Don't-Miss Component Stories
You install a second hard drive, plug in the power, and turn on the PC. But Windows doesn't boot. Run through this checklist to fix the problem.
In theory, USB 3.0 transfers data at an awesome 5gbps, but the flash drives available now can't even hit USB 2.0's much-lower speed ceiling.
With a little planning and lots of twist ties, your cluttered PC can be transformed into a clean, crisp computer with wonderful airflow.
Gaming rigs don’t have to be big, noisy, power-sucking beasts. We've built one that treads lightly and kills softly.
We built a diminutive PC gaming rig for roughly the same price as an Xbox One. Was it worth it?
Sure, you can rip your PC apart and eyeball troublesome hardware directly - but there's an easier way to find drivers for unknown devices.
SSDs slow down with use, but a secure-erase utility could work wonders for it.
Check socket compatibility. Organize the screws and cables. Install this before that. And read the manuals!
Need more USB ports for your PC? There are tons of hub options out there, but make sure you get this one particular feature.
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.
Arcticsid asked the Answer Line forum to explain overclocking, and why it is, or is not, a good idea
Treat a solid-state drive like its mechanical cousin and you could end up in a world of pain. Here's how to handle these exotic beasts.
If you're not stress testing your new (or newly overclocked) PC hardware, danger may be lurking in its depths. Here's how to push your PC to its limits to ensure its stability.