Gordon Mah UngExecutive Editor, PCWorld

One of founding fathers of hardcore tech reporting, Gordon has been covering PCs and components since 1998.

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The best laptops: Premium laptops, budget laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

Independent, testing-based reviews of laptops from all the top brands. We pick the best budget, premium, and gaming PCs, and compare AMD vs. Intel.

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Best gaming laptops: Know what to look for and which models rate highest

Which gaming laptop should you buy? From size, to performance, to budget, to features, this buyer's guide will help you find the right gaming laptop for your needs.

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How UL's Wild Life benchmark invites misleading PC vs. iPhone comparisons

Resist the clickbait headlines comparing PC vs. Mac and iPhone vs. PC. While cross-platform tests like UL's 3DMark Wild Life have their place, benchmarks can't compare to real-world experience.

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We ran Quake II RTX on a GeForce RTX 2080 Ti card, and here's how fast it was

Nvidia's remastered Quake II RTX is the first fully path-traced video game, and you can soon have it for free. We ran it on a GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, and this is what we saw..

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Intel's power play: Hands-on with ATX12VO motherboards and power supply

Intel’s ATX12VO power supply standard will help desktop PCs meet increasingly stringent government standards on idle power consumption. We take a closer look.

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Dell XPS 13 vs. XPS 13 2-in-1: Which one should you buy?

Dell has two great good thin-and-lights in the XPS 13 and the XPS 13 2-in-1. Which one should you buy? We'll help you make the right choice.

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Why AMD calls it Ryzen 5000 instead of Ryzen 4000

AMD has called its new Zen 3 desktop chips Ryzen 5000, skipping the Ryzen 4000 name to prevent confusion with the laptop version.

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The Full Nerd special episode: Ryzen 5000 claims the gaming crown, Radeon RX 6000 benchmarks

Join the gang as they talk about AMD's new Ryzen 5000 CPUs, and what their newly claim to gaming supremacy means for Core i9. Bonus: Radeon RX 6000 numbers!

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You had only one job, Intel, and now AMD's Ryzen 9 may take it from you

You had one job, Core i9, and now Ryzen 9 may take it from you. If the new Ryzen 5000 CPUs are as improved in gaming as AMD claims, Intel may have nowhere to go.

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How to make sure your motherboard is ready for AMD Zen 3

AMD's new Zen 3 chip will work with 500-series and 400-series motherboards, but you're going to need a couple of BIOS updates first.

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AMD says the Zen 3-based Ryzen 9 is the 'world's best gaming CPU'

AMD's Zen 3 in new Ryzen 9, Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 chips will surpass Intel in gaming, the company claims.

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The best CPU for laptops 2020: We compare Intel vs. AMD

What's the best CPU for your next laptop? Good question. We discuss the pros and cons of Intel's 11th-gen and 10th-gen Core CPUs, plus AMD Ryzen 4000.

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The HP Spectre x360 14 gets a lush OLED display and a lot more AI smarts

The new HP Spectre x360 14 features OLED, while the Spectre x360 13 and Envy x360 upgrade to 11th-gen Tiger Lake processors

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Tested: AV1 performance in 11th-gen Tiger Lake vs. 10th-gen Ice Lake and Comet Lake, Ryzen 4000

In the Intel vs. AMD wars, video formats matter too. Intel's 11th-gen Tiger Lake has AV1 codec support, and it shows in tests against 10th-gen Ice Lake and Comet Lake, and Ryzen 4000.

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The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano is the lightest ThinkPad ever built

The X1 Nano will be the lightest ThinkPad ever built by Lenovo, and it has a really cool screen, too.