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Building a gaming computer is like creating a work of art. If you’re a console gamer, you may not understand this facet of gaming. There’s a steadily-rising segment of the population that thrive on new components to build or upgrade their own PCs. At Performance Computer Group, we have the technology available and the support to help you build a gaming computer that will keep you within spec requirements this fall. Here’s some reasons why it might be time to create your own work of art.

Gaming Computer builds for the massive multiplayer market

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Steam Games concurrent gaming snapshot August 24th, 2017

Since the World of Warcraft boom, a steady line of competition has been entering the PC gaming marketplace. According to this Steam games snapshot taken today, there are over 700K people playing the popular game title Defense of the Ancients 2 (DOTA2) at the moment. Other titles run a close second, such as: League of Legends, Counterstrike: Global Offensive, and Overwatch. Keeping up with framerate and rendering speeds is key when in a multiplayer competition. While your team is counting on your to help with a raid or boss fight you don’t want to be stuck in a lag.

Graphics cards are becoming more affordable, but look out…

Since the release of the GeForce 10 Series, the costs of building your own gaming computer have been reduced with the newer GPU architecture.  This trend has been interrupted by the sale of graphics cards for the use of Ethereum mining, but there are still a few models that are quite cost-effective. Your gaming computer will need a few different components. The experts at Performance Computer Group will make sure you get a good deal on a PC gaming computer custom build or part installation.

Other components for your Gaming Computer

There are quite a few things to consider when building your own custom gaming computer. Air flow, noise, and sometimes the aesthetic are important to PC gamer enthusiasts. However, the meat of any gaming computer is in the specs. Memory, CPU speed, and graphics card are among the key specs for your gaming rig.  You can check your specifications a the System Requirements Lab if you’re interested in playing a particular game that is soon to be released.

Check your system requirements for upcoming games

We want you to have the best gaming experience that you can. Come in today and ask about our in-store specials and don’t forget to mention that you saw this article to get a discount on the labor for your new custom gaming computer.