What are the best tips for optimizing the performance of my PC?

1. Keep your operating system and software updated.

2. Use an anti-virus, anti-malware and other security software to keep your system safe from malicious software.
3. Monitor resources (e.g. CPU usage, memory usage) and identify high usage programs that may need to be slowed down or removed completely.
4. Clean up unnecessary temporary files and disable unnecessary startup programs.
5. Defragment and optimize your hard drives.
6. Make sure your graphics card is getting enough power.
7. Check your internet connection’s speed and look for updates to boost it.
8. If possible, upgrade your hardware.
9. Disable visual effects.
10. Limit the amount of programs running at once.