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  • Learn to build a PC in under two minutes

    Building a computer is a great way to get a custom configuration, save some money and have fun. In a how-to video, we'll show you how to build one in less than two minutes.

    Written by Nick Barber25 Sept. 13 20:24
  • How to get more from a quad-core PC

    QUESTION: My Windows 7 Home Premium computer has a quad-core processor and 4GB of RAM. I've not found any advantage to using four cores. How can I use the processor more effectively and allocate different processes to the individual cores?

    Written by Chris Byers13 Aug. 10 02:20
  • How to troubleshoot your home-built PC

    Building a PC is a little like walking a tightrope without a net. Okay, it's not quite that dangerous, but unlike buying an off-the-shelf system, you have to be your own tech support staff.

    Written by Loyd Case31 July 10 00:57
  • How to clean a dusty PC

    If your desktop PC's case gets dirty as time goes by, grime can clog the fans that keep internal parts cool. If airflow is blocked, those parts could overheat.

    Written by Zack Stern27 July 10 15:50
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  • Intel vs. ARM: Two titans' tangled fate

    Intel has barely made a dent in the mobile market, while ARM has been wildly successful. Does that spell doom for Intel -- or is ARM's triumph overblown?

    Written by Jim Turley27 Feb. 14 14:22
  • Top tech stories of 2013: Big Brother, wearables, and the struggles of aging tech giants

    Politics collided with the world of technology this year as stories about U.S. government spying stirred angst both among the country's citizens and foreign governments, and the flawed HeathCare.gov site got American health-care reform off to a rocky start. Meanwhile, the post-PC era put aging tech giants under pressure to reinvent themselves. Here in no particular order are IDG News Service's picks for the top 10 tech stories of the year.

    Written by Marc Ferranti09 Dec. 13 19:51
  • New Dell won't abandon the PC

    Dell officials vow that the company will continue making acquisitions and will remain committed to its struggling PC business once its $24.9 billion deal to go private is complete.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus and Agam Shah23 Sept. 13 10:08
  • Peak PC and Microsoft's dilemma

    Although a historic downturn in PC shipments has made headlines since April, "Peak PC" -- the moment when personal computers crested -- was two years ago. That could bode ill for Microsoft.

    Written by Gregg Keizer16 July 13 11:31

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