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System Mechanic Tips for Novices and Experts

Novice - ExpertsAs so many iolo customers have confirmed, it doesn’t matter if you’re a whiz or know very little about what goes on inside a computer, System Mechanic provides major performance benefits you couldn’t get any other way. Without it, even the most high-end PCs slow down. But how can one product cover both the person who has no idea (and perhaps doesn’t care) what’s “under the hood” and the hard-core gamer who builds their own rig?

Gamers and performance enthusiasts: Hands-on performance tuning without the drudgery.

System Mechanic allows skilled users to control the traffic through the CPU for maximum power to games or other applications. With one click, EnergyBooster™ harnesses the intelligence of over 30,000 Tune-up Definitions to evaluate and safely shut down background processes that are not needed and can sap horsepower from games and resource-thirsty apps. As a result, frames per second (FPS) rates and lag improve considerably. In a test performed by the gaming-focused VooDoo Extreme VE3D site found that System Mechanic was able to boost FPS for three popular games by nearly 50%. Done manually, one would require extensive knowledge of what is safe to disable and what must be left alone, and then personally switch off each one. And then you’d have to learn it all again next week. System Mechanic allows gamers to spend their time playing instead of tinkering and troubleshooting, which can be laborious to say the least…


Affect on Gaming Performance

System Mechanic provides under-the-hood access with 50+ expert tools. Enthusiasts can quickly assess and/or modify the current operational efficiency of their systems by simply right-clicking on the System Mechanic taskbar icon. Perform quick or deep analysis; kick in EnergyBooster; turn off unused, extra programs; update drivers; wipe out internet and chat cache; sweep out any malware; and more. System Mechanic adapts itself to your needs.

System Mechanic keeps your “screaming fast machine” at peak performance without the need for downtime, re-formatting, or reinstallation. For over 14 years, iolo technologies has been engaged in ongoing research into the root causes of PC slow-down and has patented solutions that can be safely run in automatic mode to eliminate these problems, without resource conflicts. Why waste time reformatting your PC or regularly reinstalling Windows when System Mechanic can keep it fresh, clean, and fast without the hassle and downtime.


Taking the struggle out of everyday computing for the non-expert

System Mechanic fixes problems you’d go crazy trying to track down yourself. Once your new computer is up and running, performance begins to gradually decline unless corrected. Because computers and software never stop evolving or encountering new, unexpected challenges, iolo Labs never sleeps. Through an ongoing analysis of millions of computers, iolo Labs continues to develop effective methods of reversing performance and stability deterioration. New solutions are released on a weekly basis to the many millions of machines running System Mechanic, and the results are measurable. In a recent internal study System Mechanic performance benefits were compared against three leading paid-technician services using Windows Performance Toolkit (WPT) and Geekbench benchmarking software. On average, System Mechanic’s deep analysis and repair improved the overall boot time speed 19% better than all other services and at a cost savings of up to 80%.

Patented ActiveCare® keeps your PC running better than if you had hired an expert. iolo technologies has defined 12 root causes of these PC slowdowns. Each of these everyday computer problems are ongoing and begin increasing their load whenever your computer is up and running. ActiveCare automatically runs in the background when your PC is idle–just set-and-forget–eliminating the performance clogs they create, while remaining transparent to system resources. 

Knowing the problem isn’t in the hardware. Every year billions of dollars are wasted on premature and unnecessary computer hardware upgrades in an attempt to regain performance and improve user experience. For the most part, hardware doesn’t wear out, or get “slower” over time – performance decline is primarily rooted in software issues – and the right software is required to resolve them. System Mechanic invisibly resolves over 27,000 software-based PC problems that, left unhandled, can eventually bring any computer to its knees. Program misalignment, system clutter, RAM jams and leaks, overworked CPUs, redundant programs and thousands of other system resource diversions cripple productivity. It can add up quickly, and expensive hardware upgrades can only mask these problems for so long.


It takes a lot of thought, technology and work to make things simple. iolo employs dozens of degreed and certified computer scientists, engineers, researchers, technicians, and other specialists. Their collective years of experience are invested every day in iolo’s products. System Mechanic’s advanced automatic operation and uncomplicated interface overlay the sheer depth and range of its functionality. Whether you are a seasoned pro or are new to computing and just want the best experience possible without the headaches, System Mechanic will grow with you as you ride the technology wave that has become so integrated into our lives.

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UpToSpeed™ is iolo's ongoing article series written by PC experts for everyday computer users. Each article is packed with easy tips and practical advice on the latest issues affecting computers to help you get the most out of your PC.






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