Computer

What are SSD drives and how do they work?
Today we will analyze the main points and principles of functioning of the technology of solid-state SSD drives. As you remember, in the first part of the article we conducted…

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Choosing a receipt printer
By the method of printing, check printers are thermo-printing and dot-matrix. If matrix models are cheap, image quality is much better for devices that are based on thermal printing. Next,…

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How to convert a GPT disk to MBR
Converting GPT to MBR may be required in different cases. A common option is an error. Installing Windows on this drive is not possible. The selected drive has a GPT…

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A new type of fraud: blocking social. networks

Recently, social networking sites are gaining immense popularity.

A social network is a site that visitors themselves are filling in. As a rule, social networks allow you to create a page with your data and correspond, exchange photos and videos with other members of the social network.

Social network involves mass. It is interesting when there is someone to communicate with – friends, acquaintances.

The most popular social networks:

VKontakte (135 million users)
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How paper quality affects printer wear

This material will help many users to find out a useful thing, namely, how the quality of the paper affects the wear of the printer, and which paper to buy for it. Most users of printing equipment think about what factors can affect the wear rate of some parts of the printer only after the device has visited a service center a couple of times. The paper you print on at first glance may seem like a normal consumable that does not affect wear on parts. However, this opinion is erroneous. Poor paper quality can significantly accelerate the unpleasant moment of visiting a service center. Let us try to figure out with you exactly how and what particular details are affected by the poor quality of the material.

To begin with, I would like to clarify that paper affects different types of printers in different ways. Continue reading

Computer motherboard, what is it for and what does it look like

The computer motherboard is that foundation on which all the components of the system unit are built.

The role of the computer motherboard cannot be overestimated. After all, it depends only on her. Will you be able to expand the functionality of your PC in the future or not? Increase the amount of RAM, put a more efficient graphics card? Will the further expansion (“upgrade” – upgrade) of the entire system allow the presence of additional, initially unused, slots and connectors? It’s like the foundation of a house: make it not high quality and, over time, the structure may collapse. Continue reading

Integrated graphics card

An integrated video card (it is also often called an integrated or “onboard” video card) is part of the chipset system logic of the computer motherboard (part of the chipset). The integrated video card is usually located inside the chip of its “north bridge”.

Do not worry if you do not yet fully understand what is at stake (some kind of “bridges”, etc.) we will talk about the motherboard device in more detail in the following sections. So far, we are only interested in the integrated video card. The photo shows a typical example of integrated video on the motherboard.

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Computer video card and its purpose

A video card is that device with which the image is displayed on the monitor. Those. without a video card, we won’t see any text or images on the screen, and in general, computer operation without a video card is impossible.

There are two types of video cards: external video cards (discrete) and built-in (onboard from English “On board” – on the board). Let’s look at these concepts together in more detail. There are two monopolists on the external video card market now. These are California-based Nvidia and Canadian ATI Technologies. In 2006, the latter was also purchased by the American processor company AMD (Advanced MIcro Devices). Continue reading

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When you turn on the computer beeps
The essence of the problem: When the computer turns on, it immediately starts squeaking. Solution: 1. You need to know the BIOS manufacturer of your motherboard. The easiest option is…

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WinLock: Windows Blocker
WinLock is a family of computer viruses that interfere with the operation of a computer and require a cash payment in favor of the author. WinLock is a separate family…

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How to install windows from a flash drive
In this article, I will answer the three most popular questions that arise for PC users who decide to install Windows 7 or Windows 8, 8.1, 10 from a USB…

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Computer network card
Let's start our topic with the fact that network cards are different and may differ, both in the range of tasks to be solved and in the form factor (appearance).…

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