Category Archives: Picking Parts

Do Case Looks matter?

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Of course! One thing to always think about is the way your PC case looks—some PC cases look very, very cool! LED lighting, most often found in blue, green, or red, is commonly found, users can also choose additional PC case fans with identical lighting to improve the effect. Some PC cases also have a […]

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Which DVI Video Cable do I Need

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DVI video cables, for linking PCs to displays, can be confusing since there are three separate types of cables, DVI-A, DVI-D, and DVI-I, which stand for Analog, Digital, and Integrated respectively. Analog DVI (DVI-A) video cables are only equipped to deal with analog signals which come from older desktop to monitor video sources such as […]

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Microsoft WTB-00001 LifeCam NX-3000 USB Webcam with Built-In Mic

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Microsoft WTB-00001 LifeCam NX-3000 This Microsoft WTB-00001 LifeCam NX-3000 USB Webcam is a high quality stylish wired notebook webcam offers brilliant video and High Definition still photography. Upgraded for use with Windows Live Messenger, this sleek webcam includes Photo Swap in the LifeCam Dashboard makes this popular feature more discoverable and easier to share than […]

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What operating system to buy?

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The current most popular operating system for desktop computers is Windows 8, which is the latest offering from Microsoft. You can still buy Windows 7 if you prefer the interface, but because Windows 8 was just released we do not recommend going with any other OS to ensure future compatibility with all hardware and software. […]

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What type of optical drive to buy?

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An internal DVD drive is often necessary for installing operating systems and software. If you find yourself using many mobile devices, such as cell phones and digital cameras, having an internal flash memory reader is also a good investment. If you want to enjoy your high definition media on your computer, an internal Blu-Ray drive […]

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How to buy a computer power supply?

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Many cases actually come with an atx power supply pre-installed. If your computer is going to be used primarily for low-end applications, such as office work and web surfing, this power supply will typically suffice; however, high end gaming PCs will require power supplies with higher power output. If you’re using a high end graphics […]

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How to choose a video card?

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Choosing the right PCIE Video Card depends a lot on what you want to do with your computer. If you are just using your PC for desktop computing, Internet browsing, and the like, then using your motherboard’s on-board graphics should be enough. If you plan on running multiple monitors or doing any PC gaming, however, […]

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