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 Windows 10 Creators Update's best new features: Dynamic Lock, Game Mode, privacy tweaks, and more

This spring's massive Windows 10 Creators Update is overflowing with fresh features and helpful tweaks. Here's a look at the most notable.

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GeForce Now vs. GeForce Now: Nvidia's Shield and PC streaming services are wildly different

GeForce Now for the Shield TV and GeForce Now for PCs and Macs are two wildly different services for streaming PC games to you devices, despite the similar names.

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XCOM 2's eagerly anticipated Long War 2 total conversion mod released in Steam Workshop

The original Long War mod made the first XCOM reboot even better, and now Long War 2 is here for XCOM 2 with new enemies, missions, and soldier tools galore.

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Prices plummet for AMD's beastly Radeon Pro Duo graphics card ahead of Vega's release

AMD's Radeon Pro Duo was always a weird product, and its days are limited with hotly anticipated Vega graphics cards on the horizon.

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Mini PC invasion: These radically tiny computers fit in the palm of your hand

Some of today's 'desktop' mini-PCs make laptops seem downright bulky in comparison.

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Ossic's amazingly immersive 3D headphones give you an earful of VR audio's glorious future

The Ossic X 3D headphones raised more money on Kickstarter than any other VR campaign, and their sound is utterly transformative.

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AMD's Ryzen processors will launch before March 3, GDC slip-up reveals

Oops! A listing for a GDC 2017 session just revealed that AMD's Ryzen CPUs will launch before March 3.

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5 wildly exotic laptops we can't wait to use in 2017

A handful of powerful, imaginative laptops stole the show at CES 2017.

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AMD Ryzen CPUs: 7 all-new details revealed at CES 2017

AMD's hotly anticipated Ryzen CPUs were out in full force at CES 2017, and we learned all sorts of new details about both Ryzen and its AM4 platform.

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Jaw-droppingly gorgeous HDR explodes onto PC monitors at CES 2017

After years of groundwork, HDR display tech finally arrives on your desktop.

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Full Nerd special episode: Radeon head Raja Koduri on Vega, FreeSync 2, and the 'P' in 'PC'

AMD announced all sorts of new goodies at CES 2017. The Full Nerd crew talks to Radeon boss Raja Koduri about Vega graphics cards, FreeSync 2 monitors, and more for nearly an hour.

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EVGA's SC-15 laptop woos gamers with a glorious 120Hz G-Sync display

Gamers, take note: EVGA's new SC-15 laptop packs a GeForce GTX 1060 paired with a speedy 120Hz G-Sync display.,

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Having conquered graphics cards, EVGA wants to take over your entire PC

EVGA's rolling out new cases, coolers, and more in its quest to worm its way into every part of your PC.

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Watch out, GeForce Now: LiquidSky lets you stream PC games from the cloud for free

LiquidSky's SkyComputers let you play your PC games on any Mac, PC, or Android device via the power of the cloud.

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Phanteks' $900 Enthoo Elite is a gargantuan case built for a luxurious PC—or two

Phanteks' massive Enthoo Elite case is a luxury case for enthusiast, water-cooled PCs or people who want two computers in a single chassis.