Gordon Mah Ung

Executive Editor

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

Should you buy a 32-core Threadripper 2990WX?

Should you buy a 32-core Threadripper 2990WX?

Should you buy a 32-core Threadripper? That depends. We'll lay out the reasons you should—or shouldn't—buy it.

HP's Omen Mindframe and Omen Obelisk bring special features to PC gaming

HP's Omen Mindframe and Omen Obelisk bring special features to PC gaming

HP's Omen Mindframe gaming headset is actively cooled, while the Omen Obelisk's case window could be the first for a large PC vendor.

Acer, Alienware, and HP have all announced desktops with GeForce RTX

Acer, Alienware, and HP have all announced desktops with GeForce RTX

Acer, Alienware, HP, Origin and others announce support for Nvidia's breakthrough ray tracing graphics cards in their desktop lineups. Here are the details.

Hands-on with the Asus ROG Zephyrus S, a superportable 15-inch gaming laptop

Hands-on with the Asus ROG Zephyrus S, a superportable 15-inch gaming laptop

Can the thin, powerful ROG Zephyrus S kill the Razer Blade 15 and MSI GS65? Asus thinks so.

The Full Nerd special episode: Diving deep into 2nd-gen Threadripper with AMD's Jim Anderson

The Full Nerd special episode: Diving deep into 2nd-gen Threadripper with AMD's Jim Anderson

In this episode of The Full Nerd, AMD senior vice president Jim Anderson stops by to dive deep into 2nd-gen Threadripper CPUs.

2nd Gen Threadripper 2990WX review: AMD's 32-core CPU is insanely fast but not for everyone

2nd Gen Threadripper 2990WX review: AMD's 32-core CPU is insanely fast but not for everyone

AMD's 32-core Threadripper 2990WX offers an insane amount of threads and performance in the right hands. In the wrong hands, it's just a waste.

AMD's 32-core Threadripper dares Intel to match it on cores and price

AMD's 32-core Threadripper dares Intel to match it on cores and price

AMD throws out four new 2nd-gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs, ranging from 32 cores to 12 cores, and all priced to kill Intel.

Final day: Win a signed limited edition Core i7-8086K CPU

Final day: Win a signed limited edition Core i7-8086K CPU

Here's your chance to win what could be the most unique Core i7 CPU around: A limited edition Core i7-8086K signed by Intel's Gregory M. Bryant

AMD brings overclocking to the masses with its Ryzen B450 chipset

AMD brings overclocking to the masses with its Ryzen B450 chipset

AMD has launched its Ryzen B450 chipset, which offers high-end features like overclocking at mass-market prices.

Laptop buyer's guide: What to get when everything's on sale
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Laptop buyer's guide: What to get when everything's on sale

Planning to shop for a laptop during back-to-school sales? Here's how to spot a great deal among the ho-hum ones.

How to pick the best CPU for your next laptop

How to pick the best CPU for your next laptop

What's the best CPU for your next laptop? We'll help you pick Core i7 vs. Core i5, Pentium N or Celeron U.

The throttled MacBook Pro: Discussing the heat problems with Apple’s new laptop

The throttled MacBook Pro: Discussing the heat problems with Apple’s new laptop

The MacBook Pro's Core i9 CPU has come under fire (figuratively) for its performance. Our editors have some early thoughts and testing results on the laptop's CPU throttling.

Here's how fast the 2018 MacBook Pro 15 will be

Here's how fast the 2018 MacBook Pro 15 will be

Apple finally boards the 8th-gen Core i7 train, and we already know how fast the 2018 MacBook Pro 15 will be.

Dell New XPS 13 vs. HP Spectre x360 13t: Which laptop is better

Dell New XPS 13 vs. HP Spectre x360 13t: Which laptop is better

What happens when Dell's New XPS 13, the best clamshell laptop, takes on HP's Spectre x360 13t, the best convertible laptop? A clash of the titans

Intel 8th-gen Core i7 vs. 7th-gen Core i7 CPUs: An upgrade that's finally worth it

Intel 8th-gen Core i7 vs. 7th-gen Core i7 CPUs: An upgrade that's finally worth it

Intel's 6-core 8th-gen Core i7-8750H breaks the rule about about not upgrading from one generation to the next. Just see how it obliterates its predecessors in our benchmarks.

Intel Kaby Lake G Core i7-8705G review: Why Nvidia should be scared

Intel Kaby Lake G Core i7-8705G review: Why Nvidia should be scared

Intel's combination of Core i7-8705G and AMD Radeon RX Vega M burns up the performance charts and represents a sea change in laptop design.

Intel confirms plans for a discrete GPU by 2020, and gaming PCs might be first in line

Intel confirms plans for a discrete GPU by 2020, and gaming PCs might be first in line

Intel confirmed it would have a discrete GPU product by 2020. Given the company's spotty history with GPUs, the plans to compete again with AMD’s Radeon and Nvidia’s GeForce products have been described as “aggressive.”

MSI's Prestige PS42 is an ultrabook with a gaming pedigree

MSI's Prestige PS42 is an ultrabook with a gaming pedigree

The Prestige PS42 is something new for MSI: A thin, light laptop that isn't expressly for gaming. But you can bet they stuffed in as much performance as possible.

Cooler Master's MK850 keyboard wants to kill your gamepad with native analog controls

Cooler Master's MK850 keyboard wants to kill your gamepad with native analog controls

Cooler Master's MK850 uses Aimpad technology to give your keyboard the precision of a gamepad joystick

Asus integrates OLED displays into ROG power supplies and liquid-coolers

Asus integrates OLED displays into ROG power supplies and liquid-coolers

The Asus ROG Thor 1200W power supply, and Ryuo and Ryujin liquid-coolers feature integrated OLED displays.

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