Whatever it is, Device Manager will be a reluctant friend for a few hours.
Compatibility issues are as old as PC gaming itself, and they don't seem to get better over time.
You won't win online if you sit there quivering with rage no matter what 'smooth gliding' setting your 20 million DPI optical mouse sensor is set to.
Hardware is at the top of its class (and price range), the games look their absolute best.
To top it all off there's the infinitely customizable element of the platform. Letting off steam while playing games on Steam is essential to keeping your body temperature down - even if your GPU temps are flaring up.
Now in its 15th year, the NAG LAN is Southern Africa’s largest BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer/Console) LAN event.
In 2017 the NAG LAN will be hosted at the annual r Age Expo in Johannesburg.
Rage Factor: 9/10Windows is a a lot more stable since the heady days of Windows 95 and Direct X is friends with most hardware, but occasionally there'll be one jigsaw piece in your elite gaming machine which has some sort of driver issue with a game.
Just as a boss appears, or even before the game begins, a critical error will inevitably pop up across the menu screen.
It even causing the death of PC gaming itself in the noughties.
That turned out to be a load of rubbish, of course, as PC gaming continues to flourish.
r Age provides a platform to touch and feel, try and experiment.
It is the place to go each year to see all the latest goodies presented in an accessible way and be surrounded by people who all share the same passion.
Gamers will spend 52 sleep-deprived hours playing multiplayer games on the same network, competing against each other, swapping stories while slaying dragons, and questing together.