Don't-Miss Hardware Stories
If you want to crack 5GHz, AMD's the only way to fly--and a powerful all-AMD gaming PC will cost you less than half of our top Intel builds.
Combining Intel's fastest processor with AMD's beefiest graphics card melted our faces--in both gaming performance and sheer power usage. Join us as we build the beast.
PCWorld's new graphics card test rig surges with the power of Haswell-E, Nvidia's GTX 980, and other high-end components. Walk with us as we build this fire-breathing monstrosity.
You may not know what's wrong with your rig, but you should know how to back up your storage and protect the data from inquisitive eyes.
Use your desktop, your files, and even games from anywhere, with the right services and utilities.
The touchpad built into your laptop no longer responds to your fingers. Here's what to do about it.
The tiny $35 Raspberry Pi computer doesn't come from a bakery, but it can power your robot army or other DIY electronics project. Here's how to install Raspbian and get cooking with Pi.
Your Windows computer no longer boots? Here's what to do about it.
You hear and read the same acronyms over and over again. Many you know well. Others you can guess. And some just baffle you. Let's unclutter the alphabet soup.
If your computer has acquired the habit of shutting down when you didn't ask it to, there's a good chance that it's overheated. Here's how to cool it down.
External hard drives can provide both backup and storage. But don't use the same drive for both.
Is your computer running too slow? Breathe new life into that aging PC with a few tune-ups and upgrades to get it back up to speed.
Why waste electricity? Sleep, hibernate, or shut down your PC when you don’t need it.