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A gaming computer is a huge investment. In order to get the graphics and power that is needed for serious gaming, the computer equipped for such has probably cost a nice chunk of change. So, what about when you are not gaming – can the gaming computer be used for anything else? One would certainly hope so. Depending on what you need from your gaming computer, and what you have added to your computer to make it a gaming computer, would help you know what other applications this computer is capable of and best used for. Since your gaming PC possesses all the capabilities of your standard desktop computer, you will be able to use most of the desktop applications, web browsing, and multimedia capabilities. However, because of the enhancements provided for hard-core gaming, large storage, and better graphics, you will be able to store all your photos, video, or MP3 music, with the addition of being able to edit your programs, as your computer would have the capacity to load on editing programs.
Better Viewing for Still Pictures and Graphics
If your gaming computer was fitted with more processing power and your monitor has improved viewing angles, your computer has the power to enhance Photoshop or 3D viewing. Still picture viewing will be sharp and clear, crisp and bright, more so than with your regular desktop, due to the enhanced graphics.
Clear and Crisp Audio Quality
If you have focused your computer on high audio quality, then your computer would be ideal for audio/video programming. With a quick monitor refresh, and the enhanced audio of a gaming computer, your video viewing and audio listening will be better than with a regular desktop.
The Benefits of a Graphics Card
The main differences in a gaming computer and a desktop PC are the graphics card and the capacity for large memory. The graphics card is considered the most important part of the gaming computer. Choosing the one that is best for what you want your gaming computer to do will guarantee that you get top performance from your gaming computer. The plus side to this is that when you do not need your computer for amazing graphics, you still get them, including amazing viewing of photographs stored on your PC, as well as audio and video files being more intense.
The large memory is something that your gaming computer will need to save and hold all the different graphics you need for gaming. Again, this is a plus when you are not gaming in that you can store everything you need right on the same computer. Separate computers are not needed for everything you do, however, the one computer that you do have will be able to do the work of two separate computers.