PC Upgrades

Is your PC slow and clunky? Have you run out of storage space or are the graphics letting you down? Do you just need some extra power? Call now, or visit one of our Edinburgh based stores for help with your computer upgrade requirements.

Common PC Upgrades


Solid State Drive (SSD)

Upgrading to a solid state drive from a regular HDD has an immense effect on the speed of any PC. Although more expensive they are on average 10x faster than a standard drive. Ideally have an SSD for the operating system plus a standard large capacity HDD for data storage.


Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

Consider a larger HDD for more storage space or add an extra drive where possible. Especially handy for storing all those downloads or essential data backups and archive.


Memory (RAM)

A RAM upgrade can help unlock the potential of your PC. While the bare minimum these days is 4GB, upgrading to 8GB, 16GB or more can give your PC that extra oomph you’ve been looking for. If you want to have more browser tabs and applications open at once, a RAM upgrade is what you need.


Processor (CPU)

Although not always possible due to various factors, a CPU upgrade can be like a whole new machine. Consequently, upgrading to a 4 core or 8 core CPU from dual core not only allows more tasks to be handled at once but means less time waiting for programs to load.


Graphics Card

Are your games no longer looking as good as they do in the adverts? In addition, are you suffering from jumpy or stuttering images? A graphics card upgrade is likely needed.


Power supply (PSU)

As a consequence of a graphics card upgrade it will have higher power demands. Therefore if it no longer boots or cuts out during gaming, a more powerful PSU may be what you need.



Are you overclocking your PC or running a high end CPU and graphics card? Possibly built into a cramped case? Adding case fans and a good quality CPU cooler can make all the difference, and prolongs the life of your PC.

Do you need more advice and guidance?

If you feel your PC has had its day, why not browse to our new PC page where we can build you the latest specification.

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