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Five things to know when buying a new computer

The life span of a computer isn’t extremely long which is why most people need to renew theirs every five years, more or less. If the time has come for you to buy a new one, please make sure you read the following five important things to consider when buying a new computer.

Size

If portability is important to you, make sure you buy an Ultrabook since they are always slim and very light which makes them ideal to carry around.

CPU

Those who want the performance of their computer to be as sleek as possible should buy a computer with CPUs which are either Core i3, Core i5 or Core i7 which are perfect for multitasking.

RAM

Another factor you need to look at, especially if you want your computer to be as fast and to run as smoothly as possible, is its RAM. Make sure your computer has at least 4GB of RAM.

Battery life

If you will be using your computer mostly without having a chance to plug it in, you need to make sure the battery life is excellent. The batteries of computers are rated either in Watt-hours (Wh) or milliamp-hours (mAh). Just remember that the higher the figure is, the longer-lasting the battery will be.

Build quality

Even if you consider yourself to be a cautious person, you need to make sure the build quality of your new computer is great to avoid it from breaking as soon as you drop it once.

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