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Neo12
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DOWNLOADING GAMES ONTO PC

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Hey, I know very little about computers so need some advice please. My son wants to download games on our PC for gaming( It's not a gaming PC). Is it just a coincidence or can this damage the PC. Since he's downloaded games it's making a very loud noise. Thank you. 

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@Neo12 

Downloading ANYTHING onto a PC puts it at risk -- as you are risking viruses and all kinds of malware downloading from places you do not know.

 

An All-on-One PC is basically a HUGE laptop with external keyboard and mouse -- and, as you already guessed, is NOT a gaming PC.

 

It will struggle to run any games you download, but like a laptop, this will drive up the demands on the processor and the graphics chip, causing both to get hot and running the fan very loudly.  While it will not probably damage the PC, it's not what the PC was designed to do and you do risk it crashing in thermal shutdowns doing this.

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