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Replacing a Processor and CPU fan

Make sure your intended replacement CPU will work with your motherboard.  Your motherboard manual will include the socket type used by the computer.  Make sure the CPU chosen will fit in the socket. Prepare your work area by turning off … Continue reading

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Computer Basics

A computer’s case provides a frame and protective skin for the computer components. It is also called the closure or system unit. The central processing unit (CPU), or microprocessor, performs the calculations for the computer. It generates heat, and thus … Continue reading

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PCs Vs Mainframes

According to Encyclopedia Britannica, a mainframe computer is a digital computer designed for high-speed data processing with heavy use of input/output units such as large-capacity disks and printers. They have been used for such applications as payroll computations, accounting, business … Continue reading

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