£500 Budget Gaming PC - Which one will play games better?

Before commenting, please tell me what performance I will expect at certain games with these builds when you are writing out your comments.

Games I want to play at good settings: Wildstar, TF2, L4D, CS:GO, The Sims 3, BF3, Steam/Origin Games etc.


1st Build:

CPU: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CP-330-AM&groupid=701&catid=1967&subcat=1328
GPU: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-184-MS&groupid=701&catid=56&subcat=1699
MOBO: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MB-226-MS&groupid=701&catid=1903&subcat=2230
RAM: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-033-TG
PSU: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-290-CM&groupid=701&catid=123
HDD: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=HD-257-SE&groupid=701&catid=14&subcat=1665
Case: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-298-CM&tool=3

OR

2nd Build:

CPU: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CP-353-AM&groupid=701&catid=1967&subcat=1944
GPU: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-183-MS&groupid=701&catid=56&subcat=1699
MOBO: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MB-226-MS&groupid=701&catid=1903&subcat=2230
RAM: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MY-033-TG
PSU: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-290-CM&groupid=701&catid=123
HDD: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=HD-257-SE&groupid=701&catid=14&subcat=1665
Case: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA-298-CM&tool=3
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  1. links dont work
  2. Uther39 said:
    links dont work


    They work now.
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