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Upgrading your desktop PC's processor--whether the CPU in question is from Intel or from AMD--might sound intimidating, but it’s an easier (and cheaper) way to boost your system’s speed than you think.
If you want to keep your PC current, sooner or later you’ll have to replace your motherboard. Here’s how to make that process fairly painless.
Upgrading your PC's hardware can be easy, but there's a right way and a wrong way to do each task. Here are five upgrades that most users do a half-baked job on, and tips to help your upgrade go flawlessly.
Looking to upgrade your PC performance on the cheap? Overclocking your components is free, easy, and safe--if you do it right.
Jim Richmond asked why his CPU is running at 100 percent, slowing down his PC to a crawl.
Give your desktop PC more oomph by swapping in a new graphics board.
Readers need help with mysterious Internet Explorer crashes, choosing PC components, and customizing Windows folder icons.
If a computer part dies on you, you might think your only option is to replace it with the exact same thing. In most cases, you have plenty of other choices.
Which hardware upgrades do the most cost-effective job of turbocharging your PC? We ran tests on various combinations of upgrades to find out.
When your PC needs a tune-up, upgrade, or overhaul, don't fall prey to the tech shop's worst deals. Here's the truth about computer repair services.
Ericuse165 asked the Windows forum which is better: the 32- or 64-bit version of Windows 7
In the final installment of our three-part series on building a PC from scratch, we show you how to install the hard drive, optical drive and the graphics card.
In part two of our three-part series on building your own computer, we show you how to install the computer's CPU and RAM.
In part one of our three-part series on building your own PC, we show you how to connect the power supply and insert the motherboard in your new computer.