What is "Can it Game?"
"Can it Game?" is a tool that was created to reduce
choosing a good PC for less experienced buyers. For the non-computer-savy, navigating
be a hostile experience; large retailers often charge extortionate amounts for basic
smaller independent outlets tend over-promise the capabilities of the products they
sell. It can
confusing for inexperienced consumers to gather reliable information due to the rapid pace
computing industry, and the differences in component pricing across borders.
This tool aims to interpret online market listings, and
PC in a more general, understandable manner. Are the components up to scratch?
retailer trying to
upsell you? Is it going to play you or your child's favourite game for them,
or will it
and become a wasted purchase? You could maybe figure this info out for yourself, but
wading through dozens of potentially sponsored and contradictory articles for every
at, written for an audience who understands the terminology being used like a second
This tool is based exclusively on the Ebay
platform. This is
for a variety of reasons (of which many are needlessly technical), however it is
note that buying a new PC is like buying a new car - it's very unlikely that you need
new. Desktop PCs are built to be incredibly reliable and can run for decades before
they need to
replaced, but this doesn't stop people buying the "next best PC" after only a year of
Because of this, we wanted this tool to have access to a large market of second hand PCs to
help provide you with the best deals, making Ebay a great fit. Note that more than
Ebay nowadays are selling new products anyway, so if you are set on picking up new
still a great tool to use.