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How would this do as a general/light-medium gaming computer?

Thel3igO
  • 70 months ago

I'm thinking for games like Red Faction series, Source Games, Minecraft, not big blockbusters like BF4, Crysis, Titanfall. Just older games, that need to be able to run well. How would this do? The reason I put two different hard drives is I don't know if I should go for more storage but a smaller cache, or less storage but a bigger cache. More storage is slightly more expensive than bigger cache.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU Intel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz Dual-Core Processor $109.99 @ SuperBiiz
CPU Cooler Corsair H50 57.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler $49.99 @ Newegg
Motherboard Asus H81I-PLUS Mini ITX LGA1150 Motherboard $78.79 @ Newegg
Memory G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $82.99 @ Newegg
Storage Plextor M5S Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Drive $54.99 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive $77.99 @ Amazon
Video Card MSI Radeon R7 260X 2GB Video Card $99.99 @ Newegg
Case Silverstone SG08B-LITE Mini ITX Desktop Case $68.61 @ NCIX US
Power Supply Thermaltake 550W 80+ Gold Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply $59.99 @ Newegg
Total
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available $667.33
Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-07-29 12:52 EDT-0400

Comments

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

Defiantly!, This is sure to run older games like that.

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

What about RF Armageddon?

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

Never heard of RF Armageddon? But if it came out before 2010 Then you should be fine ;)

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

Red Faction: Armageddon. 2011 :'(

  • 70 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah, You can probably run this at medium settings at 30FPS.

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