System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, Youtube, Everything else
Are you buying a monitor: No
Do you need to buy OS: No
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: newegg.com
Location: Bangor, Maine
Overclocking: Not right now, maybe in future, but I can upgrade from there
SLI or Crossfire: Maybe, I could do it with an APU and GPU
Your Monitor Resolution: I'm buying a monitor seperatly
Additional Comments: I would like WiFi, and a DVD drive
And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I've only had laptops in my life, and I'm looking for a change. I am fairly knowledgeable about this stuff, just want to get some opinions from you guys. I would like to play modern games like Far Cry 3 and Borderlands 2 at an FPS that isn't 15 on lowest settings.
All i need to say is.
This is exactly what you need.
The thing I'm worried about here, is the CPU bottleneck the GFX because it is a P variant therefore it does not perform as well as other Processors in the same price range because the P stands for Power, so it tries to save power.