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The new Hyper 212 Evo is the cooler we wanted all along

Since its 2011 launch, the Hyper 212 Evo has been a favorite of budget PC builders. But its design weaknesses went forever unaddressed—until now.

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Best antivirus: Keep your Windows PC safe from spyware, Trojans, malware, and more

Your PC needs virus protection, full stop. No matter how careful you are, some threats can't be avoided without the aid of antivirus software. Our top picks will keep you protected.

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Five perplexing Google Pixel 5 facts you might have missed

Upon further scrutiny, there's even more about the Pixel 5 that needs explanation.

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Google Pixel 5 preview: Lower price, mid-range parts, and 5G

Google is set to unveil the Pixel 5 this week, but it might not be the flagship Android phone you're hoping for.

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September 2020 top product alerts: Hot new graphics cards, smoking-fast Intel CPUs, and more

This month’s round-up of the products we can’t wait to get our hands on, plus the best of those newly available.

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GeForce RTX 3080 vs. RTX 3090: Which graphics card should you buy?

Should you buy Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 or RTX 3090? It all depends on how you use your graphics card.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090: 3440x1440 ultrawide benchmarks

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3090 is a titan of a graphics card that teases 8K—yes, 8K—gaming, but it also rocks a 3440x1440 ultrawide monitor.

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Is it still worth it to buy a used Xeon for a DIY PC build? | Ask an expert

A couple of years ago, buying a used Xeon was a common trick to get a processor with more cores for cheap—but AMD Ryzen CPUs have changed the game.

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Tested: 5 key things to know about Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3090

Our GeForce RTX 3090 overview distills dozens of hours of hands-on testing to identify the five key takeaways about Nvidia's work-and-play titan of a graphics card.

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Corsair's new 4000-series PC cases offer a freedom of choice

With Corsair's 4000 series, PC builders have the flexibility to pick a style that fits their acoustic, performance, and/or aesthetic goals—instead of having to look elsewhere or compromise because of internal layout differences.

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10 surprisingly practical Raspberry Pi projects anybody can do

Looking for something to do with a Raspberry Pi 4 or Raspberry Pi Zero? These easy and practical projects are good for all levels, even beginners. Streaming. Gaming. Networking. Even printing!

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Do you need a new power supply for Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3080?

Should you upgrade your power supply for Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3080? It depends on what you're concerned about: the 12-pin power connector or the increased 750W requirement.

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Graphics card zombies: 7 GPUs you absolutely shouldn't buy now

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 30-series graphics cards are here, but retailers are still asking full price for older, slower cards. Don't buy these cards unless deeply discounted.

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What cable do I buy for my HDMI 2.1 graphics card? | Ask an expert

The next generation of graphics cards can require buying a higher-speed HDMI cable—but which one to get? (P.S. This advice applies to the next-gen consoles, too.)

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 tested: 5 key things you need to know

Our GeForce RTX 3080 overview distills dozens of hours of hands-on testing to identify the five key takeaways about Nvidia's monstrous new flagship graphics card.