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 5000 isn't a 'paper launch,' it's just extremely popular

AMD's Ryzen 5000 isn’t a paper launch, even if you weren't able to buy one. Running out of an extremely popular part isn't the same thing as pretending to launch something before it actually exists.

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Why Apple's move from Intel to ARM means we should stop buying Macs

Apple's move from Intel x86 to ARM chips will probably allow Intel-based Macs about five years of support before they are abandoned. Sounds like a good reason not to buy a Mac.

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7 features the new MacBook must copy to catch up to the PC

Apple is about to unveil new MacBooks, and we can't wait to see whether the company finally adds some of the features it's missing compared to Windows laptops.

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SSDs are primed to get bigger and faster with Micron's new NAND memory tech

Micron's TLC NAND will offer 33 percent faster read transfer speeds. Also expect SSD drive capacities to increase, while pricing drops.

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Should you upgrade your old Ryzen to a new Ryzen 5000?

Got a Ryzen 1000, 2000 or 3000 and considering an upgrade? Here's what we think.

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5 reasons Ryzen 5000 needs to be your next CPU

AMD's new Ryzen 5000 is the best desktop CPU we've ever tested. Let's drill down into exactly why you need it.

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The sleek Razer Book 13 is built for work, not play

The Razer Book 13 is aimed at productivity users with its 11th-gen Intel CPU.

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How to make sure your motherboard is ready for AMD Ryzen 5000

AMD's new Ryzen 5000 chips will work with 500-series and 400-series motherboards, but you're going to need a couple of BIOS updates first.

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Ryzen 5000 Review: The best consumer CPU we've ever seen

AMD's historically good Ryzen 9 5900X and Ryzen 9 5950X desktop CPUs have trounced Intel's Core i9.

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Asus ZenBook Flip 13 review: A beautiful OLED laptop with one thing missing

Asus has officially killed the headset jack on its ZenBook Flip 13 laptop, one of the first to ship with Intel's new 11th-gen Tiger Lake processors.

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How UL's Wild Life benchmark invites misleading PC vs. iPhone comparisons

Resist the clickbait headlines comparing PC vs. Mac and iPhone vs. PC. While cross-platform tests like UL's 3DMark Wild Life have their place, benchmarks can't compare to real-world experience.

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We ran Quake II RTX on a GeForce RTX 2080 Ti card, and here's how fast it was

Nvidia's remastered Quake II RTX is the first fully path-traced video game, and you can soon have it for free. We ran it on a GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, and this is what we saw..

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Dell XPS 13 vs. XPS 13 2-in-1: Which one should you buy?

Dell has two great good thin-and-lights in the XPS 13 and the XPS 13 2-in-1. Which one should you buy? We'll help you make the right choice.

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Why AMD calls it Ryzen 5000 instead of Ryzen 4000

AMD has called its new Zen 3 desktop chips Ryzen 5000, skipping the Ryzen 4000 name to prevent confusion with the laptop version.

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The Full Nerd special episode: Ryzen 5000 claims the gaming crown, Radeon RX 6000 benchmarks

Join the gang as they talk about AMD's new Ryzen 5000 CPUs, and what their newly claim to gaming supremacy means for Core i9. Bonus: Radeon RX 6000 numbers!