Is this gaming PC build future-proof?
I don't mind updating in a few years but I want to play current games and ones coming out soon like The Witcher 2, Dragon Age 3, and the Elder Scrolls Online + Skyrim and other games. Here is the link to a PC someone suggested for me. Link: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/205l3 Many thanks in advance!!
Nismo1 said:I think that your PC is decent for these games. You might not be able to play them in like Ulta or Very high graphics but other than that I think you are fine.
Ah cool. That is good to know. Are there any specs I can upgrade but keep it around the same price? I don't mind upgrading a further 50/100 quid.
it is revision of your build
better mobo (our forum's favorite)
reasonable price ram
all at £25 more
now you can game in high
PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks
CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (£83.99 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£59.00 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: PNY XLR8 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£37.88 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£41.40 @ Aria PC)
Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card (£136.97 @ Aria PC)
Case: Zalman Z5 ATX Mid Tower Case (£32.97 @ Dabs)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply (£48.99 @ Amazon UK)
Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-04 DVD/CD Writer (£12.65 @ Amazon UK)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£65.99 @ Aria PC)
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
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Very good answer by AMD Radeon! The thing that would make your build significantly better is a better GPU of course but working with a 500w PSU is like working on the edge. Your current GPU is ok with 500w but a better one I don't know... 550-600w is fine. To sum up AMD Radeon made you a very good build.