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Marco Chiappetta is the managing editor at HotHardware.Com and a freelance writer for several tech-centric publications.

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If we show you how to back up your PC for free, will you finally do it?

What's it gonna take? These free backup tools are a good start.

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Unleash the Fury X: Building a powerful, yet tiny PC with AMD's top GPU and APU

AMD just released a new flagship graphics card and APU, so we crammed both into a tiny PC to see how they perform.

How to overclock your graphics card and make PC games run faster for free

Want more performance in your PC games for free? Overclocking your graphics card is the answer. Here's how.

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4K monitors: Everything you need to know about UltraHD PC displays

Here's everything you need to know before spending big bucks on a pixel-packed 4K monitor.

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How to turn your old phone into a basic PC for cheap

Don't let that old smartphone waste away in your junk drawer! Turn it into an Android-powered PC for less than the cost of a couple pizzas.

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Supercharge your PC's storage with a RAID setup: Everything you need to know

Configuring multiple drives in RAID can protect against disaster and provide face-meltingly fast transfer speeds.

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Red Team rocking: Build the ultimate AMD gaming PC

If you want to crack 5GHz, AMD's the only way to fly--and a powerful all-AMD gaming PC will cost you less than half of our top Intel builds.

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Build a hellacious PC with Intel's Devil's Canyon and AMD's dual-GPU graphics monster

Combining Intel's fastest processor with AMD's beefiest graphics card melted our faces--in both gaming performance and sheer power usage. Join us as we build the beast.

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It's cheap and easy to make your own portable hard drive from an old PC drive

An external enclosure is all you need to give your old storage a new lease on life.