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.


It's true: Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 officially supports only 2-way SLI setups

Adios, ridonkulously overpowered rigs. The GeForce GTX 1080 and Nvidia's new SLI HB bridges officially support only 2-way SLI configurations—though there's a workaround.


Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 review: The most badass graphics card ever created

Hail to the new king of graphics cards, baby. Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 proves that the jump to 16nm GPU technology is as mind-blowing as we'd all hoped it would be.

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Waiting for Polaris: AMD's “new” Radeon M400 laptop GPUs aren't new at all—yet

AMD's long-awaited Polaris GPUs may be imminent, but they're not in the "new" Radeon M400 series graphics that just rolled out.

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The Full Nerd Episode 0: Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080, Battlefield 1, and 4-core vs. 8-core build

Full Nerd launches with an epic debate between Gordon Mah Ung, Hayden Dingman, and Brad Chacos over the nitty-gritty GeForce GTX 1080 details, and whether you should build a 4-core or 8-core rig. Plus, Battlefield 1 and burning reader questions.

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Evernote and Google team up to show Drive-stored content directly inside your notes

Evernote and Google may be competitors when it comes to notes, but the two companies are burying the hatchet so you can view your Google Drive-stored content directly inside your Evernote notes.

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Google's Gboard is a feature-packed iPhone keyboard with baked-in search capabilities

Google's Gboard virtual keyboard for iPhone is designed to make your life easier with native Google search, GIFs, and emoji support.

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Google's Chirp may be the Amazon Echo rival that brings 'OK Google' into your home

"OK Google" may soon become much more useful if rumors of a Google-powered Amazon Echo rival dubbed "Chirp" prove accurate.

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Windows 10 PC games level up with FreeSync, G-Sync, and unlocked frame rate support

A Windows 10 update today adds much-needed PC game support for FreeSync and G-Sync monitors, as well as unlocked frame rates.

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 Founders Edition graphics cards explained

Nvidia’s GTX 1080 and GTX 1070 Founders Editions are what used to be known as Nvidia’s reference cards. Get the details here.

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Nvidia's beastly GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070: The 10 key things you need to know

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 represents a major step forward for graphics cards, but the GTX 1070 may be even more impressive. Here are the 10 key things you need to know.

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Nvidia's monstrous new GeForce GTX 1080 and 1070 kick more ass than a Titan X

The GeForce GTX 1080 will give you twice the performance of a Titan X for just $600.

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Wild Vegas VR porn experience gives room service a new twist

The VR Bangers Hotel Experience coming to Las Vegas hotels lets you rent VR porn shot in a room that mimics your own.

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Raspberry Pi 3 review: The revolutionary $35 mini-PC cures its biggest headaches

The Raspberry Pi 3's subtle improvements add up to a major usability and performance upgrade.

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The hidden software tricks AMD and Nvidia use to supercharge VR gaming

With VR gaming, hardware's only part of the equation. Here's a look at how software such as AMD's LiquidVR and Nvidia's VRWorks enhance your virtual reality experience.

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12 hilarious, brutally devious ways game developers punish pirates

The ways that game developers punish thieves in-game can be downright hilarious, like Quantum Break slapping an eye-patch with a Jolly Roger on pirates.