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  1. The Best Free CAD Software

    The Best Free CAD Software

     Discover the top free CAD software options for 3D design and drafting in our comprehensive guide. Pick up the basics or learn industry-standard apps for free.

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  2. Essential Tips for Setting Up A New PC

    Essential Tips for Setting Up A New PC

    From plugging cables into the right ports to setting up Windows we take you through a step-by-step guide to setting up your PC. Start now with Stone Refurb.

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  3. Laptop vs Desktop - Which is Best For You?

    Laptop vs Desktop - Which is Best For You?

    Once upon a time, it was easy to decide whether you wanted a laptop or a desktop. Laptops were heavy, slow and awkward, and you’d only buy one if you really wanted to take your computer with you everywhere. Desktops were ugly beige boxes with noisy fans and mismatched components that seldom worked properly together, and lived tucked away under desks.  

    Things have changed though...

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  4. What Is A Hard Drive and What Size Do I Need?

    What Is A Hard Drive and What Size Do I Need?

    If RAM is like your computer’s short-term memory then you can think of the hard drive as the long-term memory. It’s where you store your files and programmes when you’re not using them, and they’ll stay there when you turn your computer off. 

    How big your hard drive needs to be will depend entirely on what you plan to use your computer for.

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  5. What is RAM and How Much Do You Need?

    What is RAM and How Much Do You Need?

    RAM is like your computer’s short-term memory. It’s very, very fast and all the files and apps you open are transferred to it from your mass storage device while you’re using them. In this article we discuss how much you really need to perform your tasks. 

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  6. What Intel Processor Do I Need?

    What Intel Processor Do I Need?

    A processor is an integral element to the performance of your PC and you need to consider which processor matches your needs. There are many different types of computer processors available, from a couple of main brands. In this article, we will focus on the Intel Core range and the differences between i3, i5, and i7 processors.

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  7. How To Transfer Files To A New Computer

    How To Transfer Files To A New Computer

    We can imagine you are eager to get your new device set up ready to use as quick as possible, but what about all those files from your old machine? Unfortunately, we can’t do this for you; we can however offer you some solutions for transferring files from an old device to a new one.

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