Gordon Mah UngExecutive Editor, PCWorld

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

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USB4: What this future standard means for USB chaos and Thunderbolt 3

USB4 promises to smooth out USB chaos and play nicer with Thunderbolt 3. But it's not going to be that easy. Here's what you need to know.

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Best external drives for backup, storage, and portability

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.

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Intel hopes to clean up toxic speech in game chat with AI and machine learning

Can AI and machine learning defang toxic voice chat in games? Intel thinks so

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Alienware Area-51m: We unbox and benchmark this desktop-class laptop

The Area-51m, Alienware's new flagship gaming laptop, is gorgeous outside and upgradable inside—with desktop-class parts! Watch our video to see more.

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The Full Nerd ep. 86: GeForce GTX 1660 Ti vs. RTX and Radeon, Ryzen 3000 rumors, untangling USB4

Gordon, Alaina, Adam, and Brad bring you this week's hot news on all things PC, including GTX vs. RTX vs Radeon, Ryzen 3000 rumors, and USB4 (kinda) explained.

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Why you should or shouldn't buy a GeForce RTX laptop

Nvidia's GeForce RTX may have finally arrived in laptops but that won't stop the hand-wringing. Here are the pros and cons of buying one today.

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Acer Predator Helios 300: We review the bestselling gaming laptop on Amazon

Acer's Predator Helios 300 is currently the bestselling gaming laptop on Amazon. With an 8th-gen Core i7, GeForce GTX 1060, and 144Hz screen, it's easy to see why. We delve into those and other details.

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Review: Thin, fast and all business

Give the ThinkPad six cores and a GeForce GPU and you get the Lenovo ThinkPad Extreme X1, a 15-inch laptop that's large and in charge.

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Lenovo's latest IdeaPads offer Intel, AMD, and an Nvidia mystery

Lenovo's newest mainstream IdeaPad laptops give you a choice between Ryzen and RX Vega, or Core i7 and a mystery GeForce MX graphics.

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The Full Nerd ep. 85: Is it RTX's time finally? Intel to KFC chips and Ryzen 3000 here by July

In this episode of the Full Nerd, we discuss whether Metro and Battlefield V finally make GeForce RTX "worth it" and Intel's rarest CPU ever

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How to buy the best SD card for your camera, phone, tablet

Admit it, you're confused about which secure digital (SD) memory card to buy. We'll help you figure out the best SD/ Micro SD card for your GoPro, DSLR, phone, tablet, or Nintendo Switch.

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Full Nerd Special Edition: AMD talks Radeon VII and FreeSync vs. G-Sync

AMD's Scott Herkelman stops by with a shiny new GPU and dishes all things Radeon, plus his view of FreeSync vs. G-Sync

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Intel Xeon W-3175X Review: 28 cores of blistering performance

Intel's 28-core Xeon W-3175X isn't quite the Threadripper killer, but damn, it gets close.

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MSI GS75 Stealth Review: This light 17-inch laptop packs a wallop with GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q

The MSI GS75 Stealth weighs almost as little as some 15-inch laptops, yet features a 17.3-inch 144Hz screen, 8th-generation Core i7, and Nvidia's new GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q.

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Dell XPS 13 9380 review: The best little laptop fixes its biggest problem

Dell finally caved to convention and moved the super Dell XPS 13's camera up to the top bezel.