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How To Universally Compare The Performance of Processors

  Like me, you want to get the most out of your money when it comes to a new computer, and that usually means the most speed for the lowest price. When looking at a computer’s specs, you are usually given the speed of the computer’s CPU or central processing unit (the computer’s main processor). […]

How to Speed Up Your Computer With RAID, and Why You Don’t Need an SSD

HDD, SSD – What? A hard drive (HDD) is a computer component that utilizes spinning magnetic disks (platters) and read/write heads to store information¬†permanently. Hard drives are what is known as non-volatile storage, meaning that the information is retained after the power is removed, such as when you turn your computer off. Hard drives have […]