Archive | May 19, 2017

Guide To Buying Pc Hardware

Most people want to know a way that they can get the best products for their money. It is human nature to think conservatively, since we work hard for the money to buy the commodities that we want. This economic concept is what most persons comply with when they are trying to buy a new PC system.

Right now, my above definition is spot on with your current mentality, especially since you are reading a post entitled guide to buying PC hardware. So with no further ado, I will unveil my bit of tips to buying the PC hardware to facilitate your computing needs:

Consider the Price

The first step that you must take is to plan a budget, which will give you an estimate to the aggregated cost that you are willing and able to pay for the hardware components of your choice. You must classify yourself into either low end, which is suitable for persons with lower budgets, mainstream, which is suitable for persons with average level income and high end, which is suitable for persons who require high specification components.

Take into Account the Hardware’s Specifications

When buying components for your PC, you need to assess your computing wants and needs. You need to verify the tasks that you wish to do with your PC. With different needs come different price ranges; therefore, this also deals with the budget. For example, if you merely need a PC capable of writing reports or to complete school-based assessments, you would require low end software, as opposed to a person using hardware intensive software, such as games and video editing software, who would require high end PC components.

Hardware Researching

You should always research the hardware that you wish to purchase. You should read reviews of hardware from specific brands. For example, researching AMD and Intel would conclude that AMD features processors at more affordable prices, while Intel features high end computing processors aimed at persons who require optimum entertainment or need high capability processors for PC aided work.

After considering the above, you should be able to choose PC components which fit your needs in an expendable price range. Along with extensive hardware research, you should be able to get the highest value for the lowest price, and you can make less more.

How To Speed Up Internet Explorer

Nobody likes a slow internet browser, and when it comes to slow Internet Explorer has a bad reputation of being slow, clunky and an overall pain. Browsers such as Google Chrome or Fire Fox offer a much better user experience (well at least in my opinion), but if you insist on using Internet Explorer here are a couple ways to speed it up.

The first thing you can do is remove all the extra add-ons explorer likes to jam into its browser. The more of these add-ons you have the slower that browser becomes. To remove any unwanted add ons click on tools. If you’re using Internet Explorer 9 it will look like a small gear in the top right corner of the page.

From their click it and scroll down to where it says manage add-ons, click that and a list of all the add-ons currently installed on your browser will be displayed. From here simply scroll down the list and click on every add on you want to disable.

Another option that’s available is something called Google Chrome Frame. It’s a free download like everything Google makes. Its purpose is to speed up explorer, especially older versions 7 and 8. It also allows its users to be able to use HTML5 and other technologies that Internet Explorer doesn’t support. Simply download it and it should start working automatically.

You can also change the setting so that it doesn’t check for new versions of cached sites. To do this click on internet options (click the gear looking button again also known as tools) go to browsing history and click on settings. From here either choose under temporary internet files one of the following

a. Every time I start Internet Explorer, which might slow down the browser the first time you run it. It should run faster after though.

b. Never, this won’t sync any cached pages.

And finally you can also speed up Internet Explorer by sorting through your favourites list and deleting any links you don’t use anymore. A large number of favourites can have an impact on its speed and slow it down, so it’s always a good idea to spend a little time and clean out you’re favorites list.

Hopefully these tips will help if your currently using any version of explorer and drastically improve that browsers speed and load time. Which will keep you from ripping you’re hair out in frustration.