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Speed up your PC/laptop without having to spend a fortune on a new one!

Solid state drive (SSD) do the same thing as a standard hard disk drive (HDD) however an SSD uses flash memory meaning the transfer speeds are much quicker and because there are no moving parts it means that they are more robust than a HDD.For example, a modern 7200rpm ranges from about 80-160MB/s but an SSD ranges from about 400MB/s- 550MB/s depending on the SSD. This means that your PC can...

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PC too hot? We've got a couple tips

Computers and laptops naturally produce heat without causing problems, this is due to the CPU and other components working and performing tasks. This isn't a problem however over time you may notice these devices might produce more and more heat, this is where problems can start as computers cannot handle too much of this. The buildup of dust inside laptops and computers can quickly block the...

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Laptop SSD vs HDD Video

Watch our first Youtube video comparing the speeds between an SSD and HDD. It's a comparison between an SSD and a HDD on identical laptops to show how effective SSD's are. SSD's are available as an option on all compatible devices from our shop.

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Do I have USB 3.0?

Do I have USB 3.0? Most people who have ever used a computer have at some point used their USB ports, whether it's for storage, or input devices such as keyboards and mice. The USB has been around for years and is still going strong today, it is continually being updated to perform better. In November of 2008 USB 3.0 was introduced, when compared to the previous version of 2.0, the newer 3.0 is...

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Dying Hard Drives

Hard Drives are one of the most common components to fail in a computer.

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