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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Ryzen APU review: Ryzen plus Vega saves budget gamers during a GPU drought

AMD's Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G APUs are everything budget gamers have been praying for: surprisingly decent gaming performance at a shockingly low price.

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Here's how much the Meltdown and Spectre patches drag down older hardware

We tested the Meltdown and Spectre fix on an older Intel Broadwell laptop, and the results are ugly.

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Here's how much the Meltdown and Spectre fix hurt my Surface Book performance

I just patched the Surface Book with the Meltdown and Spectre patches. Here's how much it hurt.

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MSI's GE73VR gaming laptop brings RGB lights to new places

The GE73VR brings the RGB bling to laptop lids, but MSI also wants to have the first notebook with an HDR display.

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Intel announces Optane 800P SSD for the rest of us

Intel's first laptop-focused Optane SSD, the 800P, will ship in 58GB and 118GB capacities, and will be bootable.

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Dell's XPS 15 2-in-1 battles Apple with Radeon Vega graphics and a maglev keyboard

Dell's new XPS 15 2-in-1 features a new maglev keyboard and ditches USB Type-A.

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Digital Storm's Project Spark crams a liquid-cooled GTX 1080 into a ridiculously small rig

Project Spark is literally a miniature, liquid-cooled gaming rig that packs GeForce GTX 1080-level graphics.

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HP's updated Spectre x360 15 lets you pick your poison: Radeon or GeForce

HP's flagship Spectre x360 15 laptop offers a luxurious choice: The latest Intel Kaby Lake G with Radeon Vega, or a GeForce option.

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AMD drops prices on Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5 and Threadripper, upping the value war with Intel

Some of those Black Friday prices on Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5 and Threadripper just got permanent

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AMD reveals Ryzen 2, Threadripper 2, 7nm Navi, and more in CES blockbuster

Ryzen 2. Threadripper 2. Navi at 7nm. And that's just the beginning. AMD lays out plans for the next two years of CPUs and GPUs, and rolls out APUs and a mobile discrete GPU.

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'Hades Canyon' NUCs finally give Intel's tiny PCs the gaming chops they deserve

Intel's VR-ready NUC is smaller than a graphics card thanks to a Kaby Lake G chip with Radeon Vega graphics.

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Dell surprises with a redesigned XPS 13 that's thinner, faster and a little controversial

Dell has unveiled a completely redesigned XPS 13 flagship that's thinner, lighter, and (Dell says) faster than competing laptops. Plus, the company has debuted a stunningly elegant white option. Here's our first look.

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HP Spectre x360 13t (late 2017) review: An 8th-gen CPU leads a raft of upgrades

The third-generation Spectre x360 13t again proves why it's been one of our favorite convertible laptops.

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Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop review: The discrete GPU is the star of the show

The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop's GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q offers awesome bang for the buck.This sub-$1,000 gaming laptop gives you 1060-like performance

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Gigabyte Aero 15X Review: The GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q makes it hum

The Gigabyte Aero 15X upgrades to a GeForce GTX 1070 with Max-Q technology, making one our favorite laptops even faster.