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Brad Chacos spends the days jamming to Spotify and digging through desktop PCs. He covers the gaming, graphics cards, and how-to beats for PCWorld, and spends his mornings running the news desk for PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot, and TechHive.

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Nvidia clarifies: No specific GTX 970 driver to improve memory allocation performance planned

The GeForce GTX 970 has an unorthodox memory design that can affect performance in odd situations. Nvidia's planning a driver update that should alleviate the issue.

Big flagship Radeon graphics card price cuts add pressure to GTX 970 memory furor

The AMD R9 290 and R9 290X are seeing price cuts and touting their memory performance in the aftermath of the Nvidia GTX 970 memory allocation furor.

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Nvidia explains GeForce GTX 970's memory performance issues, admits error in specs

Some gamers noticed issues when Nvidia's bargain priced GTX 970 tried to use more than 3.5GB of RAM. Here's why.

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Windows 10: The best tips, tricks, and tweaks

Windows 10 may still be in beta, but it already has some fun and handy, hidden new features worth exploring. Check 'em out here.

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DirectX 12 just sneaked into Windows 10, but you can't use it yet

It's official: DirectX 12 is here, though it's not very handy in its current form.

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Windows 10: The 10 coolest features you should check out first

From Cortana to the fancy new Start menu, you won't want to miss these Windows 10 features.

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How to install the Windows 10 Preview: Everything you need to know

Try the Windows 10 beta safely: Here are the hardware requirements, and how-to's for preparing virtual machines and partitioned hard drives.

Microsoft's Surface RT tablets won't be upgraded to Windows 10

But Windows RT tablets will receive some sort of update with partial Windows 10 functionality.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 graphics card review: Maxwell meets PC gaming's sweet spot

Nvidia's $200 GTX 960 aims for the mainstream enthusiast 'sweet spot' and hits it dead center.

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Windows 10: The 10 most important new Consumer Preview features

From Cortana to Xbox streaming and the audacious Windows Holographic, these are the biggest announcements from Microsoft's Windows 10 Consumer Preview event.

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Windows 10's new features: Cortana, a 'Spartan' browser, Xbox streaming, and more

Microsoft showed off new, consumer-focused features for Windows 10.

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Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users

You read that: Current Windows users will be able to snag Windows 10 for the low, low price of absolutely nothing.

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NZXT's $100 Doko box aims to kill Steam Machines and HTPCs

NZXT's $100 Doko uses Gigabit Ethernet and USB over IP technology to stream your entire PC to your TV.

Windows 7 exits mainstream support: What you need to know

Don't panic! Windows 7 exiting mainstream support on January 13, 2015, shouldn't have a major effect on day-to-day use.

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Google reveals Cast for Audio, a Chromecast-like way to beam music to sound gear

First Chromecast took over your TV, and Google Cast for Audio hopes to do the same for speakers and other audio gear.