You can save the thirty percent or more that custom shops charge for labor by building your own gaming rig. It can easily mean $300 that stays in your pocket to be used later for games, a better monitor, or whatever you want.
Is it hard to build a gamer?
The answer is “no”. Often, I’ve told people “There are only eleven major parts in a computer. Most of them snap together, or plug in. If you can connect just eleven items, then you can build a computer.”
Of course, a gamer does have differences from a general purpose computer. That’s what makes it a gamer. But does that make it harder to build?
Let’s say you want to build a Crossfire system with two graphics cards. It isn’t any harder to plug two graphics cards into their slots than to install one. Nor is it more difficult to install … Read the rest