As promised, here are some lessons learned (or re-learned) on system building:
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Sunday, March 3, 2013
A history of PC gaming and PC building...Anyone who's known me for any amount of time knows that one of my main happy-makers in my non-work, non-child raising, non-husbanding time is gaming. I've been a PC gamer for a number of years, ever since I got my first PC back in 1995.
I've done 3 builds in my lifetime that I can think of, and a number of upgrades to those builds. Unfortunately, my strategy for part picking for the past few years has amounted to:
- What my friends have cast off that I can use
- What I can afford and get WOC (Wife Oversight Committee™) approval for that is better than what I have.
This comic from XKCD sums it up my usual gaming experience: