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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No, AMD didn't slash Ryzen prices ahead of Threadripper launch

Is AMD slashing Ryzen prices? Nope, the company said.

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HP's Omen X Compact Desktop can morph into a backpack VR PC

HP's Omen X Compact Desktop was purely a VR backpack PC in a past life, but for this generation, HP is emphasizing its desktop side.

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HP's Omen Accelerator can give your laptop some guts

HP's Omen Accelerator takes the external-GPU dock further, supporting storage and ethernet as well over a Thunderbolt 3 connection.

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HP reboots Omen desktop with more of what gamers love

HP's Omen Desktop is upping its game, shedding the old, boring box with "gaming facade stapled on" for a bigger, faster, and slicker design that's better-equipped for serious gameplay.

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The Full Nerd Episode 24: Core Wars. AMD and Intel go nuts, RAID $$$ and a Radeon shortage

The staff goes Full Nerd on 18-core CPUs, Intel VROC, Nvidia's amazing Max-Q and the Radeon shortage

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Hands-on: The Raven Z is a mini-PC with rare talent

The Raven Z mini-PC somehow manages to squeeze discrete graphics into its tiny box. It's a design that's too good to be true.

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AMD's Threadripper struts onstage with Radeon RX Vega and a big surprise

When AMD's Threadripper made its first public appearance at Computex in Taipei, the guest starts were two Radeon RX Vega cards.

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Intel's Core i9 and X299 enable crazy RAID configurations for a price

Here's what eight SSDs in RAID 0 looks like on the new Core i9 platform.

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AMD's 'TR4' Threadripper CPU socket is gigantic

The TR4 socket for AMD's Threadripper CPUs is utterly massive.

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Nvidia's Max-Q finally gives you GeForce GTX 1080 graphics in a thin-and-light laptop

Nvidia's Max-Q technology could make thin-and-light laptops game-ready at last, with advanced thermals and other efficiencies.

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Optane Memory will boost the Asus VivoBook Pro 15

Speed-boosting Optane Memory appeared in the lineup of Asus VivoBooks at Computex in Taipei, along with aluminum construction and loads of options.

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How Thunderbolt 3 won the port wars

Intel's putting Thunderbolt 3 into its CPUs and opening up the spec, and that means one thing: world domination.

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HP's Spectre x2 may be the Surface Pro killer we've been waiting for

HP's Spectre x2 packs a 7th-gen Kaby Lake CPU, Iris graphics, and a higher-res screen and lower price than the aging Surface Pro 4.

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Lenovo's Legion Y920 gets serious with mechanical keys and one-touch overclocking

Lenovo's brand-new Legion Y920 features a GTX 1070, G-Sync screen, and a quad-core Kaby Lake CPU. It also has a hefty price tag.

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It's official: AMD's Threadripper will bring a 16-core, 32-thread monster to the desktop

It's called Threadripper, and it will be the first consumer-focused chip with 16 cores and 32 threads of computing power. Due out this summer, Intel should be worried about this monster.