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Old 02-10-2013, 07:08 PM   #1
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Why PC?

Just outta curiosity. Why choose the PC version over a home console version? Most of my friends do, and it irritates me due to the exclusion factor. I used to think PC games would feel awkward, but then I saw an episode of The Office where they were playing Call of Duty together and everything seems to roll a lot more smoothly. And it got me thinking "I might just try out a PC game when I get the chance. Maybe RE4."

So answer me this: why guys?
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:10 PM   #2
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From what I've heard, PCs are better in terms of processing and graphical power than consoles.

Also, if you're worried about controls, you can always grab a game pad, or find ways to hook up 360/PS3 controllers to use as controllers.
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They're technically (literally) superior. Better hardware, hence it running a lot more smoothly. Among other things such as being able to mod games and other various PC benefits. That's basically what it is.
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:13 PM   #4
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They're technically (literally) superior. Better hardware, hence it running a lot more smoothly. Among other things such as being able to mod games and other various PC benefits. That's basically what it is.
As long as it's a decent - great computer. Sometime's it can be quite expensive though, since to keep up to date with the best graphics a hardcore PC gamer would have to update their hardware every 6 months - 1 year. Which can be quite costly in some situations. The appeal is as Konata said though.
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I'm looking to get a Toshiba (again) with a 17-inch screen Nd 500GB for $400. Al I ultimately play is League of Legends. Maybe Resident Evil 3, Slender and Minecraft. Would a laptop like this be ideal for gaming?
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I'm looking to get a Toshiba (again) with a 17-inch screen Nd 500GB for $400. Al I ultimately play is League of Legends. Maybe Resident Evil 3, Slender and Minecraft. Would a laptop like this be ideal for gaming?
Check the RAM, processor, and graphics card. The HDD space doesn't really matter unless you're planning on storing loads of stuff.
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PC's are great for FPS games. Much better graphics and control. But I'm afraid with the release of the crap pile windows 8, people might run to consoles. Stay on windows 7 is my advice.
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Old 02-19-2013, 01:45 PM   #10
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Phew, thanks guys yeah Windows 8 seems to be more fitting for the Surface...
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