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16
AUG
2012

Today’s the day! The NVIDIA GTX 660 Ti has arrived!

The 660 has finally arrived, the wait is over! It’s hard to find a fault with NVIDIA’s new card, and for good reasons! This card is going to be around the £240 mark. The GTX 660 Ti is going to be an incredible card and we have all been waiting very patiently for it to be...
15
AUG
2012

ATI vs. NVIDIA: Which Wins?

Graphics Card: A Gamers Best Friend The war between ATI and Nvidia continues… ATI and Nvidia are one of the leaders of the GPU market. When you come to upgrade your graphics card you usually have to choose between similarly priced and positioned products from these two...
13
AUG
2012

Intel Or AMD?

One of the main questions when buying a new PC is choosing the processor. Some people will stick to what they know, other people won’t have a clue. But there’s one thing for sure, its 50/50! Intel and AMD are the leading manufacturers when it comes to CPU’s, and...
10
AUG
2012

Desktop PC or Laptop. What would you choose?

Buying a new computer can be very difficult! You will be faced with two options: A Laptop or a desktop PC, of course this will depend on your personal preference and budget! If you’re currently in the process of purchasing a new computer and are stuck for decisions don’t worry, I...
07
AUG
2012

What’s your opinion? Solid State Drives V Hard Drive Disks

Sick and tired of slow loading applications? Ever wanted your PC ready to use in under 20 seconds from the moment you press the on button? No, it’s not fantasy! A Solid State Drive can do this effortlessly. By reading this blog, you’ll have all the knowledge and...
11
JUN
2012

How to install an Operating System…

Operating Systems such as Windows and Linux are usually pretty simple to set up. Majority of the time the Operating System will boot up from disc, however on some occasions you may have to load a different way. In this blog I will take you through a step-by-step process in how to...
02
JUL
2011

How to clean your PC: Part 2 – Inside

Following on from How to clean your PC: Part one
25
JUN
2011

How to clean your PC: Part one – Outside

It’s a given that from time to time your PC will get dusty, even in the most tidiest of houses. That’s why we have created this step by step process for you to keep your PC working in tip-top condition. Equipment needed: Microfiber cloth Can of compressed air Handful of cotton...
17
MAY
2011

How to connect to the internet

For the majority of people these days, the internet has become an integral part of life, whether it’s business related, speaking to family a distance away or researching, shopping etc. This is why it is important to find the best solution for you. Downtime could mean money! Here...
07
MAY
2011

Do I really need anti-virus software?

In today’s technological world, anti-virus is an essential piece of software when you’re buying your PC, viruses and malware are becoming more sophisticated at damaging your PC. Usually, getting anti-virus is an after-thought or it may be a case of ‘I’ll get a free trial...
29
APR
2011

Choosing a PC: Part 3 – Custom vs. Store bought

It does exactly what it says on the tin. Custom built PC ‘s are just that, you customise your own specification to your needs & build your own PC and then there are the store bought PC’s, which are generally for the masses and not specific to the requirements you have that...
22
APR
2011

Choosing a PC: Part 2 – Where to start looking

As with any of other item of value, research must be done to make sure you will be happy with your purchase and comfortable with the budget you have set. I would suggest using Google, computer forums, word of mouth, social media and each company’s website, e.g. Ginger6. From...
19
APR
2011

Bank Holiday Delivery Dates

Due to a few Bank Holidays in April & May and the knock-on effect of short working weeks, there will be slight changes to delivery dates for anything ordered on Next Day Delivery. They are as follows: Orders taken before 5pm on Thursday 21st April will be delivered on...
16
APR
2011

Choosing a PC: Part 1 – Where to begin

The most important stage of choosing a new PC is deciding exactly what you want it to do. A PC is just like a vehicle, terms are used to describe how fast, powerful, efficient your PC can be, e.g. overclocking – to tweak more power, power consumption – can it handle multi-tasking...
09
MAR
2011

Ginger6 Is Expanding

With the help of Wolverhampton College, Ginger6 has successfully appointed an accountant apprentice. Adam Wright, 17, who is studying Accounts, Economics, Business Studies and Mathematics A-levels, beat 4 other candidates to the post. “Hearing what qualifications the other...