Nowadays, almost every home has a computer. The computer has become a necessity in our day to day living. You need it to do daily tasks such as paying bills, shopping, sending letters to loved ones and so many other tasks. It is no longer used solely for work. A lot of people buy their computers thinking that they will only be using it for a few simple tasks. With this in mind, you decide to buy a computer with a low memory chip. As days go on, you do more and more tasks on your computer and you notice that it is slowing down. When you notice that your computer is running at a slow speed then it is time to upgrade your memory chip.
Upgrade Your Memory Chip on Your Own
If you have no knowledge about computers then the first thing that you will do if you need to upgrade your memory chip, is to take it to the nearest computer shop. This can be costly and you also need to take the time to bring your computer to their shop. The truth is that you do not need to be a computer wizard to upgrade your computer’s memory card. Anybody can do it but it is important is that you know the type of memory chip that your computer uses.
Know the Brand of Your Computer
This is a very easy thing to do but it is also very important. Just take a look at the logo on your computer to know what brand it is. The brand of your PC is usually found on the side or at the back of the unit. After determining the brand of your PC, you can now visit the website of its manufacturer. Once you have entered their website you can go to the ‘Support” section. Once there, you can just search for the specific model of your PC and a list of its specifications will appear on the screen. From there you will see the components of the whole system of your computer. Look for the memory chip or RAM and then take note of its specifications. Through this simple process, you can determine the kind of memory chip your computer uses.
Buying the Memory Chip
When buying a memory chip for your computer it is important to buy the same speed and technology. It is not advisable to purchase and install memory chips with different speed types. At first, you will not notice any problems and your computer will continue to run smoothly. After some time, you will begin to experience system errors and system freezing. This is why it is important to install memory chips with the same speed and technology.
Upgrading and installing the memory chip in your computer is a very simple task as long as you know how to do it right. Once you have upgraded your memory chip then you will see that you can now do more tasks and install more programs on your computer. It will continue to run smoothly even if you have several programs and tasks running simultaneously.