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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Asus' ROG XG Station 2 dock wants to up your laptop's game with desktop graphics

The ROG XG Station 2 lets Asus laptops use Asus desktop graphics cards to unlock better gaming performance.

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Naughty America's virtual reality videos made me feel like a real-life porn star

VR porn will blow your... mind (and steam up your VR headset's lenses).

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Lian Li's wild new PC cases will delight adventurous builders

Lian Li showed off a PC case that looks like a cruise ship and one that doubles as an adjustable-height standing desk.

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AMD Zen-based CPUs and APUs will unify around Socket AM4

AMD's forthcoming Zen-based chips will put an end to the multi-socket madness of today's FX chips and AMD APUs.

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The wild, weird, and powerful PC hardware of CES 2016

We caught a glimpse of the PC's future at CES 2016, and it looks amazing.

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Everest VR demo triggered my fear of heights and nearly brought me to my knees

The Everest VR demo on the HTC Vive Pre got my monkey brain screaming in terror.

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Corsair's new gaming SDK imbues RGB keyboard backlighting with purpose

Finally, RGB backlighting on keyboards is good for something other than just looking pretty.

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Meet Wraith, AMD's whisper-quiet new stock CPU cooler

AMD's got a new stock cooler coming soon, and it is a huge improvement over its predecessor.

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EVGA's first full-sized PC case was designed to eradicate gamer hassles

EVGA's beast of a full-tower sure is a beauty for gamers.

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EVGA explodes onto the scene with the SC-17—a stunning 4K gaming laptop

The company's debut laptop pairs a 4K screen with a slick and sleek 17-inch body and components for serious gaming.

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Meet Zotac's versatile legion of pocket-sized mini-PCs

Zotac was in the mini-PC game before mini-PCs were even a game.

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MSI's tiny Vortex gaming PC takes on Apple's Mac Pro

That's no trashcan. With two GeForce GTX 980 GPUs, this computer can kick your PC's ass.

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MSI's lavish, yet functional SLI bridges for Nvidia GPUs are so ludicrous I adore them

Anything worth doing is worth overdoing, as MSI's new 3-way and 4-way SLI bridges for Nvidia graphics cards show.

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HP's powerful, Vive-optimized Envy Phoenix is tailored for virtual reality gaming

HP's Envy Phoenix is tweaked and tuned to perform well with HTC's Vive VR headset.