My friend's brother has offered to sell me his PC, last one I owned was a Toshiba Satellite from years ago. Could the PC Master Race tell me if this is a good deal?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz 8-Core Processor $164.99 @ SuperBiiz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $109.99 @ SuperBiiz
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory $84.99 @ Newegg
Storage Samsung 850 Pro Series 256GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $134.99 @ Amazon
Storage Toshiba 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $47.56 @ OutletPC
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 290X 4GB Video Card $352.98 @ Newegg
Case NZXT Phantom 410 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case $79.99 @ Micro Center
Optical Drive Pioneer BDR-209DBK Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer $59.98 @ OutletPC
Monitor BenQ GL2460HM 60Hz 24.0" Monitor $149.99 @ Amazon
Keyboard Razer BlackWidow Wired Gaming Keyboard $90.00 @ Mechanical Keyboards
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total (before mail-in rebates) $1278.47
Mail-in rebates -$10.00
Total $1268.47
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-07-27 12:48 EDT-0400

That's brand new. I won't buy it from your friend. Also, you can do much better than an FX8350.

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