Gaming rigs don’t have to be enormous machines. Building a mini PC is easier than ever thanks to modern motherboard designs and new APUs, such as AMD’s Raven Ridge desktop chips.
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The classic image of a gaming PC is some hulking behemoth of a machine, all frantically spinning fans, blazing RGB LEDs, and monstrously large graphics cards. But that doesn’t have to be the case anymore, and it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to make compromises on performance just to lessen your PC’s overall footprint. There are small form factor chassis which can still house full-scale components in their TARDIS-like innards.