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Apple’s New Retina iMac Comes With a 5K Display

Oct 16th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Apple’s New Retina iMac Comes With a 5K Display

Earlier this week, Apple unveiled a new lineup of iPads and iMacs. We’re not going to talk about Apple’s new tablets – which are virtually identical to the previous generation. But we are going to talk about Apple’s new iMac display. The new 27-inch iMac features a Retina display with “5K” technology. Apple isn’t kidding: the new iMac has a resolution of 5120x2880 for a total o

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5 Things You Can’t Do With Solid State Drives

Sep 30th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

5 Things You Can’t Do With Solid State Drives

Do you have a solid state drive (SSD)? If so, then you probably bought it for its fast speeds and amazing performance. I mean, those are really the only two reasons you would get an SSD. But there are some things you can’t do with an SSD. If you’re on the fence about purchasing an SSD – or own one and aren’t sure what to do with it, then here are some things you can’t (or should

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What’s the Difference Between HDMI and DisplayPort?

Sep 29th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

What’s the Difference Between HDMI and DisplayPort?

HDMI and Display Port are the two main video connection ports found on today’s PCs. HDMI is the universally-accepted audio/video interface that’s found on everything from gaming consoles to tablet computers. DisplayPort, on the other hand, is a relative newcomer to the scene. First developed in 2008, DisplayPort is the less popular younger brother to HDMI (not literally). DisplayPort,

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Why Do Some Hard Drives Last Longer Than Others?

Sep 28th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Why Do Some Hard Drives Last Longer Than Others?

Hard drive failure is the worst nightmare for most PC users. When a hard drive fails, it’s game over. You need to get a new hard drive, restore your data (you were backing it up, right?), and reinstall all your software. Some hard drives have a higher rate of failure than others. Today, I’m going to explain which company’s hard drives are more likely to fail and which hard drive qualities

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Should You Really Be Defragmenting Your Hard Drive in 2014?

Sep 26th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Should You Really Be Defragmenting Your Hard Drive in 2014?

Ever since Windows was invented, “defragmenting” has been synonymous with “speeding up your PC”. Defragmenting your hard drive was once something people scheduled on a regular basis. They defragmented their hard drives on a weekly or monthly basis to unlock substantial increases in performance. But it’s 2014. People don’t talk about defragmenting as much as they used to. Is it re

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Nvidia GTX 980 and 970 Review: Nvidia Releases Its Newest Graphics Processors

Sep 23rd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Nvidia GTX 980 and 970 Review: Nvidia Releases Its Newest Graphics Processors

Nvidia recently released its newest lineup of premium graphics processors. The GTX 980 and 970 are now available and both boast impressive speeds that will help you take your PC gaming experience miles beyond “next gen” consoles. How does the GTX 980 stack up against its competition? Is it worth an early buy? Here’s what you need to know about the GTX 980 and 970, Nvidia’s newest video

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Dell Releases 5K Monitor that Makes Your 4K Monitor Obsolete

Sep 10th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Dell Releases 5K Monitor that Makes Your 4K Monitor Obsolete

Remember when you bought your first 4K monitor? You were so impressed with the clarity, the visual quality, and the sharpness. Oh wait, you haven’t bought a 4K monitor yet? Nevermind. Not only is your full HD monitor obsolete, but your 4K monitor is too. Dell recently released a 5K monitor that has nearly twice as many megapixels as a 4K monitor. It’s the world’s first 5K monitor. I

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Nvidia Prepares to Unveil GTX 900 Series – Check Out the Leaked Benchmarks

Sep 5th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Nvidia Prepares to Unveil GTX 900 Series – Check Out the Leaked Benchmarks

It’s been a little while since Nvidia released its GTX 700 series. And that means it’s almost time to get excited for the GTX 900 series! Rumors are flying this week that Nvidia is preparing to unveil a new lineup of GTX 900 series cards. In fact, early benchmarks for those cards may have already been leaked. VideoCardz.com, of all places, appears to have got its hands on GTX 900 perform

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Intel Releases “Upgrade Cards” Which Unlock CPU Features You Already Have

Aug 26th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Intel Releases “Upgrade Cards” Which Unlock CPU Features You Already Have

Intel is one of the world’s largest CPU manufacturers. They’re popular with all types of PC users – from gamers to average users – and that’s why a recent news story has made so many people angry. Engadget recently posted a picture sent to them from a reader. That picture shows an “Intel Processor Performance Upgrade Card”. According to the card, PC users can pay $50 to purchas

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Top 4 Important Things to Know Before Buying a 4K Monitor

Aug 14th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Top 4 Important Things to Know Before Buying a 4K Monitor

4K monitors are officially here. Actually, 4K monitors have been here for a little while, but they’ve only recently become affordable enough for average people to buy them. 4K monitors are still super expensive, but they’re almost within reach of people like you and me. When 4K monitors were first released way back in mid-2013, they cost about $3,500. Today, you can find 28-inch 4K Mo

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