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This section focuses on the category of Personal Computers. Use the menu above to select a different category. You can find some more related information in the category on Computer Games.PCI-Express vs AGP: Which to Choose?
What is PCI-Express and AGP? There are two ways to connect a graphics card to a motherboard, either via an AGP or PCI Express slot located on your motherboard. A motherboard only supports one of these slots...Video Cards For Desktop Computers
Purchasing a video card for your desktop should be considered as one of the first performance upgrades you can make to your existing computer. If you bought your computer as a complete unit from a retail outlet, or an online computer store...6 Steps You Can Take To Speed Up Your Computer's Performance
We live in a fast paced world and we're always looking for the fastest way to get things done. We barely have time to wait for our burger at the local fast food restaurant, our coffee to brew, our microwave popcorn to pop, so who has time to wait around for a slow computer...
Are you looking to buy a computer in the near future? Why are you looking for a new computer, did it break or do you just want a computer with more memory than your old computer...How To Properly Troubleshoot Video Display Problems
When you have problems with your video display, it can be something as simple as having the brightness turned down to a bad controller on the motherboard. If you have not done, first learn to identify the components of the video display system. When you look inside any open computer...Custom Gaming Computers: Why Build Your Own?
If you plan on owning a powerful gaming computer to play the latest games on, there's really only one way to go about it. Build your own. Building your own custom gaming computer has many advantages over buying a complete, ready-built PC. It's also very easy to do...