Skip to content
Latest PCs & Components How-To Stories
How-To Looking for faster gameplay? You've come to the right place. Adjusting the refresh rate on your monitor is actually quite simple. Updated Whether you're using a desktop or laptop PC, a dual-monitor setup is an easy upgrade that pays big returns in productivity. How-To Is your PC's processor too hot? Here's how to monitor your computer's CPU temperature, and lower it if needed.
How-To Is a cheap Chromebook good enough for homework and distance learning? We discuss the most important criteria as you buy cheap Chromebooks for the holidays and Black Friday. How-To With SSDs, hard drives, and hybrid drives we are spoiled for choice when it comes to PC storage. Here's our advice on what to do. How-To Microsoft's latest Surface Pro 8 and Surface Laptop Studio include smart charging, a feature that protects the battery by keeping it from being fully charged. Here's how to turn that off so you can fully charge your laptop. How-To Picking the right memory for your computer isn't as straightforward as you might think. Here's what you need to know. How-To CrystalDiskInfo is a free tool that can provide deeper insight into your SSD's health and well-being. Here's how to use it. How-To Here's how to see just how hard your processor and RAM are working. Updated Windows has an easy way to increase your PC's performance. In Windows 11, it's called the Power Mode. We'll show you how to find Power Mode in Windows 11. How-To Discord has taken the gaming world by storm. Here's how to start using the popular messaging tool. Updated Upgrading your PC's RAM is one way to make your computer feel far more snappy. Here's how to do it. Updated Will that big, sexy screen look as good on your desk as it does in your living room? Let's dig into the specifics of using an HDTV with your PC. How-To Choosing the right motherboard might seem confusing, but this guide can help you shop smart. Updated Updating your BIOS can cut boot times, fix compatibility issues, and improve overall performance–or brick your system if you do it wrong. But with recent attacks on UEFI, an out-of-date BIOS can leave your PC vulnerable. Updated PC cases come in all shapes, sizes, and features—from fully loaded ATX towers to bare-bones small form factors. This guide will help you find the best PC case for your needs. How-To 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. How-To There are several easy ways to learn more about your system's memory. How-To Don't ditch that aging laptop until you try these speed-boosting tricks first. How-To With the right AMD hardware, you can unlock extra gaming performance with a quick trip to the BIOS.