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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At PAX West? Come celebrate the PC's greatness with us, Gamers Nexus, Corsair, and PCMR mods!

Come see Gordon Mah Ung, Gamer's Nexus Stephen Burke, PCMR's Pedro10 and Logan Saso, and Miss Magitek and CuriousGe0rge of Corsair at this star-studded PC panel at PAX West.

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Dell's cheapest XPS 13 yet, the 9370 is just $900

Dell's lowest-cost XPS 13 ever, the 9370 has a starting price of just $900. But don't turn up your nose at its Core i3 CPU. It could actually be faster than last year's mid-range XPS 13.

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Should you buy a 32-core Threadripper 2990WX?

Should you buy a 32-core Threadripper? That depends. We'll lay out the reasons you should—or shouldn't—buy it.

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The Full Nerd Episode 64: GeForce RTX Arrives!

Join the Full Nerd crew as they discuss the exciting—and brave new world—of the GeForce RTX and real-time ray tracing

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HP's Omen Mindframe and Omen Obelisk bring special features to PC gaming

HP's Omen Mindframe gaming headset is actively cooled, while the Omen Obelisk's case window could be the first for a large PC vendor.

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Acer, Alienware, and HP have all announced desktops with GeForce RTX

Acer, Alienware, HP, Origin and others announce support for Nvidia's breakthrough ray tracing graphics cards in their desktop lineups. Here are the details.

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Hands-on with the Asus ROG Zephyrus S, a superportable 15-inch gaming laptop

Can the thin, powerful ROG Zephyrus S kill the Razer Blade 15 and MSI GS65? Asus thinks so.

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The Full Nerd special episode: Diving deep into 2nd-gen Threadripper with AMD's Jim Anderson

In this episode of The Full Nerd, AMD senior vice president Jim Anderson stops by to dive deep into 2nd-gen Threadripper CPUs.

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2nd Gen Threadripper 2990WX review: AMD's 32-core CPU is insanely fast but not for everyone

AMD's 32-core Threadripper 2990WX offers an insane amount of threads and performance in the right hands. In the wrong hands, it's just a waste.

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AMD's 32-core Threadripper dares Intel to match it on cores and price

AMD throws out four new 2nd-gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, ranging from 32 cores to 12 cores, and all priced to kill Intel.

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Final day: Win a signed limited edition Core i7-8086K CPU

Here's your chance to win what could be the most unique Core i7 CPU around: A limited edition Core i7-8086K signed by Intel's Gregory M. Bryant

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AMD brings overclocking to the masses with its Ryzen B450 chipset

AMD has launched its Ryzen B450 chipset, which offers high-end features like overclocking at mass-market prices.

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Laptop buyer's guide: What to get when everything's on sale

Planning to shop for a laptop during back-to-school sales? Here's how to spot a great deal among the ho-hum ones.

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How to pick the best CPU for your next laptop

What's the best CPU for your next laptop? We'll help you pick Core i7 vs. Core i5, Pentium N or Celeron U.

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It's over: Intel and Micron file for divorce on 3DXpoint technology

Micron and Intel announce an end to the 3D XPoint partnership that brought us Optane and QuantX. Both companies vow to continue developing products separately.