How is this budget build?

90 Undead Rogue
3690
Ok so after hours of searching and posting two threads here about what build to go with and what not I have decided to go with this one hoping it can run WoW on High with very smooth settings so I can finally PVP with no freaking lag!!! The goal with this build was to not spend over $700 and run WoW with very smooth settings so here it is.
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PsPE
Edited by Famoso on 4/9/2013 1:29 AM PDT
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29 Human Paladin
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http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PuKG

A bit more balanced system, the HD 7790 is a bit stronger than the HD 7770.
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63 Troll Hunter
9590
I remember your threads from before. I'd definitely recommend the following:

Swap that PSU out for the Antec 450 or XFX 450. They're not much more and much better quality. Do not buy the Rosewill PSU.

Don't go with one stick of ram...Take 2, so if you're going to go with 4gb take 2 2gb sticks. Mobos generally take advantage of Dual slots...

If you're building the rig specifically for WoW I'd avoid the AMD chips; however, the FX 6300 will provide you with a better "all around" cpu with its 6 cores.

This would be my recommendation (again) for a sub $600 build

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PEvM
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PEvM/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PEvM/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i3-3225 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($132.49 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI B75MA-E33 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($56.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($29.83 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec 450W ATX12V Power Supply ($39.15 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $583.38
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-09 23:07 EDT-0400)
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29 Human Paladin
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I remember your threads from before. I'd definitely recommend the following:

Swap that PSU out for the Antec 450 or XFX 450. They're not much more and much better quality. Do not buy the Rosewill PSU.

Don't go with one stick of ram...Take 2, so if you're going to go with 4gb take 2 2gb sticks. Mobos generally take advantage of Dual slots...

If you're building the rig specifically for WoW I'd avoid the AMD chips; however, the FX 6300 will provide you with a better "all around" cpu with its 6 cores.

This would be my recommendation (again) for a sub $600 build

PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PEvM
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PEvM/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/PEvM/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i3-3225 3.3GHz Dual-Core Processor ($132.49 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: MSI B75MA-E33 Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($56.98 @ Outlet PC)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($29.83 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 650 Ti 1GB Video Card ($119.99 @ Microcenter)
Case: NZXT Source 210 (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($44.98 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: Antec 450W ATX12V Power Supply ($39.15 @ NCIX US)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $583.38
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-09 23:07 EDT-0400)


Not a fan of the NZXT Source 210, very poor airflow. 4GB of ram can be capped out in modern games. Rosewill PSU's are fine. They may not be seasonic, PPC, or silverstone, but i'd rate them slightly under antec or on par with cooler master/xfx.
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63 Troll Hunter
9590
4gb of ram is adequate - especially for a budget build.

Case is adequate - especially for a budget build.

Rosewill PSU is cheap and not quality. It's bad info to suggest otherwise when you can poke around and find an Antec 450 VP - with great reviews - for the same amount of money.
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100 Blood Elf Paladin
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I agree that the Antec 450VP is totally fine and I'd buy it before I'd buy a Rosewill.

I would, however, go with 2x4gb=8gb of ram. There's no need for the I3-3225 over the 3220, so that saves ~$13 to help offset the ram cost.
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