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 much more gaming you did due to COVID

PC gamers played 31.3 billion hours in 2020—an increase of 51 percent

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MSI will support Resizable BAR across Intel and AMD motherboards, even Threadripper

MSI will support the PCIe Resizable BAR feature even on older 8th-gen Intel motherboards and AMD X470 motherboards.

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MSI's powerful, portable gaming laptops go all-in on GeForce RTX 30-series

MSI's latest laptops feature GeForce 30-series GPUs, Intel CPUs, and some even have 1080p webcams.

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Asus's wild dual-screen ROG Zephyrus Duo laptop taps Ryzen 5000, RTX 30-series

Asus comes out blazing with no fewer than five gaming laptops featuring Ryzen 5000 CPUs and GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs.

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How the tiny Asus ROG Flow X13 can outpunch big gaming laptops

Paired with a tiny GeForce RTX 3080 eGPU, the Ryzen 5000-based Asus ROG Flow X13 will outperform most bigger gaming laptops

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Acer's 2021 gaming laptops wield the latest innovations from AMD, Intel, and Nvidia

Acer's 2021 laptops will feature everything from AMD's Ryzen 5000 to Intel's Tiger Lake H and Intel's GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs.

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Alienware's m15 and m17 laptops level up with GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs

The newest Alienware laptops pair Nvidia's 30-series GPU with Intel's 10th-gen H-series CPUs

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Lenovo Legion gaming laptops add liquid metal, next-gen Ryzen and GeForce chips

Lenovo's Legion 5, Legion 7, Legion 5 Pro and Legion Slim 7 will pair AMD's newest Ryzen laptop CPU with Nvidia's newest GeForce GPUs.

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Core i7 vs. Ryzen 4000: Which mobile CPU is fastest in Photoshop, Premiere and Lightroom

In this round of the Intel vs. AMD battle, we test Intel's Tiger Lake Core i7 and AMD's Ryzen 4000 mobile CPUs in Adobe's Creative Cloud suite, using the Procyon and Pugetbench benchmarks.

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Best external drives for backup, storage, and portability

Whether you're looking for speed, capacity, portability, or all of the above, a USB external hard disk or SSD is a necessary complement to your desktop PC setup.

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Steam survey reveals Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 in the wild

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 cards may be in short supply, but we know they're out there because they're showing up on Steam's hardware survey.

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How to find out if your laptop can take an SSD

Give your old laptop a big performance boost with one simple step: replacing its hard drive with an SSD. Can your laptop be upgraded? Let's find out.

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Tested: How Apple's M1 chip performs against Intel 11th-gen and AMD Ryzen 4000

We put the PC's best laptops against MacBook Pro M1 to see if Apple's new ARM chip really is all that.

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AMD and Nvidia just might get along for once as both companies schedule CES streams

Here's where to watch AMD's, Nvidia's and Intel's big news at CES.

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Intel shows off an Optane Memory H20 drive, along with faster 670P SSDs

The Intel 670P will feature larger dynamic SLC cache, while its H20 Optane drive will use latest 3D Xpoint media.