FEATURES TO CONSIDER BEFORE USING A COMPUTER SYSTEM FOR INTERNET BROWSING
The efficiency of browsing depends on how good the capable of system is for internet connection, many users are not happy with the speed of their internet browsing.
The main important thing to consider is the capabilities of a computer to be used for internet connection, the most important feature to consider are
· THE TYPE OF SYSTEM MOTHERBOARD
The motherboard is refers to as the heart of the computer system and it is the major part of the computer system unit which contain RAM, CPU, CABLE SLOT and other things, the type of motherboard may be Intel pentuim, Intel atom, and Intel Celeron which depend largely on the speed of your internet browsing.
· THE MEMORY SIZE
When we are talking of memory size we are referring to the RAM which is know as the random access memory, this is the memory that temporary hold data and programs waiting to be processes by the processor[cpu], the speed of browsing depend on the largely on the size of the ram, so to enjoy fast memory transfer of data to the cpu, it is advisable to use a computer system that have large size that can accumulate your browsing tasks and to provide you with fast speed internet browsing, you should used a computer with ram size of at least 500mb,1gb and above.
· PROCESSOR SPEED [CENTERAL PROCESSING UNIT]
The centeral processing unit speed should be at least 500mhz and above. This is to increase the speed of handling task, the slower the processing speed, the slower the speed of browsing, and it can even result in your system hanging when you are using computer with low cpu speed, so to enjoy fast speed browsing, it is advisable to go for processor of Pentium three, four and above.
· THE OPERATING SYSTEM
This refer to software that manage computer hardware resource and provide common service for efficient execution of various application program, it is very good to use an upgrade operating system for efficient and fast browsing, operating system such as window vista 7 and 8 will be very good for internet browsing.
· THE SPEED OF YOUR MODEM
Modem is a device that convert analogue signal to digital signal for the computer to read them, as we know that the computer system can only read data in digital form, and the modem also convert digital signal to analogue signal, so basically the work of the modem is to convert digital signal for the computer to read from it and to analogue when it is coming from the computer, the ability of the modem to convert this signal fast, depend on how fast the connection are.
The basic logic is
Modem speed = computer speed = speed of browsing
So it is advisable to use a modem with speed ranging from 4mbps and above.
Note mbps mean megabit per second
· NETWORK PROVIDER
This is a very important point to consider because wireless network provided by network providers varies, because some of them provide wireless services such as GPRS, EDGE, 3G, HSDPA, HSDP+, AND 4G, so is left for you to chose which one will provide you with the best network.