Best PC Processors
UOD 2017 in many respects has become a turning point for the desktop processor market. The fact is that it was last year that Intel's undeniable hegemony was interrupted due…

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Computer and vision
This article will discuss the effects of computers on vision. Initially, the article was focused on CRT-monitors (tube), which could seriously impair vision with regular work on the computer. More…

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System Admin Tools
A brief overview of several sets of system administrator tools, why they are needed and how they can be useful to a regular computer user. Every user whose work is…

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The computer does not turn on: reasons

It is probably hard to imagine a more terrible start to the working day: you sit down at your computer, press the power button and … nothing, but only a black screen! Agree, there is no worse problem with a PC than that when the computer does not turn on. There are many reasons why the computer does not turn on and there are very few clues about what caused such a serious malfunction. In fact, in this case there is one obvious symptom – absolutely nothing works 🙁 Nevertheless, if you approach this problem more seriously, it may turn out that the user can independently perform initial diagnostics and with a high degree of probability determine the reasons why the computer stopped turn on.

The computer turns on but does not start
Why the computer does not turn on: overheating!
In our material today, we have compiled for you the most common causes of computer failures, after which it stops turning on. So, if you encounter any of the following problems, then our article is for you. Continue reading

How to calibrate a monitor

How to calibrate a monitor
Many people look at computer monitors all day. And if you read these lines, most likely you are also looking at the monitor screen. But how many people spend time calibrating the color of the monitor? Correct calibration ensures that your colors and black levels are correct and that your monitor provides the best picture for editing and viewing images and videos. In addition, your eyes will be much easier!

Nevertheless, it is not necessary to contact specialists with a request to correctly adjust the color rendition of your monitor. But this is an extra cost in time and money. But, a quick calibration of the monitor can be done at home. So, on your own, you can significantly improve the picture quality of the monitor, without which all the advantages of new-fangled technologies like HDR and UHD remain useless. 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

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How to choose a laptop, ultrabook and netbook
Parameters of portable computers: screen size, matrix type, processor, video card, memory, hard drive, battery capacity, connectors, marking, how to choose a laptop for study, work and games. Laptop, ultrabook…


Where is better to download programs
There are a huge number of sites with various programs on the Internet, but how to determine what needs to be downloaded and where it is better to do so…


How to recover data from a USB stick or memory card after formatting
Probably, everyone faced a situation when, after connecting a USB flash drive, memory card or even an external hard drive to the computer, a message appeared saying that they need…