The Benefits Of Gaming

There are numerous myths and misconceptions created about gaming and how it can potentially cause health problems. Although gaming sometimes has negative connotations, gaming also has many benefits to it that can help improve skills such as strategic thinking, concentration and decision making.

Improve Social Skills and Teamwork

Playing games such as Fortnite can help improve communication skills, players are able to form small teams and can play cooperatively with their friends. This kind of gaming encourages soft skills such as communication, teamwork and strategic thinking. The rise of multi-player games has given a new form of socialising in which players work together to solve problems. Our Fortnite Gaming Bundle is the perfect PC bundle for any gamer that wants to play games like Fortnite that can improve social skills and teamwork.

Improves Strategic Thinking

More complex games help teach players how to be strategic and analytical. Players might have to assess risks and react quickly to changes in the game. These advanced skills are transferable to jobs and everyday tasks that rely on problem solving, strategic thinking and analytical skills.

Improves Attention and Concentration

Gaming for a reasonable amount of time is great for improving attention and concentration. Games improve players’ concentration and attention by capturing their imagination, helping them to stay focused on certain tasks and build their perseverance to achieve a goal. We recommend the Asus 21.5″ LED TFT Monitor.

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Enhances memory

The player is required to read or listen to the instructions which might only be provided at the beginning of the game. These instructions might then need to be remembered throughout the entire game. Gaming keeps the brain active, whilst you need to be quick at processing information your brain also needs to remember lots of different information for a long period of time.

Expertec New Year Sale – 5% Off Gaming Bundles!

We are finishing this year with our New Year sale! Use the code NEWYEAR21 at the checkout and you will receive 5% off all our new and refurbished gaming PC bundles! If you want a technology bargain or want to invest in a new gaming setup, we’ll have something to suit your preferences and budget.

You can save 5% on our best-selling gaming bundles like the Core i5 Fortnite gaming bundle. This PC has been refurbished and rebuilt by our system builders, all rebuilt in a new gaming CiT Seven Tower case which is one of the best-sellers on the market. The Intel Core i5 2nd Gen processor has great processing power for playing games and is also ideal for office and school work.
Use the code NEWYEAR21 at the checkout to get £22 off this bestselling gaming bundle.

If you’re new to the gaming world and are looking for a great set up, check out the Core i3-2100 Gaming Cronus Metis PC Bundle. This Intel PC has been fully refurbished and rebuilt by our experts in a new Cronus Metis gaming case, giving you an excellent starting point to enable you to tailor the machine to your specific gaming needs.

If you’re a pro gamer and looking to upgrade your setup, take a look at the Ryzen 5 3400G Gaming PC Dual Monitor Bundle. This PC comes with onboard VEGA 11 graphics, and is fully customisable to suit your gaming preferences. This machine runs on 8GB of DDR4 3000Mhz RAM with a 120GB SSD, allowing you to have an amazing gaming experience.
Use the code NEWYEAR21 to save £59 on this gaming bundle!

The Expertec Black Friday Guide

Our Black Friday deals are now live! We are offering 5% off all our new and refurbished gaming PC’s using code EXTEC5.

This includes our best selling gaming bundles including the Fortnite Gaming bundle and Quad Core Gaming Bundle. No matter what level of gaming you are at, there will be something that suits your gaming requirements in our Black Friday deals.

Check out some of our favourite gaming pc bundles below, you definitely won’t want to miss out on the great discounts on these bundles!

Ryzen 5 3600X Gaming PC Bundle 16GB RAM GTX1650 Graphics Card 240GB SSD – Windows 10

Ryzen 5 3600X Gaming PC Bundle

SAVE £48.69!

Black Friday price £925.14

Introducing the Ryzen 5 3600X Gaming PC Bundle. This machine runs on 16GB of DDR4 3000MH RAM and a 240GB SSD. Giving you a great starting point to enable you to tailor the machine to your specific gaming needs. This bundle has been fully professionally built by our system builders. All built in a GameMax Stealth gaming case, a current best seller on the market. We offer a full one year warranty with this best selling gaming bundle.

Shop now: https://www.expertec.co.uk/gaming-pc-s/gaming-bundles/gamemax-stealth-5-3600x-bundle.html

Intel Core i5-8400 Gaming PC Coffee Lake 8GB RAM 120GB SSD GTX1650 4GB ULTRA FAST – Bundle

Intel Core i5-8400 Gaming PC Coffee Lake

SAVE £34.94!

Black Friday Price £663.88

The Core i5 coffee Lake PC uses the latest Intel technology. Also including a GTX1650 4GB graphics card which will enable you to play current games in a high setting. This machine runs on DDR4 2666MHZ RAM and has 8GB of memory with a 120GB SDD. It is also WIFI enabled using a USB dongle. Choose this machine to ensure you can play the games you enjoy and have a great gaming experience.

Shop now: https://www.expertec.co.uk/gaming-pc-s/gaming-bundles/gamemax-centauri-blue-i5-bundle.html

Core i9-10900 16GB RAM 1TB HDD 500GB M.2 SSD 6GB GTX1660 Graphics Card Gaming PC Bundle – Windows 10

Core i9-10900

SAVE £83.48!

Black Friday Price £1586.05

The Core i9-10900 Comet Lake PC runs on 16GB of DDR4 2666MHz RAM with a 1TB HDD and a 500GB M.2 SSD. Also, it’s WiFi enabled wifi an internal wifi card. This bundle has been fully professionally built by our professional gaming system builders. All built in a Corsair Red Carbide gaming case, a current best seller on the market. We offer a full one year warranty with this gaming bundle.

Shop now: https://www.expertec.co.uk/gaming-pc-s/gaming-bundles/corsair-red-carbide-28-i9-10900-bundle.html

The Ultimate Gaming PC Guide

With so many different gaming PC’s on the market, it can be confusing trying to decide which PC is best suited to you. Especially if you’re purchasing a gaming PC as a gift. We’ve created this ultimate gaming guide to show our top picks of gaming PC bundles for gamers of every level.

The Gaming Beginner

Core i5 Fortnite Gaming Bundle 8GB RAM 4GB GTX1650 500GB HDD Windows 10 £458.48

The Core i5 Fortnite gaming bundle is the perfect purchase for a beginner gamer. This PC has been refurbished and rebuilt by our expert build teams and displayed in a new gaming CiT Seven Tower case which is one of the best sellers on the market. As well as being a fantastic first gaming PC to play gaming favourites such as Fortnite on, this PC also comes with Windows 10 installed making it perfect for school or office work.

Shop the Core i5 Fortnite Gaming Bundle here.

The Everyday Gamer

Core i3-8100 Gaming PC Bundle 8GB RAM 120GB SSD 4GB GTX1650 – Windows 10 Pro £601.01

Level up with the core i3-8100 gaming PC bundle. This is an excellent gaming PC to play all your favourite games and is also perfect for students to complete coursework and revision. The 8th Gen Core i3 8100 Processor has excellent processing power. This customisable PC allows you to add an upgraded SSD hard drive to make your immersive gaming experience even quicker. Built in a GameMax Venus gaming case, this gaming PC has a stylish design to match its powerful processor.

Shop the Core i3-8100 Gaming PC Bundle here.

The Hardcore Gamer

Core i9-10900 Gaming PC Bundle 16GB RAM 1TB HDD 500GB M.2 SSD 6GB GTX1660 Graphics Card – Windows 10 £1,669.53

Introducing the Core i9-10900 Comet Lake PC. Using the very latest Intel technology, this ultimate gaming PC is for the hardcore gamers. This machine runs on 16GB of DDR4 2666MHz RAM with a 1TB HDD and a 500GB M.2 SSD. All built in a Corsair Red Carbide gaming case, a current best seller on the market. As well as being an excellent gaming PC, this bundle also has a sleek and stylish design.

Shop the Core i9-10900 Gaming PC Bundle here.

Working From Home Tips

As we continue to get used to the ‘new normal’, more employers are opting for flexible working and working from home opportunities. Flexible working and working from home is extremely beneficial to some however others may lack productivity and motivation being in the same home and working environment.

We’ve collected some of our favourite working from home tips to increase productivity and motivation, so that you are able to work from home to the best of your ability. 

A great PC – The Dell Optiplex 7010

The Dell Optiplex 7010 is a fantastic PC for working from home, its Intel Core i3 processor is perfect for everyday work tasks such as emailing and updating documents. Our 1 year warranty policy ensures that you can work from home with ease and not worry about the risk of any damages.

Shop our Dell Optiplex for £130 now

Have regular breaks

Sometimes sitting in the same room all day can get a bit repetitive. Make sure to have regular breaks. Listen to favourite podcasts, watch a youtube video or go on a quick walk. It’s easy to sit at a desk all day and not give yourself a break. Remember to get up every so often so that your brain has time to relax and then continue concentrating.

Have a dedicated office set up

Having a dedicated workspace at home is essential. It’s important to have separate working, eating and sleeping environments so that you are able to separate your work life and home life. Our PC bundles allow you to purchase your perfect work from home setup. From just £84.94, you can buy your work from home essentials all in one purchase including a PC, monitor, keyboard and mouse.

 

Shop the Dell OptiPlex Tower Core 2 Duo for £89.94 

Keep a routine

Keeping a routine helps you stay productive throughout your working day. Set yourself timescales and goals for tasks to be completed, this way you can have no excuse to procrastinate. Having a timeline gives you goals to work towards and makes you feel accomplished. If you’re working from home, we’d recommend going on a short walk before and after work so it still feels like you are still commuting to work, this separates your home from work.

Eyecare Monitor

When you’re working from home, it can sometimes feel like you’re sat staring at a screen all day. Our eyecare monitor ensures that your eyes are kept safe and aren’t strained when you’re working from home. The Asus eye care monitor comes with a built in VA279HAE feature and a 178 wide-view angle that minimises colour shift on both horizontal and vertical planes to ensure quality visuals from almost any direction.

Shop our Asus 27″ Eye Care LED Monitor