Alaina Yee

Senior Editor

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.

Be Quiet!'s Pure Base 500 case offers more than just silent computing

Be Quiet!'s Pure Base 500 case offers more than just silent computing

As with all other products in Be Quiet!'s lineup, this compact mid-tower focuses on minimizing noise—but it also offers a bit of show too, if you're so inclined.

Cooler Master's newest ARGB case is straightforward and affordable

Cooler Master's newest ARGB case is straightforward and affordable

At $60, this micro-ATX case offers a lot of value in its features.

We build a capable $300 gaming PC. Believe it!

We build a capable $300 gaming PC. Believe it!

These days, $50 gets you an ultra-budget APU capable of gaming. So we built a system using the Athlon 3000G and then put it to the test.

Dive into retro gaming with one of these emulation options

Dive into retro gaming with one of these emulation options

Miss classic games? Our video runs through your options if you're hankering to play them again.

A revamped Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo CPU cooler is finally here

A revamped Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo CPU cooler is finally here

Popular as it is, the Hyper 212 Evo has its design weaknesses—but this spring, Cooler Master's second version will eliminate those annoyances.

Lian Li's smaller take on its popular O11 Dynamic is all about room for radiators

Lian Li's smaller take on its popular O11 Dynamic is all about room for radiators

We tore down the O11D Mini at Lian Li's CES 2020 suite to see if this shrunk-down variation on a fan favorite will steal hearts just as easily as its predecessors did.

Cooler Master's adorable Masterbox MB311L mini-tower is affordable, too

Cooler Master's adorable Masterbox MB311L mini-tower is affordable, too

The Cooler Master Masterbox MB311L might be cute, but its features in combination with its $60 price tag are what make it exciting.

Lian Li's upcoming RGB accessories blend practicality and good looks

Lian Li's upcoming RGB accessories blend practicality and good looks

Lian Li's updated Strimer RGB power cables, new interlocking RGB fans, and first-ever AIO cooler aim to make attractive PC builds quicker and easier.

Corsair's Project Orion is the best use of its ultra-bright Capellix LEDs yet

Corsair's Project Orion is the best use of its ultra-bright Capellix LEDs yet

Behold the dazzling beauty of Corsair's most advanced RGB lights. Project Orion must not be missed.

Best Fitbit: We help you choose the right one for your lifestyle
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Best Fitbit: We help you choose the right one for your lifestyle

What is the best Fitbit? Our guide will help you find the one that best matches your activity level and habits, without spending more than you need.

4K HDMI cables: How to cut through the marketing lingo and figure out what you actually need

4K HDMI cables: How to cut through the marketing lingo and figure out what you actually need

You probably don’t need to buy a HDMI cable to go with your new TV, but here’s how to tell for sure.

Cyber Monday 2019: The best tech deals at Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Newegg, and more
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Cyber Monday 2019: The best tech deals at Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Newegg, and more

Missed Black Friday's discounts? Not to worry—many deals on electronic gear have stuck around.

Black Friday 2019 deals: The cheapest gaming PC you can build | (Updated for Cyber Monday!)
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Black Friday 2019 deals: The cheapest gaming PC you can build | (Updated for Cyber Monday!)

Last week you could have together a Ryzen-based, FreeSync-ready gaming PC for just $208. For Cyber Monday, you can still do it for just $216—and other kick-ass systems for not much more.

Best Amazon Cyber Monday deals 2019
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Best Amazon Cyber Monday deals 2019

Not only has Amazon extended some of its best Black Friday discounts for yet one more day, but it's thrown in a handful of new gems into the mix, too.

Black Friday 2019: The best tech deals at Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Newegg, and more
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Black Friday 2019: The best tech deals at Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Newegg, and more

Our comprehensive list of the juiciest Black Friday tech bargains will make your shopping simple, easy, and cheap.

Best Buy Black Friday deals 2019

Best Buy Black Friday deals 2019

Save big with these tech deals on TVs, laptops, fitness trackers, headphones, smart home gear, and more!

Best Walmart Black Friday deals 2019
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Best Walmart Black Friday deals 2019

The best tech deals on TVs, soundbars, gaming hardware, smart home gear, PCs, and more!

Best Target Black Friday deals 2019

Best Target Black Friday deals 2019

Save on TVs, Fitbits, media streamers, robot vacuums, gaming consoles, and more!

Should you wait for Black Friday to upgrade your PC?

Should you wait for Black Friday to upgrade your PC?

You can miss out on good sales on PC parts if you ignore Black Friday, but not every type of component is worth biding your time—especially this year.

Black Friday 2019: When the deals start, how to get the best prices on tech, and where to shop

Black Friday 2019: When the deals start, how to get the best prices on tech, and where to shop

Ready or not, holiday shopping season begins soon. Here's what you should know before you part with your cash during Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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