Upgrade computer components - this is a long list of parts you can upgrade in a
desktop, a server, a laptop, or a netbook that has a very short list.
Why upgrade computer components?
Why not just buy a new computer? Answers here ...
Note: This section is about what you can upgrade, about the research you
should do, and some of the problems you will encounter when you do your
To do the actual upgrade of your computer see the Repair section for
individual tasks such as a hard drive, motherboard, etc. I do this to keep from
repeating myself as much as possible.
Upgrade computer components also known as devices and parts...
Your computer is
slow, the display won't display your latest and greatest
program, you go to the internet to surf and it takes forever to load a page, You
have some choices on your upgrade path. Research will point you in the
Note: By cheap I do not mean parts that are of poor quality and cost very
little. I mean the way you find the best (sometimes the highest quality) parts
for least cost. You will see this on my web site: "Buy cheap, Get cheap!"
and "You get what you pay for!" use this guide to help you get the best
or highest quality parts you can afford.
Your first objective is to define your upgrade path. If you have the
money you could go for a complete new
system, if you decide on a new system your choices are buy a system or build it
your self (BIG Computers Inc). Or you could take your current computer and do
the upgrade yourself, for most computer devices.
So you do your research. If you find is your current system can be upgraded
and will have a significant impact on the performance or you find that your
system is either to old or is to proprietary to do any thing with.
Now you have
to figure out which way you want to go, do you lack the funds to buy a new
computer or can you afford a brand new one? One of the pitfalls of buying cheap
is you get what you pay for. So if you are upgrading components consider
spending a little more for a higher quality item. The few extra dollars you
spend now will save you from buying the same item again in a year or so.
Upgrade Computer Components be sure to Observe ESD!
Your objective or task is to
FIX your PC not destroy it or
You could have one
of my books on computer repair:
Build a custom pc!
What to do when your computer is
table, or PDF was removed because it will not display on your device. Check back on a PC....
What ever happened to BIG Computers Inc
Have you done your upgrade
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