Build and grow your very own computer repair enterprise as you learn to diagnose, fix and build PCs. With real-world licensed components and comprehensive hardware and software simulation, you can plan and bring your ultimate PC to life.
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Release Date:
Mar 27, 2018

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“PC Building Simulator is nearly feature complete however the process of creating accurate models of real hardware and implementing them into the game is a long one. We currently have a wide range of hardware we still need to integrate into the game so we plan to use Early Access to continue to expand the range of playable hardware while also incorporating any feedback from the community on existing features of the game.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We are looking to have a short period in Early Access, around 2-3 months depending on feedback from the community.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“During Early Access we will be adding a few more features, but mostly it will be about adding more hardware to build with, our shortlist of things to add before we exit Early Access is:

  • Water Cooling
  • Overclocking
  • More licensed components
  • Fully localised into select languages
  • More benchmarking options
  • More job types in career mode

For more information on future features, please check our public roadmap here: https://www.pcbuildingsim.com/early-access-roadmap/

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“When PC Building Simulator launches into Early Access we aim for it to be mostly feature complete and as polished as possible. During Early Access players will have access to:

  • A wide range of fully licensed PC hardware to build with, PC’s can be constructed and powered on to a (simulated) working operating system and include a range of simulated programs from benchmarking (including 3DMark) to control of any RGB lighting in the system.
  • ‘Career Mode’ with multiple job types from a range of customer types.
  • Free Build’ mode that allows players to experiment with any available parts currently in the game without any career mode restrictions.
  • ‘How to Build a PC’ mode to teach players how a PC goes together.
  • Game tutorial for new players.

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“There are no plans to raise the price after we exit early access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Real-world PC building is a passion for so many people that we are keen to learn from our players what features we should be concentrating on to make sure PC Building Simulator is as accurate (and as fun) as possible.
Being a small team with a complex simulator it is important that we engage with our community so we can make the best decisions for the game going forward.”
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December 12

PC Building Simulator Update v0.9.3 - G.Skill speeds into your future rigs!



Hello PC Builders,

We’re super pleased to announce that G.Skill is the newest partner to the PC Building Simulator family. You can start building with stylish RAM from their various ranges from today!

This includes the much requested Trident Z RGB range, which arrives alongside the striking Sniper X series, and the popular Ripjaws range amongst others.



Also in today’s update are new CPUs from both Intel and AMD, a whole host of new cases plus a bunch of new cooling options, all alongside a batch of bug fixes.


Build v0.9.3 Highlights

New Parts

G.Skill Trident Z RGB (RAM)


G.Skill Sniper X (RAM)


G.Skill Ripjaws V (RAM)


Fractal Design Focus G (Case)


Fractal Design Fractal Design Define R5 (Case)


Fractal Design Node 202 (Case)


NZXT H200 (Case)


SilverStone LD01 (Case)


Gigabyte ATC700 (CPU Cooler)



Full Patch Notes:
(Career unlock level is in brackets after a parts/features name, all parts available in Free Build right away)
  • New CPUs: Intel Core i9-9900K (20), Intel Core i7-9700K (20), Intel Core i5-9600K (20), AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX (28) and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X (28).
  • New Cases: Fractal Design Focus G (20), Fractal Design Define R5 (19), Fractal Design Node 202 (29), SilverStone RVZ03 (14), SilverStone LD01 (14), Raijintek METIS (12), Raijintek STYX (30), NZXT H200 (29) and NZXT H400 (29).
  • New Case Fans: ARCTIC F12 / F14 (11) and Fractal Design Silent Series LL 120mm (26).
  • CPU Coolers: ARCTIC Freezer 12 (13), ARCTIC Alpine 12 / AM4 Passive (14), ARCTIC Freezer 33 (13), Raijintek LETO PRO RGB (11) and Gigabyte ATC700 (11).
  • New RAM: G.Skill FORTIS (2), Ripjaws 4 (7), Flare X (7), Sniper X (7), Ripjaws V (7), Trident Z (15) and Trident Z RGB (13).
  • New PSUs SilverStone SX500-G (12) and SilverStone SX650-G (12).
  • New Motherboard: ASUS ROG ZENITH EXTREME (23).
  • Updated Free Build introduction text to explain where cases are now stored, in case you missed this before - they are in your inventory now!
  • Passive CPU Coolers now have an effective air flow statistic to better show their cooling potential.
  • Fixed a bug that would cause the Continue option to still display on the main menu after deleting all save games.
  • Fixed a bug with budgets on jobs that request upgrades to run certain programs.
  • Fixed a bug with the NZXT Kraken X62 not fitting in the front of the NZXT H500.
  • Unified the camera position when using a monitor across all benches so the view is from the same position.
  • The missing part of the Raijintek PAEAN USB casing has now returned.
  • Fixed a bug on the SilverStone RVX01 where you couldn’t remove a case panel with certain job computers.
  • Fixed an issue on the SilverStone PM01-RGB where some SSD drives would clip through the side panel.
  • Fixed an issue where job computers would create a build that included a HDD in a unusable location on the Fractal Design Define R6 (if you currently have a job PC stuck in this way you will need to reject it and it should not then happen again).
  • Fixed an issue with the USB drive highlights being in the wrong place on DFL motherboards.
  • Fixed an issue where it was difficult to remove case fan cables in the top of the Cooler Master COSMOS C700P.
  • Fixed an issue where the water flow was not being displayed in EKWB TR4 blocks.
  • Multiple fixes with cables in various configurations.

What’s Next?

Lot’s of new parts, new partners plus plenty of bug fixes and quality of life improvements.

As we head towards exiting our early access period we need to spend some fixing as many bugs as we can and improving as many rough edges as possible, with the holiday period fast approaching we will be using this quieter time to do just this.

… and yes, RTX GPUs are coming, don’t worry.

P.S

Fancy a chance to win an AMD Ryzen 7 2700X CPU & a copy of PC Building Simulator!

For more details on how to enter the giveaway, visit the link below.
https://gleam.io/GTvN3/pc-building-simulator-amd-ryzen-2700x-giveaway

The more ways you enter, the more chances you have to win! The competition is open worldwide.


Happy Building!

The PC Building Simulator Team
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December 5

Want to be a part of our Community Dream Builds Trailer?

Greetings fellow PC Builders!

Can you create PC Building Simulator's Next Dream Build?

We are looking for some truly epic showstopping rigs, that you've made in Free Build or Career Mode!

(And we mean epic, not horrific, with cooling tubes entangling it like a dying spider).

The best builds will be shown in our ‘Community Dream Builds’ trailer!
All you need to do is send us your save file for a chance to be featured in it!

Please head to our website for more info on how to upload your save. https://www.theirregularcorporation.com/community-builds
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About This Game


Build your very own PC empire, from simple diagnosis and repairs to bespoke, boutique creations that would be the envy of any enthusiast. With an ever-expanding marketplace full of real-world components you can finally stop dreaming of that ultimate PC and get out there, build it and see how it benchmarks in 3DMark!

PC Building Simulator has already enjoyed viral success with over 650,000+ downloads of its pre-alpha demo and has now been lovingly developed into a fully-fledged simulation to allow you to build the PC of your dreams.






The career mode in PC Building Simulator puts you in charge of your very own PC building and repair business. From your own cozy workshop, you must use all your technical skills to complete the various jobs that come your way.
Customers will provide you with a range of jobs from simple upgrades and repairs to full system builds which you must complete while balancing your books to ensure you are still making a profit!





PC Building Simulator will allow you to experiment with a large selection of accurately modelled, fully licensed parts from your favourite real-world manufacturers.
If money was no object, what would you build?

Build your PC from the case up with your favourite parts and express your building flair by choosing your favourite LED and cabling colors to really make it stand out. Choose from a range of air and water cooling solutions to keep it cool or even go all out with fully customizable water cooling loops! Once your rig is ready to go, turn it on and see how it benchmarks. Not happy with the results? Jump into the bios and try your hand at overclocking to see if you can get better results without breaking anything!





Does building your own PC seem like an impossible task?
PC Building Simulator aims to teach even the most novice PC user how their machine is put together with step-by-step instructions explaining the order parts should be assembled and providing useful information on what each part is and its function.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Athlon X4 740 (or equivalent)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 660 (2048 MB) or Radeon R9 285 (2048 MB) - Integrated GPUs may work but are not supported.
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible

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