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What do computer upgrades services include?
Upgrading your computer can mean many things. To some, an upgrade can be replacing your existing computer and assembling a new PC altogether. Sometimes, it's upgrading your overall PC or gaming set up by installing a sound system, RGB lights, or a standing desk. While to most, this means replacing outdated hardware in your computer to increase overall performance.
Specific computer upgrades and PC services may vary among Taskers, but your computer upgrade services generally include the following:
Computer memory upgrade
Upgrading your computer memory or RAM (short for Random Access Memory) is by far the easiest, most cost-effective solution to bring your slowing PC up to speed. Your Tasker can do this with most computers by taking the old memory and replacing it with a brand new one with more RAM.
Upgrading your PC with more RAM will give you an instant boost in performance, especially when you use resource-intensive tasks. You might need extra if you're a competitive gamer, software developer, or database developer.
Storage drive upgrades
You'll need a new hard drive for only two reasons. The first is running out of space, and the second is if you need faster performance. You can have your Tasker add a storage drive or replace your existing drive with one that has larger storage space.
If you've uploaded and backed up all your data in a cloud and deleted unnecessary files but lack the space, then you'll need more storage. But if you need faster performance, upgrading your hard drive to one with a higher RPM or a solid-state drive can increase your computer's write speed and overall performance.
To put it into perspective, a mechanical hard drive with a 5400RPM drive has a write speed of up to 100 megabytes per second. While a 7200PRM drive has a write speed of up to 150 megabytes per second.
On the other hand, a regular solid-state drive has a write speed of 300 to 500 megabytes per second. There are also high-end solid-state drives with write speeds of up to 3000 to 5000 megabytes per second or even more.
Graphics card upgrades
If you're not a gamer, 3D animator, video editor, or graphic designer, you can skip this. All computers nowadays come with integrated graphics that can handle productivity tasks, office work, or streaming videos here and there.
But if you're any of the above, be prepared to shell out some serious cash for a GPU (or Graphics Processing Unit). It may be expensive, but upgrading your graphics card every few years will improve the performance and visuals for games, 3D animation, and video editing software.
Most people get by with mid-range GPUs. But the prices of high tier graphics cards can vary exponentially from one model to another and could cost more than the rest of your computer. Your Tasker can help you find and install the best graphics card that's compatible with your current PC specifications.
Processor and motherboard upgrades
Upgrading your processor or motherboard isn't as simple as the upgrades mentioned above. These are expensive and harder to install, not to mention you'll need to check for hardware compatibility issues as well.
The new processor that you want might not fit on your motherboard, which means you would need to buy a new one. If your old components such as RAM or power supply aren't compatible, then you'd need to upgrade those, too. It's only worth upgrading your processor if it gives you significantly higher speeds, more cores, or upgrading from an older processor generation to a new one.
If you're unsure, your Taskers can help you assess if these upgrades are necessary since the prices of motherboards and processors can cost you more than half of a new PC. If you're replacing a damaged board, you may want to try getting a circuit board repair service first since it's a way cheaper option compared to buying a new board and replacing components.
Recent Computer Upgrades tasks in Gold Coast
IMac hard drive upgrade
Coolangatta QLD 4225, Australia
13th Jan 2023
Running out of disk space, need upgrading from 3.8 GHz to 1 or 2 terabytes. iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2020) - Due date: Flexible
Apple Desktop lost memory since last upgrades HELP
Paradise Point QLD, Australia
24th Jan 2022
I have spent days on the phone to Apple trying to resolve this problem. Even gone to their engineers in the US so this is a complex issue. Desktop is 2 yrs old, lost photos, excel, time machine even iCloud which I was assured would be my saviour if something ever happened but NO. I need these issues resolved and a general tidy up & advice please. If you are not a MAC expert please don't respond. Thank you
Upgrade software on LG OLED to enable Kayo app installation
Burleigh Waters QLD 4220, Australia
15th Jan 2022
OLED smart tv needs software upgrade to at least WebOS 4 - Due date: Flexible
Data specialist for router upgrade
Currumbin QLD, Australia
24th Nov 2021
I’m looking for someone to upgrade my router to my NBN so I can access my work VPN from home.
Anton was great to work with. Very professional and did a great job. Highly recommended
I upgraded my IOS system to Monterey and can’t get back into it.
Tugun QLD 4224, Australia
2nd Nov 2021
I upgraded to IOS Monterey on my Mac Book Pro. It won’t reboot. After signing in it Gets stuck on the reboot bar. I spent 2 hours on the phone with Apple Support with no luck. I’d appreciate having some help with someone here in person. Many thanks. - Due date: Flexible
Mac Mini Upgrade
Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia
12th Nov 2020
We have a Refurbished Mac Mini (Intel Core i5 1.4 GHz / 4 GB RAM / 500 GB HDD) and want to replace the HD with a Solid-State Drive. Already have the parts.
Hard drive replaced / upgraded
Labrador QLD 4215, Australia
8th Mar 2020
I think it's the hard drive, I'll have to test it ... I just need to know w that it's going to cost me...the hard drive it's self is not expensive but how do you charge!? Imac 2011
Apple Mid 2011 Mac Mini OS Upgrade
Tugun QLD 4224, Australia
19th Nov 2019
Hi I Have a standard Mid 2011 Apple Mac mini. Original HD drive has failed. I have a new one installed It Currently boots up with a Question mark. Need High Sierra Installed.
Upgrade iMac hard drive to SSD
Robina QLD, Australia
29th May 2019
My late 2012 27" iMac has a failing hard drive. I have managed to backup my data, and now I need someone who can replace this hard drive with a 1TB solid state drive and reinstall MacOS. You must be skilled at Mac repairs and know the steps involved with opening up an iMac and replacing the hard drive (see the guide on iFixit). You must have all your own tools and gear to be able to undertake this task without causing any damage to the computer. The price is inclusive of you buying a new 1TB solid state drive and installing it in the iMac. It is preferable if you are able to provide a receipt for the SSD. I am able to drop the iMac off at your place if you live nearby and this makes it easier.
Great work, replaced with no hassles and good communication.
Upgrade iMac HDD to SSD
Robina QLD, Australia
24th May 2019
My late 2012 27" iMac is running quite slow and crashing a number of times. I'm hoping someone will be able to help me out and replace the 1TB hard disk drive with a 1TB solid state drive. Price is negotiable depending on whether you're able to supply the SSD or not.