Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I had long thought about it, but I could never justify investing in a desktop PC. I feared it would mostly end up sitting idle at my desk, as its value and performance continue to depreciate. “I’m better off buying a beefy laptop,” I kept telling myself. But I was wrong all along. It’s been a little over a month since I gathered the courage to put together a rig, and I couldn’t be happier…

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