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7 Tips on Finding the Best Computer ...

By Aprille

I know that for me a computer is one of the most important devices that I can own, so much of my life revolves around them. The fact is that in today’s society you are unable to get through life without knowing how to use one. Here is what I think should be taken into consideration when looking for the best computer for you.

7 Compare Prices and Specifications

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Buying a computer is not something to rush into, it’s not like buying an item of clothing. When you purchase a pc it has to last you because you are likely to not want to buy another one for quite some time. Take time looking into every avenue.

6 Storing Music

When I was purchasing my computer this played a major part in my decision. I wanted additional storage space so that I could download and keep music on my pc. Yes, you can buy external devices for this purpose but I also wanted to be able to store music on my pc and have the advantage of a backup.

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5 Playing Numerous Different Games

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Chances are that when looking for a computer, if you want to be able to play games you will need a quick connection speed. I know that this was not something that I was specifically looking for and I have found that my pc takes a long time to connect

4 Commuting Long or Short Distance with Laptop

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If you have to travel around for work or studying purposes you do not want to have to lug around an enormous and heavy laptop. Although you would develop exceptionally strong arm muscles, you would become annoyed after a while. This is the most important aspect for me when searching for a laptop because I always have to carry mine around.

3 Set a Limit

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Whenever I go searching for a new computer I have to make sure that I set a price limit well in advance. The truth is, otherwise, I would probably see a top of the range pc that would be completely over my budget.

2 Buy a Well Known Name

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This speaks volumes for itself; I would never even contemplate buying a computer that did not come from a reputable company. A company with a good name does not necessarily mean that it will be expensive but if anything goes wrong it is likely you will receive help.

1 What Exactly do You Require the Computer for?

What Exactly do You Require the Computer for?Photo Credit: meteorit

Do you require it for work or study purposes? Or do you just need it for social purposes, to keep in contact with long distance friends or family? For myself I use a computer for all of the above and I know that I need a system that is reliable.

Above are my 7 top tips for buying the best computer for you. They are not specific as buying a pc is relative; requirements vary from person to person. These tips are suggestions of what can be taken into consideration and what has been helpful to me.

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