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The Importance of Quality Motherboards for Gaming

If you take your gaming seriously, you already know the importance of having a powerful gaming computer. Maybe you're even in the process of buying the parts to build your own. One thing you won't want to overlook when it comes to your gaming experience is a quality motherboard. Even if you have some experience shopping for computer hardware, there are some things you need to know about choosing a motherboard for a gaming machine, which we’ll cover below. What Is a Computer Motherboard? Let's begin with a solid understanding of what a motherboard is and how it works. Specifically, a motherboard consists of a circuit board that connects all the other hardware components of your computer. This includes the processor, random access memory (RAM), hard drive, and everything in between. In this sense, your computer cannot run without a motherboard because all the other vital parts rely on it

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Why Customer Service Is the Key to Success in Reseller Hosting

Looking for a way to expand your service offerings as a web designer or developer? Getting involved in dedicated server reselling can be a wise choice. ReliableSite is proud to offer dedicated server reselling to help you generate additional income for your business while enjoying some extra perks for yourself. If you're interested in offering dedicated reseller hosting to your customers, you'll need to provide excellent service to set yourself up for success. What Is Reseller Hosting? If you're unfamiliar with the concept of dedicated server reselling, here's how it works: You partner with a dedicated hosting company (such as ReliableSite) that offers this type of program. Once you are accepted into the program, you can begin selling repackaged versions of the hosting company's dedicated server plans. In turn, you can bring in additional income to your existing web design or development business while offering your clients the direct and

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Web Hosting Crash Course: 10 Important Terms to Know

If you've recently begun your search for web hosting, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed by all of the options available to you. Likewise, with so much terminology and jargon used in the hosting world, things can be even more confusing. By having a better understanding of some of the most common web hosting terms and what they mean, you can make a more informed decision when selecting a hosting plan that works for you. 1. Bandwidth This is an important term because the amount of bandwidth you have can greatly affect the performance of your server. Specifically, bandwidth refers to the amount of data that is transferred when users download files, visit your website, or otherwise take in content. 2. cPanel Another word for "control panel," cPanel refers to a dashboard offered by most hosting companies that allows users to access and manage their accounts. On your cPanel

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Why Gaming Servers Aren’t Just for Professional Gamers

Over the past decade, the popularity of the gaming industry has skyrocketed. In fact, some individuals have even become "professional" gamers, making profitable careers out of their hobbies. From Twitch streamers to eSports players and more, these gamers require the best possible equipment. This includes not just top-of-the-line PCs and consoles but quality gaming servers as well. However, casual gamers may not realize that dedicated gaming servers are not just reserved for the pros. Anyone can enjoy the benefits of a dedicated gaming server! Benefits of Gaming Servers for Casual Gamers How does a dedicated server improve the overall gaming experience? For starters, a gaming server offers unrivaled reliability compared to a home internet connection or another type of host. This means that you won't have to worry about your server losing connection in the middle of an important game or quest. Meanwhile, the speeds afforded by a dedicated gaming

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AMD Ryzen Processors for Dedicated Servers: Why Are They So Popular?

When you're exploring your dedicated hosting options, there are many different factors to consider. From the amount and type of storage available to bandwidth allowances and everything in between, selecting the right dedicated hosting plan requires careful thought and analysis. However, one aspect of your dedicated server that you won't want to overlook is its processor. After all, your processor, also referred to as a central processing unit (CPU), is responsible for processing data, executing program/application commands, and much more.  As you explore your options for brands and types of processors, you'll likely come across AMD Ryzen processors. While these types were previously associated with desktop computers, the reality is that they're being used more often in dedicated hosting — and for good reason. Benefits of AMD Ryzen Processors in Dedicated Hosting If you're presented with the option of choosing an AMD Ryzen processor for your dedicated server host, you

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Everything You Need to Know About cPanel and WordPress Hosting

Looking for a practical and user-friendly hosting solution for your WordPress website? If so, you'll want to explore the option of cPanel and WordPress hosting. By opting for a dedicated server with cPanel, you can enjoy an intuitive and easy-to-use platform that can save you a lot of time and hassle. The best part? You don't need to have any experience with server administration to use a cPanel server with confidence. So, what is cPanel hosting, and how can this type of hosting plan work to your benefit? Learn about this and much more – then explore ReliableSite's options for cPanel hosting plans that are sure to suit your needs! What is cPanel Hosting? cPanel hosting refers to a popular platform that allows server administrators and website owners to control different aspects of their sites and servers in a simplistic, intuitive, and non-technical way. For many years, cPanel has been

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Do You Need a Second Dedicated Server?

If you've ever had to shop around for a hosting plan, then you probably don't want to go through that painstaking process again. The reality, however, is that many growing businesses and online platforms are finding that using one server is simply not enough. As a result, some companies are opting to invest in an additional server – and for good reason. Read on to learn about the benefits of having a second dedicated server and what to look for if you decide to purchase one. From there, you can explore the many dedicated hosting plans that ReliableSite has to offer! Reasons to Consider a Second Dedicated Server While it's true that not all websites or businesses will truly need a second dedicated server, there are a few legitimate reasons why it might be a good idea for some. For starters, a second dedicated server can provide the redundancy and

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Four Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Reseller Hosting Provider

Interested in reselling dedicated server hosting? ReliableSite has some great options. Reselling hosting is an excellent way to bring in additional income with an existing tech business or even start your own service from the ground up. Of course, it's important to understand that not all dedicated server reseller platforms are created equal. As you explore your options for reseller hosting providers, taking the time to ask the right questions can help you narrow things down and ultimately make a confident decision. Before choosing a provider, consider asking the following questions: 1. What Are Your Uptime Rates? One thing you won't want to overlook when it comes to choosing a reseller hosting provider is the hosting company's uptime. When you're selling hosting, you want to provide your clients with reliable service. Even a few minutes of unexpected downtime can create significant headaches for your clients, after all. This is where

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Should You Host Your Blog on a Dedicated Server?

Whether you maintain a blog for personal reasons or as a supplement for your business website, choosing the right hosting plan is essential. All too often, web hosting for blogs is not considered a high priority – but choosing an inadequate solution could leave your site vulnerable to hackers and downtime. Luckily, dedicated server hosting offers an effective solution. There are many reasons to consider hosting your blog on a dedicated server to get the most out of every new post, which we’ve outlined below: Improve Your Digital Security One of the biggest advantages of having a dedicated hosting plan is improved security, especially when compared to shared or cloud-based hosting plans. Regardless of your blog’s purpose, the last thing you need is for a hacker to gain access and begin making posts on your behalf. This could tarnish your reputation as a blogger – and of course, if your

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How to Choose a Data Center Location

When you need web hosting, reliability and performance are crucial. However, as people shop for dedicated hosting plans, many fail to realize that the physical location of the host’s data center can have a major impact on speed, latency, and more. Read on to learn how to choose a data center location that offers the best results. Why Does Data Center Location Matter? Latency refers to the amount of lag that occurs when data transfers from one place to another (such as from your dedicated server to your computer). In many cases, the farther you are away from your data center, the longer it's going to take for that information to move. The same applies to users who are trying to access your website. To reduce latency as much as possible, it’s best to choose a centrally-located data center. If you're hosting a website on a dedicated server, this may

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