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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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Windows 10 1803-to-1903 forced upgrades gather speed

In one month, the percentage of Windows 10 PCs running this spring’s feature update almost doubled, though it still lags behind older versions.

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Pre-binned Ryzen 3000 CPU listings reveal the limits of AMD overclocking potential

Case King and Silicon Lottery are selling pre-binned Ryzen 3000 CPUs with guaranteed minimum overclocks, and they show how limited the headroom is for AMD's cutting-edge processors.

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8 ways the iMac changed computing

21 years ago, the iMac was revealed to eager customers, and the computing world was never the same. Benj Edwards looks at the iMac’s impact over the last two decades.

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Spectacular laptop deals: $400 Core i5, $200 Chromebook,and a tiny $230 convertible

Walmart is selling an Acer Aspire 5 for $400 today, among several other laptop deals.

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Ask a PC expert: Is air cooling or liquid cooling better for your CPU?

PCWorld's CPU guru Gordon Mah Ung breaks down the pros, cons, and common misconceptions about air coolers and closed-loop liquid cooling.

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PCWorld's August Digital Magazine: Ryzen 3000

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

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Go beyond HD: This 31-inch, 1440p IPS monitor is just $170 after a massive $50 discount

Amazon is selling a 31.5-inch AOC 1440p FreeSync monitor for $50 off today.

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The utterly fantastic Elgato Stream Deck Mini was a steal at $100, and now it's 40% off

The Elgato Stream Deck Mini is just $60 at Amazon right now.

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Kingston A2000 NVMe SSD: Fast and cheap, at 10 cents per gigabyte

At a mere 10 cents per gigabyte, Kingston's A2000 sets a new low price point for NVMe SSDs. Surprisingly, it does so without sacrificing much performance.

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Windows 10's fall upgrade: Yep, it's a service pack

When it comes to Windows, what's old is new again. The next update to Windows 10 will amount to little more than tweaks and improvements to May's Windows 10 1903.

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Top 5 offers for affordable laptops for College Students in 2019

Find the best budget laptops for college students and the available promotions and coupons for top brands such as HP, Apple, Lenovo, and more on PCWorld. Check our tips!

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The best graphics cards for PC gaming

These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today from Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon.

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These Asus ROG mechanical keyboards are down to all-time-lows of $114 today

Amazon is selling a number of Asus ROG Strix Flare keyboards today for $66 off, a new all-time low.

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MSI's overclocked 8GB Radeon RX 580 Armor graphics card is selling for a ludicrously low $150

The 8GB MSI Armor OC Radeon RX 580 is $150 after checkout code and rebate at Newegg today.

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Should you buy a laptop with Intel's 8th-gen or 9th-gen CPU? We run the benchmarks

Confused about whether to buy a laptop with Intel's 9th-gen, 8th-gen, or 7th-gen CPU? Here's what you need to know.

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Microsoft pitches free help for Windows 7-to-Windows 10 upgraders

With its FastTrack assistance program, the company will work with customers migrating from Windows 7, either Enterprise or Professional, or Windows 8.1 Enterprise or Professional, to Windows 10 Enterprise.

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We loved Asus's convertible Chromebook Flip, and it's just $250 after a $60 discount

The Asus Chromebook Flip 101 is about $60 cheaper than usual right now.

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