Virtual Memory

Virtual Memory

Virtual memory sometimes referred to as the swap file, is a memory management technique computers use by combining hardware and software. When the programs you use exceed your RAM’s capacity, your computer has two options. One – close some programs before freeing...
Types of motherboard processors

Types of motherboard processors

We all use computers, big or small. Whether a full tower desktop PC or a smartphone, whether a tablet or the small PC that regulates many functions of modern cars. The modern world simply revolves around computers, which help us with:         Finance         Logistics...
Tips for transferring files to your new PC safely

Tips for transferring files to your new PC safely

When you purchase a new PC, it can be a rather daunting task to think about how you will move all your files over to the new computer. How do you know that all your files were transferred successfully and what happens if something goes wrong and the files were...
Recommended chipsets for motherboards

Recommended chipsets for motherboards

If you’re reading this, you’re using a computer. And you probably use that computer daily, or at least several times per week. And yes, this includes both desktop and laptop machines, smartphones and tablets and even video game consoles. All of them are, technically...
Power Supply Efficiency and Why It Matters

Power Supply Efficiency and Why It Matters

The efficiency of a power supply unit is based off how well the unit can convert the energy from the outlet into DC power that the computer can use. If your PC needs 100 watts of power to is work properly, and your power supply is 80% efficient, this means that your...