is a amd fx 6300 and radeon hd 7870 good

I need help building a gaming pc
i have found some parts
MSI 970A-G46
FX 6300 or FX 8320
radeon 7870 (please send a link with a ggod )
cooler master hyper 212 evo
so what i need is a pc that can play bf4 and car games at 1080 p with fps >35
i dont need : USB 3.0 , Sata
i need usb 2.0 ( of them)
1 ps/2 and 1 dvd
i already have a hard drive
a dvd drive

i still need to choose case
some help deciding between fx 6300 and fx 8320
some help deciding mobo
some help deiding the gpu
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  1. oh i forgot to mention that idont need EXTERNAL sata i do need internal sata
  2. radeon 7870 is more expensive than its newer equivalent 270x. Unless you can get it used at a lower price just go for the r9 270x
  3. Best answer
    Hey, It would all depend on your budget, but i'll try my best without it.

    The 8320 is only like $20 more than the 6300. If you got the 6300, it would be a waste to upgrade to the 8320 later imo.

    For the mobo, these FX are really power hungry!
    I'd get the GA-970A-UD3P if you are on a budget and want some a board to overclock a bit and need one for crossfire later. Even if you won't OC, it's only $80 and has 8+2 VRM with heat sinks. Many of the 990FX chipsets will be around $100 and will also be good. M5A97 EVO/PRO would be another good one. Either way, just go by the chart and try to have something at 6+2 or more with heat sinks.

    BF4 GPU benchmark

    An r9 270 would be good for what you need to get 35+ FPS in BF4. I don't know your budget, but the r7 265 is a good alternative and some can be found for $120 in the US.,3748-3.html

    For the PSU I would suggest an XFX 550w; it's a great quality PSU. It will give you enough room for a slight overclock if you wanted to try it as well as having room for upgrading to a more powerful card later. You will need a 750w eventually to crossifre
  4. thanks every one

    also i would like to add that i wont be crossfireing

    my budget is <600 $
    also any suggestions on cases are appreciated
  5. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    CPU: AMD FX-8320 3.5GHz 8-Core Processor ($143.99 @ NCIX US)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($77.98 @ Newegg)
    Memory: Kingston HyperX 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($69.99 @ Micro Center)
    Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($52.92 @ Amazon)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon R9 270 2GB TurboDuo Video Card ($129.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Thermaltake Commander MS/I Snow Edition (White/Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($34.99 @ Micro Center)
    Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($44.99 @ NCIX US)
    Total: $584.83
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-06-13 01:39 EDT-0400

    You never mentioned if you needed an operating system or not. :)
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