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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6 Command Prompt commands you should still be using

Over time, the need to fire up the Command Prompt has waned—but a handful of its commands remain easier to use than Windows 10's graphical equivalents.

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3 ways to up your Zoom game: Banish common meeting headaches

No delays in unmuting yourself. No more glimpses of your messy home despite using a virtual background. Our tips fix these problems and more.

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9 benefits of an Amazon Prime membership

Amazon’s paid subscription includes services beyond fast shipping and streaming video. Here are the best of the bunch.

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Best USB microphones for streaming: Upgrade your stream with high-quality audio

These mics elevate your stream’s quality right out of the box—and still give the option to further tune your voice to perfection.

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Does using Nvidia's DLSS require a better CPU? | Ask an expert

Nvidia's tech eases the workload of its RTX graphics cards, so will a budget or older CPU bottleneck performance?

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The Full Nerd ep. 177: Intel Tiger Lake H review, Nvidia cripples GeForce crypto mining

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we discuss Tiger Lake H performance and the upcoming limitation on RTX 30-series hash rates.

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When will front-panel pins become standardized? | Ask an expert

Every DIY builder knows this frustration, and yet, it’s persisted for decades.

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The Full Nerd ep. 176: Tiger Lake H45 revealed, Ryzen 5000U battery concerns debunked

In this episode of The Full Nerd, we discuss Intel's new 45W Tiger Lake H processors, Ryzen 5000U performance while on battery power, and Nvidia's official RTX 3050 Ti reveal.

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Every Tiger Lake H laptop announced

Intel promised 80 new laptop designs featuring its new 6- and 8-core 10nm processors. Here are all the models revealed so far.

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Tiger Lake H vs Ryzen 5000 mobile: Which mobile chip comes out on top?

Do Intel’s newest laptop processors put the company back in the lead? Here’s how Tiger Lake H matches up against AMD’s own set of H-class Ryzen 5000 mobile chips.

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Why don’t we have more sound card options? | Ask an expert

Not only do graphics cards make dramatic leaps in technology, a wider array of manufacturers and models exist. But that’s not the case for sound cards.

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Ryzen 5000: Everything you should know

Whether you’re curious about AMD’s desktop or laptop line of processors, we’ve collected all our articles on these fantastic CPUs in one place for you.

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How to make an old PC useful for someone else | Ask an expert

A frugal relative might take your cast-off computer as-is. But if you care, you want them to have the best possible experience, right?

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The HP Omen 30L is a new kind of prebuilt gaming PC

Prebuilt gaming PCs from a big vendor used to mean fixed, uninspired hardware. But you’ll see, today’s versions pack in fancy hardware that can be easily upgraded—and more easily afforded.

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Can you trust a company after one of its products catches fire? | Ask an expert

The saga behind the NZXT H1 can make it hard to keep faith in the company. But should you abandon all of its products?