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September 2, 2020

What are the Things to Consider When Buying a New Computer?

A whole lot of computer users think it is easy to purchase a computer whether it is for private use or work-related. All you need to do is go to a PC store and just get what you would like. But this is not totally true as there are a lot of factors to consider before picking the personal computer that’s ideal for you. 

Are you planning to buy a new computer? If the answer is yes, read this article from start to finish to find out the things which you ought to consider that will be helpful in buying your new PC.

Budget

Your budget will largely determine the type of computer that you are going to choose. It will play a major factor in choosing the computer in terms of its price and the amount of money you can afford. Please be reminded to stay within your budget and stick to it and choose the best laptop in 2021.

The Computer’s Size

Computer repair experts suggest that the size of a computer is probably the next major factor that a computer user will consider next. It all depends on the buyer whether he likes a laptop or a regular desktop. For laptops, usually comes in different sizes that usually start from 11.6 inches all the way to 17.3 inches. Meanwhile, for the much bigger and bulkier desktops, you may need a bigger space for your working space. 

The Processor

The processor is the most important part to consider when buying a PC. It is considered as the brain of the computer and determines the quality of how a computer works and get the job done quickly. For the laptop of today, the most popular processors are coming from Intel’s core-based processors such as the Core i3, Core i5, and so on.

If you are not that familiar, the quality of the processor is determined by the amount of data it can process at the quickest possible time. So usually, the higher the number of the cores, the quicker it is to process the data. 

RAM

If the processor determines the speed of a computer in processing the data, the RAM will decide the number of applications that can run at the same time. It is advisable to use an 8GB RAM as a minimum requirement. Anything that is higher, 16 GB or 32 GB, is highly recommended. 

 

Storage

The hard drives are the main data storage center of your computer and choosing the right one largely depends on how you will use your PC. For heavy usage, it is recommended to choose the biggest hard drive. However, if you will use fewer applications and will not store a lot of data, the smaller and much cheaper hard drive will be just fine. For laptops, a solid-state drive (SDD) is a good option compared to a hard drive as it offers more speed and operates silently.

Computer Peripherals

The peripherals attached to your computer will depend on how you will use the PC. If you are doing a lot of data storage, you will need a lot of USB ports. An SD slot is needed if you are into photography while an HDMI output is needed if you will be using your computers for entertainment purposes. You can also consider computers with a built-in WiFi receiver and Bluetooth if you need a lot of connectivity. 

Operating System

For the computer’s operating system, you can choose between Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. It is highly recommended to use an operating system that is more familiar to you. Windows offers more control of your computer’s essential operation while Mac offers easy usage properties. 

Conclusion

When buying a new computer, it is recommended to stay patient in looking for the right one. Computers of today evolve fast and what you buy today will be an old model in the near future. As a buying tip, make a thorough research on the computer and ask assistance from store personnel as they can certainly help. In addition, if you need to throw your old computer call a professional e-waste removal to dispose of it properly.

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