Upgrades That Don’t Do Much

When something goes wrong with your computer, it is often easy to upgrade, update or “fix” the wrong thing.
Cnet’s Rafe Needleman writes When people want to improve their technology experience, they often focus on fixing the most complex things, thinking that a big, complicated technology swap will give them the most bang for their buck.
I suppose this makes sense to part of our brains: A lot of money replacing a CPU must equal a lot of performance gain, right? And certainly, the advertising industry fuels this belief. But many people throw big money into silly upgrades, attempting to solve problems that can be more easily and economically solved with simpler solutions. Here are my top silly upgrades–and the smart alternatives to them.
Read his full article here