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Finding High Performance Computer

Gerri in Baton Rouge, Louisiana listens on Talk 107.3 WBRP wants to know what to look for in a powerful computer

Desktop Computer

Gerri asked: “What specific components, such as CPU RAM, accessories, etc., would you look for in a high performance desktop PC in today’s world?”


Well Gerri, all of the old components still apply, you still want a fast CPU, as much RAM as you can get, probably a powerful graphics card, since most of the things you’d want a high performance PC for would use it.

SSDs will make a huge difference

Other than that, SSDs will make a huge difference for anything that requires accessing stored data or launching programs.

Depending on what you need a high performance machine, you may benefit from a fast port like a Thunderbolt port, but that would mostly be the case if you wanted to edit video or access very large amounts of data from an external hard drive, if you do everything internally, it doesn’t really matter.

The general architecture behind a PC hasn’t really changed, so the things to look for in today’s world are basically the same they’ve always been.

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Written by Dave Graveline

Dave Graveline is the founder, Host & Executive Producer of "Into Tomorrow" in addition to being President of the Advanced Media Network".

Dave is also a trusted and familiar voice on many national commercials & narrations in addition to being an authority in consumer tech since 1994. He is also a former Police Officer and an FBI Certified Instructor.

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