Articles Tagged: Performance


How to Measure the Performance of Personal Firewalls
A question from a reader: Hello, I am currently a student at Liverpool John Moores University in BEng Computer and Control engineering and I have got a project to do. The title of
Required Startup Programs–Which Ones Can I Remove
A quick question from a reader: I’m running Vista 32-bit and would like to know which programs are the only ones absolutely required for startup. Thanks. Turning off unnecessary startup programs
How to Speed Up Your Website
Over at the Official Google Webmaster Blog, Matt warns that Google might (someday) factor in page load times when returning search results. In other words, if your website is slow,
How to Test (and Understand) Hard Disk Drive Performance
That's a screenshot from my favorite free tool for testing hard disk performance--HD Tune (there's a pro version you can buy, too). That's from my Seagate Barracuda 7200 RPM 1.5