There is no secret that everyone would like to have the newest technology in their hands. This applies to computers and cars, appliances, phones, and anything else you can think of. Let’s leave the rest and stick with computers. There are many types of people, depending on how they use their PC’s. I can think of gamers, hardcore gamers, browsers, active social networks, movie watchers, writers, designers, scientists and even more. Actually, it doesn’t matter how many groups there are or what they do. It matters if you are satisfied with what you get. Probably the hardest life is for gamers. To play the latest games with the best settings, they have to be in front when speaking about computer performance. If the budget allows them to invest in high-end graphical cards, overclocks CPUs that need good cooling systems. Big monitor or multiple of them is also one of the priorities. If you fall into this category, then you all set for the rest workload you can think of.
Computer is probably number one place where we spend the most time. We normally use it for many things including work, study, playing games, watching movies and socializing with friends. It is important to keep PC workplace comfortable and attractive. Computer itself needs refreshing from time to time. When it is still quite new, I mean up to few years old, you may want to upgrade some parts like HDD, RAM, Video card. They can revive PC to new performance level, but if you are looking for more drastic change in performance, then you should think about getting new PC. But in most cases simple upgrade gives a better feeling. Simple replacement of magnetic hard drive with SSD will give you noticeable improvement. I think this step should be first in your list. You will get much faster boot time, faster loading applications and quieter work. SSD in my opinion is also more reliable because there are no mechanical moving parts that can fail.