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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Gigabyte's newest Brix system will expand tiny gaming-PC options later this year

With discrete graphics and a quad-core processor, Gigabyte's next Brix Gaming mini-PC will provide gamers seeking a compact but higher-performing system an alternative to Intel's NUCs. And it's not the only new member of the family.

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The Full Nerd Episode 1: Intel's Skull Canyon NUC and GeForce GTX 1070 vs. GTX 1080

The Full Nerd goes official, with Gordon Mah Ung, Alaina Yee, and Brad Chacos at the mics. Tune in every two weeks for unapologetically nerdy hardware discussion.

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Intel NUC6i7KYK review: This Skull Canyon NUC smashes all mini-PC preconceptions

Packed with a quad-core processor and Intel's highest-end graphics, the latest Next Unit of Computing was designed to play games. The kicker is that you actually can.

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LG Gram 15 review: You won't find a more portable 15-inch laptop

With a 15.6-inch screen squeezed into a 2.14-pound body, LG's biggest ultrabook is impressive despite its flaws.

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The mighty mini-PC: These little computers can have big uses

Don’t let their size fool you—our reviews show just how these computers can be titans in an office, home theater, and more.

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Intel NUC5i7RYH review: The poster child of mini-PCs still leads the pack

It's not cheap, but getting higher-end performance rarely is.

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Acer Revo One RL85-UR45 review: This mini-PC is just about right

It's often hard to find a mini-PC that evenly balances the major things you could want, but Acer's given us just that with its top-end Revo One.

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Gigabyte Brix GB-BXA8-5557 review: This noisy mini-PC packs a punch

Silence may be golden, but if you can deal with fan noise, this compact bare-bones system provides a lot of performance for a low amount of dough.

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Intel Compute Stick (2016) review: Though improved, it still lacks mass appeal

The addition of a USB 3.0 port makes Intel’s Compute Stick more user-friendly, but this form factor still has a ways to go before it'll grab a wide fanbase.

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Asus Chromebit CS10 review: What it's like to have Chrome OS in your pocket

Just add a display, keyboard and mouse for a surprisingly handy Chrome-on-stick experience.