Question Is a mini pc good for pc gaming?

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  1. AlexanderXCV

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    I want to get into pc gaming and was wondering is a mini pc good for gaming? Btw the only games I plan on running on pc right now are starcraft and heroes of the storm and don't plan on running any fighting or fps games as I play most of those on console.
     
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    When you say "mini PC" what to you mean ?
    a small form factor PC or one of those little intel NUC's ?
     
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    The Intel mini PCs
     
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    Unless your going for this one Intel® NUC Kit NUC8i7HVK
    then no not really , most of the intel nucs ( that i know of ) even the i7's will struggle to play game with the standard HD graphix drivers ,
    i could be wrong tho . but !
    your best of looking building your own mini pc , with parts that are cable of running games .
    the AMD ryzen APU's will be a better option if you don't want to go down the full "gaming PC" route .
     
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    Is there any good gaming pcs for under $800?
     
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    You could try looking at bestbuy or if you have a micro centre near you to see if they have any "budget" gaming pc's , or if they is a local PC store that dose pre-built ones

    other than that the other option is to build your own rig - have you thought about doing/trying that ?
     
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    I thought about building my own, but I also decided just to buy gaming pc as well
     
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    I thought about building a rig too and get help from my more tech savvy friends. I want to play Black Desert Online at the highest setting, especially now I hear that there will be a remastered version.
     

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