Gordon Mah Ung

Executive Editor

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

AMD Ryzen Threadripper: Everything we know so far about this monster CPU

Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 review: Nvidia Max-Q makes it incredibly thin and powerful

Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 review: Nvidia Max-Q makes it incredibly thin and powerful

The Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 gives you a GTX 1080 Max-Q GPU in an incredibly thin and light package. There's just one big compromise.

Best external drives of 2017
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Best external drives of 2017

Whether you're looking for speed, capacity, portability, or all of the above, a USB external hard disk or SSD is a necessary complement to your desktop PC setup.

Gigabyte Aero 15 Review: A near-perfect power user's laptop

Gigabyte Aero 15 Review: A near-perfect power user's laptop

Gigabyte's Aero 15 is almost the perfect combination of performance, weight, and battery life.

The best laptops of 2017: Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more
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The best laptops of 2017: Ultrabooks, budget PCs, 2-in-1s, and more

Our top picks feature the best tech advances in portable PCs, from new CPUs and GPUs to new materials, and include laptops from HP, Dell, and Apple.

Akitio Node Cabinet review: Real, affordable graphics for your laptop

Akitio Node Cabinet review: Real, affordable graphics for your laptop

Akitio's Node Cabinet gives laptops the power of an external GPU without breaking the bank.

Hands-on: How the Asus ROG GX501 Zephyrus performs with Nvidia's Max-Q technology

Hands-on: How the Asus ROG GX501 Zephyrus performs with Nvidia's Max-Q technology

The Asus ROG GX501 Zephyrus ships with Nvidia's Max-Q, designed to maintain GPU power with less heat and fan noise. Here's our first peek at the new technology.

Radeon Vega Frontier Edition: Benchmarks and behind-the-scenes AMD interview
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Radeon Vega Frontier Edition: Benchmarks and behind-the-scenes AMD interview

Take a peek behind the scenes of PCWorld's Radeon Vega Frontier Edition hands-on.

Hands-on: AMD's Radeon Vega Frontier Edition vs Nvidia Titan Xp
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Hands-on: AMD's Radeon Vega Frontier Edition vs Nvidia Titan Xp

AMD’s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition may be made for science, but our hands-on preview gave a taste of what the consumer version could deliver for gamers.

Dell XPS 15 (2017) review: Kaby Lake and a 4K display make a difference

Dell XPS 15 (2017) review: Kaby Lake and a 4K display make a difference

With a Kaby Lake quad-core and Pascal graphics, the XPS 15 remains the quad-core to beat.

Intel Core i9 review: The fastest consumer CPU prepares for Ryzen war

Intel Core i9 review: The fastest consumer CPU prepares for Ryzen war

Intel's Core i9 finally arrives amid a changed landscape. Here's how the company's fastest CPU stacks up against the pack.

AMD Threadripper grab: Dell's Alienware shuts out other major vendors for 2017
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AMD Threadripper grab: Dell's Alienware shuts out other major vendors for 2017

Dell's Alienware gets a lock onThreadripper for 2017, shutting out HP, Lenovo and other major rivals. Boutique vendors and DIYers will get access.

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