The ways a PC can enhance your digital entertainment
experiences and productivity are evolving faster than ever.
Doing the things you want to do with your PC, from playing the
latest games to editing photos and home videos, has never been
Although a computer can last longer, technology advances so
quickly and software demands new technology so strongly that
after three years, your new computer is outdated. What should
you do? Should you sell it? Should you upgrade it? Should you
buy a new one?
Hardware: Before you upgrade
your PC Hardware, it's best to search all options and ask for
advice. If your system is old, the cost of upgrading your
computer, compared against the price of a new system and the
performance of a new system could be more expensive. Only after
comparing the two different options, you can make your final
decision on buying a new component or system.
Software: When should you
upgrade your software? As with everything else, the answer is
"according to your needs." Do you need the new features the
software offers? Does the new version fix the bugs that annoyed
you? If so, buy it.
It's also useful to check if you really need an upgrade. Your
computer's performance can be affected if it canít handle the
demands of todayís cutting-edge software and games. Here are
some examples of why you should upgrade your computer.
Your PC seems to run more slowly than it did in the
past, especially when carrying out entertainment or
Your PC lacks the components you need to take advantage
of the newest online and wireless technologies;
Your current systemís storage capacity is insufficient
for the digital media you want to buy;
Your PC does not allow for advanced multimedia
activities or multitasking; and
Your current system does not allow you to extend your
digital entertainment to other devices or PC systems around