And that's it!
There you have it, folks! This is everything you need for a great gaming PC for $500. Once you have everything together, your OS installed and computer booted up, you will be off for a great new gaming adventure!
If you are wanting to use this build as a starting point and possibly swap out some parts for other things, here is the complete build list on PC Part Picker. You can take out whatever part you want and be able to search for the part you are wanting to replace.
Are there other bargain parts you can buy to build a cheap PC -- without skimping on performance? Let us know in the comments below!