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Check my first budget gaming build please.

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June 1, 2012 8:56:46 AM

CPU Intel Core i3-2100 3.1GHz Dual-Core Processor $112.99
Motherboard ASRock H61M/U3S3 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard $73.97
Memory Corsair 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1333 Memory $22.99
Hard Drive Seagate Barracuda 500GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive $69.99
Video Card MSI Radeon HD 6870 1GB Video Card $199.99 $20.00 mail-in rebate
Case Rosewill CHALLENGER ATX Mid Tower Case $49.99
Power Supply OCZ 550W ATX12V Power Supply$48.98 $25.00 mail-in rebate
Optical Drive Sony AD-7280S-0B DVD/CD Writer $17.99
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (64-bit) $98.99
Using this computer to mainly play games like WoW, d3, and maybe arma and Bf3, surf the web, and school work.
I'm not looking to play bf3 on high/ultra but I would like to play WoW on high/ultra ith high fps or even medium with high FPS. I'm currently playing WoW on lowest settings for everything and I'm barely pushing 19fps max on my current horrible PC. I would like to keep this build as below $700. How does it looks? Is everything compatibe? I don't want to overclock btw.

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June 1, 2012 9:22:28 AM

Seems good. I'm not a fan of OCZ PSUs but 550W should have enough headroom for anything.
June 1, 2012 9:23:23 AM

you sure you want a micro ATX motherboard? If you hold off on getting Win7 for a week or two then you can use microsoft's promo to u/g to Win8 for only $15.
June 1, 2012 9:11:45 PM

Yeah I guess I might change to mobo, what do you suggest? And since windows 8 is coming out wouldn't that drop the price of windows 7?