CPU: This thing is a beast, honestly.. with 1866 Mhz RAM this thing did great. I had 110 fps on Lol all on very high with V-sync off. (League of legends is the main game I play so that's all I cared about). Once I got Tomb Raider, Bioshock Inifinite, Far Cry 3, Blood Dragon, Crysis 3 and Sim City 5 I tried them with the APU and they all played on high settings @720p without a hitch some even went higher.
Motherboard: Cheap mATX motherboard by Gigabyte, this thing is really reliable haven't had a single problem with it since I've had it. Only problem is that it doesn't have USB 3.0 but I don't care about that to be honest.
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 1866 Mhz, solid product really .. probably the best RAM out there. Never had a problem, it didn't have any issues changing the speeds from 1600 to 1866. The reason some pics had blue ram is because I had made the mistake of getting 1600 Mhz Patriot Intel Extreme Masters first, so I went back and got the 1866 Mhz.
HDD: WD Caviar blue, quiet and fast. 872d and 6hs used on and off according defraggler. This thing is so reliable and hella fast. My boot time takes 26 seconds FLAT, from the time I push power to being at my desktop. Don't give me that SSD .. I'm not paying 0.90-1.00$/GB. If you complain your HDD is slow get CCleaner and in tools click on start up and disable as much stuff as you can from opening when you start the PC. Some guy on here was complaining that his PC would tale 5-10 mins to start because of his HDD.. Get CCleaner and become a free man.
Case: Wanted something cheap with 3.0 USB header (the motherboard I ended getting doesn't even have them lol.) But I bought it because I knew eventually I would upgrade for something better.
PSU: 500w Corsair cheap, reliable and quiet what else can you ask for? The only thing is that the first one I had, had some annoying coil wine. The guy at computers canada didn't believe me and said it was my HDD, I was like you fool my HDD doesn't make that noise from hell.
DVD-W: Does what it was made to do. It has fulfilled its destiny and proven worthy.
OS: Windows 8 is amazing and fast with Classic Shell, Windows 7 interface with Windows 8 power. 5-15% better pformance than Win 7 when gaming..
|CPU||AMD A10-5800K 3.8GHz Quad-Core||$143.75 CAD|
|Motherboard||Gigabyte GA-F2A55M-HD2 Micro ATX FM2||$74.75 CAD|
|Memory||Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866||$78.20 CAD|
|Storage||Western Digital Caviar Blue 640GB 3.5" 7200RPM||$0.00 CAD|
|Case||BitFenix Merc Alpha (Black) ATX Mid Tower||$57.50 CAD|
|Power Supply||Corsair 500W ATX12V||$69.00 CAD|
|Optical Drive||Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer||$0.00 CAD|
|Total (Canada):||$423.20 CAD|
|CPU Clock Rate||3.8GHz|
|CPU Temperature While Idle||51.0° C|
|CPU Temperature Under Load||69.0° C|