Category Archives: Computer – New

Dell Computers – $632 or $429?

I had a friend forward to me a quote for a Dell computer for $632. It seemed a bit high so I went to Dell.com and checked on the price there. The price was $429, plus it had 6 gb … Continue reading

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Find Your Software Keys – Belarc Advisor

I recently bought a new computer and there was no sticker on the computer to tell me what my Windows 7 key codes were. Belarc Advisor is a small and easy download which will run and tell you all of … Continue reading

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How Fast is That Computer?

I’m looking for a laptop to do video editing and there are a number of things to consider. One of those things is the chipset – the main computer. CPU Benchmarks http://www.cpubenchmark.net/high_end_cpus.html http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Core+i7-3610QM+%40+2.30GHz Video Card Processors: http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/high_end_gpus.html http://www.notebookcheck.net/Comparison-of-Laptop-Graphics-Cards.130.0.html Faster NVIDIA-GeForce-GT-650M … Continue reading

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Lenovo IdeaCentre Q180 Review

Here’s what you get with the standard configuration. Computer, mouse and keyboard, power cord and a couple of different ways to mount it. That’s it. No disk, no cables and few instructions. As you can see, it has quite a … Continue reading

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Setting Up a New Computer

If you’re setting up a new computer, here are the steps I go through. I prefer to have a wired ethernet connection when I setup – it’s a bit faster than wireless. Plug in and do initial setup. Don’t install … Continue reading

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