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IT procurement problems
Budget – Post covid requirements have increased, however budgets remain limited. How can you maximise your budget? During and post lockdown, IT Managers have had
A rise in demand for processors
Higher demands for processors Here at Bytestock, we’ve seen a huge rise in demand for processors. Processors sit at the core of any computing device
13th v 14th Generation Servers
Dell PowerEdge 13th & 14th Generation Servers Cost-effective and configurable, Dell’s 13th v 14th Generation Servers finds use in a broad variety of applications, from
Advanced Threats – Am I at risk?
In “The Art of War,” Sun Tzu said, “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred
What is NVMe? Standing for non-volatile memory express, NVMe is a storage interface used to drive a direct connection to the motherboard. Non-volatile means the
SATA vs SAS
SATA vs SAS Both technologies transfer data, but what are the differences? Connecting to the motherboard of a computer, they transfer data to and from
The need for a circular economy
What is a circular economy? A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear, make, use, dispose, economy in which we keep resources in use for as
New vs Recertified vs Refurbished
Buying recertified or refurbished products = big-time savings Bytestock carefully and thoroughly test every piece of IT hardware that enters the warehouse; once as it arrives and again before
Why Buy Refurbished
IT departments often update their servers based solely on the principles of their service agreements with the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). A data centre typically utilises
Benefits of a Server System
A server or server network makes sharing information between locations and colleagues incredibly easily. For teams working across multiple projects, being able to do so
Rack vs Blade vs Tower Servers
When deciding on which server to invest in, space, performance, scalability, budget and initial specifications are all important factors to consider. Read on for a simple guide on the
Upgrade your Mac
Upgrade your Mac, with Bytestock Everyone knows about Apple right? No not the fruit, the massive tech brand based out of California. In recent years,
Advantages and Disadvantages of a Workstation
Laptop or desktop workstation? Which is right for your remote teams? There’s a good chance you’re reading this on a laptop screen. With a huge amount of
A guide to purchasing a server for a small business
Purchasing a server for your small business Choosing a server to meet the ever-growing demands of modern business can be a challenge. The list of decisions
5 Reasons to Choose Bytestock
Bytestock is one of Europe’s largest stockists of new and refurbished IT hardware, and have been supplying bespoke solutions to SME’s and corporations across the world for over 15
The Basics of RAM
Random Access Memory (RAM), commonly referred to as just ‘memory’, is a high-speed component that temporarily stores information the CPU needs to work its way through. The data stored in RAM
SSDs v HDDs – Which is Best For You?
Everyone knows the issue: you’re working along on your PC when, suddenly, a small notification pops up; “Your hard drive is almost full”. You try clearing out the hard drive
CPU and GPU – What’s The Difference?
CPU Responsible for processing and executing instructions, the central processing unit (CPU) communicates with other parts of your device and is vital to the computing process. The
What is a CPU Processor?
A CPU (Central Processing Unit), or simply ‘processor’, is the core component of any computing device; the brain, if you will. It sits in a