USB port does not work. What to do?
The creation of the USB bus was a significant breakthrough in the usability of the PC. Now we can’t even imagine that to connect flash drives, printers and other devices,…

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Drivers & Firmware
Very often I come across a situation where I need to find and download drivers for various devices. Especially often this has to be done when repairing computers (reinstalling the…

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The best graphics cards for mining cryptocurrencies
The hysteria surrounding cryptocurrency mining still does not subside, despite the general unstable bitcoin exchange rate. But if your desire to get crypto money in the usual way is quite…

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Best SSDs for gaming PC

We continue our cycle about assembling a gaming PC and the next step is to choose a device for storing information. In our past materials, which were related to possible ways to accelerate desktops and laptops, we constantly told you that the easiest way to speed up your computer is to install a solid state drive. The technology of classic hard drives is already quite old and today the use of HDD as the main storage for a PC is completely unjustified.

See also: The best processors for a gaming PC

Therefore, today we will tell you about the best and fastest solid state drives that will definitely not limit the performance of your gaming PC. And so, let’s get started.

Best SSD: Samsung 960 EVO 500GB Continue reading

How to assemble a gaming computer

Buying a new gaming machine is a big investment in these financially difficult times. A capable PC that will cope with the latest gaming releases for at least 18 months starts at $ 800. But, no matter what you want, you need to make some compromises.

But in the world of gaming PCs, it is true that a true gamer must assemble his car himself. Therefore, in our material we have collected for you three configurations: budget, optimal and progressive. So, let’s see what is inside them and find out how to assemble a gaming PC …

Your choice here is mainly between two manufacturers: AMD and Intel. AMD shines in the budget segment, as Intel chips are often prohibitively expensive or inferior to their AMD counterparts. Therefore, in the budget version, our choice fell on the AMD Ryzen 3 1300X, which is capable of much more than what is being asked for. Continue reading

How to free up disk space with Windows XP, 7, 8.1, 10

How to clean a computer’s disk from garbage, junk, unnecessary files, free up disk space “C” in Windows XP, 7, 8.1, 10.
In this article we will look at various ways to clean a disk and free up space on it in any operating system Windows XP, 7, 8.1, 10.

These recommendations apply to other versions of Windows. In Windows 2000, everything is done as in Windows XP, in Windows Vista – as in Windows 7, and in Windows 8 – as in Windows 8.1.

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1. Where does the disk space go?
In the process of computer operation, system updates, installing programs, visiting websites and other actions, many unnecessary files are accumulated on the disk, which are often called garbage or junk. In addition, we often download some files ourselves, and then, when they are no longer needed, we forget about them. Continue reading

Child lock
I think many visitors to the site have children. Everyone certainly has a computer. And now you just have to turn away, as the child begins to play on the…

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How to limit the child’s time at the computer
What to do to make the child sit at the computer less time, pay more attention to learning and other useful activities. Every year there are more and more technical…

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Cleaning the DVD drive
As I wrote earlier in other articles, the biggest problem for a computer is dust. It clogs wherever possible in such quantities that sometimes you are simply amazed. An optical…

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Windows Maintenance Programs
Computer maintenance can be both physical (dust removal, etc.) and software. The second is more related to the operating system, since the software maintenance of the PC itself at home…

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