Which Oculus Ready gaming PC is right for me?

Oculus Rift pre-orders start shipping March 28th, but the headset is only one part of the VR equation. The PC it plugs into is critically important because virtual reality is extremely sensitive to performance. Even the slightest hiccup can disrupt an otherwise captivating experience, and powering that experience requires serious muscle. The Rift’s dual displays…

The virtual reality future is about to become the present

It’s really happening. After years of development and accumulated anticipation, virtual reality is finally going to be a thing. Production Oculus Rift headsets ship next month, with the HTC Vive scheduled to follow in April, and that’s just the beginning. Investment giant Goldman Sachs believes the market for virtual and augmented reality will be worth…

4K and G-Sync: A perfect match made by the ROG Swift PG27AQ

Superior graphics are a big part of PC gaming’s appeal. We have the best visuals around, in part because we have the best graphics cards and displays to deliver the action to your eyeballs. Nowhere is that more apparent than on ASUS’ new ROG Swift PG27AQ. The latest member of our expanding family of gaming…

PCDIY Game stream & Q&A

Hello PCDIY gamers. We are kicking off our first game stream tomorrow as well as continuing to answers your questions. In addition, we will be going hands on with the range of ASUS GTX 980 Ti graphics cards including the STRIX, POSEIDON & MATRIX.

PCDIY AMD Gaming Live Stream

Hello All, Sept continues to be a busy month. Here in the PCDIY labs we have been busy testing a wide range of new hardware while also setting up our new small live stream server. Speaking of live streaming we will be kicking off our new live stream series which will include builds, gaming impressions, Q&A’s, live…

Build a PC – $799 Z170 Gaming Build 6600K & GTX 950

Many PCDIY enthusiasts are looking to build a new PC with the recent release of Intel’s Z170 chipset and latest generation Skylake CPUs. For many though they may be building for the first time and have a modest budget. For these users we have carefully configured a great system featuring the latest generation of components…

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ASUS GTX 980 Ti – On The Bench & Tested

Here in the PCDIY labs there are few things that get us excited like a flagship graphics card. These cards offer up the performance that readily affirms the position of the PC as the ultimate platform for modern gaming. Over the last couple few years there have been a slew of new display technologies and…

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Build a PC – COD Advanced Warfare

Call Of Duty Advanced Warfare was released today. I have spent a few hours playing it and have come away engaged and impressed. I actually enjoyed Ghosts and was excited to see how the mechanics, game play and narrative would be in this new installment to the franchise. For those of you thinking about picking…

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What Resolution Do You Play Games At?

Whether you are a FPS Gamer, MOBA, RTS,  MMO, RPG or any of the other possibilities out there, as a PC gamer there is one item that drives much of the upgrading focus we have .What part of your build is a defining factor to your gaming experience  that many times does not get thought about enough?