Brad ChacosSenior Editor, PCWorld

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.

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The best graphics cards for PC gaming

In the market for a new video card? These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today.

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AMD Radeon RX Vega review: Vega 56, Vega 64, and liquid-cooled Vega 64 tested

AMD's Vega is finally here. We've benchmarked the Radeon RX 56, Radeon RX Vega 64, and liquid-cooled Vega 64 to see which are worth the wait.

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The Full Nerd Episode 29: Threadripper review, final Core i9 specs, and an Intel eclipse

The PCWorld crew talk Threadripper performance, dish Core i9 specs and wonder if Intel will eclipse AMD?

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper X399 motherboards compared: Specs, prices, and features

Here's a look at every X399 motherboard available for AMD Threadripper's launch.

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What are Radeon Packs for AMD's RX Vega graphics cards?

AMD is selling its RX Vega graphics cards in "Radeon Packs" that promise extra discounts on other hardware. Here's what you need to know.

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G-Sync vs. FreeSync: Adaptive sync gaming monitors explained

How AMD and Nvidia's adaptive sync (aka variable refresh rate) monitors improve PC gaming by eliminating stuttering, tearing, and ghosting.

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Build a budget Ryzen gaming PC for $550 or less

Ryzen 3 lets you build a cheap quad-core gaming PC for $550 or less. This guide will show you how.

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Intel's 8th-gen 'Coffee Lake' Core CPUs will be revealed during the great American eclipse

The 8th-generation of Intel's Core processors will be revealed August 21, in the shadow of the great American eclipse and AMD's Ryzen.

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Unannounced Ryzen Threadripper 1920 CPU leaked by AMD motherboard support pages

Oops! AMD motherboard vendors just accidentally announced the unannounced Ryzen Threadripper 1920 CPU.

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Acer Predator 21 X: We unbox the beastliest gaming laptop ever

Release the Kraken! The Acer Predator 21 X is a pure and uncompromising gaming machine whose 18-pound heft is only theoretically portable. We unbox this beast, and you can watch it happen here.

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Ryzen CPUs explained: Everything you need to know about AMD's disruptive multicore chips

Here's everything you need to know about AMD Ryzen CPU prices, speeds, motherboards, and more, including Ryzen 3 CPUs and 16-core Threadripper chips.

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Origin PC's EVO15-S is a slim, powerful, and customizable Nvidia Max-Q laptop

The Origin PC EVO15-S uses Nvidia's GTX 1070 Max-Q to cram big power into a small, customizable package.

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AMD shows off Radeon RX Vega with a mysterious 'Holocube'

AMD's first official Radeon RX Vega reveal took place at Linus Tech Tips's LTX2017 event, with a mysterious Holocube.

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How to build a PC: A step-by-step guide

Thinking of building a PC? Our comprehensive guide can help you through the entire process, from installing the CPU and the Windows operating system, to proper cable management.

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The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update's best new features

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is Microsoft's next big upgrade, with new features like the ability to share websites between your phone and PC.