They say that computers are obsolete by the time they leave the store. If that's truly the case, then the PC we the Game Guys have been using for their computer game reviews was well past its prime.
Since 2008, our computer game reviews were performed on a home-built Intel Core2Duo machine running 4GB RAM equipped with a 1GB EVGA Nvidia 220 GT graphics card. Safe to say it wasn't exactly state of the art - even for 2008.
In getting with the times, we've built ourselves a new gaming PC. In case you want to spend a day or two and build a similar one for yourself, we've set out the main assortment of parts used.