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How To Build The Best Gaming PC

It’s everything you need to know about building a gaming PC, from parts selection to assembly and finishing touches.

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While you may have been gaming on the PC for years and are ready to treat yourself to a top-shelf build or simply wanting to dip your toes in the water after spending your time with consoles, making the decision to build your own gaming PC is the first step towards enjoying gaming at the highest levels. It doesn’t matter if you have a strong idea of the direction you’d like to take or if you are beginning at square one, this guide will cover all the necessary steps and explain all your options.

To make this information easily digestible, this guide will be broken up into separate parts. As the market for PC gaming hardware (and its pricing) rapidly evolves, this guide will be updated to include the latest information about the different components and their value propositions. While the builds contained in this guide will be relatively specific, there is no need to follow them religiously. Everyone has different needs, budgets, and considerations. Feel free to mix and match as your demands require.

How To Build The Best Gaming PC

Section A - Parts Selection

Selecting The Best CPU For Your Gaming PC

Selecting The Best Motherboard For Your Gaming PC

Selecting The Best CPU Cooler For Your Gaming PC

Selecting The Best Case For Your Gaming PC

Selecting The Best Memory For Your Gaming PC

Selecting The Best Power Supply For Your Gaming PC

Selecting The Best Storage For Your Gaming PC

The Best Monitor Speakers To Bring Your PC Audio To Life

Coming Soon...

Selecting The Best Monitor For Your Gaming PC

Selecting The Best Keyboard and Mouse For Your Gaming PC

Selecting The Best Accessories For Your Gaming PC


Section B - How To Build A Gaming PC - Coming Soon

  • How To Assemble An Intel-Based Gaming PC
  • How To Assemble An AMD-Based Gaming PC
  • How To Install Windows On Your Gaming PC
  • How To Set Up Your Gaming PC For Best Performance

Section C - Customizing Your Gaming PC - Coming Soon

  • How To Pick The Right LEDs For Your Gaming PC
  • How To Handle Cable Management In Your Gaming PC
  • How To Make The Interior Of Your Gaming PC Stand Out

Section D - Upgrading Your Current PC - Coming Soon

  • How To Determine If Your Current PC Is Worth Upgrading
  • How To Determine Which Parts Of Your Current PC Can Be Upgraded

Section E - Themed Gaming PC Builds - Coming Soon

  • The Best High-End Gaming PC Build
  • The Best Budget Gaming PC Build
  • The Best Mid-Range Gaming PC Build
  • The Best Used Parts Gaming PC Build
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