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Posts Tagged ‘GPU’

Why Does My Computer Get Hot?

A common issue that many computers suffer from is overheating. As mobile computers are getting slimmer, there is less room for cooling fans or even just air to circulate. With desktop computers, more powerful processors and huge video cards are generating more heat inside the cases. In this article we will explain just why your computer overheats, and outline ways to combat it!

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The Desktop PC – Still Relevant?

As the technological world of computers skews more and more toward mobile, and everything is getting smaller and smaller, the questions arises – is the desktop PC still relevant? The short answer is a resounding YES. In this article we will elaborate as to why.


Even though more and more people are moving from the desktop to their laptops, or even tablets or smartphones, a traditional desktop computer is still arguably a great choice as a secondary computing device today. Some of the reasons to buy a desktop today range from cost to performance ratio, upgrade-ability, to more productivity considerations. Check out these items:

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Upgrade 101: Video Card

So you want to upgrade your computer and you’re thinking a video card is the answer.  But you really don’t know much about video cards.  Let’s fix that!


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Nvidia Settlement

Possible Repair or Replacement Reimbursement

If you have a bricked laptop sitting at home with video problems, NVIDIA might spring for a replacement. Last week was the start of the claim period for a class-action lawsuit filed against the popular graphics manufacturer NVIDIA for some faulty laptop graphics processors and chipsets produced in the last five years. The affected laptops were manufactured by Apple, Dell and HP-Compaq between November 2005 and February 2010.

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