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How to install a new hard drive in your desktop PC

Don't be afraid of cracking open your desktop PC's case. Installing a new 3.5" hard drive is a basic task anyone can accomplish.

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Logitech unveils the G402 Hyperion Fury, the 'world's fastest gaming mouse'

Logitech's latest mouse can reportedly track movements of up to 500 inches per second—perfect, if your name is Bruce Lee or The Flash.

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How to install (or replace) a case fan

Your PC needs to stay cool to keep working at its best. Here's how to install a fan for a new build, or to replace a fan that has stopped working.

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Hardware hackathon hopes for new ideas on 3D printers, robots

Hack-A-Day is offering $200,000 in rewards for open-source hardware innovations.

Computer shutting down on its own? Maybe it's time to play it cool.

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.

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What to do when a second hard drive bricks your PC

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.

USB 3.0 speed: real and imagined

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.

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Razer announces new games-oriented microconsole at Google I/O

Move over, Ouya—Razer's got its own Android-based microconsole on the way.

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Don't use the same external drive for backup and storage

External hard drives can provide both backup and storage. But don't use the same drive for both.

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How to upgrade an old PC: No-brainer improvements anyone can do

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.