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What if you built a super high-end gaming PC, but you don't have money to buy games

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Have any of you experienced that? Imagine you spent all of that money you saved from years ago, on a PC that can run any game above 100FPS, high settings, on 4K, but then you realized you have no games on your library. Then you have to save even more money to spend on demanding games. 

 

Let me know down there :P

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Then you would play free to play games


 

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save some money then, you can always cut unnecessary spenses. like canceling cable, using cheap phone plan etc. i made a post about this

 

me tho, i have a good pc, and too many games, only a few i want to play. currently 80 games on steam, ~10 more on other platforms.


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On 8/25/2019 at 5:44 AM, hippity_hoppity said:

Have any of you experienced that? Imagine you spent all of that money you saved from years ago, on a PC that can run any game above 100FPS, high settings, on 4K, but then you realized you have no games on your library. Then you have to save even more money to spend on demanding games. 

 

Let me know down there :P

I'd probably just use it for editing things. Nothing more satisfying than seeing that "Media Export" bar in Premiere Pro go from zero to 100 percent in a few seconds.


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You can "borrow" the games and then pay when you get the money. Or dont, im not judging anyways.


Ultra is stupid. ALWAYS.

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If you've a bunch of older games, try running them at absurdly high resolutions and AA settings. Some older games look brilliant running at 4K, or even downsampled from 4K (if you're running a lower resolution monitor.)


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/r/gamedeals. I never buy games full price.


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I already have most of the games I want anyway so...


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On 8/25/2019 at 8:44 AM, hippity_hoppity said:

Have any of you experienced that? Imagine you spent all of that money you saved from years ago, on a PC that can run any game above 100FPS, high settings, on 4K, but then you realized you have no games on your library. Then you have to save even more money to spend on demanding games. 

 

Let me know down there :P

No. I'm not that stupid with my money.


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1 hour ago, spartaman64 said:

just earn more money

Are you homeless? just buy a house


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3 minutes ago, Caroline said:

Are you homeless? just buy a house

if you saved up enough money to buy a high end pc you can probably save up money again to buy a 60 dollar game

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I have more games than I actually play, my issue is I've always bought better hardware but I'm still on a 1080p display (kinda content with it now though). 


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Outside of Team Fortress 2... I barely play anything that isn't emulated, so there ya go!


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It's not like the games I already have simply disappear upon building a new PC, so I'd play what I have already, and at better quality settings and FPS than I did before.


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Can't say I've had this experience, but I would imagine the thing to do would be to use your investment (High-end PC) to make money. Or just, make money lol.

 

Couple years ago would be to let it mine for a while lol.


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On 8/26/2019 at 1:33 AM, Schnoz said:

Pirating. Just pirating. I emulate pirated copies of 3DS, Wii, and Wii U games, as well as Premiere Pro and Minecraft.

What if you built a super high-end gaming PC, but you don't have money to get internet & download pirate games?

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I have high end computers but I usually play old games. I add higher resolution textures to them and Lightning(mods). 

 

The next game I will buy full price will be Cyberpunk 2077 the rest will be for $25 or less. 


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On 8/25/2019 at 1:10 PM, OlympicAssEater said:

CSGO ( cancer )

 

Fortnite ( cancer )

The funny part is how both games are cancer for entirely different reasons. With CS:GO, it's because the players are massive shitheads en masse. With Fortnite, it's because the game itself is the big succ with its' massive learning curve and weird mechanics.


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