Buying a Refurbished Computer – Yes or No?

A refurbished computer is a second hand machine that has been improved to make it work better. Sometimes, a refurbished PC or laptop will be as good as new. Other times, you may still be getting an older model that is ageing and is inevitably going to be a little bit slower. If you need to buy a new computer and cannot afford a new one, it is a good idea to choose a refurbished model. Make sure you buy from a reputable seller, and that you have a good length of guarantee on the equipment you purchase. The danger with a refurbished machine is that you can never quite tell what has been done to it. There is always the danger that something will go wrong, which is why it is so essential to protect yourself with a guarantee. Buy from a reputable seller and ask to use the computer first.
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A Guide To PC Towers and Cases – Part 1

Desktop computers are known for the ability to install varied internal components, allowing a PC user to customise their machine to match what they're using it for. A big factor which allows for all of this customisation is due to the fact that the components are housed in a case, keeping them together and easily accessible. There are many types of cases that you can choose to house your components. From small and compact cases to large, aerated towers. The range of casings is vast, so too are the differences between them. To start off, making the most out this customisation requires that the user has a decent amount of computer hardware knowledge. If you are not sure of what a motherboard is, you will have a steep learning curve if you are buying an empty case and are aiming to fill it with components.  
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The Advantages Of Portable Hard Drives

Portable hard drives are an underappreciated piece of computer hardware. The functionality and versatility of these mobile drives makes them one of the most useful storage formats. Portable hard drives strike the balance between storage space and portability perfectly. Hard drives can have upwards of 2TB of data stored on them, this is as much as many desktop PCs and much more than CDS, Blu Ray Disks and memory sticks. With their plug and play functionality, you can feasibly have an entire PCs worth of software, operating system and all, on a small, portable box. This is useful for work and entertainment alike, many hours of movies and games can be stored and moved between computers. With Modern televisions commonly including USB connections, your movies and pictures can be easily moved and viewed from PC to TV. A copy of all of your business documents could be uploaded and moved on a portable hard drive, allowing you to bring your entire business with you wherever you go.
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