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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Here's how fast the 2018 MacBook Pro 15 will be

Apple finally boards the 8th-gen Core i7 train, and we already know how fast the 2018 MacBook Pro 15 will be.

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Giveaway: Win a signed Threadripper 2 T-Shirt

This is probably your only chance ever to get a 2018 2nd-gen Threadripper shirt

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Dell New XPS 13 vs. HP Spectre x360 13t: Which laptop is better

What happens when Dell's New XPS 13, the best clamshell laptop, takes on HP's Spectre x360 13t, the best convertible laptop? A clash of the titans

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Intel 8th-gen Core i7 vs. 7th-gen Core i7 CPUs: An upgrade that's finally worth it

Intel's 6-core 8th-gen Core i7-8750H breaks the rule about about not upgrading from one generation to the next. Just see how it obliterates its predecessors in our benchmarks.

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AMD offers winners of Intel's Core i7-8086K contest a 16-core Threadripper CPU instead

Shade thrown: AMD taunts Intel while offering to exchange Core i7-8086K CPUs for the Threadripper 1950X.

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Intel Kaby Lake G Core i7-8705G review: Why Nvidia should be scared

Intel's combination of Core i7-8705G and AMD Radeon RX Vega M burns up the performance charts and represents a sea change in laptop design.

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Intel confirms plans for a discrete GPU by 2020, and gaming PCs might be first in line

Intel confirmed it would have a discrete GPU product by 2020. Given the company's spotty history with GPUs, the plans to compete again with AMD’s Radeon and Nvidia’s GeForce products have been described as “aggressive.”

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MSI's Prestige PS42 is an ultrabook with a gaming pedigree

The Prestige PS42 is something new for MSI: A thin, light laptop that isn't expressly for gaming. But you can bet they stuffed in as much performance as possible.

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Hands on: MSI's App Player lets you crush mobile gamers

MSI's App Player creates a virtualized Android environment on your PC, so you can crush your pathetic, phone-using rivals.

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Hands on: The MSI GF63 is a gaming laptop with a pretty nice price

The MSI GF63 gives you plenty of game on the go, with enough money left over to actually be able to go outside.

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We just tested the all-AMD Acer Predator Helios 500 gaming laptop

Here's how fast the new Acer Predator Helios 500 is with Ryzen 7 2700 and Radeon Vega 56 graphics

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Cooler Master's thermoelectric closed-loop cooler is like a mini-fridge for your CPU

By integrating a themoelectric cooler, Cooler Master's new hardware can hit temps no other closed-loop cooler can.

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Cooler Master's MK850 keyboard wants to kill your gamepad with native analog controls

Cooler Master's MK850 uses Aimpad technology to give your keyboard the precision of a gamepad joystick

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Asus integrates OLED displays into ROG power supplies and liquid-coolers

The Asus ROG Thor 1200W power supply, and Ryuo and Ryujin liquid-coolers feature integrated OLED displays.

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Could this be the year for Multi-Gig PCs? Aquantia says yes

Aquantia said to expect Multi-Gig USB adapters as well as far more affordable hardware this year based on its new controllers