Pre-Built or Custom Gaming PC, What’s The Better Route?

A pre-built PC is ready to go right away whereas a custom gaming PC takes time to get to an optimal state. Should you go with a pre-built or a custom gaming PC?

It really comes down to what you’re looking for. A pre-built might let you get right into the action with the overall PC experience but you usually miss out on power per dollar spent. A custom gaming build lets you optimize how much you’re spending but you’ll have to learn how to put it all together.

Luckily it doesn’t take a computer scientist to put a PC together and there is plenty of material out there to help you out! Let’s go over both choices and decide which is the better route.

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Black Friday PC Component Deals 2017

There are still some sales going on throughout the day that I’d like to share with all of you! Black Friday isn’t the end of sales, Cyber Monday is also still around the corner so keep that in mind as you are shopping around today.

The one component I really wanted to see go on sale is RAM but it doesn’t seem that there are any current sales of RAM going on. However, some video cards have gone on sale and are still promoting their sales as well as some other important components being on sale.

With that, let’s get down to it. Here are the sales going on today that I’ve been able to find around Amazon!

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What Do You Need To Build A Gaming PC?

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Question is, what do you need before you start building your gaming PC? What are all of the different parts involved? Let’s go over everything you’ll need!

There are several parts that are needed to build a gaming PC and it’s pretty easy to get lost and confused when you’re in the market to do a build of your own.

It’s best to know what you’re getting into fully before even trying otherwise you risk messing up having the wrong motherboard socket or you accidentally got a video card that isn’t going to fit within your desired case.

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Ryzen 7 PC Build 2017, Building A Reliable Workstation PC

A Ryzen 7 PC build is ideal for those that want to have a PC that can handle heavy rendering and multi-threaded tasks. Ryzen 7 is great for content creators!

It’s also very capable for gaming, though through benchmarks Intel has shown that when it comes to overall gaming performance that they are the more ideal pick. Ryzen can be overclocked to reach a similar level of potential. I’ll elaborate a bit more on this below!

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Cyber Monday PC Hardware/Peripheral Deals Are Happening Right Now

Cyber Monday is upon us and so today is literally the best day of the year to be saving a bunch of money if you’re looking into doing a PC build!

I’ll be listing some parts and peripherals that I’ve found are for a lower price point. Most of these deals I’ve either found myself on Amazon or from different articles I’ve read up on to see what the best deals are!

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PC Peripheral & Hardware Black Friday Deals

Hey everyone, it’s that time of year again. That time where there are some potentially great deals online for PC peripherals and hardware!

Black Friday is a crazy day for all of the local shoppers, I tend to want top stay home and shop online anyway. After doing a bit of hunting for good deals, I’ve found a batch of some products that you may want to take a look at if you’re looking for some hardware and/or peripherals soon!

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My PC Build Dream, I’ve Been Waiting Years For This Day!

So last night I finished building the PC build of my DREAMS, it’s everything I’ve ever wanted and then some. I was able to use some old parts which helped out!

Scavenging some parts from my old PC build was nice but I wanted to make sure that most everything was going to be new. I got a new case, a new video card, a much better processor and I added a solid state drive to it as well.

This is the first time I’ve been able to actually experience 60 fps on max settings with some games and it’s my first time experiencing the speed of a SSD. Let’s get right to it! 🙂

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How To Build A Mini ITX Gaming PC, Ready To Own 2016?

Want to know how to build a mini ITX gaming PC? It’s a good thing to know how because it allows for more room and reliable portability.

A mini ITX PC can pack an extremely powerful punch, for this specific build I kept the budget on the higher end of things, if you’d like to see mini ITX builds at any other budget then let me know in the comments if you’d like to see that and I’ll see what I can do! 🙂

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Best Gaming Computer Build on a Budget, You’ve Got To Build It Yourself!

If you’re looking for the best gaming computer build on a budget then you’ve stumbled across the right site! 🙂

The greatest part about building your own computer is that you get the most bang for your buck. Make sure that you buy all of the right parts though.

Computer retailers that sell “gaming” computers are ripping the consumers off big time because even some $700-$800 “gaming” computers won’t be able to run most of the games coming out in 2015.

That’s when the beauty of building your own PC comes in, buy buying each essential part separately you are saving a bunch of money for your finished PC.

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