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How's this PC spec's?

Hello, I'm just curious to hear how this computer build would handle games of this current gen like BF3, Skyrim and also Source games like LF2, C.S . And how it would hold out against newer games coming.

CPU: Intel® Core™ i3-3240 Dual Core 3.40 GHz 3MB Cache LGA1155 + HD Graphics

Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G43 Intel Z77 Chipset, ATX Mainboard w/ 4 RAM slots, IRST, Lucid Virtu MVP, 7.1 HD Audio, GbLAN, 2x PCIe x16 (1 Gen3, 1 Gen2), 1x PCIe x1 & 3 PCI ***Overclockable XXX***

Memory: 8GB (2x4GB) PC12800 DDR3/1600mhz Dual Channel Memory (Kingston HyperX Blu w/Heat Spreader)

Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB 16X PCIe 3.0 Video Card (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)

Power Supply Upgrade: 600 Watts Power Supplies (Corsair 600 Watts CX600 Gaming Power Supply, 80+)

Hard Drive: 1TB SATA-III 6.0Gb/s Cache 7200RPM Hard Drive (Single Hard Drive)


I made this from cyberpowerPC and its total price was $634
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  1. It should play them at high settings. NOT max in new games.

    That motherboard is a WASTE because you have an i3 which is just a dual core and cannot be overclocked. Get a b75 or h77 chip set motherboard instead.
  2. tiny voices said:
    It should play them at high settings. NOT max in new games.

    That motherboard is a WASTE because you have an i3 which is just a dual core and cannot be overclocked. Get a b75 or h77 chip set motherboard instead.


    Alright thanks a lot for that, also do you think that comp is worth the price? or can I possibly build something a little better for similar price?
  3. It is actually a decent priced system. Does it come with windows? If so, its a good deal.
  4. tiny voices said:
    It is actually a decent priced system. Does it come with windows? If so, its a good deal.


    Yeah, It does. I can also choose whether to have Win 7 or Win 8 and it would still be the same price according to the website. I currently use Win 7 and I'm already super used to it, do you think I should change over to Win 8?
  5. Best answer
    I would get windows 8.

    Also, switch to a h77 motherboard and bump the CPU up to the cheapest i5.
  6. tiny voices said:
    I would get windows 8.

    Also, switch to a h77 motherboard and bump the CPU up to the cheapest i5.


    Alright, i'll do that. Thanks a bunch for the help
  7. Awesome! always glad to be able to help.
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