GETA BETTER PC FOR XMAS
Make any PC work like new PLUS: essential buyer’s guides
Does your PC get you down? Are you frustrated by what seems to be a slow and unresponsive computer, plagued by frequent freezes as it struggles to keep up with your demands? If so, then this feature has your back.
We start by making absolutely sure you need a new PC. First, we’ll run you through some clean-up and optimisation techniques that can quickly bring an errant PC to heel if the problem is down to your Windows installation or rogue applications rather than your computer itself.
Next, we’ll examine ways in which you can upgrade key parts of your PC to give it a significant burst of speed for significantly less cost than going out and buying a brand-new PC, off the shelf. And if you think your only option is to switch to a new machine – a practical choice if your current model is at least seven years old – then we’ll help you save some money by exploring the options for self-building, including which components you might be able to reuse from your current PC to help keep the cost down.
Finally, we’ll reveal how to get your data and settings transferred across to your new PC safely, plus what to do with your old PC when you’re finished. Ready to give yourself a new PC for Christmas? Let’s get started…