Is this PC build decent for 1000

Intel® Core™ i5-3570 Processor (4x 3.40GHz/6MB L3 Cache)

8 GB [4 GB X2] DDR3-1600 Memory Module

NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 - 1GB

[SLI] ASRock Fatal1ty Z77 Professional-M

850 Watt - Corsair CMPSU-850AX

1 TB HARD DRIVE -- 32M Cache, 7200 RPM, 6.0Gb/s

24X Dual Format/Double Layer DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW Drive

Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100)

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium + Office Starter 2010 (Includes basic versions of Word and Excel) 64-Bit

My First PC not a hardcore gamer just casual gamer but soon wanting to upgrade to hardcore

My friend after I bought this said he can build a better one for under 300 dollars.
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  3. What games do you plan on playing? That graphics card isn't very good.
  4. That is a horrible build for that kind of money sorry to half to say that. Here you go buddy i left you money to add a SSD for you to install os on if you want to if not save it enjoy! PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($229.99 @ Newegg)
    CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($149.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($41.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card ($247.55 @ Newegg)
    Case: Corsair Carbide Series 300R Windowed ATX Mid Tower Case ($74.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: PC Power & Cooling 600W ATX12V Power Supply ($69.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($21.98 @ Newegg)
    Total: $936.46
    (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-08-31 04:43 EDT-0400)
  5. if you want to only play WoW downgrade cpu to i3-2120 and upgrade gpu to amd radeon hd 7770
  6. Won a Geforce GTX 660 ti to replace the graphics card
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    Won a Geforce GTX 660 ti to replace the graphics card
    Congrats! :sol:
  8. should it be decent now then?
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    should it be decent now then?
    It will be much better yes ;)
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