Gordon Mah Ung

Executive Editor

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

Kill ATX? The radical Asus Prime Utopia looks like a PC plucked from an alternate timeline

Kill ATX? The radical Asus Prime Utopia looks like a PC plucked from an alternate timeline

The Asus Prime Utopia concept envisions a future for enthusiast PCs beyond ATX form factors.

Hands-on: Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 gets thinner and 2.5x faster with Intel's 10th Core i7

Hands-on: Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 gets thinner and 2.5x faster with Intel's 10th Core i7

Dell's redesigned XPS 13 2-in-1 gets an Intel "Ice Lake" 10th gen Core i7-1065, Iris graphics, a 500 nit 4K+ panel, and newfangled memory.

Who should buy Intel's 10th-gen CPU in a laptop:  Five reasons for and against

Who should buy Intel's 10th-gen CPU in a laptop: Five reasons for and against

Now that Intel's announced its 10th-gen CPUs, should you wait to buy a laptop? For some people, an existing 8th-gen laptop will be just fine.

Nvidia says something 'super' is coming...

Nvidia says something 'super' is coming...

Nvidia begins building hype around a mysterious new product.

Acer's latest laptops go all-AMD with Ryzen and Radeon inside

Acer's latest laptops go all-AMD with Ryzen and Radeon inside

Acer drops AMD's 2nd-gen Ryzen 7 CPUs into the Nitro 5 gaming laptop and Swift 3 ultrabook.

Intel: You don't need to disable Hyper-Threading to protect against the ZombieLoad CPU exploit

Intel: You don't need to disable Hyper-Threading to protect against the ZombieLoad CPU exploit

You really don't have to turn off Hyper-Threading to prevent the latest speculative exploit, Zombieland, on Intel CPUs, but some vendors are doing it for you.

Acer Predator Triton 500 Review: This thin and light laptop even has GeForce RTX

Acer Predator Triton 500 Review: This thin and light laptop even has GeForce RTX

Acer's Predator Triton 500 gaming laptop is surprisingly thin and light, but it still packs a Core i7 CPU and GeForce RTX GPU.

Hands on with HP's Omen X 2S 15: The world's first dual-screen gaming laptop

Hands on with HP's Omen X 2S 15: The world's first dual-screen gaming laptop

The HP Omen X 2S 15 features an 8-core 9th-gen Core i9 CPU, GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q graphics—and the first dual-screen feature that might actually be useful.

Here's why Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 foldable tablet may have really killed the laptop for me

Here's why Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 foldable tablet may have really killed the laptop for me

The ThinkPad X1 foldable prototype is simple: Take a 13.3-inch Windows device and fold it in half. Measuring about 10 inches diagonally and about an inch thick, it has the feel of a medium-sized journal.

HP's high-res Reverb VR headset blows the screen door effect off its hinges
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HP's high-res Reverb VR headset blows the screen door effect off its hinges

We go hands-on with HP's Reverb Consumer Edition, whose astounding resolution is well deserving of this exclamation mark!

Lenovo puts AMD Ryzen chips in ThinkPads, giving Intel's rival a boost

Lenovo puts AMD Ryzen chips in ThinkPads, giving Intel's rival a boost

AMD's new 12nm Picasso will power three new corporate-focused ThinkPads

SanDisk 1TB Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card review: It's big, fast and pricey

SanDisk 1TB Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card review: It's big, fast and pricey

The SanDisk 1TB Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card is one of the world's highest-capacity memory cards, and it's also pretty darn fast. Read on for benchmarks and more information.

Should you buy a laptop with 8th-gen or 9th-gen Core CPU? It's all about cores and clocks

Should you buy a laptop with 8th-gen or 9th-gen Core CPU? It's all about cores and clocks

Intel's 9th-gen Core laptops are incoming, while 8th-gen laptops are still going strong. Which should you buy? It comes down to cores and clocks.

Hands on: MSI's GS65 Stealth Thin, our first look at a 9th-gen Core i7-9750H and GTX 1660 TI

Hands on: MSI's GS65 Stealth Thin, our first look at a 9th-gen Core i7-9750H and GTX 1660 TI

MSI's GS65 laptop gives us our first chance to see the 9th-gen Core i7 and GTX 1660 Ti in action. Here are our first impressions and quick benchmarks.

What USB 3.2 and Wi-Fi 6 mean for your next PC

What USB 3.2 and Wi-Fi 6 mean for your next PC

Everything you need to know about USB and Wi-Fi when you buy a new laptop

HP Spectre x360 13 2019 review: This laptop gets stupidly good battery life

HP Spectre x360 13 2019 review: This laptop gets stupidly good battery life

Our favorite convertible laptop gets a beautiful new look, Intel's Whiskey Lake CPU and downright amazing battery life

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

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

Which gaming laptop should you buy? From size, to performance, to budget, to features, this buyer's guide will help you find the right gaming laptop for your needs.

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.

Razer revamps the Blade Pro 17 with 9th-gen Intel Core and Nvidia RTX in a trimmer package

Razer revamps the Blade Pro 17 with 9th-gen Intel Core and Nvidia RTX in a trimmer package

Razer overhauls its Blade Pro 17 with 9th-gen Intel Core and Nividia RTX, all in a smaller, lighter package.

Intel Optane Memory H10 SSD Review: How it could speed up your next laptop

Intel Optane Memory H10 SSD Review: How it could speed up your next laptop

Intel’s Optane Memory H10 SSD is a storage hybrid that shines under heavy workloads, but you can't buy it except in a pre-built laptop.

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