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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Finsix Dart-C charger review: Tiny, powerful, and worth the expense

Finsix's Dart-C is almost as small as a phone charger but can power an entire laptop.

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Optane Memory review: Why you may want Intel's futuristic cache in your PC

This next-gen memory technology greatly increases responsiveness of PCs but only for those who still want to use a hard drive

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Digital Storm Velox review: 5GHz overclocked luxury out of the box

The Velox heralds the return of 5GHz overclocking.

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Ryzen 5 review vs. Core i5: Ryzen 5 1600X wins for best mainstream power CPU

AMD's Ryzen 5 1600X challenges Intel's vaunted Core i5-7600K for best $250 CPU. Here's what the benchmarks told us.

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AMD's Ryzen Balanced power plan for Windows promises to boost CPU performance

AMD's answer to Ryzen performance problems is the Ryzen Balanced power plan for Windows 10, which promises to boost speed by up to 21 percent.

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The best laptops of 2017: Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more

Our top picks feature the best tech advances in portable PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials.

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Here's proof that Ryzen can benefit from optimized game code

AMD's optimization promise for Ryzen appears to be true. Oxide squeezed out about a third more performance from AMD's Ryzen CPUs

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Future Intel CPUs could be cobbled together using different parts

Intel could tap a new high-speed interconnect, known as EMIB, to join different chips together to make future CPUs.

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Intel Optane Memory has a mission: Make hard drives faster than SSDs

Intel debuts Optane Memory as a "revolutionary" technology that could make hard drives feel like SSDs, but enthusiasts were hoping for more.

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Corsair One review: Small, fast, and surprisingly quiet

Corsair's first PC build is beautifully engineered, totally liquid cooled, and no fun to wrench on.

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Ryzen rumors: Perception vs. reality with AMD's new CPU

AMD's new Ryzen CPUs are generating as much controversy, confusion, and misinformation as they are excitement. We examine the perceptions and give you the reality.

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AMD busts Ryzen performance myths, clearing Windows 10 from blame

AMD has dispelled most of the rumors around the confusing performance of its Ryzen CPU, clearing Windows 10 and other software from blame.

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Universal USB-C charging: How the dream is coming true

We tested a stack of USB-C charging laptops and surprise: They finally work! (Mostly).

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Ryzen review: AMD is back

AMD's vaunted Ryzen CPU is a multithreaded monster with one glaring weakness.

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GeForce GTX 1080 Ti arrives: Nvidia's $699 'ultimate GeForce' card outperforms the Titan X

The new GeForce GTX 1080 Ti will be 35 percent faster than the GTX 1080.