How to Make Your PC Run Faster

Many users are happy with their home computing experience, until they read an article about overclocking, and realise they can make their computer run a little, or a lot faster. For many, this is just a point of interest, or getting more value for your money, while for others it becomes a hobby or obsession. Years ago, it was quite a rebellious thing to be doing, as the processor makers didn’t want their parts running too fast or too hot. Now, they all provide official apps to make it a safe trick to perform.

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How to Choose a New Computer

Whether you’ve exhausted all options for repairing your old computer or you just fancy an upgrade, the choice of replacements out there can be daunting. For home computing, your list of requirements probably isn’t long, but it’s all too easy to get sucked into buying something more expensive than you need with a sales assistant breathing down your neck.

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Is Your PC Making a Racket?

Inside most desktop and laptop computers is a collection of moving parts. There are hard disk drives, optical drives and fans to cool the processor and blow hot air out of the system. These all add to the noise the PC makes, and with modern processors easily running over 45 degrees celsius, the fans trying to keep it cool usually make the most racket, distracting users from their office or home computing.

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