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.

Pre-binned Ryzen 3000 CPU listings reveal the limits of AMD overclocking potential

Install Windows 10's August 2019 updates now to protect your PC from a nasty worm

Install Windows 10's August 2019 updates now to protect your PC from a nasty worm

Microsoft plugged four severe, wormable RDP exploits in Windows 10's August 2019 Patch Tuesday.

Ask a PC expert: Is air cooling or liquid cooling better for your CPU?
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Ask a PC expert: Is air cooling or liquid cooling better for your CPU?

PCWorld's CPU guru Gordon Mah Ung breaks down the pros, cons, and common misconceptions about air coolers and closed-loop liquid cooling.

The best graphics cards for PC gaming
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The best graphics cards for PC gaming

These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today from Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon.

Minecraft's long-promised Super Duper Graphics Pack overhaul is dead

Minecraft's long-promised Super Duper Graphics Pack overhaul is dead

Two years after announcing Minecraft's Super Duper Graphics Pack overhaul, developer Mojang cancels the idea. Java Edition gamers can still use mods, though.

Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 5700 review: A stunning value supercharged by clever software tricks

Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 5700 review: A stunning value supercharged by clever software tricks

The wait for custom Radeon RX 5700 graphics cards was worth it. The Sapphire Pulse RX 5700 and its new Trixx Boost feature deliver great value for a mere $9 markup over reference designs.

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 October 2018 Update. Check out the best tips and tricks here.

How to buy the perfect PC case
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How to buy the perfect PC case

PC cases come in all shapes, sizes, and features—from fully loaded ATX towers to bare-bones small form factors. This guide will help you find the best PC case for your needs.

News that Intel's first Xe graphics cards will cost $200 turns out to be a mistranslation
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News that Intel's first Xe graphics cards will cost $200 turns out to be a mistranslation

Intel graphics chief Raja Koduri's video interview with a Russian tech site went viral when enthusiasts thought he said the first Xe graphics card would cost $200. That news turns out to have been a mistranslation.

AMD CEO confirms high-end Radeon 'Navi' graphics cards are coming

AMD CEO confirms high-end Radeon 'Navi' graphics cards are coming

AMD CEO Lisa Su said bigger Radeon Navi GPUs are "on track" during a financial earnings call.

Warning: Watch out for awful graphics card 'deals' that aren't worth your money
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Warning: Watch out for awful graphics card 'deals' that aren't worth your money

Don't be a sucker. The graphics card landscape is drastically different than a few weeks ago, and GPU makers are looking to offload pricey obsolete models with 'deals' that aren't worth your dollars.

Nvidia woos creators with 10 potent RTX Studio laptops, 30-bit color support for GeForce GPUs

Nvidia woos creators with 10 potent RTX Studio laptops, 30-bit color support for GeForce GPUs

Nvidia revs up its RTX Studio initiative with an army of new laptops and fresh Studio drivers just in time for Siggraph.

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