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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Intel's 905P Optane reaches a tempting 1.5TB, but drive prices remain high

Intel just dropped its largest Optane SSDs yet, and one of them is a U.2 drive. But the technology is still pricey per GB.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 fans can now build an almost all-COD PC thanks to Asus

If you've been wanting a full Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 build to go with your t-shirt and tattoo, Asus pretty much has you covered.

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Newegg confirms credit card information was taken in a sophisticated attack

Electronics retailer Newegg has confirmed that credit card information taken during the last month appears to have been stolen via a JavaScript injection.

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Gigabyte wades into NVMe SSDs with a trio of budget-priced drives

Gigabyte already makes most computer parts, and now it's added another with the debut of branded PCIe M.2 SSDs. That bid to put its name into more of your PC is intentional.

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World of Warships dives deep for new players, adding submarines to popular naval combat game

World of Warships, the free-to-play naval combat game, adds submarines and rejiggers aircraft carriers to bring in new players.

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Here's every feature Apple might copy from the PC for the updated MacBook Air 13

When you're a laptop that hasn't been updated significantly since 2015, you have a lot of choices for upgrade features. Here's every PC feature Apple could put on the bargain-bin spec'ed, but luxury-priced MacBook Air 13

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How the 32-core Ryzen Threadripper is suddenly a lot better at gaming

A bug in Nvidia's drivers drastically hurt the 32-core Threadripper 2990WX's performance. Here's what we saw after the fix.

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Dell XPS 13 vs. Dell XPS 15: Which should you buy?

Dell's current XPS 13 9370 and XPS 15 9570 are two of the best laptops you could possibly buy. We'll show you how to choose between them based on price, features, performance and more.

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AMD's Ryzen 5 2500X and Ryzen 3 2300X target budget gamers, but they're not DIY

AMD unveiled the Ryzen 5 2500X and the Ryzen 3 2300X, CPUs designed for budget gamers. But currently, the only way you can get one of these chips is in a pre-built system.

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Bring back the headphone jack: Why USB-C audio still doesn't work

Just try plugging a handful of USB-C headphones and dongles into a stack of smartphones and you'll see that compatibility is still a mess.

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How memory bandwidth is killing AMD's 32-core Threadripper performance

Here's just how much memory bandwidth constraints might be hurting the performance of AMD's 32-core Threadripper 2990WX CPU.

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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