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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Fenix RC40 review: This flashlight is so powerful, it'll even charge your phone

Fenix's RC40 is 50 times brighter than a 4D flashlight and as tough as nails.

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Samsung announces the largest SATA SSD: 4TB 850 EVO

Samsung's 4TB 850 EVO offers consumers a viable alternative to hard drives for bulk storage.

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Tested: The payoff in buying Nvidia's $40 SLI HB Bridge

Nvidia says you need the SLI HB Bridge to get optimum performance from dual GeForce GTX 1080 GPUs. We want to know what the benchmarks say.

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PCWorld Episode 22: Tesla crashes, Surface rumors and Radeon RX 480 woes

This week we talk about the first reported fatality in a self-driving car, why Black Berry is even still around, and what Microsoft Surface desktop rumors could mean.

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Which browser is best for battery life: We test Edge vs. Chrome vs. Opera vs. Firefox

It's a power struggle for the age of the web, as we test major browsers in a carefully controlled battery-rundown test. Which one will kill your laptop first? The answer's not as simple as you'd think.

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PC Nerd Quiz: Builder's Edition

If you still have a permanent scar on your arm from that cheap case and you can reach into a bucket of loose screws and fish out the right one for a PSU by feel, you're ready to take our PC Nerd Quiz: Builder's Edition.

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The Full Nerd Episode 3: VR talk-show host Will Smith and a $500 gaming PC

Will Smith explains how a VR talk show works and Brad Chacos explains how a $500 PC can be used for gaming.

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Digital Storm Aventum 3 review: This big, bad desktop celebrates high-end gaming

It might not be the one gaming tower to rule them all, but with a 10-core CPU, two Nvidia GTX 1080 cards in SLI, and slick custom liquid-cooling, the Aventum 3 is still an impressive display of might.

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HP Spectre 13.3 laptop review: Thin doesn't have to mean compromise

HP's Spectre 13.3 delivers competitive performance and a respectable keyboard, in spite of its super-svelte body.

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Apple’s old Mac Pro has to go, and we’ve designed the perfect replacement

The 2013-vintage Mac Pro is looking older and older as new generations of CPU, GPU, and other hardware have advanced beyond it. We imagine what a caught-up Mac Pro would look like.

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The Full Nerd Episode 2: Prices get extreme, from Broadwell-E's high to Radeon RX480's low

This week we go extreme pricing on Intel's crazy expensive 10-core Broadwell-E and AMD's crazy cheap RX 480.

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Alienware's tiny Alpha gaming PC gets bigger muscles

The updated Alpha R2 gets Skylake, an M.2 drive, and desktop-class graphics.

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The PC Hardware Nerd Quiz

Think you know your hardware? Put your big brain to work on this gallery of PC hardware trivia and you just might learn a thing or two.

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How Intel turned Thunderbolt from a failure into a success

A year after Intel announced Thunderbolt 3, the company's vision of 'one cable to rule them all' doesn't seem so laughable.

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Let the CPU battles begin! AMD shows off a working 8-core Zen processor

AMD demos a working Zen CPU, giving hope to AMD fans looking for an Intel alternative.