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October 10, 2012 9:57:15 PM

i have been recently looking to purchase a custom built pc, i know a bit about them but i was looking for an experts answer if these specs are good and would run well.

Computer Case Mars ATX Gaming Case - Blue - LCD Included
CPU Intel i5 3570 - (4 x 3.4 GHZ) - Ivy Bridge - (Includes Free Majesty 2 Game)
CPU Heatsink Intel Heatsink & Fan - Low Noise
Memory Corsair 8GB XMS3 PC3-12800 1600MHz (2x4GB) - Lifetime Warranty (DDR3)
Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GT 210 - 1 GB - (Gainward) - Silent (PCI-E)
Motherboard Asus P8Z77-V LX (Intel Z77) - VGA/DVI
Sound Card Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 5.1 (PCI)
Networking Motherboard Integrated Ethernet Lan (Broadband Ready)
Expansion Cards 4 x USB 2.0 Ports (PCI)
Power Supply Cooler Master 500W PSU - Low Noise
Hard Drive #1 3 TB Seagate (3000 GB) SATA-III HDD 7200 RPM 64MB
Optical Drive #1 Sony 24x DVD/CD Re-Writer/Reader - Black - (SATA)
Operating System #1 Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 BIT (Genuine DVD & COA Included)
Office Software FREE - Microsoft Office 2010 Starter (Limited Functionality Word & Excel)
Security Software Norton Antivirus 2012 with Anti-Spyware (1 Year - 1 PC License)
Backup Software FREE - Windows Backup
Monitor #1 21.5" HD LED Widescreen Monitor - Black - 5ms - DVI/VGA
Speakers Standard 2.0 Speakers - Black
Headphones Genius HS-G500V Gaming Headset With Vibration Function
Free Gift FREE - WebCam - Headphones & Microphone
Monitor Cables & Adapters 2.5m DVI-D Gold Plated Cable
Case Lights 2 x Sharkoon 12" Blue Light Tubes
Gaming Mouse Sharkoon FireGlider Laser Mouse inc Weights 118 to 135g, DPI 600 to 3600,USB, 6 Buttons Macros
Gaming Keyboards Razer Arctosa Black Edition Programmable Gaming Keyboard with Hyperesponse
DVD Playback Software FREE - CyberLink PowerDVD 10
DVD/CD Burning Software FREE - Nero V10 Essentials Suite 2
CPU Compound Standard CPU Compound Supplied With Heatsink

thank you for your help

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October 10, 2012 10:29:29 PM

It's bad. The GT 210 is a very weak card. You'd have to run every one of your games on low, and even then, you wouldn't get a whole lot of performance. You can definitely build something better for less than this.
October 10, 2012 10:32:20 PM

Thanks a lot I shall do some more research into what to get and build something better :) 
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October 10, 2012 10:34:25 PM

I'm not sure if I was clear on what I said. By build, I mean homebuilt, not custombuilt.
October 10, 2012 10:36:21 PM

Ah ok well thanks a lot any way it has helped me anyway :) 
October 10, 2012 10:59:17 PM

Where are you getting this computer from? This is a very unbalanced build.
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