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Plutonium: Epic Gaming Computer


So this is going to be a computer you can go to forums with and brag about. This is the kind of computer that won’t just beat the consoles, it’ll make them cry and run away. The Plutonium is an Epic Gaming Computer, built completely for gaming. Everything was chosen with horsepower in mind, but meant to stay below the ... Read More »

YouTube Plans Music Subscription Service


Ever since the website began, YouTube has been a popular place listen to music. At first, it was basically a wild west where anyone uploaded whatever songs they wanted, regardless of whether they actually had permission to do so. Luckily for those with ethical and moral concerns, YouTube soon made a deal with the recording industry to give ad royalities ... Read More »

<$400 Beginner PC Build or How to Learn from Mistakes


So, my last build got a fair bit of criticism, and like any good writer, I’m going to take that in stride. My “console killer” build had a few people a little angry at me, so I’m going to try to see if I can build something that might be more to their liking. No, I’m not pandering, I’m taking ... Read More »

Heroes of the Storm Invites Newbies to the Nexus


If you’re anything like me, you’re chomping at the bits for an invite to Blizzard’s new MOBA offering, Heroes of the Storm. And while invites are still hard to come by in this early phase, those eager for some tower-stomping action might just get a magic ticket to alpha via the “Bring your Friends to the Brawl” giveaway. Players who’ve ... Read More »

Console Killer: $450 PC Build

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$450 “Console Killer” Rig PC gaming has never been as affordable as it is these days. You can actually get a decent PC that can play games for a relatively low price, and when the current gen consoles came out, the Xbox One and PS4, the term console killer was thrown around quite a bit. So that’s what we’ll be ... Read More »

Bang for your Buck: Best Graphics Cards Oct. 2014

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Graphics cards. They’re probably the most important part of a gaming computer, but one of the major problems is what graphics card you should buy. There are tons of different graphics cards at a wide range of budgets, and today, we’re going to look at the best cards for your money. There are two questions you should ask yourself while looking ... Read More »

This Week in Crowdfunding: 10/03/2014

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Welcome to This Week in Crowdfunding: a roundup of promising and/or interesting Kickstarter and Indiegogo projects that are currently underway. Crowdfunding has exploded in recent years, drawing rookies and industry veterans alike. There are good games coming out of crowdfunding, like Wasteland 2 and Shovel Knight, and this feature aims to spotlight interesting upcoming projects. However, it should be noted that not every ... Read More »

AMD PC Build: The Bee – $550 1080p Beast


There are a lot of new developments happening with computers right now. Nvidia recently revealed two new graphics processors, and AMD is expecting to counter in the coming months. A lot of people want to build new computers now, though. They’ve been saving up for ages. Unlike the last build, though, this rig will be more about what AMD has ... Read More »