What is PC Master Race?
Looking for our famous 'Why PC is superior' guide? Click here.
Looking for our famous 'Builds' list? Click here.
In summary, it's a community where we discuss and share our enthusiasm for the ultimate gaming and computing medium: the Personal Computer.
Is PC really the Master Race?
Yes. Here's a guide that explains exactly why from every angle possible. It's packed with helpful information, everyone should read it regardless of what they already use. You may also want to listen to this story.
How do I join the Master Race?
Anyone can be part of our community! You just need to share our enthusiasm for PCs and understand that they are the superior work and gaming instrument!
Remember that you don't need to already own a top-of-the-line gaming PC to join our community! There are members of the PCMR who are only saving up for a PC as they have none or play on desktops or laptops of average or even low specs.
What else do you have to offer?
We have a constantly growing list of guides, all of which will save you money and/or increase the amount of fun that you have with your PC. These guides have helpful information for both beginners and experienced users.
- We have a fact sheet and general guide which is famous for (directly and indirectly) converting thousands of console gamers. Hilarious version here.
- We have tips page. Very helpful!
- We have a repository, which is basically a collection of our best user-submitted content and a section for wallpapers.
- For people looking to build an awesome PC, we have pre-parted builds that are kept up-to-date whenever new hardware comes out or prices change. However, it's recommended you consult your build with others before buying. Post them these questions in /r/PCMasterRaceBuilds.
- Have you built your PC and looking for programs to add to it after a fresh install? Check out this wiki for more!
- Shopping for a HTPC? We have a guide to help you build the one for you
- We have a guide to LAN parties. Hint: It's easy to host one.
- For smart shoppers, we have extensive guides for headphones, monitors, microphones, mice, keyboards, SSDs, CPUs, and graphics cards, as well as our various PC parts lists.
- Sick of stock features, behavior, and appearance? Check out our customization guide.
- For our brothers that need mobility, we have a laptop guide. Quality gaming laptops can be a bit overpriced and often limited in selection, so it's very important to learn who offers what, and at the best value.
- We have a guide to content creation, which basically explains every type of content you can create and a few different pieces of software for each category. Things like 3D modelling, music mixing and composition will be in here.
- We have a guide to emulators. Did you know you can play any console game (sans the newer ones like the XBox 360, PS3, etc) ever made, with any USB controller ever made?
- We show some of the problems with key resellers.
- Check out our Official Communities Page