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.

When should I choose a console over a graphics card upgrade? | Ask an expert

How much of my budget should I spend on a graphics card? | Ask an expert

How much of my budget should I spend on a graphics card? | Ask an expert

Figuring out how much GPU to buy depends a lot on your other components and future plans.

Who should buy the AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT?

Who should buy the AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT?

With the RX 6900 XT, AMD has returned to competing at the high-end. We lay out what you need to know.

Where to buy the Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti

Where to buy the Nvidia RTX 3060 Ti

Having trouble finding a 3060 Ti? Here’s where to start your search.

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

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

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

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.

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