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Desktop Hardware Repair Portland

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Common Terms

Hard Disk Drive

The hard drive stores all of your data. It is a box that contains multiple spinning platters. These platters contain data stored magnetically by the hard drive head


RAM means Random Access Memory, and is what your computer uses to store things that it is thinking about while it is on. When your computer turns off, everything in RAM goes away.

Graphics Card

The graphics card is a specialized computer that runs inside your computer and processes all the things on the screen. The more detailed the screen activity, the harder the graphics card has to work

Network Card

The network card handles your computer's connection to the internet. It translates the instructions sent by your computer into packets, that can be sent to another computer online.

Is your desktop's hardware giving you grief? Whether you have a soundless soundcard, a soft hard drive, or sheepish RAM, Nerds On Call Computer Repair Portland can help you fix your computer's parts! Our Nerds got their start repair desktop hardware, and it remains one of our most popular services. In all honesty, desktop hardware repair is not the most difficult service we have to perform in Portland. Things like rootkit removal are usually much worse. However, it takes a lot of knowledge to have the intuition necessary for desktop hardware repair. Complicated specs like DDR and SATA are just some of the things our techs have to learn to keep desktop computers in line. If you have a problem with your desktop's hardware, give us a call! We offer free estimates and we'd love to look at your computer to see how we can fix it. Once we've pinpointed the problem, we'll give you an estimate of how much it would take to repair. You don't have to accept it, but we guarantee it'll be reasonable. If you accept, we can get to work - and we're not done until you're satisfied. If any part of our hardware repair job is not up to your standards, we aren't done! Let us know just how you like it and we'll do it that way. For the best desktop hardware repair in the Northwest, call Nerds On Call Computer Repair Portland!

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