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First build don't know what i'm doing

Approximate Purchase Date: next week

Budget Range: 500$ after rebate and shipping

System Usage from Most to Least Important: gaming, videos, microsoft office

Are you buying a monitor: No


Parts to Upgrade:

Do you need to buy OS: yes


Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com amazon.com

Location: oxnard california

Parts Preferences: i would like the and a8-3850 if its upgradable

Overclocking: maybe

SLI or Crossfire: not sure

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920 x 1080

Additional Comments: I would like to make this something that I will be able to upgrade in the future. I am interested gaming right now and stuck to a budget

And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: notebook is all i have and thats nothing good. I play games such as League of legends, skyrim, assassins creed brotherhood, crisis3, and browser games
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  1. how will this perform?
  2. i just went and tried to build one but not knowing what i'm doing im not sure if i did anything good.
    my build is:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811156247
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157292
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102948
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817152028
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231424
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103727

    I didn't find a hard drive and i figured that a a optical drive isn't needed because most everything can be put onto a usb and uploaded.
  3. You won't get that done for under 500, your stated limit. You still need an operating system as well as a hard drive, and you need to read the PSU guide linked in my sig before you start picking them on your own.

    The build I gave you is the best possible for the budget. It is completely upgradeable.
  4. if i used your build how would it perform? not asking for any benchmarks but capability of game playing any setting. graphics quality doesn not bother me.
  5. Best answer
    Sure, it will play any game at all. Large maps with lots of units in some strategy games may be a challenge due to CPU limitations.

    This is with a very expensive GPU


    You won't be running it on Ultra, but the point here is that the CPU CAN RUN IT. here is a video. Same video card but weaker CPU
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXRjcfqpDEk
  6. Best answer selected by kevinkannguyen.
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