(I WILL BE POSTING AN UPDATE TO THIS BUILD WITHIN A FEW WEEKS OR MAYBE A MONTH I DUNNO)
(Sorry for the potato picture quality) So, this is my first PC. The build went pretty smooth, and everything has been working pretty nice. This PC runs all my games with maxed out settings at 1080p, and it boots up in 20 seconds due to the ssd. The only thing I don't like about the hardware I chose was the GPU. The RX 460 is a great card, just not this version. This XFX card runs at 70C to 75C when gaming, and the fan speed is almost at 3000 rpm, which makes it sound like a jet engine. I underclocked the card to 854mhz and now it runs at 55C-60C while gaming with a quiet fan speed of 1400 rpm. However, I did lose about 10-15 fps in my games, which is no big deal since I'm already getting well over 60 fps. (THIS IS BEING WRITTEN FROM THE FUTURE BUT I UPDATED MY REVIEW ON THIS CARD WHICH YOU SHOULD CHECK OUT) The Athlon X4 845 is a great CPU. It idles at a cool 30C, when gaming it hovers between 40C-50C, and when benchmarking it stays at 60C. Impressive for an AMD CPU, especially since I'm using the stock cooler. Overall I think this build went pretty well. I just wish I would've gotten a dual-fan RX 460, but this one is fine for what I do.
Great CPU for the price. Stays cool on the stock cooler even under load, and doesn't consume much power.
It's a decent board. It works and hasn't failed me yet, but doesn't have support for USB 3.0 front panels, and only has one system fan header. For $50 you can't complain.
Great RAM. Reliable, and has a pretty decent clock speed.
Good SSD for $60. The read/write speeds aren't amazing, but it's still pretty snappy and much faster than a standard hard drive.
I'm changing my review to four stars because I think I just got a bad fan with my card. I contacted XFX and they sent me a new cooling unit that was much quieter and dropped my temperatures, too. XFX has a great warranty service and they were very quick about things.
It's small, has good cable management, and looks pretty sleek. There's only one problem with this case: airflow. I tried putting a 120mm fan in the front of the case to help with the airflow but due to the design of the front panel there's just not enough air being blown into the case. On top of that, you can't even put a 92mm fan in the back. You're stuck with an 80mm fan. That being said, this case would probably be good for an HTPC build with parts that dont heat up as much. For gaming components, however, this won't cut it. Rosewill's other cases such as the FBM series as well as the Ranger-M seem better than this and they even come with a 120mm fan as well as an 80mm fan and have room for a 92mm fan in the back. You could either just get one of the aforementioned cases or go for a move expensive case like a Thermaltake Versa H15, H25, or a Cooler Master N200. My point is that this case isn't that bad, but you can get much better.
Reliable. Hasn't failed. The only thing I don't like about this PSU is the cable it came with. It doesn't stay seated in the back of the power supply very well; so you'll have to wiggle it around until it finally makes a solid connection. Other than that, it works great.