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I wanted to get a new desktop, and instead of buying one and spending a fortune, I decided to save a few bucks and build one. It's surprisingly fast and runs just about everything. There is little to no cable management due to the budget case and a non-modular power supply but it is not that big of a deal for me. I haven't run into any problems so far, and I'm pretty impressed with this build!
--After playing Fallout 4 on this for literally over 60 hours, I can say I am really impressed, after bumping every setting up to ultra or as high as it could go, the game still ran smoothly:
60 fps indoors
35-60 fps outdoors, 40-45 fps with people around. 55-60 with nobody around. The more people there were the lower it went however it never really went below 35.
25-45 fps in combat, depending on how many people and weapons used. Sat at 35-40, rarely went below 30 or above 45.
There were never any significant frame drops where it randomly went to 10 fps for no reason, and the frame rate did not fluctuate that much.
--I also have been playing Mass Effect 3 (with the few settings it had bumped up) on here and it did even better. It did have the same frame rate cap of 60 but in combat and out of combat I was still always getting 60 fps and probably would have gotten higher without the cap. The only time I didn't get 60 fps was when it was loading!
-- I was able to max out Skyrim on here as well and although I never checked the actual fps I can say that it ran very smoothly and I had to guess I'd say it was around 60!
--Note that prices were probably slightly different at the time that I bought this PC! I remember it being about $400 when I bought all these parts and now they are getting closer and closer to $500!