Hey folks, As stated this is going to be my first build in 7+ years. I haven't built anything since just after high school, so I'm a little out of the loop when it comes to parts and tech these days. Unfortunately it may be time to shelf the laptop for gaming and save for travel, it's outdated and just doesn't perform where I want it to anymore. I had been considering the ASUS ROG G750JW but decided not to shell out that kind of money when I could build something more powerful for significantly less. So, onward to reluctantly building a desktop. I'm on a bit of a budget due to the fact that I no longer have a desk, monitor, or keyboard after scrapping my old gear years ago and moving. Without further adieu, I will be upgrading from AMD Turion II p540 Dual Core 2.4ghz 8gb Ram ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5400 Series, I believe it's the 5470, but I can't be positive to PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2sNi9 Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2sNi9/by_merchant/ Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2sNi9/benchmarks/ PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($219.96 @ SuperBiiz) Motherboard: ASRock B75 PRO3 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($83.98 @ SuperBiiz) Memory: A-Data 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory ($79.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Hitachi Ultrastar 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.99 @ Microcenter) Case: Apevia X-DREAMER4-GN ATX Mid Tower Case ($59.99 @ Mwave) Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($64.99 @ Microcenter) Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($20.98 @ OutletPC) Total: $779.88 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-31 16:30 EST-0500) I won't be building until Feb. and I realizes that prices are subject to change but I'm looking for a bit of constructive criticism. I know w're not supposed to talk about how the game is currently optimized, but how do you think this will fare with WildStar? In Solo, Raiding, and PVP environments. Wall of text over. Thanks for reading.