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SSD vs HDD: Everything You Need to Know

SSD and HDD are both storage drives used in a PC, but SSDs are more recent in popularity. An HDD is more of a traditional storage drive, in that it has moving mechanical parts and is relatively bigger. SSDs are, in comparison, quite small because these are flash storage…
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How to Format an SSD

Knowing how to format an SDD properly saves you from the risk of having viruses destroy your system. On top of that, your data cannot be recovered by any other party that is using that SSD later on and you can get rid of useless programs/corrupt files in one go. Formatting…
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How to Transfer Windows 10 to SSD

When we compare SSDs and HDDs in terms of overall performance, SSDs tend to win. You may already know this, and may thus be updating your PC with an SSD. Although you can format and do a fresh install of Windows, you may want to keep the same Windows that you have. In order…
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How Much RAM Do I Need? Things To Consider

“How much RAM do I need for gaming?”: this is the question I was asked by a friend looking to upgrade his laptop recently, already feeling left out at being unable to join in on all-night CS:GO sessions on his previous PC. Without the right amount of memory, the most…
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How to Overclock RAM: A Definitive Guide

Overclocking is a method used for many PC components because it helps to give the said component a boost, allowing it to perform better than it does at its default factory settings. While the term overclocking simply means increasing clock speed, there are certain other…
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The Best Trackball Mice in 2021

If you are not satisfied with the whole regular mice experience, or just want to try something new that will bring the new approach to the whole mice department, a trackball mouse might be the right thing for you. Since trackball mice are stationary devices and allow you to…
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Motherboard Chipset – Definitive Guide

You’re not the first to wonder about the role of a motherboard chipset. It’s a term that’s used a lot, especially when building your own PC, and it helps to know a little bit about it to avoid mistakes in processing power. Simply put, the chipset on a motherboard is a…
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CPU Sockets – A Comparison

Motherboards are usually categorized by the kind of sockets they have. These sockets are called processor sockets, CPU sockets, or simply motherboard sockets. A socket forms the contact point between the CPU and the motherboard. What are CPU Sockets? Motherboard sockets are…
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How to Control the Speed of Your PC’s Fans

All computer systems are equipped with a set of fans that help keep things cool and thus prevent overheating. The CPU and system fans are the only ones, however, that are directly attached to the motherboard. The problem is that sometimes these fans can get too loud. It is…
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Underclocking a GPU - Everything You Need to Know

A GPU is a Graphics Processing Unit, more commonly referred to as a graphics card. A GPU acts as a sort of assistant to the CPU by performing quicker and shorter calculations so the CPU is freed up for the heavier work. AMD and NVIDIA are the most common GPU providers on the…
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The Best Mouse Bungees in 2021

There are so many different PC accessories that have a more or less important role in the overall computer usage experience. Some of them are more popular than the other, while some are just starting to become trendy. Such is the case with the best mouse bungee devices, that…