Hello, I am looking to build a gaming PC that will primarily be used to play World of Warcraft. My main goal for this build is aimed towards performance in a Heroic 25-man raid environment. I would like to achieve a steady 40 FPS at the in-game 'High' setting while in these raids at a 1920x1080 resolution.
Here is the PCPartPicker list for the build I had in mind (monitor included):
I'm hoping to get at least a good 4 years of solid use from this PC, playing WoW primarily with the possibility of dabbling into future MMOs. I have no intentions of overclocking, but would like as future proof a build as possible while remaining within budget.
I was hoping to get some feedback from you guys on any changes or suggestions you would make. I am concerned about whether or not the listed motherboard will suffice for my needs, as it doesn't have the greatest of reviews and seems a bit cheap.
WoW is designed to run on the lowest end machines on Earth, that rig will blitz it and pretty much any MMO. You should also get decent performance playing more intensive games at 1080p as well.
Theres not much of that I rig I see any real need to change, and what I do see isn't of that much importance.
If you happen to come across some extra cash, I suggest looking into an SSD to install WoW onto. Gaming performance wont improve per say, but load times will improve by a fair margin, which includes waiting for the game to load in textures as you move along or initially after logging in.