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Upgrade or Replace Gaming Computer?

I am considering either upgrading or replacing my 6 year old gaming computer, not sure which to do. What would you do? [more inside]
posted by zompus on Nov 12, 2013 - 17 answers

Gaming on a microPC

Will this computer run Armed Assault 2 so I can play Day-Z? [more inside]
posted by OldReliable on Oct 24, 2012 - 12 answers

Help me decode PC system requirements.

Help me decode PC system requirements. [more inside]
posted by mattholomew on Oct 14, 2012 - 5 answers

Stick with my awesome CRT or take the plunge for an IPS or 120hz monitor for FPS gaming?

Gaming Monitors: Should I upgrade from my awesome Viewsonic P220f CRT to a Dell u2711 or Samsung S27A950D? Do I really have to choose between quality/resolution and speed? Trying to make a Black Friday decision. [more inside]
posted by Elminster24 on Nov 24, 2011 - 8 answers

Gaming PC on a budget.

Is a gaming PC for £400ish doable and where do I even begin to figure out what I need? [more inside]
posted by daysocks on Sep 17, 2011 - 13 answers

What's in a Game?

I've heard it said that when children are playing, they're learning. So what is that they're learning when they're Gaming? [more inside]
posted by philip-random on Jul 27, 2010 - 41 answers

If Dell is now Hell, is there a purgatory outside of build-it-yourself Heaven?

If Dell has truly gone to Hell, where should one go for a new rig? [more inside]
posted by Decimask on Jun 29, 2010 - 21 answers

A search for lore lost to the sands of time...

Anyone know where to find some comprehensive UnrealScript documentation? [more inside]
posted by Truthiness on Feb 26, 2010 - 2 answers

Amateur Gamer Filter: iBuyPower / Gateway experiences?

Should I buy a machine from Gateway or iBuyPower? [more inside]
posted by citywolf on Feb 19, 2010 - 7 answers

How much PC security will I really need?

I'm about to receive a desktop computer (Windows 7 Pro) that I am going to use *solely* for playing an online game. Do I need any additional security or virus protection programs aside from what comes with Windows 7? [more inside]
posted by woot on Feb 13, 2010 - 12 answers

Help me upgrade my son's PC for Christmas

I want to upgrade my son's PC for Christmas but I'm overwhelmed by the options and I figure somebody here can point me in the right direction a lot faster than I can figure it out myself. [more inside]
posted by COD on Dec 4, 2009 - 9 answers

Can I upgrade the graphics card on my aging desktop?

What is a cheap graphics card that is still better than my ATI Radeon X300 and will my old desktop be able to handle a more modern card? [more inside]
posted by Fluffy654 on Jun 13, 2009 - 4 answers

Help me play Left 4 Dead 4 Cheap

What is the cheapest pc gaming rig you can come up with that can run Left 4 Dead at a playable and decent framerate? [more inside]
posted by bettershredder on Nov 12, 2008 - 13 answers

Bug Hunters

UK 80s gaming magazine question: Who drew "Bug Hunters", the comic strip with the big four armed robot, for CRASH and C&VG magazine? [more inside]
posted by Artw on Aug 18, 2008 - 2 answers

monitor vs projector

I'm thinking of replacing/supplementing my PC monitor with a projector, but I've never really used or shopped for one. Is it worth it, or should I just go for a couple of the biggest monitors I can afford? [more inside]
posted by dozo on Jun 27, 2008 - 11 answers

Building a system on the new AMD 780G chipset....video question...

I’m building my first desktop system in many many years now and getting back up to speed on all the hot topics is taking a while. I’m leaning towards getting the GIGABYTE GA-MA78GM-S2H which is based on the 780G northbridge so it has the integrated graphics with the hybrid crossfire feature (and also is miniATX size and has audio optical out, HDMI…). Review here and here continued... [more inside]
posted by joshgray on Mar 11, 2008 - 4 answers

Questions about PSP modding (via Pandora's Battery)

Questions about PSP modding (via Pandora's Battery) - will my UMD games still play on it? Will games purchased via playstation online store still work? And if future games are made to not work with modded units, can I 'reverse' the modding and go back to Sony firmware?
posted by mattholomew on Feb 27, 2008 - 3 answers

Looking for suggestions for running custom firmware on a PSP Slim (please see my stipulations inside!)

Looking for suggestions for running custom firmware on a PSP Slim (please see my stipulations inside!) [more inside]
posted by mattholomew on Nov 26, 2007 - 3 answers

Need help trying to get PC games to open in a window rather than fullscreen.

Need help trying to get PC games to open in a window rather than fullscreen. [more inside]
posted by mattholomew on Sep 11, 2007 - 10 answers

Need help setting up a home gaming server, if that sort of thing exists

Need help setting up a home gaming server, if that sort of thing exists [more inside]
posted by mattholomew on Aug 31, 2007 - 12 answers

Why does Bioshock make my WinXP computer completely shut off?

Why does Bioshock make my WinXP computer completely shut off? [more inside]
posted by bradn on Aug 22, 2007 - 20 answers

Could a non-gamer benefit from buying a "Gaming PC?"

I'm a power user, but I am NOT at all a gamer. Would I still benefit from buying a "gaming PC" (Dell XPS 710)? Or, would I just be an idiot who wasted money on something they didn't need/won't use? [more inside]
posted by creative on May 5, 2007 - 27 answers

Video Card Help

What Mid Priced Video Card Should I Buy to get the most bang for my buck ? (P4 3 GHZ, 1 gig of ram) [more inside]
posted by slowtree on Mar 9, 2007 - 7 answers

Are Tetris clones legal?

Are Tetris clones legal?
posted by Tlogmer on Nov 28, 2005 - 4 answers

Looking for a decent multiplayer co-op game.

I'm looking for a decent multi player co-op game... [more inside]
posted by tomble on Jul 12, 2005 - 22 answers

Why aren't other developers following Valve's Steam model?

If Valve's Steam means that games developers can do away with publisher, distributor and retailer overheads... um... why isn't everyone doing it, or similar things?
posted by Pretty_Generic on Nov 10, 2004 - 13 answers

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