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How to Speed Up Your Video Card

How to Speed Up Your Video Card

If you use your PC to play video games, then you probably rely on your video card in order for your games to run smoothly. Today, we’re going to teach you some of the best tips and tricks to squeeze every ounce of performance out of your video card. Install driver updates Every video card manufacturer will periodically release driver updates for their products. This helps your PC communicate w

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Basic Computer Terms Guide

Basic Computer Terms Guide

If you don’t have a lot of experience on the computer, then some of the terms we use on the Speed Up My PC blog may seem confusing. What is a kilobyte? What does RAM stand for? What is considered a ‘peripheral’? Today, we’re going to define some basic computer terms for you. Byte: The basic unit of storage on a computer. A byte is incredibly small. Kilobyte: A unit of storage made up

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How to Organize Your Computer Case

How to Organize Your Computer Case

If you own a desktop PC, then you may have never looked inside the case. However, depending on how old your computer is, the interior of your case may be slowing down your PC. Today, we’re going to show you how to quickly and easily organize your computer case in order to speed up your PC. Clean out the dust One of the leading causes of PC slowdowns is dust inside the computer case. Some p

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How Do I Find the Temperature of My PC?

How Do I Find the Temperature of My PC?

With summer fast approaching, overheated PCs are becoming more and more common. Overheating usually occurs when you’re running performance intensive tasks. You may experience it while gaming, for example, or after spending a few hours editing photos and videos. But how do you know if your PC is overheating? Well, you have to check your computer’s temperature readouts. Unfortunately, on some

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Why Does Windows Have Both a Sleep Mode and a Hibernate Mode?

Why Does Windows Have Both a Sleep Mode and a Hibernate Mode?

Opening the ‘shut down’ tab in Windows 7 reveals several different options. You can restart your computer, hibernate, sleep, or shut it down completely. At this point, you may be thinking “Wait. What’s the difference between sleeping and hibernating in Windows 7? Today, we’re going to answer that question. Hibernate mode When your computer is hibernating, all open applications and

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12 Tips and Tricks to Speed Up Your Computer

12 Tips and Tricks to Speed Up Your Computer

If you want faster computer performance, you don’t necessarily have to be a tech geek in order to get it. Today, we’re going to show you 12 of the best tips and tricks that will speed up your PC. 12) Delete files that you no longer need: I’m not talking about temporary internet files or other files that your computer collects automatically. I’m talking about files that you have download

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4 Free and Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Gaming PC

4 Free and Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Gaming PC

If you spend a lot of time playing PC games, then you know how important it is to have a fast computer. If your computer isn’t fast, then you won’t be able to run today’s newest games. Besides, if you have already invested a decent amount of cash into your gaming rig, then you want to ensure that you are using all of your components to their maximum potential. Put simply, if you’re not

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What Are PC Optimization Tools?

What Are PC Optimization Tools?

‘PC optimization’ is a broad term for anything that improves the performance of a computer. Similarly, a PC optimization tool is some sort of software, program, or application that speeds up your PC for you. PC optimization tools speed up your PC in a number of different ways. Some, like a disk defragmenter, optimize your hard drive for faster performance, while others, like an internet opt

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How Much Does it Cost to Speed Up My PC?

How Much Does it Cost to Speed Up My PC?

This question comes up a lot when we’re talking about how to speed up a PC: how much money will it cost to give my PC a performance boost? The answer may surprise you. The easiest way to answer that question is to say that speeding up your PC may cost anywhere from nothing to two thousand dollars. There are plenty of free PC optimization tricks out there, but there are also programs, componen

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Top 5 Ways to Speed Up Bit Torrent

Top 5 Ways to Speed Up Bit Torrent

If you’ve ever used Bit Torrent before, then you might have been annoyed by slow speeds. Slow Bit Torrent speeds can occur for any number of reasons, and may be a result of an overly protective firewall, ISP limitations, or even a virus. Today, we’re going to show you how to improve your Bit Torrent speeds in several different ways. Here are our top 5 ways to speed up Bit Torrent 5) Choose

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  • Free Up Disk and Memory Space
  • Speed up your System
  • Fix System Errors And Crashes
  • Improve Internet Access
  • Boost Start-up Speed