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 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.

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AMD Ryzen benchmark preview: Ryzen 7 outperforms Intel's best

Everyone wants to know how AMD's Ryzen compares to Intel's Kaby Lake. AMD showed benchmarks indicating the new chip will be every bit as impressive as the hype says it is.

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The Full Nerd Episode 17: Ryzen price and performance leaks, GTX 1080 Ti vs. Radeon Vega

With competing events from Nvidia and AMD planned at GDC, and Ryzen CPUs launching soon, the Full Nerd crew goes full nerd on what to expect in hardware this month.

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PCWorld Show Episode 40: Android on Chrome OS, EVGA goes overboard, and Intel Coffee Lake

Jon, Gordon, and Melissa talk Android apps on Chrome OS, Pokemon Go, Intel Coffee Lake and EVGA's new thermal system.

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War of the Worlds Episode 4: VR gloves, Samsung's ongoing battery problems, Snapchat TV, and more

Our fearless editors face off on tough tech topics.

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The Full Nerd: Episode 16: Who killed PC audio, and will soundcards ever be a thing again?

Creative Lab's Ryan Schlieper drops by and talks all things PC audio with the Full Nerd crew

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AMD reveals another edge for Ryzen vs. Intel's Skylake: It will be smaller

AMD engineers revealed two juicy nuggets of info about AMD's highly anticipated Ryzen chips. It'll be about 10 percent tinier than Intel's Skylake, and there'll be a quad-core version.