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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Ryzen 4000 performance benchmarks: Ryzen 7 4700U beats Intel H-class mobile chips

We test the AMD Ryzen 7 4700U in the Acer Swift 3. Here are all the benchmarks we ran on this first laptop out of the gate.

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Dell XPS 13 9300 review: The bezel is finally dead

The Dell XPS 13 9300 may not make a performance splash, but its 16:10 aspect-ratio touchscreen and dual biometric inputs still make a difference.

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Microsoft's free Minecraft for Windows 10 giveaway ends at midnight for Java players

Act now to get your free code for Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition before it ends at midnight.

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Should you wait for AMD Ryzen 4000 or Intel Comet Lake H laptops, or get an older model for cheap?

AMD's Ryzen 4000 and Intel's Comet Lake H chips promise a bright new generation of laptops. Some users should definitely wait for them, while others could get good deals on older models.

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Intel 10th-gen Comet Lake H review: The best Core i7 in a laptop you can buy

Intel's 10th-gen Core i7 Comet Lake H offers more cores than ever before, but it may not be enough to beat AMD's Ryzen 4000 chips.

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Gigabyte Aero 17 review: A gorgeous 4K laptop that finally makes sense

The Gigabyte Aero 17 with Comet Lake H, GeForce RTX Super, and a 17.3-inch 4K HDR 400-calibrated screen, makes a mighty fine work-from-home laptop.

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Best funny Zoom background trick: Put yourself in a looping video so you can skip the meeting

This Zoom background trick is handy: Record a video of yourself that you can loop as a virtual background, so you can duck out on the meeting.


How to use animated GIFs as backgrounds in Zoom video

Here's how to use your favorite animated GIFs as a background in Zoom video.

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The Origin 12-core Ryzen 9 EON15-X wins for Monster Ryzen Laptop of the week

The Origin PC EON15-X is a 15.6-inch laptop weighing less than 6 pounds that nevertheless packs a desktop Ryzen 9 3900 and GeForce RTX 2070. Impressive.

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Acer's Predator Triton 500 gets a 300Hz panel and beastly internal upgrades

The 4.6-pound Acer Predator Triton 500 will feature 10th-gen Intel CPUs and Nvidia's new GeForce Super GPUs, topped off with a 300Hz panel and 2.5GbE Ethernet.

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MSI's Creator 17 wins the miniLED display race, paired with Nvidia and Intel's just-revealed chips

MSI's new laptop lineup includes miniLED screens, GeForce Supers, and 300MHz panels.

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Gigabyte retools Aero and Aorus laptop lines with Comet Lake H and GeForce Super GPUs

Gigabyte tunes its Aero laptops for creators and its Aorus line for gamers, offering the latest Intel 10th-gen Comet Lake H and Nvidia GeForce Super GPUs in both.

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The Razer Blade 15 Advanced Model debuts with Nvidia GTX Super and Intel Comet Lake H

Razer's beautiful Blade 15 Advanced Model gets Intel and Nvidia's latest toys along with a 300Hz screen option

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The Full Nerd ep. 132: AMD's Ryzen 4000 mobile arrives, and it's amazing

Join Gordon, Brad, Alaina and Adam as they discuss AMD's first victory over Intel in laptops with the Ryzen 4000 CPUs

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Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 review: Ryzen 4000 makes this thin, light laptop a winner

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is the world's first Ryzen 4000-based laptop. It offers stupidly good performance in a stupidly light chassis at a stupidly reasonable price.