While you may be relying upon a trusty laptop or desktop that has served you well across the years, you may be starting to notice that it’s not performing quite as well, or as much as it used to. Unfortunately, PCs and Macs don’t live forever – and with software always changing with the tide, it’s likely that if you want to keep using your old machine, you will most likely need to consider looking into a computer upgrade. But what does this involve?
Computers show signs of ageing just as much as any other pieces of equipment – they start getting slower, more uncooperative, and less likely to agree to running certain games or programs at the speed and power that you expect. In order to run certain applications – ones which are data intensive or require certain processing speeds or graphic capabilities – many people benefit from a quick computer upgrade to ensure that they are up and running to take on even the most data-hungry application or visually stunning game on the market. Often, you don’t even need to be worrying about your computer ageing – you may just want to tune everything up!
Your computer is, naturally, made up of hundreds of different components – and in terms of speed, it’s RAM that you should be concerned about. Upgrading your RAM will, in effect, increase your computer’s intelligence. This will make it faster at running programs and offer less opportunity for overloading and crashing. A RAM upgrade is particularly recommended if you are keen to take on the latest games or use high-end creative software that basic PC models may not be able to handle. On top of this, while many computers now come with plenty of hard drive capacity to benefit most users, you can also increase the amount of space you need to save data to – meaning that with a computer upgrade, you can make your machine smarter and bigger without it ever changing shape.
You may even want to tweak other areas – increasing graphical capability will require an upgraded graphics card, and you can even boost your PC’s sound system with an audio revamp. A computer upgrade will not only improve the performance of your machine but will also open up your PC to a world of opportunities – meaning that you’ll no longer be restricted by the specifications already laid out for you. The best part is, it needn’t be a hassle, and it needn’t be expensive, either!
Tech CPR are experts in the world of the computer upgrade, and will be able to analyse your needs and wants in a laptop or desktop machine after a chat with you and a brief exchange of specifications. We will then look into the options available to you and discuss fees and availability – meaning that we will always aim to keep your needs at the very core of the process. Even if you just need a little friendly advice from someone in the know – just contact us on 01246 452319 and we will be happy to hear from you!