Build and grow your very own computer repair enterprise as you learn to diagnose, fix and build PCs. With real-world licensed components, realistic pricing plus comprehensive hardware and software simulation you can plan and bring your ultimate PC to life.
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27 Mar, 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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Recent updates View all (23)

26 April

PC Building Simulator Update v0.7.10.1 - New parts and some fixes!

Hello PC Builders,

Work is ongoing on the setup for being able to correctly implement water cooling into PC Building Simulator but in the meantime we wanted to include some new parts we now have completed along with a few more fixes of some important issues.


New Parts

Case
SilverStone RL07


PSUs
EVGA 450 B3, 80 Plus BRONZE


EVGA SuperNOVA 1000 T2, 80+ TITANIUM


EVGA SuperNOVA 1050 GS, 80+ GOLD


CPU Air Coolers
Cooler Master MasterAir MA610P


Cooler Master Hyper 212 LED Turbo


Full Patch Notes
  • New Case - SilverStone RL07.
  • New PSUs - EVGA 450 B3, 80 Plus BRONZE, SuperNOVA 1000 T2, 80+ TITANIUM & SuperNOVA 1050 GS, 80+ GOLD.
  • New CPU Air Coolers - Cooler Master MasterAir MA610P & Hyper 212 LED Turbo.
  • If you strip a PC of all its parts and cancel the job customers, will now require the value of the missing parts from the players account.
    #Discussions_QuoteBlock_Author
    Apologies to all the shady operators out there, we needed to fix this bug to allow us to balance things moving forward
  • If you cancel a ‘Build’ job you should no longer lose all the parts currently associated with that job.
  • You can now purchase an extra 2 USB Drives to further increase your workshops efficiency.
  • Newly added parts should now be visible in Free Build mode without the need to reset your Free Build save.
  • CPUs should no longer be removable until the CPU Cooler has been removed.
  • The Raijintek Paean has had its cooling tweaked to allow for it being an open frame design.
  • The wall calendar should no longer reset to January each time you load the game.
  • Coolers in the shop and inventory now only list sockets currently available in the game.
  • HDDs and SDDs now have different speeds so SSDs should now be quicker at installing the OS and Programs than HDDs.
  • Case Fan connections should no longer highlight if they are already connected to something.
  • Replace HDDs job objective should no longer complete as soon as you remove the HDD.
  • Tweaks to Pentium CPU performance.
  • Updates to VRAM requirements in ‘Will it Run’ to fix Recommended requirements being lower than Minimum ones.
  • Various localisation fixes.

Happy Building!

The PC Building Simulator Team
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19 April

PC Building Simulator Update v0.7.9.1 - Improved Music Player, New Languages & More!

Hello PC Builders,

Another week, another update. The team has been working non-stop going through feedback and bug reports while continuing to move the game forward so we can develop the core features planned on our roadmap.

This update includes the following highlights:

New Languages

The following new languages are now included from this update: French, German, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese and Brazilian Portuguese.

Further language options will be reviewed as we progress through Early Access and more will be added based on feedback and player statistics.

As we are still in Early Access there is likely to still be a few issues with these languages (text overlaps, strings still being in English etc.) but please do just report these as you would any other bugs.


Music Player Update

One of our most requested features since we launched has been ‘let us play our own music via the ingame music player!’ so with this update you can do just this.



The music player now allows you play the games soundtrack (which will expand in time), mp3 files locally on your (real) PC and even Internet Radio streams. There is a range of internet radio streams included by default but you can also add to and adjust this list via the txt file found in the \PC Building Simulator\Data\ folder.


Key Binding

We have added the ability to rebind the keys used in the game, you can find this option in the Options menu.
This should help anyone struggling with the default controls or just want more control over what keys they wish to use.


AMD RX Vega 56 & 64 arrive

The reference RX Vega 56 and RX Vega 64 GPUs from AMD have been added to the game with this update.



Full Patch Notes:
  • New languages - French, German, Russian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese and Brazilian Portuguese.
  • Updated Music Player - You can now play local mp3 files or internet radio streams via the ingame music player found on your PC.
  • Added the AMD RX Vega 56 & 64 GPU
  • Added the ability to rebind keys.
  • Updated 3DMark data for some GPU’s/configurations.
    #Discussions_QuoteBlock_Author
    Since the Dual-GPU update it was clear that some configuration data related to SLI/Crossfire was off, we have worked with 3DMark to adjust a range of GPU data to bring things back in line closer to reality.
  • 3DMark results screen should now show both GPUs in the system.
  • Exposed Coolers Air Flow data in the Shop & Inventory
    #Discussions_QuoteBlock_Author
    Since the Dual-GPU update people have been bumping into the blue screen error that relates to the GPUs overheating, this is usually due to poor cooling in the case but there was no way to know which fans were better so this helps with this issue.
    The PAEAN case is a special exception, we still need to find a way to adjust cooling for open frame designs such as this.
  • Another fix to stop 0 score 3DMark jobs from appearing.
  • Added an additional calendar to the wall near your office PC.
  • Monitor cables have been pinned down a bit to stop them coming through the screens.
  • Pressing the 1,2 or 3 keys when trying to search in the inventory should no longer close it.
  • Prices have had their font size increased in the shop.
  • Made some changes that should hopefully mean players (real-life) GPUs aren’t being pushed the max when v-sync is disabled.
  • Changed (again) how refresh rates are handled by default to try and fix issues with them.
    #Discussions_QuoteBlock_Author
    If you need to select a different refresh rate could you please do the following:
    • Right Click the game in your Steam library
    • Click Properties
    • Under General click Set Launch Options…
    • Enter -window-mode exclusive and click OK
    This should re-enable the option to select a supported rate by your machine in the options menu.


What’s Next?

Water Cooling is the main feature everyone wants, including us, which is why this work has now begun. We are however keen to make it clear this is not a quick update to do as we have multiple things to change in the game to support this feature and have a lot of assets to create to support it. You should expect it to be a few weeks before this feature is ready to go live.

We of course will continue to fix issues and add other content while this feature is being developed.

Thanks again for all the support and please continue to keep posting your bugs and feedback in the usual places!

Happy Building!

The PC Building Simulator Team
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About This Game


PC Building Simulator has already enjoyed viral success with over 500,000 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.

Build your very own PC empire, from simple diagnosis and repairs to bespoke, boutique creations that any gamer would drool over. With an ever-expanding marketplace full of real-world and realistically priced components you can finally stop dreaming of that ultimate PC and get out there, build it and see how it benchmarks!






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.





The ‘Free Build’ mode of 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?





PC Building Simulator’s career mode puts you in charge of your very own PC building and repair shop, starting 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 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!

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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