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How to hold on to Windows 7 for the long haul
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The highest-performing PC hardware you can buy today

Looking to build the ultimate PC? If price is no object, this is the hardware you want, from Intel's bleeding-edge Optane 900P SSD to Nvidia's Titan V.

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Microsoft to dump Windows 10's smaller delta updates

The company has decided they're no longer needed because express updates can fill the bill. The delta updates will end in February 2019.

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How to buy the perfect PC case

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.

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Virtual reality giants unveil VirtualLink as a standardized cable that may simplify VR rigs

Oculus, Valve, AMD, and Microsoft have backed VirtualLink, a new VR display consortium that will use USB-C as a standardized interface for VR devices.

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PCWorld's July Digital Magazine: AMD steals Computex with its 32-core Threadripper

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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Best PC and PC component deals during Amazon Prime Day

Take advantage of sizable laptop, desktop, and PC part discounts during Amazon's shopping bonanza.

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Forget Amazon Prime Day, Newegg's got two great deals on FreeSync displays right now

If you haven't found any Prime Day deals worth buying, check out these deals on Newegg: the Alienware AW2518HF FreeSync monitor is $200 and an Acer FreeSync Ultrawide is $300.

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Best cheap laptops: We rate the best-sellers on Amazon and Best Buy

If you have $500 (or less), we've found the best cheap laptops on Amazon and Best Buy. The ones that give you the best bang for buck. Keep reading to find our top picks.

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HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift vs. Windows Mixed Reality: What's the difference?

Windows PC owners have three virtual reality platforms to choose from: Here's how the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows Mixed Reality VR headsets compare, compete, and overlap.

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Enterprise PC-buying spree spurs first shipment climb in six years

A 3% year-over-year increase in PC shipments is being pegged to renewed demand in the business market. And the rise of device-as-a-service models could spur continued buying in the years ahead.

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4 non-Amazon Prime Day deals: A $450 GTX 1080, a $95 SSD and more

Amazon Prime Day is just for Prime members. For the rest of us, there are deals to be had from Best Buy, Newegg, Dell, and even Amazon.

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The best CPUs for gaming

The best gaming CPUs will help your PC pump out as many frames as possible, as quickly as possible. We pick the best for every budget.

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The Lian Li Strimer infuses your PC's power connector cable with customizable RGB lights

The Lian Li Strimer takes RGB LEDs to new frontiers.

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Is the GPU pricing crisis ending? Amazon's selling a Gigabyte Radeon RX 580 for $210

A Radeon RX 580 is selling for roughly MSRP for the first time in a long, long time.

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The PC market actually grew in Q2 2018, thanks to business PCs

Both IDC and Gartner confirm that the worldwide PC market reported its best quarter in years, driven by sales of commercial PCs and some gaming systems.

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Alienware's monster 34-inch curved G-Sync display is $500 off in Dell's 'Black Friday in July' blowout

The Alienware AW3418DW is still expensive at $1,000, but it's cheaper than you'll find elsewhere right now.

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Here's how fast the 2018 MacBook Pro 15 will be

Apple finally boards the 8th-gen Core i7 train, and we already know how fast the 2018 MacBook Pro 15 will be.

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The Full Nerd ep. 58: Is it the right time to buy a GPU or CPU? We name the signed AMD t-shirt winner!

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the gang discusses whether it's time to buy new hardware and picks the winner of a rare 2nd-gen Threadripper shirt signed by AMD's Lisa Su and Jim Anderson.

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