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Millikan Computer Technologies
services TECH INFO—SYSTEMS

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Monitors
Flat panel, LCD monitors are the way to go today. But the choices are many: do you buy 17”, 19” or larger; what is contrast ratio; what is refresh rate; do you want widescreen? So many choices—let’s see if we can make the decision easier. read more read more

Video Card (aka Graphics Card)
How well your computer displays visuals is dependent not just on the monitor, but on the Video Card as well. read more read more

Sound
If you are going to enjoy all that music your computer is able to offer, you need to be able to hear it. read more read more

USB Ports
Most peripherals from printers to palm units to digital cameras to webcams are all connecting via USB ports these days.
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Firewire (aka 1394) Ports
Another method of connecting peripherals to computers.
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Custom Built Machines
While MCT will be pleased to help you select a name brand machine that fits your needs, if you desire a computer that is customized to your exact specifications, we offer custom built machines. read more read more

Computer Hardware Guide

Making one’s way through the labyrinth of technical terms, computer jargon and specs can be a daunting task at best and impossible at worst. MCT can help you through this labyrinth so you experience a fun and satisfying computer purchase. Our knowledgeable staff will come right to your home or office
and guide you through the process of selecting your new computer(s). We offer guidance on where to buy and how to configure your new system

If you wish to work through the process on your own, the following is a guide that explains the terminology you will
incur as you shop for a new system.

Processor (CPU)
The processor is the computer. It is what allows your computer to work and determines how fast your computer completes the actions your request. read more read more

Operating System
The operating system is the software used by the computer to run all the applications, or programs, installed on your computer. read more read more

Memory (aka RAM)
So what does RAM mean? RAM stands for Random Access Memory. read more read more

Hard Drive
The hard drive is the place where all your programs and data are stored. Think of your hard drive as a closet in your home. read more read more

Optical Drives
Optical drives are either CD or DVD players and/or recorders (aka burners or writers). The most common drive in the market is a “combo” drive: it reads and writes CD’s and reads DVD’s. read more read more

 
 
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