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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From VR Star Trek to Watchdogs 2 (but not Assassin's Creed): Everything Ubisoft revealed at E3 2016

Most of Ubisoft's familiar franchises made an appearance at its E3 2016 event, but the big surprise was a virtual reality version of Star Trek.

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Everything revealed at E3's PC Gaming Show: Games like these make the PC special

The second annual PC Gaming Show basked in everything that makes PC gaming special.

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Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 graphics cards intensify AMD's affordable gaming push

After making a big splash with the $200 Radeon RX 480's reveal, AMD's giving us a glimpse of the rest of the Polaris family.

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Xbox One S, Project Scorpio, and games that Play Anywhere: Everything Microsoft revealed at E3 2016

Microsoft brought big tech to E3, with a new Xbox One S console, "Play Anywhere" functionality between Windows 10 and Xbox, and games galore.

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Quake's return, VR Fallout, and Dishonored 2: Everything Bethesda unveiled at E3 2016

After wonderfully successful Doom and Wolfenstein reboots, Bethesda's bringing back the legendary Quake—and that was just the opener for its blockbuster E3 event.

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Everything EA unveiled at E3 2016: Titanfall 2, Battlefield 1, Mass Effect Andromeda, and more

EA kicked off E3 with its first annual EA Play event, and it brought big guns like Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 along for the action.

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Nvidia quietly kills 3- and 4-way SLI support for GeForce GTX 10-series graphics cards

After promising to let users tap into 3 and 4-way SLI multi-GPU setups via an "Enthusiast Key," Nvidia now says it'll only support 2-way SLI in games.

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These 20 deep, absorbing PC games will eat days of your life

These majestic, long PC games demanded to be played for days, not hours—and your tenacity will be rewarded.

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Why PCs roared back to life at Computex 2016

After last year's Computex, pundits proclaimed the PC to be dead. This year's proved that it's not just alive and kicking, but innovating like crazy.

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The wildest and most powerful PC hardware from Computex 2016

After years of stagnation, the PC showed its wild, funky, futuristic side at Computex 2016.

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Windows 10 sees its largest surge ever as Microsoft's forced-upgrade push rolls on

Microsoft is pushing Windows 10 upgrades onto users who didn't ask for it, and it appears to be paying off, at least for Microsoft.

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AMD's Radeon RX 480 brings high-end graphics to the masses for just $200

AMD's new Polaris GPU-based Radeon RX graphics cards will start at $200 and ship in June.

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PowerColor's Devil Box graphics dock infuses laptops with hellacious performance

PowerColor's Devil Box dock wants to marry desktop graphics cards with portable computers.

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New Asus water-cooled laptop doubles up on GPUs and power supplies for insane gaming

The water-cooled Asus ROG GX800 gaming laptop is a desktop in everything but name.

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Meet Avalon, Asus's audacious, tightly integrated vision for the future of DIY PCs

Asus ROG's Avalon concept PC makes a compelling case for rethinking the basic bones of computer design.