The Complete Guide to PC GamingPC Gamer is going back to the basics with a series of guides, how-tos, and deep dives into PC gaming's core concepts that we're calling The Complete Guide to PC Gaming. There's much more to come, and it's all being made possible by Razer, which stepped up to support this months-long project. Thanks, Razer!Fans play an important role in keeping our systems cool and running at their best. Different sizes and fin designs have a big impact on fan efficiency and performance. We can spend hours searching for the best fans but then we connect them and forget about them and still expect them to efficiently dissipate heat. To make the most of your fans, they need to be tuned to find the right balance between noise and performance. The right fan speed will keep your components cool without being annoying.Keeping noise levels down is important, but should always come second to keeping your system safe. When adjusting your fan speeds you must make sure that, at the … [Read more...] about What fan settings should I have on my PC?
Deep dive methodology
Game devs, take note: the GDC 2018 Producer Bootcamp on Tuesday, March 20th is going to be a fantastic day-long learning opportunity with a ton of expert sessions on the ins and outs of being a great producer in game dev. It's one of many Bootcamps and Tutorials that take place during the first two days of GDC (Monday and Tuesday, March 19th and 20th this year) and offer attendees the chance to dive deep and explore focused topics like level design, game production, art direction and animation. Of course, in the game industry a producer's role often varies from team to team and differs across studios. Good (or bad) production practices and methodologies can make or break a game's overall quality, the team's health, and even define studio culture. The Producer Bootcamp brings together experts and colleagues for a day to discuss best practices in production and team management, as well as share their career experiences. For example, in her Bootcamp … [Read more...] about Become a better producer in a day at the GDC 2018 Producer Bootcamp!