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The excitement of working on a computer can be replaced with devastation in an instant. We asked Lifehacker readers for their wildest, most rage-inducing computer "whoopsies", and they shared some real doozies. From bricking to fires, water cooling to blood stains, here are your worst computer customisation horror stories.


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.


The hardest part of building a PC is picking the parts, especially when everyone around you seems to have an opinion. And no flame war is more prevalent than the NVIDIA snobs vs the AMD fanboys. What's really going on with these two companies, and which card should you get?