Is this the biggest myth when it comes to PC gaming?
#2protools1983Posted 2/19/2014 12:07:44 PM
Cost. Waaaay overblown. --- Xbox One - The console that made me the PC gamer I am today. Yah like dahgs?
#3Jonny2284Posted 2/19/2014 12:10:53 PM
^ That. More people tend to trot out "I can't afford a $500 graphics card every 3 months" than the couch/controller ones.
#4SleepComaPosted 2/19/2014 12:11:07 PM
The fact that you have to build it yourself, I see that as the biggest drawback for the general masses.
That and if you want a pre-built it cost way more then it should. --- *Projectile Vomits* Those prices are fantastic!
#5anthrax360xPosted 2/19/2014 12:12:32 PM
^ But what's a few hundred every few months compared to the initial minimum of one million dollars to build a decent PC?
RIGHT!?! --- The right man in the wrong place can make all the difference in the world. Lenovo Y500: | i7 3630QM 2.4ghz | 8gb ram | Nvidia GT750M 2gb | 1tb HDD
#6halomonkey1_3_5Posted 2/19/2014 12:14:11 PM
yeah the cost one is still pretty widely regarded as true among the unwashed masses, especially right now(since most people look at the PS4 at $400 and think "if it costs a GAMES MACHINE $400 to do that, how much would it cost my facebook machine!?!?!?!") --- Billy Mays: July 20, 1958 - June 28, 2009 The Greatest
#7VIP86Posted 2/19/2014 12:14:42 PM
A gaming computer costs 4000. I just had that experience this past week. My friend wanted me to build their kids a computer and was willing to spend 4 grand. --- i5-3570K| MAXIMUS V GENE| ASUS DCUII 670| CORSAIR XMS3 8GB| CORSAIR 350D| INTEL 520 180GB| CORSAIR H110i| CORSAIR AX750
#8triple sPosted 2/19/2014 12:15:11 PM
Console gaming is more "convenient" even though most of the time playing a game is as simple as couple clicking the desktop icon... --- GT:Triple S 06 Steam ID:triples22
#9skillfactorPosted 2/19/2014 12:18:49 PM
A gaming computer costs 4000. I just had that experience this past week. My friend wanted me to build their kids a computer and was willing to spend 4 grand.
2000 will get it done. The extra 2k just future proofs it for a year --- i5 2500k (4.7 ghz) / Noctua NH D14 / MSI 780 Twin Frozr / 16 gb ram ddr3 1600 / Corsair 500R White
#10smelly_boobPosted 2/19/2014 12:35:31 PM
console gaming is way easier than PC gaming... you cant ignore this fact. I'm not saying building a PC is difficult, but it is a heck of a lot easier to buy a console and controller... plug it in to a TV... and you are done.