UEFI vs BIOS: Understanding the Differences

UEFI vs BIOS: Understanding the Differences

As computers evolve to new heights, so must the systems that allow them to work properly. I’m sure many of you have heard of BIOS, and if you have used it in the past, then you should know it can sometimes be difficult to configure and use. This low-level software has remained almost unchanged for the last two decades, and […]

 
     
 
 

9 Signs Your Computer is About to Crash

9 Signs Your Computer is About to Crash

Have you been hearing some strange sound coming out of your CPU? Has your computer become slow? Do you know these could be the symptoms that your computer is about to crash? Worry not, we have listed down some of the most common symptoms and which component it affects, and how you can avoid the crash. Clicking and grinding sound […]

 
     
 
 

How to Recover your PC After Malware Infection

How to Recover your PC After Malware Infection

The Internet is a dangerous place, and if you are not careful, you can infect your computer with all sorts of viruses, worms or other harmful programs. And if you browse lots of websites and download lots of files, chances are that you have infected your computer at least once before. It’s common knowledge that it is far easier to […]

 
     
 
 

How to Make Your Computer Silent

How to Make Your Computer Silent

It’s true that some are not interested in worrying about how noisy their computer is, if at all it works well and they can run anything they want on it. But an enthusiast computer builder will probably want much more from his computer, and that is to look good and to be silent. Also, even for a low usage computer, […]

     
 
 

Stress Test Software for PC: Top Choices

Stress Test Software for PC: Top Choices

Overclockers from around the world compete to get the highest MHz values and fastest components that they can. And how they compare those results? They do lots of benchmarks and show off with the highest scores possible, but these tests are not only to rate a component, they are also used to determine stability. After any overclock, it’s best that […]

     
 
 

How to Know my Motherboard Model

How to Know my Motherboard Model

If you are planning to upgrade your computer  in the future, then you will definitely be interested in knowing what components you have at the moment. And probably the most important one of all is the motherboard. Based on its specifications, you will know what components you can use. Computer builders and enthusiasts will tell you in their sleep what […]

     
 
 

How to Keep Your Hard Drive Healthy

How to Keep Your Hard Drive Healthy

In our guide on how to build your own computer, we talked about how to choose a hard drive and how to mount it in your rig. After the computer is done, you need to take care of your hard drive, so that it can work for a long time, but also perform like it should. Sometimes this is overlooked […]

     
 
 

How to Assemble Your PC

How to Assemble Your PC

And here we are, at the end of our build. By this time, you’d have picked all your components and accessories and you have learned the basic principles of wire management. All that is left to do is put the puzzle together and start up your freshly built computer. Apart from building the computer, we will look at some troubleshooting […]

 
     
 
 

How to Choose the Best Computer Accessories

How to Choose the Best Computer Accessories

If you ever bought a car, then you’d know exactly what I mean by accessories. Those tiny extras that make it better in many ways. In computers, it’s the same thing; the devices that make your system unique and give it style. Also, they increase the functionality of the computer, sometimes giving it extra performance and of course, wicked looks. […]

     
 
 

How to do a Proper PC Wire Management

How to do a Proper PC Wire Management    

To give your computer a plus of style and some extra airflow, you need to do some wire management. What this means is to route the wires from the power supply and other components to the backside of the motherboard tray (if your case has this feature) or to tie them orderly to the inside of the case. There is […]