Jacob Tuwiner - Owner & Founder
My name is Jacob Tuwiner. I’m the owner and creator of Easy PC, a site designed to help the new guy in the computer space. Whether you want to build your first gaming PC or your first cryptocurrency mining rig, I’ve got you covered.
I used to be a console gamer back in the day, until I played on my friend’s gaming PC for the first time. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw Battlefield 4 in true 1080p resolution with ultra settings, 60 FPS. I also loved raiding someone’s base in Rust which is still my favorite game to this day! From that moment on I knew I had to build a gaming PC.
I used some of my bar mitzvah money to build my first gaming PC. I researched which components would best fit my budget and watched tons of videos on YouTube about PC building.
Then the day arrived. All of my parts finally came in the mail and I assembled my first PC.
Then I turned it on. Nothing happened.
I checked everything and tried again. Nothing.
Then I looked two more times and realized I made a novice mistake. I didn’t connect the CPU power cable!
I turned it on again. Bam! Everything was working properly. From that moment on I was a member of the PC gaming community.
Then I heard about Bitcoin, and I found it quite fascinating. I started researching cryptocurrencies and how they work and honestly I found the topic quite confusing at first. In fact, building my first gaming PC wasn’t too easy for me either.
I figured there were plenty of other people who were in the same situation as me, and it turns out I was right.
I first made the Easy PC YouTube channel and eventually this website in order to help those just starting out. Trust me, it’s a lot easier than it seems! The hardest part is getting started, and it’s all down hill from there.
My Current PC Specs
If you’re curious about what I’m running in my rig, I’m going to list my specs down below.
I don’t really feel the need to run my games in 1440p or 4K resolution. I’d rather save the money and play in 1080p with medium-high settings with 60+ FPS. That being said, here are my specs:
- CPU: Ryzen 3 1200 Overclocked to 4.0 GHz
- Motherboard: ASRock AB350M
- RAM: 2x4GB DDR4 2400 MHz G.Skill Ripjaws V Series
- Storage: 240 GB SSD, 120GB SSD, 1TB 7200RPM Hard Drive
- Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 1060 3GB
- Case: NZXT Phantom with Blue LEDs
- PSU: Corsair 500 Watt Power Supply
It’s not the most expensive build in the world, but it definitely suits my purposes well.
Get in Touch
I have social media too!
Follow me on Twitter @jacob_tuwiner
I also play PC games! If you want to play with me, add me on steam!
I am a writer for Cryptoslate, a cryptocurrency news website. Check out my author profile!
Check out my LinkedIn here.
Jordyn Hamilton - Editor in Chief
The Man? The Myth? The Legend?
Hey there! I’m Jordyn Hamilton, a writer and editor for Easy PC. The one-stop-shop for brand new PC builders, gamers, and enthusiasts alike.
I got my start in the PC community around 2017 when a good friend of mine convinced me to build a gaming computer after he’d done the same. I had always thought about getting into PC gaming since the most I’d experienced up to that point was 30fps Minecraft on my old HP laptop.
So the concept of running any games at a good framerate, and for a good price, was gorgeous to me. Around that time, I got a job editing for an online blog. I made around $1,400 working on it and I threw about $500 of that into my brand new PC build.
Mind you, I did not know anything about computers prior to this and I did not seek out any help in choosing parts (like I should have). In the end, my first build looked a little something like: FX 6300, RX 560 4GB, random $10 aftermarket CPU cooler, just to name a few hiccups.
That build served me well for a couple of months until I got bored with it and wanted to upgrade. What I did was sell the parts for a little less than I paid, then I used the money to buy more used parts so I could build two more computers. Then I sold those and repeated the process until I had around $1,000.
Fast forward to February 2018. At this point component prices were horrible but I want my PC now, so I charged in full of zeal with $1,000 to build the best I could, and that build fuels me to this day. Though, at this point, I think I’ve sunk another $100 or so into it.
My Current PC Specs
While my rig isn’t the greatest by any means, it’s what I could get at the time with the knowledge I had at the time.
- CPU: Ryzen 5 2600 Overclocked to 4.05GHz
- Motherboard: MSI B350 PC MATE
- RAM: PNY Anarchy 2x8GB 2400MHz Overclocked to 3133MHz
- Storage: 2TB 7200RPM HDD, 500GB 7200RPM HDD, 240GB SATA SSD, 32GB M.2 SSD
- Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 980 G1 Gaming
- Case: DIYPC VisionII-Bl Black
- PSU: Corsair RM650x 650W PSU
Get in Touch
If you’d like to go ahead and follow me on the Twitter that I never use (@jdrkhamilton), then feel free! I do check messages there.
Check out my Instagram account at, you guessed it, @jdrkhamilton.
If you’d like to reach me via email, do you think you could guess what it is? If you guess [email protected] you were 100% correct!
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