Gordon Mah Ung

Executive Editor

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

Best external drives for backup, storage, and portability

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 vs Mac Pro: Can a thin, light laptop take down Apple's still-sold desktop?

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 vs Mac Pro: Can a thin, light laptop take down Apple's still-sold desktop?

Apple's revamped Mac Pro is on its way, but for now, its 'trash can' still rules the MacOS roost. This $3000 PC stumbles hard versus modern Windows laptops though.

What makes the Ryzen 7 Surface Edition inside the Surface Laptop 3 so custom

What makes the Ryzen 7 Surface Edition inside the Surface Laptop 3 so custom

Microsoft's 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 running a “custom” AMD Ryzen CPU was one of the big surprises of Microsoft’s new Surface lineup. AMD VP Jack Huynh tells us more.

Razer's Blade 15 gaming laptop goes pink and adds optical keyboard switches

Razer's Blade 15 gaming laptop goes pink and adds optical keyboard switches

The Razer Blade's new Quartz Pink lineup supports a good cause, while its optical keyboard helps people who play at the speed of the light.

No, Intel didn't confirm its discrete Xe GPUs will support ray tracing

No, Intel didn't confirm its discrete Xe GPUs will support ray tracing

Intel said translation errors may have lead some to believe its upcoming graphics card will have ray tracing support.

Go big or go fast: Corsair shatters the 5GHz DDR4 barrier, G.Skill unveils a monster 256GB RAM kit

Go big or go fast: Corsair shatters the 5GHz DDR4 barrier, G.Skill unveils a monster 256GB RAM kit

Corsair's Ryzen RAM kit hits 5GHz, while 32GB DIMMs from G.Skill let you run up to 256GB in a Core i9 board

Review: Dell's XPS 15 7590 reaches for 8 cores of CPU power

Review: Dell's XPS 15 7590 reaches for 8 cores of CPU power

Dell’s XPS 15 7590 tests the limits of its thin-and-light chassis with an 8-core “overclockable” Core i9-9980HK and a discrete GeForce GTX 1650.

Intel kills Kaby Lake G,  vows to offer drivers for five years

Intel kills Kaby Lake G, vows to offer drivers for five years

Intel finally killed its odd-duck, against-all-odds CPU based on AMD's Vega graphics.

Watch us build this PC with Threadripper and GeForce RTX inside

Watch us build this PC with Threadripper and GeForce RTX inside

Precision crafted, artisanal stainless steel handles and aluminium case meet true PC power this Wednesday.

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

From budget, to ultraportable, to gaming laptops, our top picks feature the best tech advances in laptop PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include portables from HP, Dell, and Apple.

What we know about the custom Ryzen Surface Edition processor in the Surface Laptop 3

What we know about the custom Ryzen Surface Edition processor in the Surface Laptop 3

AMD’s laptop business got a ginormous boost when Microsoft announced a custom Ryzen with Radeon Vega graphics for its 15-inch Surface Laptop 3.

Microsoft's Surface Neo is a folding PC with Windows 10X and a 2020 ship date

Microsoft's Surface Neo is a folding PC with Windows 10X and a 2020 ship date

It's a tablet, it's a book, and it's a laptop: Surface Neo changes how we compute on the move.

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