Part 3 of the Challenge: The Results!

The Cheapest Gaming PC Challenge has kept the GameSessions team busy for the last few weeks. We set out to see who could build the cheapest possible gaming PC capable of playing our most demanding free trials and after planning and building all four machines, we tested them to see who was the winner. It was a day of anticipation, of tension…but mainly an excuse to play games and eat cake!

You can find out how the day went and how each of the PCs performed in the video below, or check out our final results blog post for more information.

 

Cheapest Gaming PC Challenge: The Results

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It’s the Cheapest but Will it Run? The Third Build of the Challenge!

Components

As the Third Build we decided to go with something a little risky… the obvious options would be to use one of the AMD FM2 processors that combine a solid CPU and 3D graphics bits on a single chip, or use a lower end Intel CPU with a separate 3D graphics card. Intel HD graphics are not powerful enough to play Ryse or Sniper Elite 3 well – two of the most demanding GameSessions titles!

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