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Quad-core vs dual-core processors: Why go dual?

by admin on Jan 15th in Internet

If you’re faced with buying a new CPU, should you go with a dual-core or quad-core processor? What’s the difference and why would you choose one or the other? Just about all processors available today from the two largest manufacturers, Intel and AMD, are either quad-core or dual-core. The name clues you in to the [...]

Quick Tips for Upgrading Computer Memory

by admin on Nov 24th in Hardware, Internet

Image via Wikipedia Computer memory manufacturers have made it easier than ever to upgrade your computer’s internal or RAM (random access) memory. Although many machines now ship with a substantial amount of RAM already pre-installed, it is commonly thought that this is the least expensive way to improve the performance of your personal computer. For [...]

Computer Hardware: Making the Old Run Like New

by admin on Nov 17th in Hardware, Internet

Image by Getty Images via @daylife As nice as it would be to go out and buy the latest and greatest computer system each time we feel like our PC is no longer cutting it, economic realities generally don’t allow for such an indulgence. That being said, there are some simple and inexpensive ways to [...]

Computer Motherboard Central to Powerful Hardware

by admin on Nov 10th in Hardware, Internet

Image by Daren Higham via Flickr A term that many of us have heard relating to computers but that may not be well understood is the so-called motherboard. This is in fact the main component inside of your computer, whether it is a desktop system or a laptop. Its name comes from the fact that [...]

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