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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Steam survey reveals Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 in the wild

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 cards may be in short supply, but we know they're out there because they're showing up on Steam's hardware survey.

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How to find out if your laptop can take an SSD

Give your old laptop a big performance boost with one simple step: replacing its hard drive with an SSD. Can your laptop be upgraded? Let's find out.

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Tested: How Apple's M1 chip performs against Intel 11th-gen and AMD Ryzen 4000

We put the PC's best laptops against MacBook Pro M1 to see if Apple's new ARM chip really is all that.

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AMD and Nvidia just might get along for once as both companies schedule CES streams

Here's where to watch AMD's, Nvidia's and Intel's big news at CES.

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Intel shows off an Optane Memory H20 drive, along with faster 670P SSDs

The Intel 670P will feature larger dynamic SLC cache, while its H20 Optane drive will use latest 3D Xpoint media.

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4 reasons not to buy a gaming laptop right now

You may want to wait to buy a gaming laptop, because new AMD Ryzen 5000, Intel Tiger Lake H, and Nvidia RTX 30-series parts are just around the corner.

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How much scalpers make selling hard-to-get PC hardware and consoles

A data engineer shows how scalpers have cleared nearly $82 million selling Ryzen 5000 CPUs, Radeon RX 6000s, RTX 30-series, PS5 and new Xbox on eBay.

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Laptop and monitors display sales surge as pandemic continues

Laptop display and PC monitor sales surged in 2020, with no end in sight in 2021, according to a new report by Omdia.

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Don't panic, AMD will keep making its own Big Navi cards after all

Reversing course, AMD said still make its own reference boards indefinitely.

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Aww, this tiny M.2 GPU is sooo cute!

Asrock Rack just made an M.2 graphics card—just don't expect to run Cyberpunk 2077 on it

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Intel welcomes AMD and Arm competition, because the PC clearly isn't dead

Intel’s Gregory Bryant said the chip giant welcomes new competition from AMD and Arm because that means the PC business is thriving.

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Ryzen 5000, RTX 30-series and Radeon 6000 shortages hit system builders too

The outsize demand for Ryzen 5000, RTX-series GPUS, and AMD Raseon 6000 has hit system vendors as hard as it's hit DIY builders. We look into why.

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GPU sales rise across the board, from AMD and Intel to Nvidia

Driven by PC gaming, pandemic upgrading, and likely cryptocurrency miners, GPU units hit a healthy 13.4-percent increase in sales over the previous quarter, Jon Peddie Research said in a report released Tuesday.

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Up close with Nvidia's Dynamic Boost feature for gaming laptops

Nvidia's Dynamic Boost can offer near double-digit performance gains by making the CPU and GPU get along

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Shots fired: Intel says Ryzen 4000 performance stinks on battery

Intel claims it can prove Ryzen 4000 CPUs are much, much slower with common tasks on battery.