Guide: Building an all-around and Gaming PC

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 01 2008 @ 08:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ExtremeTech published another guide on building PCs. This time they made an all-around production and gaming PC.
My last production PC is barely recognizable compared to its configuration at inception. Its graphics card, audio device, CPU cooler, fan array, power supply—heck, just about everything except its motherboard—were swapped out time and again. I absolutely require the ability to swap out parts at a moment's notice.

More of an upgrade than a brand new build, this project nevertheless found me starting with a fresh operating system and transferring data from an old machine to a mostly-new one. I did, however, carry over a number of parts from my previous production PC to the upgraded version.

Let's check out the old PC, the upgraded rig, and what I went through to land this nice, new box on my desk.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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