Gordon Mah Ung

Executive Editor

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

Best gaming laptops: Know what to look for and which models rate highest

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

Independent, testing-based reviews of laptops from HP, Dell, Apple, Lenovo, Acer and more. We pick the best budget, premium, and gaming PCs, and compare AMD vs. Intel.

Is AMD Zen 3 delayed until 2021? Nope
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Is AMD Zen 3 delayed until 2021? Nope

AMD's Zen 3 apparently won't be delayed until 2021, despite rumors suggesting so.

Why you won't see AMD's SmartShift technology in more laptops until 2021

Why you won't see AMD's SmartShift technology in more laptops until 2021

AMD executive Frank Azor confirmed that the Dell G5 15 SE will be the only laptop with the company's SmartShift technology in 2020. He promised more would arise in 2021.

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 is an $800 gaming laptop with 16 inches of screen

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 is an $800 gaming laptop with 16 inches of screen

The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 offers, yes, 16 inches of diagonal screen size in nearly the same body as a typical 15-inch laptop. The starting price on this gaming laptop is $800.

The HP Omen 15 gaming laptop offers AMD and Intel flavors for $1,000 and up

The HP Omen 15 gaming laptop offers AMD and Intel flavors for $1,000 and up

The HP Omen 15 offers both AMD Ryzen and Intel Core CPU choices, and it claims to be the world's smallest gaming laptop for $1,000.

The best Dell XPS 13: How to choose among three great thin-and-lights

The best Dell XPS 13: How to choose among three great thin-and-lights

Dell has three great thin-and-light laptops: The XPS 13 7390, the XPS 2-in-1 7390, and the new XPS 13 9300. Here's how to decide based on value, performance, and screen options.

The Razer Blade Studio Edition is for creative pros who like a little RGB, too

The Razer Blade Studio Edition is for creative pros who like a little RGB, too

The Razer Blade Studio Edition will cater to content creators with Quadro RTX 5000, 8-core Core i7, 4K OLED, and of course, trademark Razer style.

SD Express will support PCIe 4.0, but don't hold your breath

SD Express will support PCIe 4.0, but don't hold your breath

SD Express cards will support PCIe 4.0, but don't expect to see it on a camera or drone anytime soon. It's traditionally taken a while for new storage standards to take hold.

Intel 10th Gen Review: The Core i9-10900K is indeed the world's fastest gaming CPU

Intel 10th Gen Review: The Core i9-10900K is indeed the world's fastest gaming CPU

Intel's 10th gen Comet Lake S CPUs don't take the crown in multi-core performance but they close the gap enough that you may want to actually consider them.

Alienware Area-51m upgradability: How the Holy Grail of laptop features eluded us

Alienware Area-51m upgradability: How the Holy Grail of laptop features eluded us

The sad tale of the Alienware Area-51m tells us why we'll never, ever see upgradeable graphics in a laptop.

Dell goes big with the XPS 17's debut: Everything you need to know
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Dell goes big with the XPS 17's debut: Everything you need to know

The Dell XPS 17 bring the popular XPS brand to a larger form factor laptop this summer, with a bezel-less design, H-class 10th-gen CPU, and up to RTX 2060 graphics.

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