Electronic video games became a trillion dollar industry once they made the leap from quarter-gobbling cabinets to console and later PC. Home entertainment turned into a business dominated by the desktop PC platform for decades, but once seventh-generation Sony PlayStation and Microsoft XBOX gaming consoles debuted the market share quickly dimenished. Now many years later, modern mobile devices such as SmartPhones and UltraBooks are poised to grab the market away from what little remains of the competition. As fate would have it, PC gaming could be revived as a direct result of updated gaming console platforms such as the XBOX 720 and PlayStation 4."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips