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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Best gaming PC deals: Desktops that offer better value than DIY

Need a new gaming PC? Avoid astronomical component prices by skipping the DIY route and buying one of these pre-built desktop systems instead.

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The best cheap cell phone plans: Slash your monthly bill with one of these MVNOs

Whether you need just a few voice minutes or gobs of cheap data, choosing a plan through an alternative carrier—aka mobile virtual network operator (MVNO)—lets you stay on your preferred network while saving a ton of cash.

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Amazon Black Friday deals 2017: The best tech at killer prices

Amazon is ground zero for Black Friday deals, and we've carefully curated a selection of the best.

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Black Friday 2017 deals: Build a FreeSync-ready PC for less than $375

This year, you can put together a Ryzen-based gaming PC for just $370—and yes, it includes Windows.

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Black Friday 2017: The best early deals

Yes, that's right: Worthwhile tech deals have already begun rolling out. We'll keep updating this article with new ones as they emerge.

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Black Friday 2017 deals: PC and PC component steals

Laptops, processors, and video cards are on sale almost everywhere, but these particular deals will actually save you some real cash.

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Xbox One X PC Build: Can you do it for $500?

Under the hood, an Xbox One X is a collection of PC hardware. So we dug into current component prices to see if you can build a $500 system that matches its performance—and then we actually assembled and tested the PC.

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Xbox One X: Everything you need to know about Microsoft's powerful 4K gaming console

The Xbox One X is a powerful 4K-capable cousin of the Xbox One S. Here are all the details.

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Watch us build a SNES Classic RetroPie emulator console with Raspberry Pi

Who needs an SNES Classic? Join us as we build a Raspberry Pi 3-based emulator with all the same great looks as Nintendo's mini console—and even better features.

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The Full Nerd Episode 29: Threadripper review, final Core i9 specs, and an Intel eclipse

The PCWorld crew talk Threadripper performance, dish Core i9 specs and wonder if Intel will eclipse AMD?

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Watch us unbox the first Ryzen all-in-one, Dell's Inspiron 27 7000

Dell's Inspiron 27 7000 is the first all-in-one system to feature all-AMD configurations. We unbox our review sample for you to see—and open it up for a peek inside.

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Amazon Prime Day 2017: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

It's year three of Amazon's Prime Day sale—and the number of deals has grown. To help you skip the fluff and get right to the solid discounts, we've highlighted the best of the tech bunch.

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The Full Nerd Episode 24: Core Wars. AMD and Intel go nuts, RAID $$$ and a Radeon shortage

The staff goes Full Nerd on 18-core CPUs, Intel VROC, Nvidia's amazing Max-Q and the Radeon shortage

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Dell’s Inspiron 27 7000 is the first Ryzen All-in-One PC, and it's upgradable too

Dell's Inspiron 27 7000 breaks many AiO stereotypes with its game-ready Ryzen-Radeon configurations and upgradable design.

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HP Spectre x360 (2017) review: The best just keeps getting better

The addition of active pen support and the option of a 4K UHD screen cements this convertible's status as our favorite.