Building a PC is not that big a deal in 2013. And admittedly, it is much easier than any other type of DIY. Assembling LEGO blocks arguably has more fun, too. The reason for building a PC today, ultimately, breaks down to squeezing horse power out of a (usually limited) budget.
Now the WinSAT is not really the most accurate benchmark in the world. But I do not know which one is anyway and this one is right there. So please put up with me.
Doesn’t look too shabby, does it?
However I am going to show a fuller picture (pun intended) here.