Is it worthwhile to upgrade my hardware to speed up my computer?

This depends on your existing hardware and what type of speed increase you are looking for. In most cases, upgrading RAM, a graphics card, or replacing the hard drive with an SSD (Solid State Drive) will provide noticeable speed increases when compared to its previous state. However, if your system is already up-to-date then there may not be any benefit in investing more money into upgrading the hardware.