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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No, really: Asus' crazy ROG Mothership is like a Surface Pro for gaming

The ROG Mothership GZ700 is such a crazy design, you just have to see it for yourself. There's a new ROG Zephyrus GX701 too.

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AMD announces new mobile Ryzen chips and finally gets into Chromebooks

AMD just announced quad-core Ryzen laptop CPUs with Radeon Vega graphics. And, surprise, you'll see AMD in Chromebooks too.

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Origin EVO-17S review: This thin gaming laptop tames even the mighty Core i9

Can you get a Core i9 in a "thin" laptop? Origin's EVO-17S gaming laptop can.

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Acer Predator Helios 500 Review: A rare chance to choose between AMD and Intel-Nvidia versions

Acer's big, burly and powerful Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop lets you choose between AMD and Intel/Nvidia configurations. They're both powerhouses, but they excel at different things. Read our review for all the details.

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Intel kicks off a new focus on engineering as it puts the rocky 10nm year behind it

Following a miserable 10nm Cannon Lake launch, Intel signals a strategic shift to focus on six pillars of engineering.

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Surprise! Intel reveals 10nm Sunny Cove CPU cores that go deeper, wider, and faster

Intel's first major CPU core update in years kicks the chip giant back into high gear. Meet Sunny Cove.

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Intel vs. Snapdragon: We test HP's Envy x2 with both on speed, battery life and more

Call it Intel vs. Snapdragon: The battle for the soul of your laptop is being fought in thin, light models like HP's Envy x2. So we tested it with both CPUs to dig deep into the differences.

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Exclusive first look: Creative Labs' high-end Sound BlasterX AE-9 breaks cover

We get hands-on with Creative Labs' newest audiophile sound card: The Sound BlasterX AE-9.

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The Full Nerd ep. 77: Super X-Fi, old-school computers, and an unveiling

The PCWorld gang talks about Creative's amazing Super X-Fi, old-school computing, and the reveal of the Sound Blaster AE-9.

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Razer's Blade Stealth gets a long-awaited upgrade to GeForce graphics and a Whiskey Lake CPU

Razer updates its Blade Stealth thin-and-light with a Whiskey Lake CPU and MX150 GPU, making it more like the MacBook Air, except likely faster.

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How Intel's Optane Memory leads to misleading specs in PC advertisements

If you see a PC with a weird RAM amount like 24GB (instead of the more common 4GB, 8GB, or 16GB), it's because Intel's Optane storage memory has been added to the mix.

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How to pick the best GPU for a gaming laptop

The GPU in a gaming laptop matters, so here's everything you need to know about picking the right one for 720p, 1080p, or 1440p gaming, as well as esports.

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What AMD's 64-core 'Rome' server CPU tells us about Ryzen 2

New CPU features "chiplet" design with 7nm-based x86 cores surrounding 14nm IO chip

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Laptop showdown: AMD vs. Intel and AMD vs. Nvidia in Acer's Predator Helios 500

It's AMD vs. Intel and AMD vs. Nvidia: We test identical Acer Predator Helios 500 laptops, one with Core i9 and GeForce GTX 1070, the other with Ryzen 7 and Radeon RX Vega 56.

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Here's how much slower (and faster?) Apple's new MacBook Air is than Dell's XPS 13

Leaked Geekbench numbers indicate the 2018 MacBook Air gets thrashed by Dell's XPS 13 in heavy workloads