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Summary

This episode takes more of a 'resource' form, as we share some tips & tricks for getting started building a PC for gaming. We cut through some of the aspects that we think are unimportant, and share some shortcuts for saving time and money.There's a lot of resources out there on the Internet, but we like:Scan - for buying components (and pre-builds) in the UKToms Hardware - for reviewsbit-tech.net - for reviews, especially peripherals and modificationsHexus - for their partnership with Scan (easy to find reviews)Anandtech - for their deep-dives into new product rangesThe Wirecutter - for their 'just buy this one' approach to components and peripherals. Look under 'Electronics'.

Show Notes

This episode takes more of a 'resource' form, as we share some tips & tricks for getting started building a PC for gaming. We cut through some of the aspects that we think are unimportant, and share some shortcuts for saving time and money.

There's a lot of resources out there on the Internet, but we like:

  • Scan - for buying components (and pre-builds) in the UK
  • Toms Hardware - for reviews
  • bit-tech.net - for reviews, especially peripherals and modifications
  • Hexus - for their partnership with Scan (easy to find reviews)
  • Anandtech - for their deep-dives into new product ranges
  • The Wirecutter - for their 'just buy this one' approach to components and peripherals. Look under 'Electronics'.


What is Octal FM?

Listen to Brits Jalada and Sefran discuss gaming, technology and more in short, easily digestible episodes. Topics include talking to robots, visiting Japan, making coffee, diversity in tech and why Nintendo is awesome.