Advice on building a PC.

90 Human Death Knight
7900
Would this PC build run WoW on Ultra with smooth FPS no matter where I go?

Graphics Card: GIGABYTE GV-R785OC-1GD Radeon HD 7850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

Power Supply: CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply

RAM: Patriot Intel Extreme Master, Limited Edition 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model PVI38G160C9K

Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 LGA 1155 Intel Z77 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 77W Quad-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 4000 BX80637I53570K

Hard Drive: Western Digital WD Black WD1002FAEX 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

Case: COOLER MASTER Storm Scout SGC-2000-KKN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case (Just wondering if everything would in this)

OS: Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit (Full Version) - OEM

CPU Fan: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible with Intel 1366/1155/775 and AMD FM1/FM2/AM3+
Edited by Soyalä on 2/4/2013 8:43 AM PST
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90 Human Death Knight
7900
Hope to get Kalganized's advice on this.
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58 Human Death Knight
490
if you have it in your budget, the nvidia 660ti will run wow a lot better than the ati 7850. but the 7850 will run wow just fine.

wow doesn't utilized multi core processors, so the i-5 ivy will be an over kill. the up side is the i-5 ivy will be a decent performing cpu for a while. i am still using my phenom iix4 955 black and i don't have any cpu bottle necking.

that system will run wow just fine, but if you have it in your budget think about getting the nvidia 660ti.
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100 Draenei Shaman
10620
imo, for ultra, anywhere, in any situation, you'll want a 7970 or a gtx 680.... if you dont necessarily care if you drop a few frames, you'll want to go with a gtx 670 or a 7950 instead.

intel would be the way to go also.. but it seems you already figured that out.
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100 Blood Elf Paladin
9210
OP:

Don't expect ultra everywhere 60 FPS+. It's just not feasible due to WoW's engine coding issues. Instead, wish for certain level of FPS quality @ ultra.

Also, you do not want shadows to be set at ultra, nor force 8x AA.

That said, the system can certainly run WoW with great FPS @ ultra.

That said:

1. Power supply is overkill. You do not need 650W for a single GPU setup. Downgrade it to 500W.

2. If you aren't going to overclock your CPU (this is not necessary with Intel setups), you can save tons of $ and funnel that savings into an SSD or a better GPU by downgrading to: i5-3470, B75 motherboard, and no CPU cooler.

3. Caviar Black drives are expensive, consider something else.

4. The case can fit everything, so don't worry.

5. You can probably find an HD 7870 for about $200.
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