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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How big is Intel's 11th gen Rocket Lake chip? This photo shows all

This photo of a delidded Core i7-11700K pretty much tells you why Intel had step back to an 8-core chip.

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AMD has solved Ryzen USB issues; update fix coming soon

The company said upcoming BIOS updates should fix intermittent USB issues on Ryzen systems

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Intel's first Xe HPG graphics card might compete with the RTX 3070

Raja Koduri teases Intel's upcoming discrete GPU for gamers, saying it's more than 20 times faster than Iris Pro 5200.

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Some dude is selling an AMD Ryzen 5000 APU before it's launched

Seller shows of AMD's upcoming APU is capable of playing Battlefield 4 and Battlefield V

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Whoa, you can actually buy AMD's Ryzen 5000 CPUs again

After months of price markups and near-invisible stock, it looks like you can finally buy AMD's awesome Ryzen 5 5600X and Ryzen 7 5800X at list price again.

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The Dell G15 gaming laptop debuts with a little mystery

Dell announced its budget-friendly G15 gaming laptop, which will feature RTX 3000 graphics and redesigned cooling. We don't know the CPU yet

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How to make your laptop go faster for free

If your old laptop seems slow, check the onboard utilities for the performance settings. You could unlock a free speed boost with a simple mouse click or button-push.

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An early review of Intel 11th-gen Rocket Lake gives the chip mixed marks

An early review of the Intel Core i7-11700K, from a review unit obtained by Anandtech before the CPU officially launches March 30, shows the chip running hot, and sometimes running behind AMD's Ryzen 7 5800X.

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GPU sales spike by 20 percent, fueled by cryptocurrency miners and laptop sales

GPU sales grew an astounding 20 percent at the end of 2020, spurred by pandemic-induced gaming, a new mining craze, and huge demand for laptops, according to a new report from Jon Peddie Research. 

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The Full Nerd ep. 170: Radeon RX 6700 XT analysis, Smart Access Memory on Ryzen 3000

In this episode of The Full Nerd, AMD levels up its PC gaming hardware.

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AMD's $479 Radeon RX 6700 XT targets silky-smooth 1440p gaming

AMD will have "significantly" more Radeon RX 6700 XTs for sale than prior launches, and will take other steps to get GPUs to gamers.

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Intel's 11th-gen Rocket Lake will launch at the end of March, report says

A new report says Intel's Rocket Lake will go on sale on March 30.


Overclock at your own risk: Intel axes its overclocking warranty

Intel has cancelled its Performance Tuning Protection Plan, which allowed you to replace a chip you blew up overclocking once for $35.

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Asus ROG Flow X13 Review: This laptop breaks all the rules

The Asus ROG Flow X13 is the most powerful tiny laptop you can buy, thanks to its companion eGPU that adds graphics performance. This modular setup has a few compromises, but it's still a great choice for highly mobile users.

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Intel's new 670p SSD is tuned for the 'real world'

Intel's 144-layer QLC M.2 drive will push practical performance where it can outperform some TLC-based SSDs.