Navigating the world of PC hardware can be frustrating and often confusing, especially for someone who doesn’t make their living working on computers. This is not your fault. Big name PC manufacturers often put proprietary and non-upgradable hardware in their computers so that when you go to upgrade, your options are usually severely limited. They want you to buy a new computer, of course!
But buying a new computer may be overkill, if all you need is to upgrade some system memory or add a new video card.
Let’s find out what your needs are, what you have to work with, and then find the best solution for your budget!