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How to choose a computer
The performance of the entire computer depends heavily on the processor, so it is selected first. Processors are made by two large companies Intel and AMD.
Intel Core processors generally have higher core performance, which is ahead of AMD Ryzen processors in most modern games and more suitable for building powerful gaming computers.
AMD Ryzen processors, in turn, benefit from multi-threaded tasks, such as video editing, in principle, they are not much inferior to Intel Core in games and are perfect for a universal computer used for both professional tasks and games.
If your budget is limited, but in the future you want to have a powerful PC, you can first get an inexpensive model, and after 2-3 years, change the processor to a more powerful one. Continue reading
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 system, for example). Sometimes they bring PCs for repair that were bought 3-5 years ago and have never been opened since the time of purchase. In this case, the drivers that come with the PC are often out of date or not at all suitable, because at the time of purchase contained errors or did not work correctly.
Therefore, I advise you to download updated drivers from the device manufacturer’s website. Many are looking for drivers through search engines, but this is a double-edged sword: in issuing hundreds of results with links to third-party resources. Who is there and what flooded is unknown. Programs for checking the relevance of drivers are likely to find more outdated and missing drivers than they actually are. And also with a high degree of probability they will demand to buy themselves before they show you the treasured list of drivers with download links. Continue reading