A CPU, or central processing unit, is a vital part of your computer or phone, and is responsible for executing every command you or an app makes.
Overclocking is the process of forcing your computer to run faster than it's intended to go, which can help you run advanced programs on an older PC.
You can check your CPU usage on a PC or Mac using programs already installed on your computer, like the Task Manager and Activity Monitor.
You can optimize your Windows PC for better gaming performance by making a few tweaks to the computer.
You can check your CPU temperature by downloading a third-party app, like HWMonitor for PCs and XRG for Macs.
Computer fans can run loudly depending on your computer’s specifications, what the computer’s used for, and how much it’s used. There are several different troubleshooting methods you could use to deal with a loud computer fan. Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library for more stories . As a computer endures […]
Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox console, Xbox Series X, is currently in development. The new console is scheduled to arrive this fall, and Microsoft says it will be four times more powerful than its current Xbox One X console. A mess of new details about the console were just revealed, and we’ve […]
When the 2018 crypto crash rocked the cryptocurrency-mining industry, shares of the chipmakers Nvidia and AMD performed wildly different. Nvidia got hit hard in 2018 while AMD managed to post big gains. One reason is that Nvidia is a pure graphics processing unit player, whereas AMD sells both GPUs and […]
Intel announced its new chips in partnership with rival AMD, which include a CPU and GPU on the same platform. The chips will allow for ultra-thin laptops that come with the power of traditionally thick and heavy laptops. For years, computer buyers had a choice to make: buy portable laptops […]
A security vulnerability in chips made by Intel and others was discovered by Google “a couple months ago,” Intel’s CEO said. Intel held a hastily arranged press conference on Wednesday to address the issue, which has caused its stock to fall more than 3%. The company said fixes from various […]