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Building a Gaming PC: 10 Things You Must Know
It looks simple yet it harbors beastly components. Vybe - the classic gaming pc as defined by MAINGEAR.

5. Storage

For its speed, you’ll have problems seeing game tips during loading times. The Vector 180 SSD from OCZ.

Games eat a lot of hard drive space for playing. The latest AAA games require at least 40GB upon installation. A 4TB hard disk drive should be safe and would take quite some time to fill up.

The birth of solid-state drives (SSD) is a game-changer in the world of gaming. They’re a lot faster than their hard-disk drives (HDD) brothers and are more reliable in storing data. They also cost more, with price around twice the price of their siblings. They also come in smaller capacities compared to HDDs.

It’s highly recommended to have at least one SSD in your gaming rig. Say, a 256GB SSD will do. Install the games in the SSD drive and use the good ol’ HDD as file archive .

Gamer Since: 1997
Favorite Genre: RPG
Top 3 Favorite Games:The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings, Bioshock Infinite, Fallout 3: Broken Steel

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