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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AMD's new flagship Radeon graphics card pictured by Battlefield's tech guru

This is it, folks: The first official glimpse at AMD's forthcoming HBM-powered Radeon graphics card.

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YouTube takes aim at Twitch with 60 frames-per-second HD livestreams

Google may not have won the bidding battle for Twitch, but it's not giving up the war for live game streaming.


AMD Radeon graphics run Witcher 3 just fine, unless Nvidia HairWorks is enabled--and that's OK

Don't let all the sound and fury on the Internet fool you. The Witcher 3 plays just fine on Radeon hardware, despite using Nvidia's GameWorks middleware.

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Xbox One will get Windows 10 sometime after PCs

Add Microsoft's game console to the list of devices that won't receive Windows 10 until sometime after it lands on PCs.


Nvidia offers Witcher 3 for free to Titan X users willing to be GeForce guinea pigs

If you're a Titan X user willing to beta test Nvidia's GeForce Experience software, the company has a free copy of Witcher 3 with your name on it.

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Microsoft will charge for Windows 10 upgrades after one-year freebie offer lapses

It's official: If you want to upgrade to Windows 10 without spending a dime, you'll want to do so in the first year after it launches. Afterwards, it'll cost money.

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Malicious keylogger malware found lurking in highly publicized GTA V mod

This hidden mod malware puts the Grand Theft in Grand Theft Auto V.

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The original Raspberry Pi Model B+ receives a long overdue price cut

The Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+'s original $35 cost would never break the bank, but it lost luster once the faster Raspberry Pi 2 launched at the same price.

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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.

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AMD's next-gen Radeon flagship is insanely small if these pictures are real

Numerous images purporting to show the AMD Radeon R9 390X reveal a water-cooled graphics card that's almost impossibly tiny.

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Confirmed: AMD's next-gen Radeon graphics will use high-bandwidth memory

The rumors about AMD's next flagship graphics card using cutting-edge high-bandwidth memory technology are true, the company confirmed Wednesday.


Oculus Rift's consumer model will launch in early 2016, after Valve's VR headset

Oculus has been busy wrapping up ecosystem support for the Oculus Rift, but the delay may cost it the crucial first-to-market status for the fledgling field of VR.

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How to download and install the Office 2016 Preview

Want a sneak peek at the future of Office? Here's how to get started.