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.

Best Cyber Monday tech deals at Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Newegg, and more

Best Cyber Monday deals on PC components, monitors, networking gear, and more
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Best Cyber Monday deals on PC components, monitors, networking gear, and more

This year offers fewer bargains on PC parts, networking gear, software, games, and PC accessories, but we still spotted some deals worth a look.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate tip: How to get 3 years of access to hundreds of games for dirt cheap
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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate tip: How to get 3 years of access to hundreds of games for dirt cheap

You can save hundreds on an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription with this method. And right now during Black Friday, you'll pay even less to pull it off!

Can you build a PS5 or Xbox Series X PC for $800?

Can you build a PS5 or Xbox Series X PC for $800?

Internet commentors claim you can build an equivalent PC for the same cost as a PS5 or Xbox Series X, once you factor in the cost of subscriptions for online play. Are they right?

Do you need a PCIe 4 SSD for gaming? | Ask an expert

Do you need a PCIe 4 SSD for gaming? | Ask an expert

Next-gen gaming consoles will sport impressive hardware—enough so that some DIY PC builders want to know if they should start future-proofing themselves now.

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

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.

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

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.)

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.

Halo: Master Chief Collection campaign co-op not working? Here's how to fix it

Halo: Master Chief Collection campaign co-op not working? Here's how to fix it

Struggling to finish the fight? Use these troubleshooting steps to fix Halo 3 campaign co-op issues on PC.

How to set up two PCs for streaming to Twitch or YouTube

How to set up two PCs for streaming to Twitch or YouTube

Whether you’re pairing an older PC with a new build or freshly assembling two beefy systems, here’s how to link the necessary hardware and software together.

How to use a Nintendo Switch Pro controller with a PC

How to use a Nintendo Switch Pro controller with a PC

You can do it over Bluetooth or with a wired USB cable.

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.

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