What is the function of RAM in computer and how does its speed affect computer?

Answer Ram is Random Access Memory, or what people think of as "Memory". Instructions are executed out of memory, so your computer cannot operate without it. Memory speed can be a limiting factor for yo... Read More »

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Does computer malware affect Internet surfing speed?

Malicious programs ("malware") can slow down your Internet surfing speed by taking up bandwidth with dozens of pop-up ads, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Additionally, it can reduce you... Read More »

What Factors Affect Computer Speed?

The central processing unit is the core of your computer. It is the part that performs the equations, and its speed is ultimately the limit at which your computer can perform. There are many differ... Read More »

How can memory affect the speed of a computer?

If your computer doesn't have enough memory for its usage, it will run slower. The computer has to access the hard disk rather than the RAM when there isn't enough memory, and that is what slows th... Read More »

What does defragmenting your computer do exactly does it speed up your computer and if it does, by how much?

It rearranges the files on your hard drive so it is quicker to access. You hard drive is a magnetic disk and the head will write dots on any place it finds, placer all of dots on only one section o... Read More »