PC Archive

  • esoblog

    Conflicted by ESO, ArcheAge a new hope!!

    Hi Guys, so some people may not like an ArcheAge and Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO) comparison but for me there was only one true open world  MMO and that was Lord Of The Rings Online. Yes WOW was the originator and yes it is an open […]

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    ArcheAge Closed Beta announced for 17th – 21st July

    So ArcheAge moves on step closer with the first closed beta announced for Thursday 17th July to Monday 21st July. However, as most of you know ArcheAge is not free join, while the beta founders pack weighs in at around £74.99, there has been no confirmation on how […]

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  • matt-withoutaplan

    Part 2 – The Man Without a Plan

    The next step in Matt's journey to build his first PC...

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  • matt the n00b

    Part 1: A n00b In Need

    For 6 long years I’ve sat here helping to shift boxes of things I don’t really understand. Don’t get me wrong, I know DDR5 memory is an improvement on DDR3 and that Intel’s Core i7 processor is a step up from their Core i5, but I don’t really know why. (Apparently, “cos it’s 2 more“ isn’t a sufficient answer!) So to try and expand my limited knowledge, and to keep me busy for the next few weeks, I’m going to roll up my shirt sleeves, do a bit of research and build a desktop PC from scratch.

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    Indie Game of the Week: Stealth Bastard

     There are some fantastic indie games out there and try as I might, I know I miss a bunch of thoroughly entertaining titles.  That knowledge is the sort of thing that keeps me up at night, the thought that I’m missing out, disturbs me even […]

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  • Hard Drive Dabs

    How does a hard drive work?

    Here’s a video I wanted to share with you all as I think it does a great job in spotlighting a PC component that we often take for granted, the hard drive. The video covers a few topics such as flying heads, voice coil motors […]

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  • Bastion

    Bastion: A thumbs up for indie games

    The joy of indie games is that they are often much less inhibited than your multi-million pound mainstream title.  This means of course, that they need not conform to widely held conventions (pushed on them by the publishers) and this freedom of movement can ultimately […]

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  • medal of honor

    Free Game Friday: Medal of Honor

    Free Game Friday is this week bringing you one of the titles that strikes a more realistic tone in the modern warfare combat games.

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  • How to Install a Graphics Card

    Guide: How to Install a Graphics Card

    This is a Techradar article in association with Dabs.com It seems like PCs can never have enough 3D graphics power. Higher resolutions, more effects, better image quality and film-like post-processing effects seem to keep even the latest cards working hard. But even upgrading to a […]

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  • How to Install a Hard Drive

    Guide: How to Install a new Hard Drive

    This article was originally posted by Techradar in association with dabs.com, and has been edited by a member of the dabs.com forum, ‘Fov’. Adding, upgrading or installing a new hard drive is always about one thing – storage, storage, storage. For less than £30 you […]

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