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Will this spec be good enough for gaming/work?

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January 24, 2013 9:24:20 AM

Hi I am wondering if this spec below will run most games like GW2, BF3, dayz, Wow on medium settings giving me fps of 30-50? i will also be doing work on this PC.

The Spec:
case: Cooler Master K-Series K280 Case for ATX PC
CPU: AMD HDZ965FBGMBOX Phenom II X4 965 - 3.4 Ghz AM3 Black Edition CPU
Mobo: Asus M5A78L/USB3 Motherboard (Socket AM3+, DDR3, 5200MT/S, ATX)
RAM: Corsair CML8GX3M2A1600C9 LP Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1600MHz CL9 DDR3 Memory Module kit
HDD: Seagate ST31000524AS 3.5 inch Barracuda 1TB GB 7200rpm SATA Drive with 32MB Buffer
GPU: Sapphire 11200-07-20G Graphics Card (2GB, HD7850, GDDR5)
PSU: Corsair Builder Series CX 430 Watt ATX/EPS 80 PLUS Bronze Power Supply Unit
Dvd Drive: LG GH24NS90.AUAA50B 24x SATA Bare Internal DVD Rewriter - Black
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
£520.66

Thank you for any help :) 

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January 24, 2013 9:41:52 AM

IMO, you should be just fine. Only thing I would get would be a bigger PSU, because pushing it to the limit may cause instability. I prefer redundancy when it comes to it.
That being said, it WILL run even in this config.
January 24, 2013 9:55:50 AM

As i am going to uni i would be better off getting a laptop :) 
Would this laptop spec be good enough for gaming?

Spec:
i5-3210M 2.5ghz (turboboost 3.1ghz)
8GB Ram (2x4GB)
GPU: 2GB DDR3 AMD Radeon HD 7670M
Screen resolution: 1366x768

January 24, 2013 8:48:01 PM

Humble3 said:
As i am going to uni i would be better off getting a laptop :) 
Would this laptop spec be good enough for gaming?

Spec:
i5-3210M 2.5ghz (turboboost 3.1ghz)
8GB Ram (2x4GB)
GPU: 2GB DDR3 AMD Radeon HD 7670M
Screen resolution: 1366x768

Pretty good, esp. with the discrete graphics unit.
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