408h Wide Saitek Eclipse II Corsair HX850W Antec 900 Two 
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2x500GB WD RE2 Raid0 Asus Combo, Asus Combo Corsair H80 Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 
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HP 2408h Wide Saitek Eclipse II Corsair HX850W Antec 900 Two 
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You forgot about the PSU tongue.gif
I'm assuming you friend already has a graphics card rather than doesn't need one.
Phenom II x2 555 + ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 - $164
Antec Earthwatts EA650 - $65 after promo code, $50 AR
Corsair XMS3 1600 9-9-9 - $43 after promo code DKMEM15, $33 AR
Rosewill Destroyer - $50 shipped
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Spinpoint-Cache-Desktop-HD103SJ/dp/B001U3S5S0"]Samsung F3 1TB[/ame] - $60 shipped on Amazon
Samsung 22X DVD - $16
Total: $398 before rebates smile.gif
post #6 of 9
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Originally Posted by xd_1771;11836222 
You forgot about the PSU tongue.gif
I'm assuming you friend already has a graphics card rather than doesn't need one.
Phenom II x2 555 + ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 - $164
Antec Earthwatts EA650 - $65 after promo code, $50 AR
Corsair XMS3 1600 9-9-9 - $43 after promo code DKMEM15, $33 AR
Rosewill Destroyer - $50 shipped
Samsung F3 1TB - $60 shipped on Amazon
Samsung 22X DVD - $16
Total: $398 before rebates smile.gif

This. Exactly this.
 
Gateway LT2207h
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AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE @ 3.9GHz Gigabyte GA-870A-UD3 MSI GTX 460 1GB @ 850/1700/2112 12GB DDR3 1600 8-8-8-21 
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Crucial M4 64GB Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Asus 24x DVD burner Corsair H70 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64-bit Samsung P2370HD Logitech G15 Corsair TX750W 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Antec 300 Illusion Logitech G500 ASUS Xonar DG Sony MDR-V6 
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Altec Lansing VS4621 
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AMD Athlon II Neo K125 @ 1.7GHz Gateway JV01-NL Radeon HD 4225 2GB DDR3 800 6-6-6-15 
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Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M4 64GB Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB Asus 24x DVD burner Corsair H70 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 7 64-bit Samsung P2370HD Logitech G15 Corsair TX750W 
CaseMouseAudioAudio
Antec 300 Illusion Logitech G500 ASUS Xonar DG Sony MDR-V6 
Audio
Altec Lansing VS4621 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Athlon II Neo K125 @ 1.7GHz Gateway JV01-NL Radeon HD 4225 2GB DDR3 800 6-6-6-15 
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Good choice but I don't believe there is any Microcenter in SC frown.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xd_1771;11836222 
You forgot about the PSU tongue.gif
I'm assuming you friend already has a graphics card rather than doesn't need one.
Phenom II x2 555 + ASUS M4A87TD/USB3 - $164
Antec Earthwatts EA650 - $65 after promo code, $50 AR
Corsair XMS3 1600 9-9-9 - $43 after promo code DKMEM15, $33 AR
Rosewill Destroyer - $50 shipped
Samsung F3 1TB - $60 shipped on Amazon
Samsung 22X DVD - $16
Total: $398 before rebates smile.gif

This, and possibly substitute an Antec 300 case instead for a couple bucks extra?
My Desktop
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Intel Core i5 750 @ 3.8GHz 1.3v Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3 PNY GTX465 4GB Corsair Dominator Kit 1600MHz 
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1x 1TB WD Black (Boot) + 2x 2TB WD Green (Storage) Samsung DVD-RW with Lightscribe Windows 7 HP Acer 22" 
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Intel Core i5 750 @ 3.8GHz 1.3v Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD3 PNY GTX465 4GB Corsair Dominator Kit 1600MHz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x 1TB WD Black (Boot) + 2x 2TB WD Green (Storage) Samsung DVD-RW with Lightscribe Windows 7 HP Acer 22" 
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Saitek Eclipse Seasonic X650 ABS Canyon 595 Logitech G9x 
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