Vital Components for a Gaming PC

gaming pc systemWhen it comes to playing the latest big-name games and online multiplayer titles, it is strongly recommended that only a high-end gaming PC will do – after all, with more and more games being produced that require enhanced graphics, sound and processing capabilities, a standard laptop, desktop or even netbook simply won’t do the job properly.  For seamless, visually impressive gaming that keeps you connected and in the game at all times, bespoke or dedicated gaming desktops (or gaming laptops) will provide the best solutions.  But just what is it your PC or laptop will require to be able to run so many popular titles?


Motherboard and Processor

No good gaming PC worth its money should be considered without a powerful processor and a motherboard that is capable of holding everything together for the years to come.  A good processor for gaming does not necessarily need to be the fastest, but should be highly capable – meaning that opting for a model produced with gaming in mind, or one with multiple cores, will provide you with optimal performance.  Similarly, a motherboard that is versatile and open to work with a range of CPUs will benefit not only your short-term gaming experience, but also your long-term performance.


Memory and Hard Drives

Gaming desktops and gaming laptops need a good stack of RAM (memory) and hard drive space in order for the biggest and best games to run efficiently.  Your gaming PC may well have a super-fast or super-capable processor, but without ample disk space or memory capability, you may find yourself restricted as to which games can run smoothly on your machine.  There are plenty of opportunities to purchase both a high amount of RAM and hard drive space to ensure that your PC is ready to take on any new releases in the long-term.


Graphics and Sound

With many games nowadays, sound and visuals are key – and a gaming PC with a high-end graphics card and audio capabilities is a no-brainer if you’re wanting to make the most out of your gaming experience.  Good graphics card capability will be dependent upon the size of memory you opt for, along with the type of monitor you are using – it’s all about 4K and 1080p nowadays, so ensure you find a reputable card that provides optimal resolution for your choice of display.  Similarly, with sound cards and capabilities, it is essential to find a high-quality component that offers immersive audio – though opting for a dedicated pair of gaming headphones may be more suited to your needs or your budget.


The Basics

Finally, let’s not forget the basics of gaming components needed in a PC – a good power supply, a firm case or shell that can provide air support to the many components you may be running, and – of course – a keyboard and mouse that provides optimal comfort.  There are many dedicated gaming keyboards and mice available for gaming desktops and gaming laptops alike, meaning that you can easily shop around and find a brand or model that suits your likely usage the best.

For more advice, support and sales relating to gaming PC components and more, why not call Tech CPR today on 01246 452319 – Or team are well-versed in all things PC gaming and will be happy to help you build or look for a pre-built machine that can handle all the latest titles and more.