Buying a PC? Here’s what you need to know now

If you’re in the market for a new computer, there are things you need to know. Things your PC manufacturer or retailer won’t necessarily share with you.

And with the frenzied days of buying just ahead, now is the time to inform yourself. Otherwise you could end up overpaying — I mean really overpaying — for your next laptop or desktop. Read more “Buying a PC? Here’s what you need to know now”

Oh no! I bought the laptop from hell at Best Buy

Question: I bought an Asus laptop computer from Best Buy recently. Soon after I began using it, the PC started shutting down randomly.
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What’s your problem? A slippery component that destroyed my PC

Question: I recently paid $129 for a Cooler Master HAF 932 computer chassis at my local CompUSA for constructing a custom high-end computer system. Last night I stayed up late to put the computer system together, spending hours mounting the components and wiring them properly for optional functionality and aesthetics. (I’m a certified computer technician.)
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