Online Test Banks
Score higher
See Online Test Banks
eLearning
Learning anything is easy
Browse Online Courses
Mobile Apps
Learning on the go
Explore Mobile Apps
Dummies Store
Shop for books and more
Start Shopping

Upgrading & Expanding a PC

View:  
Sorted by:  

PC Performance Upgrades: CPU, Motherboard, and Memory

Performance upgrades give your PC an overall performance boost that affects all programs you run, including Windows itself. Performance upgrades include those to the CPU, motherboard, and memory. [more…]

Expansion Upgrades: eSATA, USB 3.0, Thunderbolt, and FireWire

Consider adding ports to an older PC — also called expansion upgrades. Although adding or upgrading ports doesn’t speed up your computer, you can connect a wider range of external devices. [more…]

Storage Upgrades: Internal and External Drives

Why limit yourself to the sorry patch of digital real estate that originally shipped with your PC? Upgrading your PC’s original hard drive, or perhaps a slower, older DVD recorder is a [more…]

Sound and Video Upgrades: Sound and Video Cards

There are more reasons than just gaming to add or upgrade your PC’s eyes and ears (video and audio cards): For example, maybe you want to move up to a sound card with Dolby Surround sound support or perhaps [more…]

How to Add a Second Hard Drive to Your Computer

Adding a hard drive to your computer improves performance and increases memory. Installing a second internal hard drive is easy with these step-by-step video instructions. [more…]

How to Upgrade the Memory on Your Laptop

Upgrading your laptop computer's memory is a simple, do-it-yourself process. This video shows how to open your notebook and install more RAM to give your laptop a performance boost. [more…]
Listings:1-2526-5051-7576-81

Sign Up for RSS Feeds

Computers & Software
Win $500. Easy. Enter to win now.

Inside Dummies.com

Dummies.com Sweepstakes

Win $500. Easy.