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This Graphic Shows How Nasty Your Keyboard Can Get (And How To Clean It)

Between all the dust, dead skin, and microbes, computer keyboards can get grimy pretty fast. This handy graphic reveals what might be lurking on your keyboard, as well as some clever ways to get it cleaned up.


Build A Cheap, Powerful PC With Old Server Parts

You can build a pretty decent computer with a small budget. But if you really want to cut costs, the folks at Linus Tech Tips scrounged together a used server motherboard, two tandem quad-core CPUs, and 16GB of RAM for under $US150 ($209).


Most Popular DIY Projects Of 2015

We’re always looking for the best DIY tips at Lifehacker, and this year there was certainly no shortage of them. Here are some of the best DIY tips for when you want to tackle projects all on your own.


How To Replace Your PlayStation 4's Hard Drive

Video: If you’re running out of space on your PS4, a hard drive replacement may be in order — and it’s so easy you can do it yourself in no time at all. Here’s how.


Games Slow? Easily Figure Out If Your PC Needs A CPU, GPU Or RAM Upgrade

If you’re keen to purchase some new gaming hardware for Christmas — be it for yourself or someone else — it might not be obvious what piece of tech to get. If your (or the giftee’s) machine isn’t playing the latest and greatest games at the best of frame rates, there are some rules of thumb that can help make the determination.


You Probably Only Need Two Or Three Fans In Your Computer

When you build a computer, your case probably comes with a couple fans, with room to expand. But do you need to? The folks at Linus Tech Tips decided to find out.


Logitech Mouse Showdown: Performance MX Vs. MX Master Vs. G502 Proteus Core

Once upon a time, Logitech’s MX Revolution was the most popular mouse around, and with good reason: It was comfortable, customisable, and its “momentum scrolling” is a lifesaver. Now, it has three successors, all of which are a bit different: The Performance MX, the new and powerful MX Master and the gaming-focused G502 Proteus Core. Here’s how they compare.


How To Build A Powerhouse Steam Machine For Hundreds Of Dollars Less

It’s been a long time coming, but the first Steam Machines are finally here: compact computers that give you the quality of PC gaming with the living room convenience of consoles. Too bad most of them cost an arm and a leg. Here’s how to build your own for less.


Is It Worth Upgrading An Expensive, Ancient CPU For A Modern, Low-End One?

Now here’s a good question. Ever since the demise of the gigahertz race, chip designs began to focus on working harder, rather than faster, so the answer isn’t immediately obvious. Toss number of cores and technologies such as Hyper-threading into the mix and we have to turn to benchmarks to get a resolution.


Update Your Graphics Drivers: It Can Make A Big Difference In Games

We’ve told you before that you should keep your graphics drivers up-to-date if you’re a PC gamer. But how much do they actually increase performance? Linus Tech Tips does a little experiment to find out.


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