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Building A Gaming Computer

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BY May 15, 2020

If you are a big gamer, building your own computer is the ultimate dream, right? We are going to give you a great overview of what this entails. After all, for a lot of people, they may have time on their hands during the current lockdown to finally realize this dream!


When you take into account all of the possible components to either upgrade a computer or build a computer from scratch, the key is knowing what type of games you are going to play, both now and in the future. The games you play will evolve over time, as will the components required. It’s merely a case of weighing up what fits best right now and then considering possible upgrades in the future.


If you did decide, for example, to go with more than 16GB of RAM, you are obviously going to be spending a little more money, compared to an 8GB RAM; but you may save yourself money in the long term. Games evolve, and if history has taught us anything with respect to memory requirements, games are only going to require more RAM and more memory in the future.


Probably the most important factor to take away when it comes to building your own gaming PC is that you have to think about your budget and what you are trying to achieve with the gaming experience. If you’ve got a low budget, shop around, but keep in mind the level of tech you need to play the game you are benchmarking everything against. 


If you are playing Battlefield 1, you are going to need far more tech than Theme Hospital. These are two good examples, as both are very popular in their day (the present when we talk about Battlefield 1). They are also years and years apart in development, and this does highlight the fact that over time, games require much more from the computer to provide the right gaming experience.


There are plenty of options available on the market, and many custom-spec building sites will have their ideas regarding what you should be using for the gaming experience. However, there is no reason whatsoever why you cannot go out and buy your own parts of the kit yourself. If you are the kind of person who prefers to have it built by someone with the necessary experience, and you want a certain level of warranty, you can pick from their own list of suggestions, but it’s good to have some prior knowledge, which has been provided. 


It’s easy to be tempted by what looks good when it comes to building your gaming PC, but focus solely on performance and gaming comfort and experience. You can then decorate your gaming room so that it looks exciting. There are dedicated websites like where you can find merchandise for the games you are interested in.


You can also have a discussion with the company that builds on your behalf. You may have seen something that they do not currently offer on their site, but if you suggest another brand or model to them, they may source it for you.

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