Jessica Bannister-Pearce offers some important hints and tips on keeping your PC in tip-top condition

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We all get old. This year I’ve found more than a few grey hairs among my raven locks. However, our PCs age much more quickly and with greater effect. The average life of a PC is 18 months before the components inside are considered outdated. The thing is though, if the machine is working well, there may be no reason to change it. Properly cared for, your PC can soldier on for many years. Even if you do upgrade, that old PC can still function just fine for lots of sim-related activities. Here are a few things you can do to help keep your best friend in tip-top condition.

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