Ever since "upgrading" to Mavericks my iMac runs as slow as dirt. Preview especially seems to have a lot of difficulty but across the board the main theme song is Spinning Rainbow Wheel whenever I have more than one program running. What can I do to make this work better? [more inside]
Is the quality of the ThinkPad Edge worth the performance hit? Critique my nearly-made laptop purchasing choice! [more inside]
What are some computer "accessory" items I haven't thought of? [more inside]
I'm wondering whether my Dell laptop is naturally slow at this point or whether there's something weird afoot; and also, how to figure out whether I can install a solid state disk in it without much trouble? [more inside]
New PC underperforming, what are the possibilities? [more inside]
When designing a programming project, what is the usual method for imposing speed requirements, such as "function X must accomplish so-and-so in 2 seconds or less"? The problem here of course is that all computers run programs at a different speeds.
How can I find out if I'll get more of a performance boost in my desktop PC by adding more RAM or replacing the processor? [more inside]
Help me rid my computer of clutter for faster performance. [more inside]
Looking to do live music performance with my laptop, how can I make sure it's rock solid and stable during performance sessions? [more inside]
Is it always best to install a resource-demanding computer game on the system disk? [more inside]
Would installing a new (smallish) hard drive in my machine and dedicating it solely to the Windows swap file (i.e., instead of having it on C:) improve performance?