Gordon Mah UngExecutive Editor, PCWorld

One of founding fathers of hardcore tech reporting, Gordon has been covering PCs and components since 1998.

13 thinkbook 15

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.

xps 13 2 in 1 centenario notebook xps 13 9310 td 4000x4000 frost

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.


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.

Intel's 11th gen Tiger Lake CPU

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

hp pavilion 15 ceramicwhite naturalsilver nt hdcam nonodd fpr scrnss hero frontfacing

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,

tile pro

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.

11th gen intel core processors with intel iris xe graphics

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?


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.

asus rog zephyrus g14

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?

Cooler Master SK621

How Cooler Master saved its SK621 keyboard by doing the right thing

When Cooler Master's SK621 keyboard stumbled out of the gate, the company did what we wish all companies would: Fix the product, for free.

amd zen 3

AMD sets October 8 date for next-gen Ryzen 'Zen 3' launch

AMD has set a date to launch the next iteration of its Ryzen processors, likely the Ryzen 4000 series.

dell xps 15 9500

What the Dell XPS 15 could teach gaming laptops about good sound

Gaming laptops have improved a lot recently—except in one area: sound quality. The Dell XPS 15 9500 shows how good they could be if they made an effort.

aorus 15vb p p002 1 1

The Gigabyte Aorus 15P is aimed at professionals

Gigabyte's new Aorus 15P is for professionals. Professional gamers, that is. Gigabyte said it worked with pro gamers to outfit the laptop for intensive workloads.

msi nb summit e14 photo18

MSI Prestige and Summit laptops add 11th-gen Tiger Lake, PCIe 4.0 SSDs and more

MSI's new Summit laptops aim at business, while the Prestige gets colorful. And yes, it's an Oprah "You get PCIe 4.0 SSD too" moment.

doom eternal

Watch the GeForce RTX 3080 get medieval on an RTX 2080 Ti in Doom Eternal

Nvidia shows its new $700 GeForce RTX 3080 leaving its older $1,200 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti in the dust running Doom Eternal at 4K resolution and max settings.