Buying a new PC is not always the best plan of attack to combat your computer frustrations. Often, all
your system needs is a little (or a lot of!) maintenance. Sometimes maintenance isn’t enough and
an upgrade may be useful.
Depending on the age of your system and the available upgrade paths, often a simple memory, hard
drive or processor upgrade can cure many computer frustrations. Along with minor or major hardware upgrades, if you add an
operating system upgrade with a stable, secure and reliable operating system you can have a “like new” computer
that will last you for years without the $500.00 - $3,000.00 bill that comes along with a new computer.
The computer industry’s motto of “If
your computer is more than 3 years old it is OBSOLETE” only applies for people who have lots of $$$ to dish out on new computer systems and software. New systems can be expensive and can
In the semiconductor industry, the speed of computer processors usually doubles every 18 months (known as Moore's Law). Unless you absolutely need the fastest, most powerful machine for business or personal computing reasons, consider upgrading
your existing PC.
A new PC may give you
the fastest processor out on the market, the highest amount or speed of RAM and the biggest hard drive. Do
you really need a high powered 3.x Ghz processor? Do you really need a huge hard
drive? Do you really need gobs of RAM? If you are looking at buying a new computer, you should examine
what the new PC can do for you versus what an upgraded PC can still do for you – and what each scenario costs.
Look at the time that you use your computer, the computing power that you actually need for your applications,
multimedia, video and gaming needs and your internet and email needs. Considering an Upgrade? Drop us a line.