Brad Chacos

Senior Editor

Brad Chacos spends his days digging through desktop PCs and tweeting too much. He covers gaming and graphics for PCWorld, and spends his mornings running the news desk for PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot, and TechHive.

10 truly helpful Windows 10 tools you might not know about

10 surprisingly practical Raspberry Pi projects anybody can do
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10 surprisingly practical Raspberry Pi projects anybody can do

Looking for something to do with a Raspberry Pi 4 or Raspberry Pi Zero? These easy and practical projects are good for all levels, even beginners. Streaming. Gaming. Networking. Even printing!

How to check your graphics card's GPU temperature
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How to check your graphics card's GPU temperature

Knowing your graphics card's GPU temperature is vital when your PC keeps overheating, or when you try your hand at overclocking. Here's how to check your GPU temperature.

The best SSDs of 2020: Supersized 8TB SSDs are here, and they're amazing
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The best SSDs of 2020: Supersized 8TB SSDs are here, and they're amazing

The best SSDs can supercharge your PC. We review our picks for the best SSDs, and what to look for in an SSD.

The best CPUs for gaming: Ryzen XT pushes AMD CPUs to faster speeds
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The best CPUs for gaming: Ryzen XT pushes AMD CPUs to faster speeds

The best gaming CPUs will help your PC pump out as many frames as possible, as quickly as possible. We pick the best for every budget.

Why now is a bad time to buy a high-end graphics card

Why now is a bad time to buy a high-end graphics card

They aren't announced yet, but high-end, next-gen graphics cards from AMD and Nvidia appear right around the corner. You don't want buyer's remorse on an $800 purchase.

Get 3 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $25

Get 3 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $25

Amazon is selling a three-month subscription to Xbox Games Pass Ultimate for $25, good for $20 less than the usual price.

Act fast: The $200 Nintendo Switch Lite is back in stock at Amazon

Act fast: The $200 Nintendo Switch Lite is back in stock at Amazon

The Nintendo Switch has been impossible to find in recent much, but the mobile-only Nintendo Switch Lite is now in stock at Amazon, albeit in limited colors.

Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks
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Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Windows 10 is chock-full of handy, hidden new features worth exploring, especially after the recent May 2020 Update. Check out the best tips and tricks here.

How to check your PC's CPU temperature
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How to check your PC's CPU temperature

Is your PC's processor too hot? Here's how to monitor your computer's CPU temperature, and lower it if needed.

For Pac-Man's 40th birthday, Nvidia uses AI to make new levels

For Pac-Man's 40th birthday, Nvidia uses AI to make new levels

Nvidia's GameGAN technology created fully functional Pac-Man levels after watching 50,000 matches. Nvidia hopes the tech will eventually help developers make games faster.

The Origin PC EON17-X crams Intel's 10-core desktop CPU into a laptop

The Origin PC EON17-X crams Intel's 10-core desktop CPU into a laptop

The Origin PC EON17-X laptop comes loaded with Intel's newest desktop processors and Nvidia's best graphics gear.

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