How To Easily Build Your Own Custom Gaming Computers

Do you want to build your own gaming computer from scratch? Stuck on choosing the best bang for your buck parts or confused on where to start? Here at we make things very simple and you can learn everything you need to know about building gaming computers to save a ton of money and maximize gaming performance with our monthly-updated build examples, component buying guides, installation tutorials, and more.

Whether you're on a tight budget or you wish to build a killer high-end machine, we will show you exactly how to build gaming computers the right way to maximize performance for your money and end up with a reliable machine that will last you years. Building a PC is already very straightforward these days, but with this site as your guide you will have a brand new gaming rig up and running in no time. 

There are many advantages to building your own computer instead of buying pre-built, but most importantly you will save a lot of money, get much better gaming performance, and end up with a system to suit your exact gaming wants and needs.

With our buying guides on choosing the best parts, step by step installation guides, constantly updated custom build examples, and component reviews, what are you waiting for? Build your dream machine and start playing games in their full glory!

Best Gaming PC Builds: May 2017

If you need help picking the current best bang for your buck components on the market for your new gaming build, our monthly-updated Gaming Computer Builds section is here to make things easy.

Every month we spend countless hours researching the most cost-effective, high-performing and reliable parts to compile 4 killer gaming builds for 4 different budgets. You can use these builds exactly as they are, or use them as a base and tweak them to suit your specific wants and needs.

Builds From Left to Right: Budget, Mid-Range, High-End, Extreme

Gaming Hardware Buying Guides

Introduction to Building Custom Gaming Computers
If you're new to building a custom PC, start here. Building your own gaming PC is quite straightforward once you have the right information, and this introduction will explain how to get started.

How to Choose the Best CPU
The latest information on buying the right CPU for your gaming system. For high performance gaming you will definitely need a capable processor in your build.

How to Choose the Best Motherboard
The motherboard is also a critical component in any computer system and this article helps you select the right motherboard for the job.

How to Choose the Best RAM
Explains the different types of RAM, the benefits of RAM for your gaming computer, and how much RAM you need to play the latest games.

How to Choose the Best Hard Drive
This article looks into the important factors you should consider when buying a hard drive for your gaming computers.

How to Choose the Best Video Card
The video card is a very important part of a gaming PC and a decent card is crucial if you want smooth 3D performance. Here we help you choose the best video card based on your needs as a gamer.

How to Choose the Best Gaming Monitor
What to look for when shopping for a new screen to hook up to your custom gaming desktop. All the important specs are explained including response rate, refresh rate, resolution, and contrast ratio.

How to Choose the Right PC Case
Information on how to choose a good case to house all your fancy new components and what features you should look out for.

How to Choose Your Computer Power Supply
Takes a look at why the power supply is a vital part of your computer, and helps you choose the right power supply for your needs.

How to Choose the Best Sound Card
An article on the different factors you should consider when buying the best sound card for your gaming audio needs.
How To Build A PC: Installation Guides
Learn how to install all of your components here with our step by step instructions. Also includes safety precautions so that you build your gaming machine safely.

The Latest

The Best High-End Gaming PC Builds: May 2017
Our current top-tier builds for those looking to use their money wisely to put together an amazing, long-lasting and feature-rich rig that'll have you gaming in full glory.

The Best Budget Gaming PC Builds: May 2017
Our current recommended computer builds for those with a budget of either $500 or $800. Don't spend endless hours researching the best parts - we've done it all for you.

Top 3 Best Gaming Laptops for 2017
Desktops offer the best bang for your buck, however there's always a need for portable gaming. These are our current highest gaming laptop recommendations.

Should You Buy a Sound Card for Gaming?
A sound card is an optional component in a custom desktop build and in this article we look at the common debate of buying a sound card vs sticking with your motherboard's integrated audio.

What's the Best Gaming Laptop? How to Choose a Good One
Desktops have better performance when compared to laptops at the same price point, but some people would love to game on the go. Here's what to look for in a good laptop for gaming.

Tips For First Time PC Builders
If you are building your very first custom gaming PC here are some handy tips to help you along your way to ensure you avoid some common problems that newbies face.

5 Reasons Why You Should Build a Computer
Here are 5 solid reasons why you should definitely choose to put together your own custom rig instead of buying a pre-built machine.

Solid State Hard Drive Buyer's Guide
Solid state drives are fairly new on the scene, and here we explain what they are and the advantages they have over a normal hard drive.

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