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How to Add More Memory to Your PC

How to Add More Memory to Your PC

This is a guest post by Mike Thimmesch Most people are unaware of the components that go into building a personal computer. You have probably heard words like “motherboard”, “CPU”, and “RAM”, but have little idea about what they mean, how they affect the speed at which information is processed, or how many files you […]

Test Your Flaky Computer’s RAM with Windows Memory Diagnostic

Test Your Flaky Computer’s RAM with Windows Memory Diagnostic

This is a guest post by Keith The flaky PC (as it is often referred) is a computer which acts normally most of the time, but occasionally quits active programs, delivers obscure error messages, or restarts entirely. So, what causes flaky PC syndrome? Although there is no single answer, one of the most common causes […]

Hardware CPU Guide Part II: Differences Between Intel and AMD CPU

Hardware CPU Guide Part II: Differences Between Intel and AMD CPU

This is the second part of the Hardware CPU Guide series. If you have missed the first part, you still can read the article factors that affect a CPU’s performance. When it comes to CPU, there are only two main players in the market: Intel and AMD. You may have seen reports saying that Intel […]

Hardware CPU Guide Part I: Factors That Affects a CPU’s Performance

Hardware CPU Guide Part I: Factors That Affects a CPU’s Performance

Being the brain of the computer, the CPU plays a very important role in determining the performance of the system. Unfortunately, when it comes to choosing the best CPU, you will probably feel like a lost sheep. With different brands, models, speeds and specifications to choose from, it can really be a difficult task to […]

TonidoPlug: Your Personal Cloud Server in a Plug

TonidoPlug: Your Personal Cloud Server in a Plug

Putting all your stuffs and confidential data on the cloud may seems like a good idea as it allows you to access to them anytime, anywhere. However, it can become a totally bad decision when the security of the cloud server is compromised or the third party providers wind up their services and all your […]

Understanding Home Networking

Understanding Home Networking

These days, broadband internet is just about everywhere. Hospitals, restaurants, hotels, and of course homes are all connected with these nice, fast pipes. The problem is that your internet provider likely just gives you a single connection with a single address, no matter how many people or devices plan to use that internet connection. Here, […]

Easily Troubleshoot Your Graphics Card With GPU-Z

Easily Troubleshoot Your Graphics Card With GPU-Z

I recently wrote about a great software utility that opened up a world of information about your motherboard, CPU, and RAM. Well, I have another great utility to tell you about, only this time it’s all about your graphics card. Though manufactured by different companies, GPU-Z from TechPowerUp does look a lot like the aforementioned […]

Diagnose Your PC With CPU-Z

Diagnose Your PC With CPU-Z

If knowledge is power, then CPU-Z from CPUID will make you feel like a superhero. This handy little tool was featured in the MakeTechEasier 101 best free computer software downloads list. CPU-Z is a Windows only tool that gathers information on some of the main hardware components of your computer. The information that it collects […]