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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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.

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It's a big deal: An Alienware laptop will pack an AMD CPU for the first time

An AMD CPU in an Alienware laptop is another crowning achievement for Ryzen 5000.

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How to find a quieter keyboard

If you're done with the loud typing sounds, here's the kind of keyboard you should buy.

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Intel reveals Rocket Lake's secrets in a Reddit AMA

Here's why the 11th gen Rocket Lake may look like a CPU made for 2019

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Intel 11th-gen Rocket Lake CPU power consumption: Not great, not terrible

Intel's 11th-gen Core i9-11900K can indeed consume twice as much power as AMD's Ryzen 9 5900X, but it's not always that bad.


Core i9-11900K review: Intel's 14nm farewell tour can't end soon enough

Intel's 11th-gen Rocket Lake Core i9-11900K is here. We compare it to 10th-gen Comet Lake Core i9-10900K and AMD's Zen 3-based Ryzen 9 5900X.

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MSI GE76 Raider review: High-wattage RTX 3080 GPU for the win

The MSI GE76 Raider gaming laptop delivers blazing 155-watt GeForce RTX 3080 performance, with all the RGB your eyes can take.

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How to make your PC take the Steam Hardware Survey

Make your PC hardware count by taking the Steam Hardware Survey.

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How to find a new AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT: Go to the store

Those near a Micro Center just might be able to pick up AMD's newest GPU in person


Intel mocks Apple by hiring the 'I'm a Mac' actor

Intel taps Justin Long, the former Apple spokesperson, to bludgeon Macs over touch screens, gaming, and more.

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Why XMP and memory overclocking are OK even if they void your warranty

Memory overclocking via XMP is now possible on locked Intel 11th-gen Rocket Lake CPUs and cheaper motherboards, even though it voids your CPU's warranty. Here's how to navigate that fine line between low and excessive risk.

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Intel's new 11th-gen Rocket Lake-S CPU: Everything you need to know

Intel’s 11th-gen Rocket Lake-S is the first major rework of the company’s desktop computer cores in years. Here are the specs, pricing, launch date and more.

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AMD Ryzen Pro 5000 challenges Intel in business laptops and real-world tests

AMD says its new Ryzen Pro 5000 CPUs will stand tall against Intel’s best laptop chips in the everyday applications business customers use. The company boasts a steep increase in corporate laptops running AMD Ryzen Pro 5000.

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Why Asus just made the first Thunderbolt 4 motherboard for Ryzen CPUs

Asus tells us why it made a Thunderbolt 4 for Ryzen CPUs, and why you might want the feature