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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!! :)
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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. it is revision of your build
    better mobo (our forum's favorite)
    reasonable price ram
    1TB
    better PSU
    7870 XT

    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)
    Total: £519.84
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-10 11:57 GMT+0000)
  4. That looks pretty good!! I think I will go with this model :) With your new one I mean.
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    good luck buddy, it will be a great full AMD build :)

    if you find it helpful, please select as best answer
  6. 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.
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