March 2019 is a great time to build a sub $500 build. All parts purchased in February - March 2019. All prices include shipping and tax.
Ryzen 5 1600 - Six core twelve thread "budget" processor purchased at Microcenter for $102.11 with tax. Overclocked to 3.9 ghz.
Asus Strix B350-F - Great overclockable board. Purchased at Microcenter for $79.99 plus tax.
XFX Radeon RX 570 4gb - Purchased used on Ebay. Delivered in perfect condition.
Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML120L RGB - Good little AIO cooler. Keeps the overclocked 1600 to around 60 degrees when under stress. Purchased on Newegg with rebate.
ADATA XPG GAMMIX D10 16gb - 3000Mhz RAM purchased on Rakuten for $80.
Inland Profressional 120gb - Good little budget drive for the OS. I've used a few of these and they never fail. Purchased at Microcenter for $17.00 plus tax.
Western Digital Caviar Blue 1tb - Purchased used on Ebay. Seller accepted my offer. The king of reliable 1tb HDD's.
EVGA BR 450W - Bronze rated PSU for $19.99 after rebate. I'm always on the lookout for $20 EVGA or Corsair deals.
Antec Dark Fleet DF500 - Liked the looks of this case. For $38 Shipped it's a bargain. Wish it had tempered glass...but oh well.
Custom cables - Still to come. Taking a stab at doing some custom cabling. Will update once completed.