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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3 must-know insights from our early Intel 11th-gen 'Tiger Lake H' testing

Early testing shows Intel's 11th gen Tiger Lake H looks very competitive with AMD's best.

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Tested: Is Ryzen 5000 battery performance really that bad?

Is Ryzen 5000 mobile performance bad on battery? We investigate, comparing it to the Intel competition. We learn why it takes a hit, and why it might not be a big deal.

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No, you can't run Ryzen 5000 on your old AMD motherboard, but maybe that's a good thing

Sorry, you cannot run Ryzen 5000 in old AMD motherboards. That's been the official line for a while, but AMD caught some users trying it anyway, with a beta BIOS from ASRock. AMD has squelched this practice and says it's time to buy a new motherboard.

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How AMD's impossible-to-find Ryzen 9 5900X somehow made Amazon's top-selling list

AMD's impossible-to-find Ryzen 9 5900X somehow made Amazon's list of bestsellers. This means there just might be price relief on the horizon for AMD's spectacular CPU. Here's what we found out.

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I've fallen in love with this Asus miniLED 4K panel

I'm in love with the Asus ROG Swift PG32UQX. It's a gaming monitor that's equally useful for work, so you don't have to compromise. But you do have to open your wallet wide. Really wide.

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Ryzen 7 5800U vs. Core i7-1185G7: Everything you need to know before you buy your next laptop

Which CPU should you have in your next ultraportable laptop? We compare AMD Ryzen 7 5800U to Intel Core i7-1185G7.

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The Full Nerd Ep. 174: AMD's mysterious 4700S, Apple's M1 blitz, EVGA's Elite GPU access

The gang discusses Apple's M1 iMac and iPad, the mysterious AMD 4700S CPU, and EVGA's Elite club.

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AMD Ryzen 7 5800U review: AMD's best laptop CPU takes on Intel's best 11th-gen chip

We review the AMD Ryzen 7 5800U mobile chip. Can it dethrone Intel's 11th-gen Tiger Lake CPU? Check out our results.


Finally, a good use for Intel's lowly Atom CPU: Inside NASA's $2.7B Perseverance rover

Low bid contract: Nasa's Mars probe packs Intel Atom and a 1990s iMac CPU.

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No joke: World of Warships just added Leroy Jenkins as a playable character

Relive the classic World of Warcraft meme in World of Warships with the real Navy veteran.

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How does Apple's new M1 iMac compare to Windows All-in-One PCs?

We compare the specs of Appleā€™s new M1-based iMac to the fanciest Windows All-in-One PCs from major vendors.

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No, Apple's new M1 iPad Pro won't kill the PC

Apple's new iPad Pro family is impressive, but it still won't kill the PC. The PC is selling in record numbers, and the iPad Pro is actually looking more and more like a PC with each generation.

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Dell's XPS 13 9310 just got a mesmerizing upgrade

The Dell XPS 13 premium thin-and-light laptop gets a new OLED panel option.

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You should probably buy your memory now before prices get worse

RAM prices haven't spiked to 2018 levels, but they're on the move, so you should probably get in now.

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Save big on Ryzen 9 5950X, 27-inch monitor, and Xbox Game Pass in this killer bundle

AMD's 16-core Ryzen 9 5950X has been hard to find, and this bundle actually gets you closer to a normal price.