What makes a computer fast and powerful?

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Usually we measure the performance of a computer component in gigahertz or gigabytes. However we cannot say that the sum is equal to the sum of its parts. This makes it somewhat difficult for us to measure whether a computer is “fast” or not.

If we do not notice the reason why the components of the computer interact with each other, and depending on how you use the computer, we may also feel that the exact hardware setup is fast or slow.

If you want your computer to feel fast, you need to know that you need to focus on working with the right components.

Disclaimer: There are exceptions to every minor problem; Above all generalizations promote different levels of real-world consumption by the average person.

If we want the computer to run fast, we need to remember that the following parts should also run at high speed.

Central Processing Unit (CPU)

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This is the core of the computer. Also the main part of this CPU computer we can consider is the brain. This CPU plays an important role in performing multi-tasking, rather than thinking that the boss is running complex programs. Do not be fooled by comparing computer speed to high clock speed (measured in GHz / second) – there are many more ways to find out how well a processor works.

For example, we need to take a 3.1 GHz processor (3.1 billion cycles per second) instead of a 2.1 GHz processor (runs 2.7 billion times per second). This 3.1 GHz processor can run for more than a second, but if we really want to say that this 2.7 GHz CPU has more cores and more transistors or any other additional features, we need to know that it will run faster. As far as I know both the Intel i3 processor and the Intel i5 processor can be 2.9GHz, but the i3 is much cheaper and slower because it works less per cycle so the I3 is a little cheaper.

Another thing we need to know here is that there is no need to know about CPU cache. It is usually listed as L2, L3 or L4. That’s because it’s super – fast memory. This allows the CPU process to perform more complex tasks. This way the large cache size is good for us, but it can only affect its speed in high dose usage. okay learn about Random Access Memory (RAM).


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Usually when a human being is solving a puzzle, they often have to use their brain to execute some information. However, in the short-term memory of their brain they store other bits for later use. Having more RAM basically increases the range of short-term memory available to your computer. At the same time this RAM allows us all to do more programs and more work on the computer.

This RAM is not like a processor, its size is circulating its dominance over quality here. What we have not noticed is that high RAM speeds can provide us with very few benefits compared to adding more frequently such as low latency. As we decide between different generations of computers, the new is always better than the old.

Our computers run faster because they load a lot of RAM. Other than that it is very easy to upgrade. However, unless we make full use of this extra RAM with the CPU, the benefits will drop after a certain point. We need to know this.

Hard Disk Drive (HDD) vs. Solid State Drive (SSD).

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This is pretty easy if we look at this past computer. SSDs are very fast and very good. These fast computers cost a little more. These can be very small in size, but not only that, but lower-end SSDs can also enhance the performance of that computer. They are as quiet, cooler, more reliable, less damage and more energy-efficient as possible. Apart from that they are very easy to upgrade.

The major types of why (as of August 2018) are single layer cell (SLC), multiple layer cell (MLC) and triple layer cell (TLC). The general rule here is that as we see, more layers per cell are much cheaper. Apart from that they can also have a shorter lifespan and are slower. Assuming that “slow” is a relative term, they all work faster than HDDs.

  1. Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)

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In general, graphics cards are one of the luxury add-ons in the computer world. If you want to play new video games, you need a good GPU if you want to work with a lot of graphics-heavy applications, cryptocurrency. If this is not the case then maybe your computer is running low-end hardware.

The GPU component is a CPU built specifically for those of us who want more graphics. The main thing we need to note here is that the bandwidth or memory is built into the GPU. In this case it is always better to have more GPU. This GDDR4 will hit DDR4. Then GDDR5 will support GDDR4, and so on, but you usually do not need a large amount of such, so you do not have to worry about getting more platforms for anything. If your intended use is high-end, you should also consider CUDA cores, shaders, fan types, and thermal power design (TDP) to maximize your efficiency.

  1. Motherboard / Front Side Bus (FSB)

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The motherboard connects to all the major components of your computer, but this motherboard is not really an important part for speed. These individual components should be able to send data as fast as you need, but occasionally some, especially custom high-end systems, take advantage of the fast front-side bus (FSB) connection.

Thus taking full advantage of the computer through this. This is a high powered CPU. In general, the average consumer does not have to worry about this much.


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When it comes to software, there are a few things to consider. Now let’s learn about them.

  1. Operating system that we use on the computer: Running software like Windows 10 on a low-spec computer may seem a bit slow. But with a small Linux distribution we feel like lightning-fast.
  2. Programs: If you run Notepad and Firefox on your computer, you need not worry. By rendering videos we can quickly separate strong setups from weak ones.
  3. Background programs: Even well-specified computers may have implications for background programs. Be aware of what helps a lot to thin out startup programs.
  4. New software: Old computer + new software = can work a little slower.
  5. Simple mess: The longer you use your computer, the more things are thrown out of the walk. By wiping them out and re-installing them, we can make the computers feel new again.

Finally a few words

If you want, run your computer faster. We need to keep in mind that it depends on how you use the computer. It is possible to come out with a minimum of specs if the computer is used sparingly. Apart from that it will be your turn to feel good. However, we feel that video editing on this low-spec computer is moving through molasses. A good computer’s CPU, a good amount of RAM, and an SSD can provide the average user with the speed they need. However if you need more than this, you can do some research to confirm your system measurements and speed up your system.


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