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Computers Everything you need to know to fix (or improve) your computer if you're not proficient

 Computers Everything you need to know to fix (or improve) your computer if you're not proficient


Computers: Everything you need to know to fix (or improve) your computer if you're not proficient

  Even if your budget is limited and you have no idea what is inside your computer, you can also shift your budget and improve it.

  When it comes to the ambition to get a better PC, not everything happens when you buy a new device with impressive features and a price as low as possible.  Although the idea sets some things back, it's possible to have a rejuvenated team just by daring to open up its courage and change some of its components.

  However, this option has its risks: some of those elements that dwell inside the computer can leave a good hole in our wallet, and as if that were not enough, there are not a few users who do not have the necessary knowledge to easily operate between cables and panels.

  However, there are several ways to improve a computer without spending a lot of money or getting a computer science degree.  You just need to learn a minimal amount of manual work and spend a few hours:

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  A little stress on RAM can change everything.  Not surprisingly, how many programs can be used at the same time or how easy it is to open large files depends on this component.  Fortunately, installing additional RAM is not overly complicated: just open the computer, select the motherboard, and check if there is a slot to add more modules.

  If this visual check is too complicated for a user who is disassembling their computer for the first time, there are tools available to find out what is necessary.  Simply run programs like CPU-Z to see how much RAM is already installed and if there is space available to add more.  Once verified, it's time to open the case and get to work putting the new RAM in its place.

Computers: Everything you need to know to fix (or improve) your computer if you're not proficient

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  In the event that the computer is a laptop, things are not so simple.  Every model is different, and before unlocking anything, the ideal way is to check how our team's guts are ranked.  Once you know this, a screwdriver and some plastic items that act as a lever will likely be enough to open the device, locate the motherboard, and install the RAM.

  Fortunately, you don't have to roam this vast world that is the Internet in search of answers: on pages like you can find instructions for most major brands' models, thus reducing the chances of running into your face with laptop tearing problems.

  More memory:

  The storage space available on your computer affects so many things that it becomes something outdated and insufficient: when there is little space left, you will not only be able to download anything from the Internet or install new programs, but you will also notice how slow most of the processes and usage will become.  Equipment is a real ordeal.

  However, refreshing the available memory is really easy.  In fact, thanks to the presence of external hard drives, you only need to have a USB port on hand.  From there, the user will be able to transfer files and leave some free space on the computer.  However, you will not be able to take anything from the operating system: for this you will have to dare to open the computer and proceed as in the case of RAM, replacing one hard disk with another.

  If you choose this option, nothing is better than betting on an SSD, which can be obtained for as little as 50 euros and turning your computer into a rocket, both when using it and when it is turned on.  If your computer is a laptop, it will be similar: a good plan for your model (with a guide included, if applicable), value and bull.


  When it comes to updating a PC, it's not all about guts.  In fact, despite changing other parts such as the motherboard or the fan (something that is possible by paying less than 15 euros or doing more than 100, depending on what you need), the process is similar to that of the rest of the components or changing the keyboard or  A mouse or monitor is much simpler and intuitive and can also contribute to the renewal of our equipment for life.

  Either way, you have to think about what you need this new supplement for.  Whether it's a new (or second) monitor or a new keyboard, it may be desirable for a better gaming experience, or it may simply be to work on an updated PC whose components are working perfectly.


  Secondly, one has to look at the price, at which point a whole world of possibilities opens up: in the case of monitors, without going any further, it is possible to have one to work with for less than €90, however, graphic designers or  The "players" will have to scratch their pockets even more and bet on screens worth between 500 and 1000 euros to upgrade their equipment in a decent way.

  If you are changing the monitor, make sure your computer has an HDMI port

  Anyway, this renovation is a piece of cake.  Just as an external hard drive only requires a USB port, installing a new monitor or keyboard is no more than connecting the accessory to your computer through its cable.  Of course, in the case of monitors, it is more convenient to check the availability of the HDMI port that the monitor will definitely need on the computer.

  It's possible to add all these changes: Turning your PC into a better computer by DIY is not a task meant for wealthy men or MacGyver heirs.  You can, with a limited budget and a good guide on hand, do this as well.