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What Kind of Computer is Good for Gaming?

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I am not sure whether you have any gamers in your family or among your close group of friends. Gamers are unique. They spend huge amounts of time trying to reach the highest levels of the games they play. Their free-time is booked up and spent on gaming. Those that don’t play computer games can only look and wonder why? What is the fascination?

Gamers love what they do and they really put their computers through a pounding. They run their computers to the max because the games they play usually use high resolution graphics, sound effects and lots of memory. When it comes to buying a computer for gaming, a lot of gamers prefer to either build their own computer or have one built specifically for them. Building your own computer is the least expensive way of doing things and it is the most customisable because you can make your computer into whatever you want it to be.

Your average computer is not made with gaming in mind but rather for the average, every day computer user. You can use a regular computer for gaming however you probably would not be satisfied for long because your games would most likely max out your computer system resources. To use a computer for gaming you may need some enhanced components. Definitely you will need to invest in an above average graphics card. Your graphics card will affect the way that images, colours and the scenes in your game will display on the monitor.

The main components that your computer will need for gaming are: an excellent graphics card, a good sound card, speakers (preferably with a sub woofer) and also a good monitor. If you want to upgrade a computer that you currently own, you will at least want to turn things up a notch with an upgraded sound card and graphics card. You can easily buy and add a new graphics and sound card to the computer set up that you already have.

If you are one of those people that doesn’t like to get into the nitty-gritty technical stuff, you probably prefer to be pointed to a particular computer brand rather than have to understand computer specifications and memory requirements. If this is you, then be on the lookout for Alienware computers. Alienware is one of the most popular brands for gaming. They do great desktops and laptop computers. Gaming computers cost considerably more than your every day computer. Still, if you are heavily into gaming, the cost will be well worth the hours of entertainment you will get from gaming on a computer you love.

Geeks2U can always help with your PC upgrades and our excellent technicians are always ready to help. You can contact us on 1300 443 572 to book a technician in your home or office.


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