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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HP's Spectre x360 15t offers 4K resolution without killing battery, and it's smaller too

HP's Spectre x360 15t squeezes a 15.6-inch screen into a 14-inch body and claims up to 17 hours of run time, even with a 4K display.

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HP's Envy 32 AiO busts out with HDR 600 4K, RTX graphics and very loud speakers

HP's Envy 32 AiO may be the first bad-ass all-in-one PC, with an HDR600 4K panel, RTX graphics, and impressively loud speakers.

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Hands-on: Dell's XPS 13 9300 gets 10nm 10th-gen CPUs, a bigger display and upgradable storage

Dell’s XPS 13 9300 somehow shaves its bezels even narrower, for a big upgrade in screen space. It also boasts a 10th-gen Ice Lake CPU, a real M.2 SSD, and other improvements.

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Best external drives for backup, storage, and portability

Whether you're looking for speed, capacity, portability, or all of the above, a USB external hard disk or SSD is a necessary complement to your desktop PC setup.

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

From budget, to ultraportable, to gaming laptops, our top picks feature the best tech advances in laptop PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include portables from HP, Dell, and Apple.

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PCIe 4.0: Everything you need to know, from specs to compatibility to caveats

AMD's platform for Ryzen 3000 also ushers in PCIe 4.0, the first big change to the PCIe interface since 2010. Here's what you need to know.

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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 vs. HP Spectre x360 13t: Which premium laptop is best?

We compare Dell’s XPS 13 2-in-1 7390 and HP’s 5th-gen Spectre x360 13t, two premium laptops from two rival companies, judging them closely on specs, features, performance and more.  

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HP Spectre x360 13t Review: A thin-and-light that hasn't taken away all the good stuff

HP's Spectre x360 13t gives you thin and light without removing all the good stuff: an Intel Ice Lake CPU, long battery life, a full-travel keyboard, USB Type-A and an upgradable SSD.

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Intel Core i9-10980XE Review: Winning the middle

Intel's 18-core Core i9-10980XE occupies a tight performance space between competing AMD CPUs. A lower price actually makes it a decent deal.

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AMD Threadripper 3970X Review: 32 cores of unbeatable power

AMD's 32-core Ryzen Threadripper 3970X delivers performance 43 percent faster than the older 32-core Threadripper.

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Ryzen 9 3950X review: AMD's 16-core CPUs is an epic end-zone dance over Intel

AMD's 16-core Ryzen 9 3960X reigns supreme as the most powerful consumer CPU we've ever seen

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Dell XPS 13 vs. Dell XPS 15: Which should you buy?

Dell's new XPS 13 7390, XPS 13 2-in-1 7390, and XPS 15 7590 are three of best laptops you could possibly buy. We'll show you how to choose between them based on price, features, performance and more.

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AMD unveils 32-core Threadripper 3970X, 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X, and unlocked Athlon

AMD announced 24-core and 32-core Threadripper CPUs on Thursday, in addition to a 16-core Ryzen 3000 and a new budget overclockable Athlon 3000G.

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Dell XPS 13 7390 review: Whoa, the XPS 13 is officially faster than an XPS 15 now

Dell's new XPS 13 7390 packs Intel’s Comet Lake Core i7-10710U, making this tiny ultraportable a truly impressive performer, even against XPS 15 workhorses.