Common PC Upgrades to Consider

Common PC Upgrades to Consider

For many computer owners, especially gamers and others who use their machines for major computing needs, regular upgrades are a big part of this reality. In fact, this is part of the draw for some people -- continuously upgrading your machine with updated parts and components not only improves it, but serves as a great hobby or pursuit for many PC owners.

At PC Laptops, we're here to help. We offer the very best customized desktop computers in the Salt Lake Valley, with quality processors, chipsets and memory configurations -- and also with many components that can be upgraded, either on your own or with the assistance of our professionals. What are some of the most common regular upgrades PC owners make to their machines over time, and why might they benefit your existing PC? Here's a rundown.

Memory Storage

Likely the single most common upgrade made to any PC, memory storage is where your computer stores all of the data it needs to run its programs and applications. This can be everything from the system files that make up your operating system, to the photos, music and videos you've stored on your computer.

The more memory storage your PC has, the better it will run -- especially if you have a lot of programs open at once, or if you like to have a lot of large files (like HD videos) stored on your machine. Most PC owners find that 4GB or 8GB of memory storage is a good place to start, but if you're really pushing your machine to its limits, you may want to go higher