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

AMD's Ryzen 9, Ryzen 7 and Ryzen 5 chips, all part of its Zen 3 architecture and Ryzen 5000 desktop processors, will surpass Intel in gaming, the company claims.

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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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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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Lenovo ThinkBooks offer Intel or AMD CPUs and a few surprising features

Lenovo has upgraded its economical ThinkBook business line with the latest Intel 11th-gen Tiger Lake and AMD Ryzen 4000 CPUs, and lots of choices.

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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.

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The Dell XPS 13 and XPS 13 2-in-1 move up to 11th-gen Tiger Lake CPUs

The Dell XPS 13 and XPS 13 2-in-1 will get Intel's hot new 11th-gen Tiger Lake CPU. Announced Monday, Dell said both models will go on sale September 30.

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Why laptop integrated graphics aren't terrible anymore

We compared discrete graphics to Intel's 11th gen Tiger Lake with Iris Xe and Ryzen 7 4800U. The results will surprise you.

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Intel said 11th-gen Tiger Lake is on its way to Chromebooks

Expect to see 11th gen Tiger Lake CPUs in Chrombooks within months, Intel said

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The HP Pavilion 15 offers Ryzen 4000 performance for as little as $600

The HP Pavilion 15 offers popular Ryzen 4000-based models starting at just $600. Or splurge for Intel 11th-gen Tiger Lake with Iris Xe graphics and GeForce MX450,

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Why Tile Pro isn't working with your iPhone, and what to do

Tile Pro units appear to be on the fritz for iPhone users, but the fix is a snap.

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Intel 11th-gen Core i7-1185G7 Tiger Lake Preview: It's (mostly) faster than Ryzen

11th-gen Core i7-1186G7 vs. Ryzen 7 4800U: Who wins?

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Intel coyly revealed an 8-core Tiger Lake CPU to fight AMD's Ryzen 4000

An 8-core, 11th-gen Tiger Lake CPU, coyly revealed by Intel in a Medium post, could give Intel the one feature it needs to beat AMD's Ryzen 4000.

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Why you can't get a high-end GPU in a Ryzen gaming laptop

AMD's stellar Ryzen 4000 doesn't get paired with high-end GPUs. Is it conspiracy, lack of PCIe bandwidth, or just plain bad timing?