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Faster Computer Performance

Faster Computer Performance | Science Fair Projects | STEM Projects
Are you tired of waiting for your computer to start up? Find out how to make it faster with this science project! You'll test different CPUs and RAMs to see which ones make your computer work faster.


The hypothesis is that increasing the CPU speed will make a computer work faster.

Method & Materials

You will upgrade the computer's CPU and RAM, measure the time it takes to start up the computer and start a game, and observe the results.
You will need a desktop computer, a CPU, RAM, a computer game software, and a stopwatch.


The results show that using a CPU with a higher clock speed will enable the computer to operate faster, whilst adding the RAM does not make much difference unless there are other application programs running in the background.

Why do this project?

This science project is interesting because it shows how different components of a computer can affect its performance.

Also Consider

Consider repeating the experiment with different brands of CPU, or with different types of RAM with different frequency ratings.

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