Upgrading Acer® Aspire 5100
Tips on how to upgrade Acer Aspire 5100
Acer computers are world renowned for their quality and superior performance. Acer Aspire 5100 computers come with AMD Turion 64X2 Mobile Technology TL-50 (1.6 GHz, 2x 256 KB L2 cache) or AMD Turion 64 MK-36 (512 KB L2 cache), 1GB/4GB using DDR2 533/667 soDIMM modules RAM, ATI Radeon Xpress 1100 integrated 3D graphics, with up to 128 MB of shared system memory video subsystem and so on. Computer manufacturers come out with upgrades for their systems to ensure that the system would be able to perform well even after the system has been in use for many years. Acer Aspire 5100 can be also upgraded to suit various user requirements. Upgrading the components of Acer Aspire 5100 would drastically enhance the performance of the system and make sure that the system can be installed with new generation Operating Systems and applications and that they would work flawlessly and without problems of any kind. Acer Aspire 5100 users must be careful when upgrading the components as any mistakes during the upgrade process might lead to permanent malfunction of hardware components. Users must also only upgrade the components to compatible parts.
Following details give more information regarding basic upgrades for Acer Aspire 5100:
- Software upgrades
- Memory upgrades
- Graphics card upgrade
There are many different types of software in your Acer Aspire 5100. These include Operating System, applications, utilities etc. The software such as Operating System and antivirus program must be always upgraded to the latest ones. The latest version software would be free off errors, be improved and installing them would reduce the numbers of issues that come up with the use of previous version. Upgraded versions of software would also have more features and users would be able to configure the software in a better way and use them more efficiently.
Memory or RAM is the component in your computer that determines the speed with which the system performs. When an application is executed on your Acer Aspire 5100, some amount of memory is allocated to the program. With upgraded memory, there would be enough memory to allocate to various programs and users would be able to install and use very large applications and even multitask with them without any system slowdown.
Acer Aspire 5100 comes with a high performance graphics card. This graphics card supports all the graphics requirements of the Operating System/applications. All new generation Operating Systems as well as applications are graphics demanding and upgrading the graphics card on your Acer Aspire 5100 would ensure that the system can be installed with latest software/applications.
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