802.11ac the future of Wi-Fi

Faster Wi-Fi: It’s something we all crave. Fortunately, it’s also something we can have, even on a budget. It’s not just about fast Internet speeds to and from your service provider. It’s also about transferring files between devices in your home or office, streaming video from a network-attached drive to a television, and gaming with the […]

Gaming PC

Gaming PC’s can be a very expensive pastime, especially these days with 4k and HDR starting to become more prevalent. But not everyone needs a top of the line system, the trick is building something that can play current games at a good level and still be able to in at least 2-3 years time. […]

Repair, upgrade or replace?

Should you repair, upgrade or replace your laptop/PC?It can often be a hard decision but it does not have to be. Although it may be time to browse some reviews or go shopping don’t consign that laptop or PC to the bin just yet. With a little money and a bit of know how (or […]

Benefits of a solid state drive (SSD)

Why get an SSD? As you can imagine here at User2 we do a lot of repairs, with a lot having an SSD fitted to replace old hard drives. More often than not when it comes to laptops repairs (although this can apply to PC’s too) the hard drive is the source of the problem. […]

The Importance of cooling

Just a few years ago, CPUs notoriously generated so much heat, it was common for a computer to overheat. Although PC’s are not so much in the spotlight these days laptops certainly are still being brought to us here at User2 on a regular basis having overheated due to lack of cooling. So what exactly […]

How to choose a graphics card and what to look for

Updating a PC or laptop’s graphics card can be a cost-effective upgrade. A graphics card upgrade allows your PC to play games smoothly at higher resolutions, with more special effects, but there are plenty of options and potential pitfalls to consider. A powerful graphics card is an essential component in any high-performance desktop or even […]

The importance of a good computer monitor

Many people do not consider the importance of a good computer monitor, they are simply looking for a new system or an upgrade to do a specific task such as office work or gaming. But have you ever thought about how the monitor you use affects the overall experience of using the computer? A high […]