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Digital Storage: How Big Are Gigabytes, Terabytes, and Petabytes?
Have you come across data storage units like Petabytes, Gigabytes, and Terabytes? What do they mean in the real world of data storage? The articles will make you comprehend the complexity of units of data storage and their actual sizes. Let us see ho...

Author: Faith Cheruiyot

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How not to get ripped off buying a used computer or used parts
When purchasing a used computer for friends, I have unfortunately run into some scams or questionable deals in the past.  I want to share a few things I look for to ensure my investment is not a waste of time, energy, and money. On average, a used...

Author: James Fleming

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What Is Overclocking? Beginner's Guide to Speeding up PCs
Overclocking is essentially an act of manually increasing the clock speeds of the CPU, RAM, or GPU. It is common among computer geeks, IT professionals, and heavy computer users like Gamers interested in maximizing their processor's potential. To suc...

Author: Collins Okoth

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How computers work: why is the processor important?
We have prepared this article with the sole aim of informing you what a processor is, it's components and how they function together in transforming data and instructions into useful information. , A CPU or processor is an electronic circuit found ...

Author: Gloria Mutuku

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Computer Tips: How to make my computer run like new?
Do you wish your computer could look and run like the first day you bought it? The first day your computer was booting at a super speed, but in time, it’s so slow down. I  will share a few things I picked up to make your computer run like a new one. ...

Author: Faith Cheruiyot

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My Computer is Running Slow, What Steps Can I Take to Fix It?
Using a slow computer can make the simplest of jobs feel very irritating and cumbersome. Your files take forever to launch, your browser keeps hanging, words you type do not show up on time, and you keep getting the ‘Not Responding’ error message whe...

Author: Ian Musyoka

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What is Memory in a Computer
Computer memory can be defined as a physical device to store information either temporarily or permanently in a computer. Computer memory is a generic term used to describe all the different forms of technology that a computer may use. These forms of...

Author: Collins Okoth

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What Is an On-board Video Chipset
A chipset refers to a complex set of components in an integrated circuit. A chipset's main purpose is to manage data flow sequentially between the processor, memory, and all other computer components. Normally, all chipsets are mounted on the motherb...

Author: Collins Okoth

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Optimizing RAM with Multi-Channel Support
Nearly all computing devices require working memory to function properly. Take a look at your favorite device. Whether it's your TV, smartphone, or perhaps even your calculator, chances are it has its own memory module to store temporary data. Your c...

Author: Emman Jemuel

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Does Adding RAM Increase Computer Speed?
When purchasing a computer, one of the specifications to look out for is the amount of RAM it possesses. The system memory of your computer consists of two types of memory: virtual memory and physical memory (also called Random Access Memory). Unli...

Author: Ian Musyoka

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What Is a Computer Hard Drive Used For?
Have you ever turned on your computer only to see a black screen talking about “Imminent hard disk failure”? Maybe you suddenly drop your computer on the floor, then the screen goes black and refuses to turn back on again? If the screen is not the is...

Author: Cate Greff

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Which Computers Are the Best?
PCs have more power than ever before. Their evolution has enabled them to pack high-end graphics cards and eight-core processors, with some offering real-time ray tracing. Remarkably, some of these things were not possible a few years back. With that...

Author: Delilah Daut

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Who Invented the Computer?
Who invented the computer? It doesn't seem like such a complicated question. We know who invented the steam engine, the flushing toilet, and many other things that changed the world. Why then is it so difficult to determine who invented the computer?...

Author: Trey Williams

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What is CAS Latency
Everything a computer does is essentially following short instructions in the right order. In computing, a single instruction is nothing but a short sequence of code. Latency refers to any delay encountered when one part of a system - in this case, a...

Author: Trey Williams

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What Does CPU Socket Type Mean
As a gamer, I’ve always loved building my own rigs. However, I came across different CPU (Central Processing Unit) socket types from different manufacturers in building rigs. “What is a CPU socket,” you ask? Great question! CPU sockets have two diff...

Author: Emman Jemuel

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What Is a Computer Processor Thread
The brief answer to this question is that, in computer processing, a thread is a short sequence of programmed instructions or code. But that’s not very helpful all by itself.  So, to properly understand what a computer processor thread is and what ...

Author: Trey Williams