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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Intel hopes to clean up toxic speech in game chat with AI and machine learning

Can AI and machine learning defang toxic voice chat in games? Intel thinks so

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HP's high-res Reverb VR headset blows the screen door effect off its hinges

We go hands-on with HP's Reverb Consumer Edition, whose astounding resolution is well deserving of this exclamation mark!

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Meet the new, tougher Cinebench R20 benchmark: We test it on Xeon and Threadripper

Here's what you need to know about Maxon's new Cinebench R20 benchmark, and how to use it to test your computer.

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Alienware Area-51m: We unbox and benchmark this desktop-class laptop

The Area-51m, Alienware's new flagship gaming laptop, is gorgeous outside and upgradable inside—with desktop-class parts! Watch our video to see more.

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The Full Nerd ep. 86: GeForce GTX 1660 Ti vs. RTX and Radeon, Ryzen 3000 rumors, untangling USB4

Gordon, Alaina, Adam, and Brad bring you this week's hot news on all things PC, including GTX vs. RTX vs Radeon, Ryzen 3000 rumors, and USB4 (kinda) explained.

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Why you should or shouldn't buy a GeForce RTX laptop

Nvidia's GeForce RTX may have finally arrived in laptops but that won't stop the hand-wringing. Here are the pros and cons of buying one today.

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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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Acer Predator Helios 300: We review the bestselling gaming laptop on Amazon

Acer's Predator Helios 300 is currently the bestselling gaming laptop on Amazon. With an 8th-gen Core i7, GeForce GTX 1060, and 144Hz screen, it's easy to see why. We delve into those and other details.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Review: Thin, fast and all business

Give the ThinkPad six cores and a GeForce GPU and you get the Lenovo ThinkPad Extreme X1, a 15-inch laptop that's large and in charge.

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Lenovo's latest IdeaPads offer Intel, AMD, and an Nvidia mystery

Lenovo's newest mainstream IdeaPad laptops give you a choice between Ryzen and RX Vega, or Core i7 and a mystery GeForce MX graphics.

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The Full Nerd ep. 85: Is it RTX's time finally? Intel to KFC chips and Ryzen 3000 here by July

In this episode of the Full Nerd, we discuss whether Metro and Battlefield V finally make GeForce RTX "worth it" and Intel's rarest CPU ever

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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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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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How to buy the best SD card for your camera, phone, tablet

Admit it, you're confused about which secure digital (SD) memory card to buy. We'll help you figure out the best SD/ Micro SD card for your GoPro, DSLR, phone, tablet, or Nintendo Switch.

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Full Nerd Special Edition: AMD talks Radeon VII and FreeSync vs. G-Sync

AMD's Scott Herkelman stops by with a shiny new GPU and dishes all things Radeon, plus his view of FreeSync vs. G-Sync