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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How to turn off Outlook's horrible Top Results 'feature'

The Top Results feature in Outlook doesn't behave like email searches have for decades. Here's how to turn it off.

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Nvidia teases GeForce RTX 3090 design tweaks with radical new cooler, 12-pin power

Nvidia engineers explain what drove the design of the company's upcoming 'Ampere' GeForce graphics cards, revealing a revamped cooling solution and a 12-pin power connector.

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Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 performance preview: The high-end Ryzen laptop we've been waiting for

There's no Thunderbolt 3, but the Leonovo IdeaPad Slim 7 and its Ryzen 7 4800U are about as fast as H-class Intel laptops for a whole lot less money.

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Nvidia quietly launches the GeForce MX450 with PCIe 4 support for laptops

Just what did Nvidia's MX graphics line do to deserve the treatment it gets? Eat Jensen's lunch from the fridge?

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Graphics sales surge, with AMD and Nvidia benefiting at Intel's loss

PC graphics sales are way up, as the pandemic has spurred consumers to buy many more computers than in the previous quarter.

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Can't run Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020? Play the 1982 version in your browser

Is Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 too much for your PC to handle? Well, you can at least play the 1982 version in a browser.

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Nvidia's 12-pin power connector for next-gen GeForce cards makes a lot of sense when you see it

Pictures of Nvidia's new 12-pin power plug show it will offer a significant size advantage over conventional connectors used in today's GPUs


How Microsoft Flight Simulator could spur 'billions' in PC hardware sales

Gamers will buy $2.6 billion in new PCs, CPUs, GPUs and more just to play the 2020 reboot of Microsoft Flight Simulator, an analyst predicts.

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Best cheap monitor for back-to-school, distance learning? Here's my answer

My relative asked for buying advice on a monitor for distance learning. Here's what I recommended and why.

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Intel defends AVX-512 against critics who wish it to die a 'painful death'

Intel has finally defended AVX-512 in laptops against Linus Torvalds, who hopes it dies a painful death.

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The AMD A520 is the 'home essentials' chipset for budget builders

The AMD A520 chipset, a slight upgrade over the previous budget A320, is for basic Ryzen PC builds with an eye toward the upcoming Zen 3 generation of CPUs.

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We ran ray tracing on a $259 Chromebook with GeForce Now

We tried Nvidia's GeForce Now, which puts real gaming into Chromebooks. Will your Chromebook run GeForce Now? Probably.

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How to speed up your home Internet and Wi-Fi on the cheap

You can speed up your home Internet and Wi-Fi for cheap if you're willing to buy used and do some things yourself. Here's how it worked in my home.

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Intel's 'Client 2.0' computer of the future is a device customized to your needs

Intel's "Client 2.0" view of the future means the performance of the device is tailored to your needs, no one-size-fits-all solution.

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Intel plans Xe consumer graphics for laptops first, a discrete card in 2021

Intel's first Xe graphics part for consumers will go into laptops, but 2021 will bring the long-anticipated discrete graphics card with hardware ray tracing.