Build a gaming pc

Build a gaming pc

Build a gaming pc

Is it time to upgrade to a new gaming computer? You might be wondering if it's worth spending thousands of dollars upgrading and building your PC. To answer this question, you'll want to consider five factors: the types of games you play, the games you want to play in the future, your budget, your age and the company you work for.Building a gaming PC from scratch is the only sure-fire way to ensure that your system is capable of satisfying all of your personal preferences. When you determine everything that goes into your PC from the power supply up, you know that you'll be able to play the games you want at the frame rates you want.


Discrete graphics cards are large, powerful components that plug into the motherboard via PCIe*, and come with their own resources, including video memory and (usually) an active cooling system. A discrete graphics card is a must-have for gamers who play any of today's demanding, graphics-heavy games. Serious gamers will want to look for graphics cards that produce consistent frame rates of at least 60 frames per second (FPS) at your desired resolution (anything lower may look choppy)

While gamers looking to play in virtual reality should look for cards that produce consistent frame rates of at least 90 fps.Pro-tip: You don't have to pick one. Many people use a small SSD as a boot drive (for the operating system, games, and other programs) and fill the rest of their bays with cheap HDDs for maximum storage capacity. (Source:www.intel.com)


Non-modular PSUs have all cables permanently attached. This is the cheapest option, but you'll need to find a place to store all the cables that you know you’re not going to use. Too many unused cables result in poor cable management, which can obstruct airflow and end up affecting your PC's performance.Take a look at your case and figure out where the PSU is supposed to go (probably on the bottom, near the back) and how it can be oriented. Ideally, you want to orient the PSU so that its fan faces outside the case (via a vent).

If your case has a vent on the bottom, you can mount the PSU upside down, so long as the bottom vent will receive decent airflow when the PC is finished.Disclaimer: Newegg’s Custom PC Builder is a tool designed to assist in your build. Because of differences in component versions, iterations, and releases, actual compatibility may vary. Newegg does not warrant or guarantee the compatibility of components purchased on Newegg or from using the Custom PC Builder and the Custom PC Builder is not a substitute for product compatibility information from the original manufacturers. (Source:www.newegg.com)



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