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The Round Up: 4K Ready Gaming Build

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So last week, we did a really awesome performance build, ideal for 1080p gaming. This week, we’re going in the complete other directionti 4K Ready gaming machine. This is what people think of when they think of a gaming machine, and this will definitely make everyone envious of your gaming prowess. Especially the “console peasants”. Read More »

The Round Up: The Valkyrie – Cheap Performance PC

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[Picture Credit] Once again, we’re back with another PC build. We’re gonna focus on what someone could build with a modest amount of cash, but get as much power as possible. This is really going to be a Cheap Performance PC. This means speed in every area of the build, no compromises, and not cheap parts. The cost of the ... Read More »

The Round Up: Most Interesting CPUs

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[Picture Credit] The CPU market is insane. Maybe not as crazy as motherboards or graphics cards, but pretty crazy nonetheless. For a newcomer, and even people with a little bit more experience, the sheer amount and different types of CPUs can get overwhelming. So this week, let’s look at the most Interesting CPUs, from their price points, their performance, and their ... Read More »

Holiday Build-Off: Two $1500 Gaming PCs go Head-to-Head

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We (Alex Baldwin and William Garcia) are here today with a different spin on the usual weekly PC build. As Ben was unable to put together a build this week due to his busy festive calendar, its down to us slightly less social hardware nerds to put together something. As we are less imaginative than Ben, the inspiration for these ... Read More »

The Round-Up: The Fastest Budget Gaming PC

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What are you gonna do with all that holiday money you got (in a few days)? Well, I have an idea. New PC! Specifically the Fastest Budget Gaming PC you can buy. The budget? Around $600, or $500 if you enjoy doing rebates and stuff. $600 is considered by many to be the budget sweet spot, so that’s what we’ll ... Read More »

The Round Up: Best Graphics Cards Dec. ’14

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[Picture credit] So, the end of the year is almost upon us, and people are clamoring for gifts all around. As computer people, it’s always an exciting time to see what stuff goes on sale. With this list, we can see the Best Graphics Cards for everyone’s budget, even before after Christmas sales. Just like the last list, we’ll go ... Read More »

Notebook Round-up: Best Gaming Notebooks

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[Picture Credit] This week, we’re going to be looking at the Best Gaming Notebooks, as the title suggests. These aren’t going to be your usual notebooks, either. Quality stuff, not laptops you could get at most big box stores. This will be a simple list, showing off the three notebooks I think really offer the best gaming experiences in terms ... Read More »

All Peyote Collectibles in GTA V finally found!

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GTA V is a gigantic game, both on old and current generation consoles. There are still plenty of things to discover, but one of the more interesting and elusive things in the current gen version of GTA V is the addition of Peyote plant collectibles. Once a plant is collected, the character has a rather lucid hallucination of being one ... Read More »

PC Gaming Gift Guide: Awesome Peripherals!

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(Image Credit) After Black Friday, Cyber Monday, etc., you may not have been able to find the PC gamer in your life something they might enjoy and use on a daily basis. We’re gonna help you do that, just to make shopping a little bit easier. So if you need a gift for the hardcore gamer in your life, or ... Read More »