It can sometimes be a challenge to choose the best RAM for your build — there are a number of things to consider. Here are some of those things.
So, your computer’s not running as smoothly as it used to? Is it having trouble performing tasks that other people’s systems seem to find menial and untaxing? It might be time to upgrade your system’s Random Access Memory, or RAM. This’ll give your system that extra ‘oomph’ and go a very long way towards helping […]
For those of you running computers that are older and/or slower, your hard drive may be acting as a bottleneck of sorts when loading certain web sites. If you switch over your cache or profile folder to use your RAM instead, this may speed up your browser noticeably. The use of a RAMDisk is nothing […]
In this issue of “In Layman’s Terms”, let’s have a look at some terms related to system graphics and performance. RAM RAM refers to Random Access Memory. Unlike the memory format you’d see in a hard drive, Random Access Memory is not persistent- that is, data stored in RAM vanishes once the power is cut to […]
This is an instance which has caused many a PC builder some serious frustration – only because they didn’t know the root cause of the problem. Situation: You upgrade a component of your PC, be it the processor, graphics card or what-have-you. After the upgrade, you start getting random BSODs and you have absolutely no […]
Put a Mac-specific RAM stick next to a PC-specific stick and they look nearly identical, so what’s the difference? The difference is that picking out proper Mac memory is determined by model while on a PC it’s determined by motherboard. If you built your PC yourself, you shop for memory based on what the motherboard […]