How To Check if Your PC Has Been Overclocked

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June 24, 2016

Turn your PC on and keep clicking the ‘delete‘ key on your keyboard. This will take you to the bios. Once in the bios, navigate to your CPU frequency. This looks different on certain motherboards, but on Gigabyte boards this can be found under the ‘M.I.T‘ section. If the CPU Frequency is different to the

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How To Contact Computer Planet

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June 24, 2016

If you have an enquiry that needs discussing over the phone, you can ring us on: 01925 873 400. This line is available Monday to Friday, 9AM – 6PM. Emails that are sales related can be emailed to sales@computerplanet.co.uk & emails that are tech support related can be emailed to support@computerplanet.co.uk. These emails are open

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How to Find Your License Key & Activate Windows 10

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June 24, 2016

Firstly, the license key to Windows is stuck to the side of your PC tower. This is to ensure you don’t lose your activation key. When on your PC, go to your Documents, right click on ‘This PC‘ and click on properties. A window will appear with activation settings – click on ‘Activate Windows‘. Click the

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How To Remove a Graphics Card

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June 24, 2016

Firstly un-screw and take off the side panel.   Take the power cables out of the graphics card. Un-screw the graphics card from the PCI slot. The screws can be found on the inside of the case between the rear of the case and the start of the graphics card. Take the graphics card out of

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How To Remove Bubble Wrap From New PC

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June 24, 2016

We use bubble wrap to protect all of the components in your PC during shipping. Take the side panel off the case. Delicately take out all of the pieces of bubble wrap in the case. Make sure it doesn’t damage any parts when taking the bubble wrap out. Keep the bubble wrap used in the

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Corsair M65 RGB PRO Mouse Unboxing / Overview Video

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June 9, 2016

In this video I’m unboxing and giving an overview of the M65 PRO RGB Mouse from Corsair.  This mouse has some amazing features and gives you full control on how you use it in games. There’s a sniper DPI button on the side of the mouse that drops the DPI to your choosing when sniping

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How to Re-Install Windows 7 on a Desktop PC

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June 7, 2016

Make sure you back up all of your files before you start the re-installation process.  Place your Windows 7 disc in your PC. Restart your PC and launch the boot menu. Depending on your motherboard you need to keep clicking F12 on a Gigabyte motherboard or F8 on an ASUS motherboard to launch the boot menu.

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How and Where to Connect Your Monitors

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June 7, 2016

First of all, make sure your PC and your monitor are plugged in and turned on. One thing to bare in mind is if you have a motherboard that has on-board graphics, you need to make sure you plug your cable into the graphics card and not the motherboard. There are 4 main types of cables

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How to Unpack Brand New PC

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June 7, 2016

First carefully take the tape off the top of the shipping box and remove the other boxes included within the shipping box. Make sure you keep all of the packaging that was sent with the PC when you got it. Next take the tape off the top of the PC case box and carefully turn it

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How to Check Everything is Seated in Your New PC

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June 7, 2016

First take off the side panel.  In order to check if your components are seated you need to wiggle them enough that if something was loose it would fall out. You need to start off with the major components. This includes the Graphics Card, Power Supply, Motherboard, CPU Cooler and RAM.  Then move onto the

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