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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Here's the hardware one world champ uses for gaming domination

This week on Hardcore Hardware, five-time world champion Counter Striker: GO player Stephanie Harvey tells us what it takes be a winner.

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AMD's Zen CPU: 10 key things you need to know

AMD's Zen CPUs are finally nearing the finish line and here's everything you need to know about them.

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Zen Q&A with AMD's CTO: 'We’re bringing competition back to high-performance x86'

Want to know more about AMD's amazing new Zen microprocessor? We did too. Gordon Mah Ung and Mark Hachman sat down with AMD CTO Mark Papermaster to grill him on what we can expect.

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Let the CPU wars begin: AMD shows its Zen CPU can compete with Intel’s best

AMD says it's back in the game with its first two Zen chips, which will feature an 8-core consumer chip and a 32-core server chip.

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Hands-on with Asus ROG G752 and GeForce GTX 1070 (or holy crap this thing is fast!)

It's no joke, you can now get GeForce GTX 980 ti and original Titan X performance in a laptop! We see how it's done in the Asus ROG G752.

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080, 1070 and 1060 for laptops break the mobile mold

Nvidia gives laptop gaming gets a huge boost with GTX 1080, 1070, and 1060 GPUs as fast as their sibling desktop versions.

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Acer Predator 17X review: This gaming laptop packs attitude and speed

The Predator 17X gives you desktop gaming performance without a noise penalty.

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Tested: The physical effects of low-end VR hardware

This is what happens when a nerd consumes a gross amount of food and then uses VR on a low-end PC.

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Surface Book Toast Wood cover review: Protect your laptop in style

Toast's laser-cut wood cover for the Surface Book offers unique old-world style for an extravagant price.

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Intel issues a full recall over Basis Peak fitness watches that may burn you

Intel will issue full refunds for potentially dangerous Basis Peak watches. With no fix in the works, the company appears poised to kill the product entirely.

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Tested: Nvidia's new Titan X is absolutely decadent in SLI

We got to lay our grubby hands on not just one new Titan X card, but two of these extravagantly over-powered and over-priced video cards.

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AMD's new SSG Technology blends an SSD with a GPU?!

AMD says its Solid State Graphics Technology will revolutionize professional GPU performance by adding NAND memory to its upcoming pro graphics cards.

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AMD introduces a new Radeon Pro WX series to replace FirePro

AMD is set to replace its venerable FirePro lineup with Radeon Pro and Radeon Pro WX GPUs.

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The Full Nerd Episode 5: Kaby Lake-X, the best new budget graphics card, and one honkin' hard drive

Gordon, Brad, and Alaina run through the latest rumors about Intel's new desktop CPUs, Brad reveals which GPU hits the sweet spot, and Seagate's hard drive sees 10TB.

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Alienware Alpha R2 review: A tiny PC gets meaner, faster and louder

Alienware's updated Alpha R2 gets a big graphics boost over its predecessor.