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How to choose the ideal RAM for your laptop or PC – a simplified guide

Random-access memory or RAM is a special kind of memory, different from other common storage memory types – SSDs, HDDs, eMMC etc. RAM allows for extremely fast access to data. It’s RANDOM ACCESS, meaning stored data can be accessed instantaneously regardless of its location on the data (storage) tree. Think of an urban neighborhood. To …

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Best AM4 RGB motherboards

Getting an AM4 motherboard is pretty easy; there are tons of quality suggestions online. Getting an AM4 RGB motherboard, on the other hand, that’s where many PC builders will struggle. Truth of the matter is AMD’s AM4 platform is not in any way new, and there’s a whole selection of AM4 RGB motherboards on the …

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Solid-state drives (SSDs) – understanding the fine print

Underneath the hood, solid-state drives are complicated tech. Understanding a bit of this complicated architecture is important as you shop for a new SSD. Two SSDs can look exactly the same, sometimes with the same branding, but have totally different real-world performance characteristics. The performance of any SSD is ultimately a function of its underlying …

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