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This section focuses on the category of Personal Computers. Use the menu above to select a different category. You can find some more related information in the category on Computer Games.Understanding The Speed Of The New PCI Express
The personal computer is constantly changing with such component upgrades for memory, CPU speed and hard drive capacity. And the video display is no exception. The video display consist of a Graphics Card, Monitor, and the Bus. If you're wondering what the heck is a 'bus' in any video display, it's the data path along which data moves into, out of, and inside of the computer.
This data is sent from the motherboard and central processing unit, to the graphics card...
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First of all, there are two ways to make your computer run faster: hardware and software. Hardware boosting involves upgrading and adding new components to the computer to increase its speed and performance. Typical upgrades include installing more memory...Is It Time To Buy A New Computer?
With the Internet and computer technology developing every single day, you might want to give your old computer a long break it badly needs. Computer has gone a long way from being just a mere typing machine. If you want to know whether you need to box-up your old computer or buy a new one...
Computer game technology is a rapidly-increasing field. In terms of both hardware and software, companies are constantly striving to push the envelope and increase performance. As the intricacy of individual games increases, however...Who Else Wants To Tweak Windows XP For A Faster PC
Windows XP has lots of colours, themes and similar special effects to make your PC look great. These effects slow down your PC and that is the main problem. If your computer is running slow, and you are sure you do not have a virus, spyware or adware you may try using some of these Win XP tweaks...Accelerate your Windows XP
The outcome of each modification will vary to each PC's. I had focused on the XP OS machine regardless of my experience on the individual setup and trouble shooting...Find The Best Computer Hardware
In our age, owning a personal computer is something that most people have the luxury of. In fact, I know several people who have multiple computers in their home and at their office. As the popularity of computers and the internet have grown in the past decade...PCI-Express vs AGP: Which to Choose?
What is PCI-Express and AGP? There are two ways to connect a graphics card to a motherboard, either via an AGP or PCI Express slot located on your motherboard. A motherboard only supports one of these slots...
Purchasing a video card for your desktop should be considered as one of the first performance upgrades you can make to your existing computer. If you bought your computer as a complete unit from a retail outlet, or an online computer store...6 Steps You Can Take To Speed Up Your Computer's Performance
We live in a fast paced world and we're always looking for the fastest way to get things done. We barely have time to wait for our burger at the local fast food restaurant, our coffee to brew, our microwave popcorn to pop, so who has time to wait around for a slow computer...