Once you’ve got a new graphics card and/or monitor it’s difficult to know which connection to use to connect the two. This becomes even more important when it comes to dedicated PC gaming, as there are positives to both HDMI and Displayport.
At the heart of every good gaming system is a CPU capable of juggling a lot of numbers in a short space of time. As much as the GPU attracts all the plaudits, the CPU often has a crucial role to play in simulating physics and AI. And in database-driven games like Football Manager, it’s the star player.
When it comes to video-capture cards, Elgato is among the market’s biggest players. The HD60 and HD60S are the most powerful out-of-case members of the current roster. At first glance, these two devices might seem very similar, but there are some key differences between them.
The gaming industry is taking the world by storm, and so it comes as no surprise that new, specialist brands are appearing on our radars. While you might prefer to stick to the well-known, reputable brands, sometimes it’s worth moving outside your comfort zone. Who knows?
Mechanical-switch keyboards have been mainstream for a few years now. They add considerably to the tactile experience of gaming, and make day-to-day office tasks a great deal more satisfying, too – provided that your housemates and co-workers can put up with the incessant clacking.
Why all the fuss about gaming chairs? What’s wrong with an ordinary chair or sitting cross-legged on the floor? We take a look and see if it’s really worth buying a special chair. And if so, which is the cheapest gaming chair available with the best features? The best gaming...