Gordon Mah UngExecutive Editor, PCWorld

One of founding fathers of hardcore tech reporting, Gordon has been covering PCs and components since 1998.


Hands-on with Intel's Skull Canyon NUC, the most powerful game-ready mini-PC

What the heck! An Intel NUC that can play Just Cause 3 at 1080p resolution?! This mighty mite features a quad-core chip and the company's most powerful graphics core

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Hands-on with Zotac's tiny VR-ready PC

Zotac's Magnus EN980 packs a full-on water-cooled GeForce GTX 980 and Skylake processor.


AMD roadmap for next-gen GPUs emphasizes cutting-edge memory and power efficiency

Next-gen GPUs to use HBM2 and and build on Polaris' high performance-per-watt model.

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AMD's $1,500 dual-GPU Radeon Pro Duo graphics card is built for virtual reality

The Radeon Pro Duo may be the world's most powerful VR card, at least for now, and it will cost the same as its predecessor.

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HP Spectre x360 15T review: It's sexy and thin, but comes with a performance cost

Not everyone needs a burly quad-core CPU and discrete graphics. At least, that's what HP hopes.

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Here's why Origin PC's new Chronos says a dual GPU card is imminent

Before you dismiss the Chronos case's compatibility with the pricey, two-year-old Titan Z card, consider that it could mean a successor is imminent.


Tested: How many CPU cores you really need for DirectX 12 gaming

DirectX 12 will be able to use multi-core CPUs more efficiently, but how many more cores will you need? We benchmark an eight-core CPU in three DirectX 12 tests, and the results may disappoint you.

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PCWorld Show Episode 6: Flagship phones, HoloLens pricing and 8TB hard drives?!

Jon, Gordon and Flo discuss the hottest tech topics of the week.


Samsung begins shipping ridonkulous 15.36TB SSD

Aimed at enterprise customers, Samsung's new SSD is the world's largest drive of its kind.

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The impossible has happened: Testing Radeon and GeForce together in DirectX 12

We test a new DirectX 12 feature that lets you combine GeForce and Radeon GPUs for gaming.

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Review: The $79 Endless Mini PC isn't for you, but it's still pretty cool

This mini PC aims to give people with limited Internet access a useful computing experience.

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Brompton S6L folding bike review: Here's your edge in the urban rat race

Handmade in England, the Brompton S6L has a cult following, and here's why.

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AMD reveals which processors you'll need for VR gaming on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

AMD details the CPUs that you'll need to run Oculus Rift, but I'm still confused

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It's official: Intel shuts down the cheap overclocking party by closing Skylake loophole

Say goodbye to that overclocking loophole in "non-K" Skylake CPUs. An update from Intel will shut it down, ending the cheap overclocking party.


Tested: VLC vs. Windows 10 video player. The winner may surprise you.

We tested six video players on Windows 10 to see which gives you the best battery life. The winner may shock you.