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Gaming Installation

How often does a gaming PC need upgrading?

If you haven’t upgraded any of your gaming PC’s hardware or components, it should last around two to four years. After that, you’ll likely start to see a significant drop in performance.

What components are typically included in a gaming setup?

A core gaming setup would consist of a gaming chair, a gaming desk, a keyboard and mouse, one or more monitors, and the PC itself.

What is the average cost of a gaming setup?

The average price would typically fall between $1,000 to $4,000.

How much RAM is good for gaming?

To keep up with new releases, 16GB of RAM would be the minimum you are looking at. If you want to have more freedom to run other applications in the background such as YouTube, live-streams or group-chats, then 32GB will give you that ability.

What about gaming PC storage capacity?

With many games now coming with bigger environments, the storage required to install these games has inevitably increased. 500GB would be your starting point with 1TB being the most common option.

How can I improve FPS?

When trying to deliver higher FPS (frames per second), a faster graphics card is required along with more RAM.

Can I transfer data between gaming consoles?

You can transfer data between your gaming consoles as long as they are the same manufacturer, such as PlayStation to PlayStation and Xbox to Xbox.

How do I transfer data on a Playstation?

For data transfers on the PlayStation, make sure that your source console is on. On your destination console, go to the home screen and select Settings > System > System Software. Select Data Transfer > Continue and follow the on-screen instructions.

How do I transfer data on an Xbox?

Data transfers for Xbox users, on the Xbox you want to copy from, press the Xbox button on the controller to open the guide. Go to Profile & system > Settings > System > Backup & transfer > Network transfer and check the Allow network transfer box.

How do you clean and maintain your gaming PC for optimal performance?

To maintain your gaming PC, you should regularly dust off components, ensure proper airflow, update drivers, and run disk cleanup.

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