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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4 reasons not to buy a gaming laptop right now

You may want to wait to buy a gaming laptop, because new AMD Ryzen 5000, Intel Tiger Lake H, and Nvidia RTX 30-series parts are just around the corner.

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How much scalpers make selling hard-to-get PC hardware and consoles

A data engineer shows how scalpers have cleared nearly $82 million selling Ryzen 5000 CPUs, Radeon RX 6000s, RTX 30-series, PS5 and new Xbox on eBay.

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Laptop and monitors display sales surge as pandemic continues

Laptop display and PC monitor sales surged in 2020, with no end in sight in 2021, according to a new report by Omdia.

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Don't panic, AMD will keep making its own Big Navi cards after all

Reversing course, AMD said still make its own reference boards indefinitely.

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Aww, this tiny M.2 GPU is sooo cute!

Asrock Rack just made an M.2 graphics card—just don't expect to run Cyberpunk 2077 on it

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Intel welcomes AMD and Arm competition, because the PC clearly isn't dead

Intel’s Gregory Bryant said the chip giant welcomes new competition from AMD and Arm because that means the PC business is thriving.

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Ryzen 5000, RTX 30-series and Radeon 6000 shortages hit system builders too

The outsize demand for Ryzen 5000, RTX-series GPUS, and AMD Raseon 6000 has hit system vendors as hard as it's hit DIY builders. We look into why.

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GPU sales rise across the board, from AMD and Intel to Nvidia

Driven by PC gaming, pandemic upgrading, and likely cryptocurrency miners, GPU units hit a healthy 13.4-percent increase in sales over the previous quarter, Jon Peddie Research said in a report released Tuesday.

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Up close with Nvidia's Dynamic Boost feature for gaming laptops

Nvidia's Dynamic Boost can offer near double-digit performance gains by making the CPU and GPU get along

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Shots fired: Intel says Ryzen 4000 performance stinks on battery

Intel claims it can prove Ryzen 4000 CPUs are much, much slower with common tasks on battery.

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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 9310 review: Actual gaming chops in a tiny laptop

The Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 9310 gets Intel’s 11th gen Core i7-1165G7 chip, meaning gaming is actually conceivable on this sub-three-pound laptop.

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Intel's NUC M15 laptop is a stylishly generic notebook for the rest of us

Intel's first NUC laptop brings a slim, stylish design to notebooks that aren't made from the Dells and HPs of the world.

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Intel's power play: Hands-on with ATX12VO motherboards and power supply

Intel’s ATX12VO power supply standard will help desktop PCs meet increasingly stringent government standards on idle power consumption. We take a closer look.

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PC vs. Mac: Which should you buy?

The Mac vs. PC war erupts again, now that Apple has unveiled MacBooks powered by its new M1 chip. We’ll help you understand the pros and cons of both platforms.

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Sorry, but the new MacBook Air is not faster than 98% of PC laptops

Let's just say this out loud, OK? Apple is full of it.