Category Archives: General

Dual Core, Quad Core, Hex Core…What does it all mean?

So you’ve heard of dual core, quad core, hex core computers before, but you’re not sure which “core” processor you need? Let’s break it down a little.

Most modern computers today are all dual core or quad core. More are dual core. If you’ve heard of Intel Core i3 or Intel Core i5 processors, or their rival AMD Athlon X2, these are mostly all dual cores.

A dual core processor means it can process twice a heavy load as an earlier single core processor can. It doesn’t mean it’s twice as FAST, which most people tend to think. How it works is the processor runs on it’s first core until it’s at max capacity, and then, instead of freezing your computer up to wait for the processes to finish, it jumps over and continues processing on the second core, third core, etc. So it can process twice the load, but it doesn’t make your computer twice as fast.

But the more cores, the more newer the processor, which also means that it will have newer technologies. An Intel Core i5 processor rated at 2.5Ghz is going to run a lot faster than an old single core Intel Pentium 4 rated at 2.5Ghz. This is because newer technology is incorporated into the chip, thus making it faster. IE: Hyper-Threading Technology.

Most people don’t need anything beyond a dual core now a days unless you do heavy graphic or video design, CAD, or gaming. The quad core and faster processors are much quicker for those who do heavy computing. But it’s also nice to boot up faster to check your email on the go, instead of waiting 5 mins just for the computer to boot up!

Dual core is sufficient for almost everyone. Quad core and beyond is for heavy users.

If you have any more questions or are looking to buy a new or used desktop or laptop computer, let CompRite help you decide what will work best for you and for your budget! Give us a call today at (503) 928-3151!

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Onsite and On Location Computer Repair in Portland

We offer onsite and on location computer repair in Portland and the surrounding areas. Can’t bring your heavy computer in? Holiday shopping got you exhausted? Give us a call and one of our friendly computer techs can come to you! We will fix your computer onsite regardless of what problem it’s having which means it will be done the same day. Virus infection can be fixed onsite. Most computer part failures can be done onsite. If we can’t do it then and there, we will bring your computer to the nearest computer shop to finish and finalize the repair!

Regardless of what computer repair in Portland that you need, CompRite computer onsite support and service is always there! Give us a call today at:

503-928-3150

We will get your computer repaired in Portland, Vancouver, Clackamas, Gresham, or Oregon City!

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How to make your laptop or desktop up to 7x faster!

So you want to make your desktop or laptop computer faster but don’t really know how?

Here’s the secret: most modern laptops include a 5400rpm (that’s 5,400 revolutions per minute) hard drive. The read speeds average between 50MB to 100MB of data per second. And most desktop computers include a 7200RPM (7,200 revolutions per minute) hard drives. Most modern Intel and AMD processors can process data much, much faster than these slow hard drives. So what can be done?

You can replace your computer hard drive with a faster one. There are a few choices that you can get:

- 7200RPM Hard Drive (100 to 150MB per second read speed)

-10000RPM Hard Drive (200 to 250MB per second read speed)

-Solid State Hard Drive (355 to 700MB per second read speed)

So if you upgrade your current hard drive of your computer to a solid state hard drive for instance, your computer may start up and run up to 7+ times more faster! Another bonus is with solid state hard drives, there are no moving parts, so it’s less likely to break compared to it’s older spinning platter hard drive options. It’s almost like running your computer off of a super fast USB flash drive!

Come into any of our 5 Portland, Vancouver, Gresham, Clackamas or Milwaukie stores near you and we can get this done! We sell all the drives listed in this post and we do installations of it. Best of all, we can upgrade your hard drive without losing your programs or data!

What are you waiting for? Stop by any of the following locations today!

Clackamas
Happy ValleyWest LinnBoring
EstacadaLake Oswego
TigardBeavercreek
Damascus
12036 SE Sunnyside RD
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
See in Google Maps
Tel. 503.928.3151
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM -7 PM. Sat: 10 AM-5 PM

East – West Portland
Beaverton Hillsboro
Aloha
8136 SE Foster Rd. #180
Portland, Oregon 97206
See in Google Maps
Tel. 503.928.3150
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Gresham
FairviewTroutdale
10180 SE Washington St.
Portland, Oregon 97216
See in Google Maps
Tel. 503.544.3227
Business Hours: Mon-Fri 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Vancouver Washington
CamasRidgefield
Hazel Dell – Washougal
Battle GroundOrchards
6300 NE 117th Ave Unit B-1
Vancouver, Washington 98662
See in Google Maps
Tel. 360.828.0564
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Milwaukie
Oregon CityGladstone
16058 SE 82nd Dr
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
See in Google Maps
Tel. 503.342.8287
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 11 AM – 6 PM. Sat & Sun: Closed

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Microsoft Windows 8 Computers Are Here! Plus Repair!

It’s finally here! Microsoft Windows 8 Computers are available for purchase at all five of our CompRite computer repair locations including Portland, Gresham, Clackamas, Vancouver, and Milwaukie!

All of our computer technicians are fully trained and ready to repair any Windows 8 laptop or desktop issue including virus infections, blue screens, computer errors, or computer hardware issues.

Need Windows 8 training, tips, or help? Stop by any of our locations and talk to our friendly techs. We offer computer training classes for all ages.
Stop by and we will help you out with all computer repair needs in Portland or any other location!

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Apple iPad Repair Sales and Service Portland

CompRite – Portland iPad Repair

Your Local iPad Repair Experts in Portland and surrounding areas.


CompRite is your local Apple iPad repair and sales experts for all your iPad needs from the Portland Metro Area to Vancouver, Washington. CompRite’s main focus is getting you the iPad you want for an affordable price! Whether you are looking to buy a used iPad for or getting your current Apple iPad repaired, we can help! We Buy, Sell, and Trade Used iPads. Need some cash? Bring in your Apple iPad tablet and we will buy it! Want to purchase an Apple iPad without a contract? We got it! Visit your local Portland cell phone store location near you!


CompRite unlocks, jailbreaks and flashes Apple iPads!


CompRite’s repair technicians can jailbreak your Apple iPad for all those free apps and unlock your Apple iPad to other carriers such as T-Mobile!

 

Need Your iPad Repaired?


We commonly repair broken LCD screens, digitizers, home buttons, audio jacks, and charging ports on Apple iPads!

 

Need Accessories for Your iPad?


We have cell phone home chargers, car chargers, iPad batteries, covers, cases and screen protectors. Let us know what you need!

CompRite is your one stop shop for all of your iPad and cell phone needs in the Portland Metro Area and Vancouver, WA. Give us a call today at 503.928.3150 or drop in to any one of our five locations throughout the Portland Metro and Vancouver, WA areas.

 

Happy Valley – Clackamas
iPad Repair

12036 SE Sunnyside RD
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel. 503.928.3151
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM -7 PM. Sat: 10 AM-5 PM

Portland – Gresham
iPad Repair

10180 SE Washington St.
Portland, Oregon 97216
Tel. 503.544.3227
Business Hours: 11 AM – 6 PM, M-F 

Vancouver Washington
iPad Repair

6300 NE 117th Ave Unit B-1
Vancouver, Washington 98662
Tel. 360.828.0564
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

East – West Portland
iPad Repair

Foster and 82nd

8136 SE Foster Rd. #180
Portland, Oregon 97206
Tel. 503.928.3150
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Oregon City – Gladstone – Milwaukie
iPad Repair

16058 SE 82nd Dr
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel. 503.342.8287
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Happy Valley Corporate Office
12036 SE Sunnyside Rd.
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel.  503.928.3151
Email: info@comprite.com

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Sell Your Broken Computer Laptop or Cell Phone to CompRite!

Sell Your Broken
Computer-Laptop-Cell Phone
to CompRite!

We buy-sell-trade and repair
computers, laptops, and cell phones!


CompRite is your local computer and cell phone partner in the Portland Metro Area and Vancouver, Washington. We pay top dollar for used and broken desktop computers, laptops, and cell phones regardless of where you bought them. Clear out some garage space and get some cash at the same time today for your broken computer, laptop, or cellphone! Bring in your broken desktop, laptop or cellphone for a free in-store estimate! If we dont buy it, we can recycle your computer or cell phone for you.

CompRite�s approach to getting your broken computers, laptops and cellphones sold is very simple: give a free estimate and pay top dollar for your broken desktop, laptop or cellphone.

CompRite is your one stop shop for all of your computer and cell phone needs in the Portland Metro Area and Vancouver, WA. Give us a call today at 503.928.3151 or drop in to any one of our five locations throughout the Portland Metro and Vancouver, WA areas.

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Happy Valley – Clackamas
Sell Used Computers

12036 SE Sunnyside RD
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel. 503.928.3151
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM -7 PM. Sat: 10 AM-5 PM

Portland – Gresham
Sell Used Computers

11667 NE Glisan St
Portland, Oregon 97220
Tel. 503.544.3227
Business Hours: 11 AM – 6 PM, M-F

Vancouver Wa
Sell Used Computers

6300 NE 117th Ave Unit B-1
Vancouver, Wa 98662
Tel. 360.828.0564
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

East – West Portland
Sell Used Computers

Foster and 82nd

8136 SE Foster Rd. #180
Portland, Oregon 97206
Tel. 503.928.3150
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Oregon City – Gladstone – Milwaukie
Sell Used Computers

16058 SE 82nd Dr
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel. 503.342.8287
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Portland Corporate Office
12036 SE Sunnyside Rd.
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel.  503.928.3151
Email: info@comprite.com

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Sell Your Used iPhone Ipad iPod or Mac to CompRite!

Sell Your Used
iPhone-iPad-iPod-Mac
to CompRite!

We buy-sell-trade and repair iPhones iPads iPods and Macs!


CompRite is your local iPhone-iPad-iPod and Mac partner in the Portland Metro Area and Vancouver, Washington. We pay top dollar for used iPhone-iPad-iPod-Mac regardless of where you bought it. Clear out some desk space and get some cash at the same time today for your used iPhone-iPads-iPods-Macs! Bring in your working or broken iPhone-iPad-iPod-Mac for a free in-store estimate! If we dont buy it, we can recycle your iPhone-iPads-iPods-Macs for you.

CompRite�s approach to getting your old iPhone-iPad-iPod-Mac sold is very simple: give a free estimate and pay top dollar for your old iPhone .

CompRite is your one stop shop for all of your iPhone-iPad-iPod-Mac needs in the Portland Metro Area and Vancouver, WA. Give us a call today at 503.928.3151 or drop in to any one of our five locations throughout the Portland Metro and Vancouver, WA areas.

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Happy Valley – Clackamas
12036 SE Sunnyside RD
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel. 503.928.3151
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM -7 PM. Sat: 10 AM-5 PM

Portland – Gresham

11667 NE Glisan St
Portland, Oregon 97220
Tel. 503.544.3227
Business Hours: 11 AM – 6 PM, M-F

Vancouver Wa
6300 NE 117th Ave Unit B-1
Vancouver, Wa 98662
Tel. 360.828.0564
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

East – West Portland
Foster and 82nd

8136 SE Foster Rd. #180
Portland, Oregon 97206
Tel. 503.928.3150
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Oregon City – Gladstone – Milwaukie
16058 SE 82nd Dr
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel. 503.342.8287
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Portland Corporate Office
12036 SE Sunnyside Rd.
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel.  503.928.3151
Email: info@comprite.com

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Sell Your Used Cell Phones to CompRite!


Buy-Sell-Trade Cell Phones

Your Local Cell Phone Superstore in Portland and surrounding areas.


CompRite is your local used cell phone super store for all carriers in the Portland Metro Area and Vancouver, Washington. We pay top dollar for used cell phones. Get your cash today! Bring in your working or broken cell phone for a free in-store estimate!

We Buy, Sell, Trade and Repair Used Cell Phones

We buy, sell, trade and repair all makes and models of cell phones including:

  • Apple Iphone
  • Audiovox
  • BenQ Siemens
  • Blackberry
  • Dell
  • HTC
  • LG Electronics
  • Kyocera
  • HP iPaq
  • Microsoft
  • Mitsubishi
  • Motorola
  • NEC
  • Nokia
  • Palm
  • Panasonic
  • Qualcomm
  • Samsung
  • Sanyo
  • Sagem
  • Sony Ericsson
  • Uniden
  • UT Starcom
  • ZTE
  • and imported cell phones.

CompRite also unlocks, jailbreaks and roots phones!

CompRite’s repair technicians can unlock and jailbreak your Apple Iphone to work on other networks, flash your cell phones to Cricket, or root your Android phone for super user permissions!

CompRite�s approach to cell phones is very simple: identify the need, respond quickly, and deliver the RIGHT solution at a fair price.

Need Accessories for Your Cell Phone?

We have cell phone home chargers, car chargers, cell phone batteries, extended life batteries, covers, cases and screen protectors. Let us know what you need!CompRite is your one stop shop for all of your cell phone needs in the Portland Metro Area and Vancouver, WA. Give us a call today at 503.928.3150 or drop in to any one of our five locations throughout the Portland Metro and Vancouver, WA areas.

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Happy Valley – Clackamas
Used Cell Phone Store

12036 SE Sunnyside RD
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel. 503.928.3151
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM -7 PM. Sat: 10 AM-5 PM

Portland – Gresham
Used Cell Phone Store

11667 NE Glisan St
Portland, Oregon 97220
Tel. 503.544.3227
Business Hours: 11 AM – 6 PM, M-F

Vancouver Wa
Used Cell Phone Store

6300 NE 117th Ave Unit B-1
Vancouver, Wa 98662
Tel. 360.828.0564
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

East – West Portland
Used Cell Phone Store

Foster and 82nd

8136 SE Foster Rd. #180
Portland, Oregon 97206
Tel. 503.928.3150
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Oregon City – Gladstone – Milwaukie
Used Cell Phone Store

16058 SE 82nd Dr
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel. 503.342.8287
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Happy Valley Corporate Office
12036 SE Sunnyside Rd.
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel.  503.928.3151
Email: info@comprite.com

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Sell Your Used Computer to CompRite!

Sell Your Used Computer to CompRite!

We buy-sell -trade and repair computers!


CompRite is your local computer partner in the Portland Metro Area and Vancouver, Washington. We pay top dollar for used desktop computers regardless of where you bought them. Clear out some garage space and get some cash at the same time today for your used computer! Bring in your working or broken desktop computer for a free in-store estimate! If we dont buy it, we can recycle your computer for you.

CompRite�s approach to getting your old computer sold is very simple: give a free estimate and pay top dollar for your desktop computer.

CompRite is your one stop shop for all of your computer needs in the Portland Metro Area and Vancouver, WA. Give us a call today at 503.928.3151 or drop in to any one of our five locations throughout the Portland Metro and Vancouver, WA areas.

Call Now!

Happy Valley – Clackamas
Sell Used Computers

12036 SE Sunnyside RD
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel. 503.928.3151
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM -7 PM. Sat: 10 AM-5 PM

Portland – Gresham
Sell Used Computers

11667 NE Glisan St
Portland, Oregon 97220
Tel. 503.544.3227
Business Hours: 11 AM – 6 PM, M-F

Vancouver Wa
Sell Used Computers

6300 NE 117th Ave Unit B-1
Vancouver, Wa 98662
Tel. 360.828.0564
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

East – West Portland
Sell Used Computers

Foster and 82nd

8136 SE Foster Rd. #180
Portland, Oregon 97206
Tel. 503.928.3150
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Oregon City – Gladstone – Milwaukie
Sell Used Computers

16058 SE 82nd Dr
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel. 503.342.8287
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Portland Corporate Office
12036 SE Sunnyside Rd.
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel.  503.928.3151
Email: info@comprite.com

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Sell Your Used Laptop to CompRite!

Sell Your Used Laptop to CompRite!

We buy-sell -trade and repair laptops!


CompRite is your local computer partner in the Portland Metro Area and Vancouver, Washington. We pay top dollar for used laptop computers regardless of where you bought them. Clear out some garage space and get some cash at the same time today for your used laptop! Bring in your working or broken laptop computer for a free in-store estimate! If we dont buy it, we can recycle your laptop computer for you.

CompRite�s approach to getting your old laptop sold is very simple: give a free estimate and pay top dollar for your laptop computer.

CompRite is your one stop shop for all of your computer needs in the Portland Metro Area and Vancouver, WA. Give us a call today at 503.928.3151 or drop in to any one of our five locations throughout the Portland Metro and Vancouver, WA areas.

Call Now!

Happy Valley – Clackamas
Sell Used Laptops

12036 SE Sunnyside RD
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel. 503.928.3151
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM -7 PM. Sat: 10 AM-5 PM

Portland – Gresham
Sell Used Computers

11667 NE Glisan St
Portland, Oregon 97220
Tel. 503.544.3227
Business Hours: 11 AM – 6 PM, M-F

Vancouver Wa
Sell Used Computers

6300 NE 117th Ave Unit B-1
Vancouver, Wa 98662
Tel. 360.828.0564
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

East – West Portland
Sell Used Laptops

Foster and 82nd

8136 SE Foster Rd. #180
Portland, Oregon 97206
Tel. 503.928.3150
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Oregon City – Gladstone – Milwaukie
Sell Used Laptops

16058 SE 82nd Dr
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel. 503.342.8287
Business Hours: Mon-Fri: 10 AM – 7 PM. Sat: 10 AM – 5 PM

Portland Corporate Office
12036 SE Sunnyside Rd.
Clackamas, Oregon 97015
Tel.  503.928.3151
Email: info@comprite.com

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