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Hey, so I am building a (~$400) pc for light gaming for a friend and hoping to get a 2nd (or 3rd, or 4th, or 5th, : ] ) opinion on the build thus far.

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=23355026

I have extra sata cables, dvd drive, windows 7, and fans.

Thanks for looking!


Edit: fixed link.
Edited by TH3 original - 7/5/13 at 4:26pm
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Big raids on WoW is very far from being light gaming, they demand quite the cpu grunt. Are you sure you are linking a 400 buck build? I see a haswell i5 system in there.
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Originally Posted by Kuivamaa View Post

Big raids on WoW is very far from being light gaming, they demand quite the cpu grunt. Are you sure you are linking a 400 buck build? I see a haswell i5 system in there.

Oops, sorry, link fixed!
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post #5 of 7
This APU is suboptimal for WoW, it runs much better on latest Intel CPUs.
But given the price limit it looks good. I would replace MSI board with something from ASUS or Gigabyte, though, for reliability's sake.
post #6 of 7
Drop the APU and go with a 965, 760K or fx-6300 and a gtx 650 or radeon 7770. Cut costs by going with 1600 memory and a smaller HD if needed.

Lower end gpus are still much better than apus for gaming.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1407160/newegg-msi-gtx-650-1gb-69-91-ar-promo-code/0_60

http://www.overclock.net/t/1407082/tiger-direct-powercolor-amd-radeon-7770-75-free-shipping/0_60
Edited by Castaa - 7/6/13 at 12:44pm
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I'd say either 760k or FX-6300, there's no point in going PII 965 or FX-4300. For WoW you'll want a geforce, all Blizzard games are nvidia optimized.
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