Are there any hardware settings I should adjust to improve performance?

Yes, there are various hardware settings that you can adjust to improve performance. Some of these include changing the system memory settings, increasing the size of the hard drive, updating the BIOS, and overclocking the processor. Additionally, you can make sure your computer has enough RAM to support the applications and programs you use, upgrade the graphics card to improve video and 3D gaming performance, and improve cooling by adding additional fans and replacing thermal paste.