Alaina YeeSenior Editor, PCWorld

Alaina Yee is PCWorld's resident bargain hunter—when she's not covering PC building, computer components, mini-PCs, and more, she's scouring for the best tech deals. Previously her work has appeared in PC Gamer, IGN, Maximum PC, and Official Xbox Magazine. You can find her on Twitter at @morphingball.

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Affordable and sweet: How to build a $300 gaming PC

When we last built a $300 PC, you could only expect to do basic office work with it—gaming was off the table. How times have changed.

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Intel Ghost Canyon NUC9i9QNX review: The first modular NUC heralds a new future for mini PCs

The latest Next Unit of Computing from Intel may be less compact than its predecessors, but this worthy sacrifice allows room for its intriguing, upgradeable design.

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PSA: Enjoy free digital movies, audiobooks, and more through your local library

Through services like Hoopla and OverDrive, your library offers tons of digital movies, books, audiobooks, and more—and you don't have to spend a penny to access any of it.

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How to use a digital camera, camcorder, or GoPro as a webcam

Webcams are hard to find. But if you have a dSLR camera, GoPro, or camcorder lying about, you may be able to conscript it for the same purpose.

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The Full Nerd ep. 132: AMD's Ryzen 4000 mobile arrives, and it's amazing

Join Gordon, Brad, Alaina and Adam as they discuss AMD's first victory over Intel in laptops with the Ryzen 4000 CPUs

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The Silverstone Seta A1's futuristic looks belie its familiar features

A couple of features give the Silverstone Seta A1 mid-tower case some distinction, but it hews closely to the competition overall.

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Be Quiet!'s Pure Base 500 case offers more than just silent computing

As with all other products in Be Quiet!'s lineup, this compact mid-tower focuses on minimizing noise—but it also offers a bit of show too, if you're so inclined.

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Cooler Master's newest ARGB case is straightforward and affordable

At $60, this micro-ATX case offers a lot of value in its features.

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We build a capable $300 gaming PC. Believe it!

These days, $50 gets you an ultra-budget APU capable of gaming. So we built a system using the Athlon 3000G and then put it to the test.

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Dive into retro gaming with one of these emulation options

Miss classic games? Our video runs through your options if you're hankering to play them again.

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A revamped Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo CPU cooler is finally here

Popular as it is, the Hyper 212 Evo has its design weaknesses—but this spring, Cooler Master's second version will eliminate those annoyances.

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The Full Nerd ep. 120: AMD CPUs, Intel discrete graphics, and our favorite CES picks

The Full Nerd crew talk AMD 4000 and Threadripper news, Intel's discrete graphics and list the most exciting hardware at CES 2020

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Lian Li's smaller take on its popular O11 Dynamic is all about room for radiators

We tore down the O11D Mini at Lian Li's CES 2020 suite to see if this shrunk-down variation on a fan favorite will steal hearts just as easily as its predecessors did.

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Cooler Master's adorable Masterbox MB311L mini-tower is affordable, too

The Cooler Master Masterbox MB311L might be cute, but its features in combination with its $60 price tag are what make it exciting.

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Lian Li's upcoming RGB accessories blend practicality and good looks

Lian Li's updated Strimer RGB power cables, new interlocking RGB fans, and first-ever AIO cooler aim to make attractive PC builds quicker and easier.