WePC is part of the By Gamers, For Gamers Media Group (BGFG for short) – a team of experienced, passionate individuals dedicated to bringing our readers the best in PC, tech, gaming, and Esports.
We are comprised of tech heads and gamers from all walks of life that share a passion for the technology they play on and the content they create.
WePC started its life as a joint venture between Intel and ASUS in 2008 to build one of the first crowdsourced communities, or a “technology playground” to enable customers to collaborate and help develop future product innovations.
Intel Press Release: ASUS, Intel Launch Expanded WePC Community
BGFG acquired WePC in 2017 with the objective of empowering and demystifying the world of PC gaming tech. We actively encourage our readers to get involved to help us provide advice and recommendations that are fit for their needs.
WePC is the place to go when you’re looking to build or upgrade your PC and need expert, unbiased advice. Our talented team of PC builders and content writers work hard to make sure every build, review, and how-to piece we publish is tailored for you, rather than generic articles you can get elsewhere on the web.
From reviewing individual components to sharing the latest gaming and tech news to helping you build your first or fiftieth build – WePC is about empowering you as a consumer. Owned by By Gamers For Gamers, we’re part of a publishing group that is working hard to give consumers the power to enjoy their gaming in their own way.
We are passionate about tech so we extensively research and recommend products across all budgets and specification. To help us to continue to take the time creating honest, thorough and unbiased recommendations we do receive an affiliate commission on some, but not all, of the products that we recommend after you click through to a retailer site.
Once an article is published we don’t just leave it, the team are always on the pulse keeping our recommendations relevant as new products are coming to market all year. This ensure that you can rely and trust our product recommendations.
We never recommend a product that we wouldn’t use ourselves and all of our builds have been chosen for their quality and power. As much as possible, we like to get hands-on with products and test them out ourselves before sharing them with you. This means we’ll be able to let you know if something doesn’t live up to expectations.
The whole WePC team is made up of gamers and tech-enthusiasts, so we know what we’re talking about. We know how frustrating it is when your PC can’t run your favorite game, and we’re always the first in line for new product releases.
We take our recommendations and advice very seriously, that is why we have strict editorial guidelines that the team adhere to.
When you set out to build a PC, you have a lot of options. Whatever your skill level or budget, WePC is here to make sure you can create the PC you really want. For every component, there are hundreds of options, many of them with a long line of user reviews that make it difficult to know which one to choose.
That’s where we come in.
We test the products in-house and collate all the data we can find to provide personalized and trustworthy recommendations.
Always Unbiased honest opinion
Thorough hands on testing
Tested experts and by more than one of the dedicated product testers
Some of the products we recommend have been sent to us, and some have been bought out of our own money – but all are evaluated equally. We don’t shy away from saying something isn’t good enough, and we never let brands dictate what we should say. That’s why you know you can trust our reviews.
And, because we’re all real gamers and real PC builders, we know what we’re talking about and what really matters to you.
We’re all gamers, but we don’t all play the same games. We have fans of AAA FPS games like PUBG and CS: GO, gamers who’ve clocked up some serious hours questing in Azeroth in World of Warcraft, and those who always manage to find the coolest new Indy game releases on the market.
Because of this, when we test, we test for all gamers.
And we don’t expect you to just take our word for it either. We search the internet for customer reviews and ask for your feedback on everything we publish. We make sure that your voice gets heard through our Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as in our own dedicated Community site.
The team have years of experience building gaming PC’s so you can be assured that you can trust everything they tell you.
The WePC offices are a hub of activity every day of the week. You’ll usually find someone building a PC in one corner, another tester playing through PUBG to test a new graphics card across the way, and someone unboxing our latest deliveries in our studio.
We’ve designed our headquarters to make sure we can push the components we get to the limits and try out everything from gaming chairs to consoles to VR games as well.
The products we review are a mixture of gifted items and independently sourced ones. However we acquire these products, our reviewing process does not change. We strive to remain entirely objective throughout the process and won’t shy away from saying a product needs improvement, even if it was gifted to us.
We strive to provide our readers with the best advice on the internet. We work hard to provide truthful, consumer-focused, and trustworthy content that helps guide you to the best purchase decisions.
We earn money when a reader clicks through to a product page and makes a purchase – but it doesn’t matter which one. We will only direct them to the best of the best. If our readers don’t trust us, we make nothing and they don’t return. So we do all we can to build up and foster that trust with you so you keep coming back time and again.
The team is constantly growing here at WePC and we make sure that everybody we add brings their own unique skillset to the table. This is why our blend of talent is like nothing else in the PC publishing industry. We are proud of our team. Without them, we are nothing.
15 years experience in digital marketing, specialising in affiliate, SEO & PPC channels. Alongside building a seven figure affiliate business, he has also worked with FTSE 100 companies, managing digital advertising budgets of £100+ million. Will Co-founded BGFG. He brings with him a proven track record of building a business off the back of this business model.
12 years of experience in brand, digital marketing, and e-commerce. He spent ten years working at one of the leading digital retailers in the UK, AO.com, as Brand & Digital Director with a turnover of over £1bn. Andrew Co-founded BGFG. He brings a broad range of tech and digital marketing and commercial thinking to the business.
20 years experience in Operational Management for multi Billion Dollar Projects, Craig Co-founded BGFG, He brings solid operational thinking to ensure we run efficiently and are prepared to scale the business.
Dave’s career spans 20 plus years at Dennis Publishing, where he rose to editorial director of the contract division, Dennis Communications. He launched, edited and redesigned specialist and consumer magazines and websites including PC Zone, The Big Issue and PokerPlayer. He has been a passionate gamer and tech head since he was young and is now instilling vast experience to the WePC editorial team.
With 14 years experience in video production, Paul’s career has seen him work all over the world for brands such as Sony, Suzuki, Kia, AO.com, Carnival Corporation, and Samsung. He has spent the past 6 years producing and directing branded marketing video and advertising content for online brands and TV. Paul has a solid background in both video production and department leadership.
After falling in love with gaming during the golden years of the Game Boy Advance, Roddy’s role as Digital Marketing Manager perfectly blends his industry skills with one of his favourite pastimes. Having worked both in-house and agency side, Roddy has been fortunate enough to work with brands such as Nintendo, Sony, Disney and LEGO on key marketing campaigns and releases. With a background in content and social media, Roddy loves to find creative solutions for data-led marketing campaigns that drive commercial results.
Shaun is a gaming enthusiast and computer science graduate who has been working with computers for the last 15 years. He took a shine to competitive FPS back in the mid-2000s and hasn’t looked back since.
For as long as Charlie can remember, he has always been interested in computers and gaming. It all started with the Sega Mega Drive and then evolved into PC gaming in his early teens. CS 1.6 was his first go at competitive gaming which soon evolved into CS:Source and now CS:GO. Throughout that period he has been a keen PC builder and enthusiast and is currently running an ASUS Rog RTX 2070 with AMD’s Ryzen 2700X.
From halcyon days playing Sonic 2 on the Megadrive, to trying to work out how to make the “TOASTY!” man appear on Mortal Kombat 3 round his mate’s house, many of Aaron’s fondest childhood memories are associated with gaming. This might sound a sad state of affairs to some, but he regrets nothing.
First getting into PC gaming through exposure to text game Drug Lord and then the original Half Life, still one of his all-time favourites, Aaron has been a PC gamer ever since. A practical need to squeeze the most out of his machine turned into a genuine interest in the technology of PC hardware, a passion which fuels his desire to always be up to date on the latest tech news.
Heeyoun is a UK-based web designer with a passion for creating beautifully sophisticated, sleek & modern user experiences.
Digital Content Producer with a background in Media Production and Marketing for multiple organisations. Experienced in videography, Graphic design, Editing, and Digital Marketing. A jack of all trades some might say. Both handsome and humble. The ideal employee.
Sarah is an experienced, hard working and highly motivated videographer, with a creative passion towards the technological world! Bringing a storm of unique perspectives, a bubbly personality and optimistic confidence to jump into any challenge. Sarah continually experiments with new technology, cameras, and editing techniques to achieve superior production outcomes. Always striving to advance in the world of professional videography. There’s never a dull creative moment with Sarah around!
Miranda is a junior videographer with a background in Broadcast Media Technologies. She is motivated and hardworking and always eager to learn new filming techniques. Her interest in gaming started with Counter-Strike 1.6 and now Miranda is the biggest fan of CS: GO.
Jack has has a keen interest in computers and video creation for a little over 10 years, and with a professional background in PC building, an education in cyber security and a life long love for gaming,
he really likes to not only play games but to know what makes the PCs driving them tick! The perfect pick for a Benchmarker.
Seb is a Mechanical Engineering Graduate who has always been passionate and involved in gaming and computers. Ever since tinkering with the family computer and being the tech wizard in the family, he’s had an interest in PCs and all things tech. So while at University build his own computer, became tech support for others and finally found a career working with them daily.
With a background in music video editing and project management for major labels like Universal Music Group and Warner, as well as the biggest music distribution platforms on YouTube like Proximity and Trap Nation, Steve accelerated his animation agency from 0 to 200 million views online. He also brings experience in digital marketing on social for startups around London, having been a YouTube native since 2011 and totalling 600K views on a personal gaming channel he started at the age of 15.Steve now brings an audio engineering degree to the team, recording and editing his voice over work across BGFG channels, when he isn’t being a big huge nerd about Minecraft and The Elder Scrolls.You can follow Steve on Twitter @BGFG_Steve
Thomas is a UK-based writer with an unhealthy obsession for video games kick-started by a transformative play-through of Metal Gear Solid. These days you’ll find him beating Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice for the umpteenth time, praising the merits of AAA titles like A Plague’s Tale: Innocence, or enjoying the soothing whimsical antics of Stardew Valley.
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