Today's PC games look better, sound better, and play better than ever before. But, they can also push your PC to its performance limits-and beyond. Take a trip down technology road with Computer Gaming World Contributing Editor Loyd Case as he shows you how to wring out the maximum gaming performance from your PC. Along the way, you'll learn a little about the inner workings of computer games, become a smart shopper when upgrading your PC, and become adept at building a souped up gaming system with. the components of your choosing.
• Learn the ins and outs of 3D graphics technology, positional audio, and DirectX
• Get help choosing that new 3D graphics card, CPU, or other hardware
• Discover how to build or upgrade your own hot rod gaming rig
• Tune up your PC for maximum gaming punch
• Learn how to use the Internet for adrenaline-pumping, multi-player games
• See how to set up your own local area network for LAN gaming parties