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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Are all USB-C to USB-A cables the same? We compare two $12 Amazon Basics cables

Here's the Amazon Basics USB-C to USB-A cable you should buy, and the one you should skip.

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Leaked Alder Lake prices strike at Ryzen's CPU dominance

Here's what leaked retailer pricing tells us about the performance of Intel's upcoming Alder Lake S CPUs.

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Acer Nitro 5 hands-on: This RTX 3080 laptop might be a screaming value

Here's a quick look at Acer's new Nitro 5 with Ryzen and an 8GB GeForce RTX 3080 inside.

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How to protect yourself from the new Microsoft Office hack

A step-by-step guide to make sure Office's Protected View is keeping you safe from the latest attack.

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Lenovo's first Windows 11 laptops run on Ryzen

Lenovo's new IdeaPad laptops pair sexy OLED panels with Windows 11.

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What is DDR5? The PC's next-gen memory, explained

Is DDR5 more future proof? Is it faster? And what about DDR5's latency? We answer those questions and more.

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Watch: Will Intel's Alder Lake CPUs topple AMD's Ryzen 5000?

Intel's upcoming Alder Lake CPUs might put Chipzilla back in the game with AMD's Ryzen 5000. Watch Gordon Mah Ung share what he expects.

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This USB-C Lightning cable should terrify you

Yes, this normal-looking USB-C Lightning cable works—but it can also spy on your laptop, phone, or tablet.

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The Asus ProArt Studiobook reinvents the wheel for content creators

The Studiobook features a stunning 16:10 4K+ OLED panel, integrated jog dial and either AMD or Intel CPUs.

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Google may be creating its own M1 CPU rival for Chromebooks

Watch out, Intel? Google may start making its own Arm-based CPU for Chromebooks, following in the footsteps of Apple's M1 chip.

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EVGA explains how Amazon's MMO bricked 24 GeForce RTX 3090s

A bad batch of early cards and a unique power load from Amazon's New World MMO are to blame for two dozen dead RTX 3090 GPUs.

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Watch us unbox MSI's Prestige 14 Evo laptop and benchmark its 5GHz CPU

Intel's 5GHz Core i7-1195G7 isn't the best thing about the newest Prestige 14 Evo laptop.

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Japan has real-life loot boxes full of CPUs

This Japanese vending machine spits out old CPUs in Ryzen boxes.

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Watch Dell's thermal expert explain the intricacies of laptop cooling

We ask Dell thermal engineer Travis North about what makes the Alienware X17 cooling so special.

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Your big-screen laptop may be smaller than you think

Diagonal screen measurements for laptops are confusing at best and misleading at worst.