While PCs designed for gaming and entertainment tend to be more expensive than the standard PC, this in no way means that they are beyond your budget. For gamers who are interested in how game settings and equipment can help them save on electric bills, the researchers have set up a website called Greening the Beast Among their tips : power down when not playing, buy ENERGY STAR-rated equipment where possible and tweak your display settings.
For the more “dedicated” gamer, whose insatiable gaming appetite cannot be satisfied by the free Xbox Live version, he can opt to avail of the Xbox Live Gold membership and gain access to perks like playing the full version of online games and connecting with friends, watching the latest live TV shows and HD movies instantly, listening to and downloading personalized playlists on Zune, and having unlimited connection to Video Kinect, Facebook, and Twitter.
Not only have Nvidia’s Super RTX graphic cards offered more power for value than ever before, but AMD’s Navi cards and Ryzen 3rd generation chips have just about matched Team Blue in terms of value and performance, giving you a smorgasbord of options, regardless of your budget.
While the Decepticon look this gaming PC sports might only be for some, there’s definitely something for everybody as far as configurations go – whether you’re a casual gamer on a budget or a hardcore one willing to drop a lot of dough for a souped up rig.
Chris Crawford warned that it was “a data-intensive technology, not a process-intensive one”, tempting developers to emphasize the quantity of digital assets like art and music over the quality of gameplay; Computer Gaming World wrote in 1993 that “publishers may be losing their focus”.