Portal 2 System Requirements: What Do You Need To Play? ( PC / Mac )

  Portal 2 was officially released on April 19, 2011 as the sequel to the 2007 game Portal. This first-person puzzle-platform video game consists of a series of puzzles that are solved through teleporting your character and other objects using a portal gun. Sounds lame? Yes! But it’s not…seriously it’s so much fun. How it works is say there is …

Crysis 2 System Requirements – Get Ready To Play!

Crysis 2 has officially been released as of March 22, 2011. This is the sequel to the 2007 EA game Crysis / the Crysis Expansion – Warhead. The game takes place in New York City in the year 2023, three years after the first game takes place. The world has now been overcome by climatic disasters with a societal breakdown, …

Duke Nukem Forever: "Come Get Some!"

I remember playing Duke Nukem 64 hearing the nostalgic “Damn I’m Good!” The old Duke Nukem 3D is a first person shooter released back in 1996 under several versions for the PC, Sony Playstation, Sega Saturn, and Nintendo 64 platforms. Now I cannot wait for the release of Duke Nukem Forever! Check out the Duke Nukem Forever Official Website to …

All Gaming Tiers Have Been Polished & Updated!

Check out the most recent Gaming PC Builds at the Gaming PC Builds of the Month page. So this afternoon I sat down and polished and updated all the gaming tiers (Entry Level through Fifth Gaming Tier Build). In the lat couple of months I am sure everyone trying to purchase computer hardware has heard about the Cougar Point problem. …

Newb Computer Build: A New Look

Hello everyone, I am implementing a new look for Newb Computer Build. This is because I believe the new one (as seen right now) is simpler, ¬†and more visually appealing to put it…well simply. My goal is to provide informative content on computer hardware that you find interesting enough to read, and while doing that I hope to provide you …

How to Choose a Computer Processor For Your Home Build

If you are planning on building your own computer choosing the right processor is a critical decision with the wrong choice potentially wasting the other expensive parts of your machine. The processor market has been dominated by two major players for over a decade now with Intel and AMD alternately being at the top, more recently ARM low power processors …

Intels Design Flaw: I am Disappointed

Recently, Intel announced that there is a problem with the Cougar Point chipset family that is effecting SATA 3 Gb/s ports, which eventually can lead to their degradation. What this means is that over time SATA linked devices such as hard disks and DVD-drives would lose functionality when connected to these chipsets. If you purchased a P67, or H67 motherboard …

Basic PC Builds Posted!

What is a basic PC you may ask: Well its a PC that includes all the basic hardware components, as well can do most basic home computer tasks like web browsing, streaming video, storing music media, storing video media, storing photo media, word processing, e-mail, chatting and low level game play.

Choosing Your PC Hardware: A Flowchart

Choosing the parts to build a computer is moderately linear. The hardware you choose is usually sequentially based on the specifications of the previous part chosen, so I put together a basic flowchart outlining the basic bare bone parts for any PC build. Take a look!

System Requirements Lab: Can Your System Run Said Game?

If you are looking for a system requirement resource page, then you may want to check this out. You can find the minimum / recommended system requirements for hundreds of games, and find out if they will work against your current PC.