Category Archive: 'PC Hardware'

Desktop Computer Component & Performance Considerations

Desktop PC Processor and Graphics Performance Considerations Back to the 1980’s, my introduction to the computer was the commodore 16, then later the upgrade to the Commodore 64… what a machine that was. I recall having to use a small screwdriver to align the head of the cassette deck to play certain games. ¼ turn […]

Build your own PC from scratch

Build your own PC from scratch When you build a computer from scratch you have the ability to choose exactly the type of configuration you want and tailor it exactly to your own needs. Unfortunately, there are lots of things you need to take into account, such as computer component compatibility, which can make the […]

Building Your Own PC – Stage 2 – CPU and Graphics

Following on from Part 1 – you may already have decided on which components you are going to use. However, there are two key and critical components in each PC… the core processor and the graphics card. Although graphics tablets are more popular than ever, right now, we simple can’t overlook the necessity of using […]

Building Your Own PC – Stage 1 – Hardware Selection.

When you build a computer from scratch you have the ability to choose exactly the type of configuration you want and tailor it exactly to your own needs. Unfortunately, there are lots of things you need to take into account, such as component compatibility, which can make the whole process very confusing to say the […]

Increase your Internet Speed

I’ve had many customers ask me why they are only getting between 15mb or maybe 20mb from their broadband connection, which may be, for example, A UPC Fibre Optic / Fibre Powered 100Mb broadband connection. When they use the Ethernet or network cable supplied with the modem, they will see a considerable increase in bandwidth. […]

PC Hardware Guide

Picking the Right PC Hardware If you are you considering upgrading your PC hardware? There are several things you should keep in mind when buying PC hardware, the processor and its motherboard, memory, graphics card, and also the storage – hard drives Computer Parts Always Change When buying computer hardware you have to keep in […]

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