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Boss Level: Keeping Your Gaming PCs At Their Best

Boss Level: Keeping Your Gaming PCs at Their Best

Video gaming is an entertainment for all ages. The main demographic is 18-34 years, but those 34-54 are another big segment – even larger than the under-18 group – although the youngest group may spend the most hours gaming, especially during a pandemic. Regardless, PC gamers of any age want the most powerful, fastest computer they can get.

It’s difficult to beat the Boss Level of that favorite game if your computer is lagging. The horror! If you’re serious about gaming, consider the ideas in this article to achieve your next personal best.

The gaming industry is moving to Triple-A titles. Think Grand Theft Auto or Call of Duty. These AAA video games are the equivalent of blockbuster movies. They take months to years for massive teams of people to develop, everything about such games is ambitious (even the price!). The graphics and animation are more immersive, the storylines offer hours of content and encourage open exploration, and the games have a grander scale and improved sound design, too.

All that requires more from your computer. Depending on the age of your computer, you may not need to replace it to power the latest, greatest games. Or you could upgrade to a more powerful video card. Adding more random access memory (RAM) might also take a computer up to the Triple-A level.

Troubleshooting the Home-Gaming PC

Whether you’re trying the Triple A game or not, you may run into other problems. A screen locks up, a system crashes, or you see weird graphics or wonky textures in a game. You shoot an opponent with a direct hit, and he takes the win. Any of these problems can ruin your gaming experience.

Various issues cause these headaches for home gamers. Regrettably, they can be difficult to diagnose. The problems might be tied to:

  • overheating – modify your power settings, and make sure the computer is getting enough air flow;
  • driver issues – games crashing could mean the latest video drivers aren’t installed;
  • file corruption – reinstalling the game could help;
  • an unstable internet connection – consider moving to a wired Ethernet connection.

Running too many programs on your PC can also cause games to run less smoothly. Close out other programs. Free up disk space if you can. Also, putting the game’s graphics on a lower setting can make them less resource-intensive.

Build Your Own Gaming PC

If you decide it’s time to get a new gaming PC, a popular option now is to custom-build your own. Our experts can do that for you! When you customize your own gaming PC, you get a computer that matches exactly what you’re trying to do.

Don’t settle for a sale computer using lower-quality parts and offering limited upgradability. Avoid buying a brand-name computer pre-loaded with bloatware. Instead, our technician can help you pick the processing and other parts to personalize your system, even down to the color of the fans or console lights.

Our IT experts can bring your PC up to speed, get you back in the game at full power, and build you the perfect customized PC. Contact us today at 555-5555!

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Dan Tunstall 16/06/2020

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Excellent service, friendly, knowledgeable and professional staff! Will come again!

Hannah Furlong 21/10/2020

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I visited the store today and just wanted to say how polite and helpful the staff were!
They were really informative and patient.
I work long hours and they were able to look at my laptop within hours of me dropping it off so the issue was resolved on my day off!
Thank you!
I will be definitely using here again for any computing needs I have.
Would 100% recommend!

Anonymous 14/05/2020

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Extremely helpful, informative and very patient. Will definitely use again and happy to recommend to others. Great to find such good customer service.

S. Godrich 19/06/2020

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Fast efficient and friendly service
Fast efficient and friendly service, put my mind at ease and got the job done for a great price. Would definitely use again.

Anonymous 03/09/2021

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Water spilt on MacBook
Came here after being told by pc world that I would need to buy a new computer as mine would cost as much as a new computer. After leaving my computer I got a call a few weeks later that I would only have to pay £35 diagnostic charge as the damage was minimal.

Don Briscoe 15/01/2021

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Really good service and work on laptop…
Really good service and work on laptop was completed on time.

Ian 01/03/2021

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I was very pleased with my experience with DCSL. They ran a thorough diagnosis on my computer and gave me some good advice, too. I also like their recycling policy that means that less stuff goes into landfill and more stuff gets used again.

Anonymous 20/03/2021

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Very friendly staff and great service

Mr Michael Andrew Cundell 03/04/2021

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Totally recommend
Totally trusted this guy since he opened and still do. May get him to build a specialist computer before too long. 100% recommend
 
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