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How much RAM does your PC need? If you think the answer to that question is always “more”, then you might be wrong. Your PC probably needs less RAM than you think. RAM is one part of the PC people seem to have a lot of misconceptions about. Got a slow PC? You need more RAM. PC taking a while to start up? RAM will solve that problem. How much RAM is too much? You can’t have too much RAM, oRead More
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 shouldRead More
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,Read More
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 MoRead More
SSDs are the fastest form of memory storage available to average PC users. Unfortunately, SSDs are expensive. They also don’t have a lot of storage space unless you’re willing to spend over $500. That’s why Western Digital came up with a smart solution: combine an SSD and an HDD into a single unit to get the best of both worlds. Thanks to the Western Digital Black 2 dual drive, you canRead More