This is mainly used for gaming and web surfing, no problems have turned out yet. All of these parts were bought at a Finnish alternative for Amazon, Verkkokauppa.com. We have yet to measure the CPU and GPU temperatures. We tested to run 3DMark Fire Strike, score was about 4400. The cost in euros was 860€ (Finland is a costly country to live in). The reason he chose a APU was because all of the FX and other AMD socket boards did'nt have PCI-e 3.0.