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How to Install a CPU Cooler

A properly installed CPU cooler is essential to a stable system. We show you how to install CPU coolers on AMD and Intel processors to maximize cooling performance.

Processors: What to Expect From CPUs in 2012

What does the future hold for processors? We expect more speed and less power consumption, lurking behind unassuming code names such as Ivy Bridge, Piledriver, and Tegra 3.

Sony VAIO S Series: Mediocre Performance in a Thin, Sexy Chassis

Sony's VAIO S Series won't win any awards for performance or multimedia playback, but it's a great light laptop for a business professional.

AMD Ultrathin Laptops to Take on Intel-Based Ultrabooks?

There is speculation that some of the AMD ultrathin laptops may make an appearance at the January CES show in Las Vegas.

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AMD Shifts Course from Intel Rivalry

After years of going up against Intel and not fairing so well, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is no longer going to focus on its long-standing rival.

AMD's 16-core Opteron Chips Arrive After Wait

After a brief delay and more than a year of chatter, Advanced Micro Devices on Monday announced the availability of its first 16-core Opteron server chips, which packs the largest number of cores available on x86 chips today.

HP Pavilion G4: 14-inch Laptop, Netbook Price

This 14-inch all-purpose laptop offers competent performance and features at a netbook-level price.

Graphics Cards: Choose the Best Board for Your Budget

Shopping for a graphics card? You have a lot to pick from. We tested the cream of the crop from AMD and Nvidia to help you find a graphics card that fits your needs.

HP Pavilion dv7 QE: A Gorgeous Laptop That Falls Short in Performance

The HP Pavilion dv7 Quad Edition is undoubtedly an attractive machine, but it struggles to match other desktop replacements' performance scores.

AMD's Bulldozer Disappoints: Why That's Good News

AMD’s FX platform may not have gotten stellar marks in PCWorld's initial performance tests, but the upside may come later.