Computer upgrade: Graphics card and Memory

We recently upgraded a computer’s graphics card and memory for one of our great customers!

Here is how we did it!

Do you have a gamer in your family and would like us to help you with building or upgrading their gaming computer?

Here is the transcript to the video on computer upgrades:

Kia Ora and welcome to ITstuff[ed]!
My name is Daniel and today I want to show you how to perform a graphics card and memory upgrade on a PC.
Ok, here we’ve got our graphics card, an Asus GeForce GTX 1650 and we’ve got the PC in question just underneath it.
To give you a little bit of background on why we’re upgrading the graphics card and memory on the computer: so Karon’s got a game she’d like to play. She sent through the information that she  had on her computer and on what the game requires. And we got a couple of quotes ready for her and suggested to upgrade the graphics card to the one we just showed you before.
Alright, I’ll just take this one off the workbench for a moment and give it a good blow out with our ESD-Safe duster instead of compressed air. It safes like a million cans a year and it’s safe to use.
Alright we’ll be back here in just a moment.
Okay the computers back on our workbench. We’ve removed all the dust and now we’ll put in the graphics card.
All right I also just had to remove some additional tap and now we can put the guard back on and we’re done! We’ll do the memory at a later stage because we’ll test the graphics card first, see if this one’s going to work as it is and once we figured out that that’s all right; because the power supply is  actually a little bit weaker than what I was hoping to see, then we’ll add the memory and make sure that every component works.
Okay I’ve finished installing the memory as well I’ve run some benchmarks to see within its limits its stable within the temperature limits and there was no indication that the power supply wasn’t going to handle that new hardware.
Right, that’s it from us for today!
We wish our customer happy gaming and if you’ve got any questions or would like to upgrade your computer, contact us either through our website that’s or give us a call on 0800 487883.

Thank you, see you next time!

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