The season of the big games is upon us and the holidays are fast approaching. As PC gamers we often slip a PC hardware component or two into our holiday present wish list. A little stick of memory here, 3.5 inches of SSD there. And Pow!, we are back in the PC gaming...err...game? Anyway, with a few choice upgrades, we can sometimes start to play the latest games again, like a boss. Do people still say that?
In preparation for the holidays 2015, I asked our main GD hardware guru, dear Pip, to spend some time searching for all the components for the best rig today. I gave him a hypothetical $1000 US budget. To keep it a little easier, he was to use Amazon.com or Newegg.com. If you are in the market for a nicely priced rig or certain components then his findings below will help guide you towards a choice upgrade for your own PC, without breaking your bank. [More]