About BGC (& Our David vs Goliath Mission)

Learn to Build Better, Faster, Longer-Lasting Gaming PCs for Less with BGC: The Beginner-Friendly Guide to Navigating the Ever-Evolving Hardware Market

A 100% Independent, Objective & Unbiased Publication

No Outside Influences Affect Our Product Recommendations

About the Founder

Former self-taught hobbyist game programmer who started coding mini PC games in his early teens, Julz is a lifelong gamer who developed a keen interest in computer science soon after and started BGC just after high school as a very rudimentary little blog to simply share what he was learning about DIY hardware at the time.

Fast forward a fair few years and countless reiterations to the quality and depth of the site's content and research process, and BGC has come a fair way since, evolving slowly over time into the fairly expansive, comprehensive PC building resource that it is today, now consistently reaching thousands of gamers each and every month to more easily build good systems.

His favs of all time include OOT, GE007, Perfect Dark, HL1, WC3 & SWKOTOR, fav movies are The Matrix, SW1-6, Limitless, The Pursuit of Happiness and District 9, and he promises to never write in the egoic third-person ever again.

Just some dude from 'Straya who likes SW way too much

How to Show Your Support for an Unbiased Underdog in Computer Hardware Publishing

Enjoy the site and received genuine value from our meticulously-researched objective buying guides, always-updated sample builds and tutorials, and want to return a small favor to help us continue the mission of staying one of the best beginner-friendly PC building resources on the interwebz and to continue onto the next level of more mass appeal within the DIY gaming and enthusiast industry?

Feel free to show your support for BGC in one of the below ways. Any support big or small is always very much appreciated in advance and might help the site more than you may realize: while we pride ourselves on taking the time necessary to create some of the most helpful, objective content for PC builders, we're still only the small guy in the scheme of things; a mere David in relation to the few Giant Deep-Pocketed Goliath's with the monopoly on the hardware publishing space.

But we believe that even if the odds are stacked against you (never tell me the odds), there is always a place for the little guy in most arenas if you keep your main focus on continually improving the service you bring your particular audience and do so for long enough (ie Kaizen philosophy).

Ways to Support the BGC Mission

  • Provide feedback and/or constructive criticism on any of our guides by leaving a comment
  • Share the site with gaming buddies or in related online communities on Reddit, Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook etc (if you feel one of our articles would help someone else out)

  • Leave a short 1-4 line testimonial on how the site has helped you on our Wall of Appreciation
  • Like BGC on Facebook (and/or leave an honest review of the site on there)
  • Follow BGC on our new Twitter (better late than never to the blue bird party)
  • If you decide to purchase any parts we recommended, buying through the product links on our site supports our work too as we may receive a small commission on anything purchased through our links (even if it's a different item and not the exact item we recommended). This is how we're able to keep running the site and put in the many hours necessary to keep it updated
  • We also have a Tip Jar if you feel BGC has provided substantial continual value to you and your building projects. Any donations are greatly appreciated in advance, and will likely be reinvested back into the site in some capacity

Anyway, I hope the site comes in handy during your next build. Happy gaming and hope to see you back in future to check out the new content we've crafted.


Julz aka "Zenakin"