Gordon Mah Ung

Executive Editor

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

Threadripper 3990X review roundup: AMD's 64-core CPU can play Crysis, but it's not for everyone

The best laptops: Premium laptops, budget laptops, 2-in-1s, and more
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The best laptops: Premium laptops, budget laptops, 2-in-1s, and more

We review models from HP, Dell, Apple, Lenovo, Acer and more, and pick the best budget, ultraportable, and laptop PCs, featuring tech advances from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials.

IceGiant says its giant cooler can even tame AMD's giant Threadripper

IceGiant says its giant cooler can even tame AMD's giant Threadripper

IceGiant's new cooler uses an old technique it hopes can take it where no air cooler has gone before

Intel's Ghost Canyon NUC and Compute Element: 10 questions and intriguing facts

Intel's Ghost Canyon NUC and Compute Element: 10 questions and intriguing facts

Intel’s Ghost Canyon NUC and its Compute Element card may be tiny, but they represent some big changes to small-form-factor PCs. Here are the key questions and facts about this new generation.

HP Elite Dragonfly review: The corporate laptop that's too good for your boss

HP Elite Dragonfly review: The corporate laptop that's too good for your boss

The HP Elite Dragonfly is incredibly lightweight and stunningly beautiful, with a battery that won't quit. Whether your boss deserves a laptop this nice is another matter entirely. 

AMD talks Threadripper: How it works, who should buy it, and what's that price again?

AMD talks Threadripper: How it works, who should buy it, and what's that price again?

AMD’s 64-core Threadripper 3990X won the chip war at CES. PCWorld’s Gordon Mah Ung talked to AMD’s David McAfee to get more details. 

AMD vs. Intel: Which CPU is likely to be faster this year?

AMD vs. Intel: Which CPU is likely to be faster this year?

With AMD's 7nm Ryzen 4000 finally here, we handicap who is likely to win the laptop performance crown in 2020.

A huge battery, teeny fan blades, and other cool features adorn MSI's GS66 Stealth and GE66 Raider

A huge battery, teeny fan blades, and other cool features adorn MSI's GS66 Stealth and GE66 Raider

At CES we got a closer look at the upcoming MSI GS66 Stealth and GE66 Raider laptops, whose new features range from huge batteries to teeny, tiny fan blades.

Project Snowblind CL from iBuypower could make custom loop cooling easier and cheaper

Project Snowblind CL from iBuypower could make custom loop cooling easier and cheaper

Project Snowblind CL is iBuypower's plan to cut a five-hour build process for liquid cooling to ten minutes, shaving hundreds of dollars off the price of a PC.

Intel already has a working DG1 'Xe' graphics card, but it's only for developers

Intel already has a working DG1 'Xe' graphics card, but it's only for developers

Intel's DG1 desktop graphics card is up, running, and being shipped to developers already.

Intel outs radical new Ghost Canyon NUC, teases 5GHz Comet Lake H processors
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Intel outs radical new Ghost Canyon NUC, teases 5GHz Comet Lake H processors

The 10th-gen Core H-class CPUs will break 5GHz, Intel says.

Ryzen 4000 Mobile: We learn more from David McAfee of AMD

Ryzen 4000 Mobile: We learn more from David McAfee of AMD

PCWorld’s Gordon Mah Ung talks to David McAfee about why 7nm Ryzen 4000 is a “watershed moment for AMD,” and how it will change mobile computing.

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