What will give better performance (General usage + light gaming) Tags: Performance Gaming Systems Light Last response: August 7, 2014 10:06 PM in Systems Share dude182 August 7, 2014 8:16:10 PM I am building a computer which will be used for general usage ( browsing the web, Microsoft office, maybe some photoshop) and very light gaming. I cant decided on which will give me the most performance, I was thinking of: CPU: Athlon x4 750k quad-core GPU: Radeon R7 240 2GB 4GB ddr3 ram or APU: AMD A10-5800K 4GB ddr3 ram I already have the other components laid out, but if anyone has other recommendations feel free to suggest it. My budget for this build is $500 More about : give performance general usage light gaming Reply to dude182 geofelt a c 205 4 Gaming August 7, 2014 10:06:59 PM For general usage, any modern cpu and integrated graphics will do the job. My suggestion would be a intel G3258 and a SSD for the "C" drive. Reply to geofelt m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedWhich Graphic Card Will be better & give better performance in 1080p gaming.? Forum HTPC/General Usage/Light Gaming Opinions Needed Forum SolvedWhat will give me better performance than 2 ATI 3870 in CF Forum SolvedWhat upgrades can I make to my build to improve gaming and general performance for a budget? Forum SolvedWhat is better for gaming and in general, 8GB of DDR3 running at 1066mhz or 6GB of DDR3 running at 1333mhz? Forum Ivy Bridge or Haswell, which is better for gaming and general performance? Forum Solved In general what graphics card performes better - Mobile vs desktop Forum SolvedWhat Should I Upgrade For Better Gaming Performance? Forum What motherboard will give him better performance and high OC Forum What will give better RAM performance? Forum Which laptop will give better gaming performance? Forum What will give better performance with one monitor Forum SolvedWhat should I upgrade in my PC for better gaming performance? Forum What will give me better performance? Forum SolvedHey!What should I upgrade in my current build to get better FPS and performance in games?AMD FX-6300 PiledriverEVGA Forum SolvedWhat should/can I upgrade for better gaming performance? Forum What gives better performance: nvidia control panel force anisotropic filtering or app controlled? Forum SolvedWhat should I upgrade on my PC for better gaming performance? Forum What hardware upgrade will give the best performance for gaming. Forum SolvedHELP! What can I do to make my this gaming PC perform better and/or lower the price? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !