Brad ChacosSenior Editor, PCWorld

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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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Behold the beast: Full AMD Radeon R9 Fury X tech specs and design details revealed

After introducing the Radeon R9 Fury X at E3, AMD's taken the full wraps off its cutting-edge graphics card. Here's every detail you need to know, and some you don't.

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E3's first dedicated PC event basks in everything that makes PC gaming special

The first-ever massive E3 event dedicated solely to PC gaming was a love letter to computer-loving gamers, with glorious graphics hardware and a focus on PC-centric titles like American Truck Simulator, Arma III: Tanoa, and Killing Floor 2.

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33 must-see PC games revealed at E3 2015

Like always, the big E3 'Day Zero' press conferences focused strongly on consoles. But since consoles share guts with computers these days, most of the biggest titles are coming to PCs, too.

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Just Cause 3, Hitman, Deus Ex, and Tomb Raider: Square Enix's E3 event sticks to PC stars

Square Enix oversees some of the most beloved franchises in PC gaming, and all of those star-studded series were out in full force during the company’s big E3 event.

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AMD reveals HBM-powered Radeon Fury graphics cards, new R300-series GPUs

The rumors were true: The Radeon R9 Fury X is water-cooled, loaded with stream processors, and looks to be an absolute beast.

AMD's HDMI-compatible FreeSync display teases buttery-smooth gaming for the masses

Variable refresh rate technology has so far been limited to high-end monitors with DisplayPort connections, but at Computex, AMD revealed a FreeSync monitor running over HDMI.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti review: A ferocious graphics card at a ferocious price

Nvidia's beastly new GeForce GTX 980 Ti offers damn near the performance of the $1000 Titan X, at a far lower price. So why does it even exist? Look to AMD.

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Nvidia's radical multi-resolution shading tech could help VR reach the masses

Nvidia's new multi-resolution shading tech takes advantage of the way virtual reality headsets render images to enable massive performance savings—which means prettier VR games or VR games on cheaper graphics cards.

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AMD's Radeon beta drivers greatly improve Witcher 3, Project CARS performance

The Catalyst 15.5 beta drivers for AMD Radeon graphics cards are being released after a delay—and accusations of Nvidia wrongdoing.

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Android M's major new features, from Android Pay to awesome app permissions

Now that Android L has given Google's mobile operating system a makeover, Android M focuses on polishing the user experience.

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Google tweaks its cloud tech to make push notifications more meaningful to you

Google's unified cloud messaging API now extends to iOS devices, and websites are getting in on the action, too.

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Android M's getting the equivalent of Apple's Touch ID

After years of sporadic efforts by individual phone makers, standardized fingerprint support will come baked into Android M.

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Oculus Rift's $1,500 total cost: Digging into the truth behind the insane number

Oculus VR's CEO recently revealed that the VR headset and a PC powerful enough to run it will cost $1,500 total—but the true price of the Rift is much less scary. We break it down.

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New Windows 10 preview build drops with Edge browser improvements, UI polish

Windows 10 preview build 10122 doesn't add many new features and is a lot more stable than previous versions—unless you're trying to use the new Edge browser with an AMD Radeon GPU.