Is this a good custom build? Tags: New Build Systems Last response: May 7, 2012 9:03 PM in Systems Share watters1996 May 7, 2012 5:51:15 PM Hi, I've just built this machine for gaming (games like flight simulator, dirt 3, the sims 3 ect.) and for web browsing and a little bit of media editing and general use. I plan to up the RAM to 16GB, a SSD for windows and a 1gb graphics card but i ran out of money this month because i just brought everything below. AMD FX-8120 @ 3.6GHz (OC'd) 4GB DDR3 1333MHz Ram (1 stick) Gigabyte 970A-DS3 Radeon X700 Pro (256MB) 500GB Sata2 HDD 200GB Sata HDD 450watt PSU Sata DVD-RW Drive I like computers to be quick so most little things like loading word 2010 or loading itunes needs be be near enough instand (<1second) More about : good custom build FinneousPJ May 7, 2012 6:08:11 PM No, it's not really that good. watters1996 May 7, 2012 6:11:47 PM as I said i'd be upgrading it more, i know the graphics card isnt that good and it needs more ram, NOTE - I meant to say a 500gb sata 3 (6GBPS) hard drive Related resources Is this a good custom build for gaming? - Forum is this custom build good? - Forum Is this build good for 1850? custom water-cooling loop help?!! - Forum Custom Build any good? - Forum I'm looking for a good custom gaming pc build, for around $1500-$1800 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer FinneousPJ May 7, 2012 6:43:52 PM Yeah, the GPU really needs upgrading. GI_JONES May 7, 2012 6:43:55 PM You will be limited in your choice of graphics cards by that 450 watt psu. Basically any good graphics card will require more power bigcyco1 May 7, 2012 6:51:27 PM FinneousPJ said:Yeah, the GPU really needs upgrading.+1 andystanley May 7, 2012 7:24:47 PM once you get the new ram&video card you'll have a very nice pc on your hands The ssd will also make "those little things" really fast watters1996 May 7, 2012 8:40:23 PM yeah the graphics card was good when i got it but now its old, im looking at getting a 1gb vga/hdmi one next month and maybe another 4gb ram pacioli May 7, 2012 9:03:07 PM That Video Card is like 7 years old. You almost can't play anything on it... Too bad your motherboard doesn't have onboard Video. It would be better Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedI'm asking for a good custom gaming PC build, for $1100-$1350 Forum SolvedGood custom build PC for under $800 Forum SolvedIs my Custom build good for Next-Gen Gaming Forum SolvedIs this a good custom gaming PC build? Forum SolvedMy Custom Build Good with these mobos? Forum SolvedIs This A Good/Valid Build For my Custom PC? Forum Is my custom build good? Forum SolvedIs this a good mid-end custom PC build? Forum Is my Custom Build Gaming Computer good? Forum SolvedIs this a good custom PC build for games (lowest graphic of course) Forum What would be the best Ethernet card/Wireless card and is this a good custom gaming PC build list? Forum SolvedBuilding my own custom gaming rig, is this good for the price? Forum Good custom build gaming pc websites? Forum Was this a good custom build for $700? Forum where are good places to buy custom build pc Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !