Brad ChacosSenior Editor, PCWorld

Brad Chacos spends his days digging through desktop PCs and tweeting too much. He covers gaming and graphics for PCWorld, and spends his mornings running the news desk for PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot, and TechHive.

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The Windows 10 Creators Update's best new features: Paint 3D, Game Mode, privacy tweaks, and more

Microsoft's massive Windows 10 Creators Update is overflowing with fresh features and helpful tweaks. Here's the best.

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Nvidia's beastly Titan Xp steals the performance crown from the GTX 1080 Ti

Nvidia's new Titan Xp takes the performance crown back from the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti—and bestows the graphics card with the name it always should have had.

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Xbox Project Scorpio specs revealed: Microsoft's next console is a Radeon-infused monster

Microsoft's Xbox Project Scorpio's hardware could actually power 4K gaming well, unlike the PS4 Pro. But sorry, PC enthusiasts: AMD's Ryzen isn't inside.

Thursday night NFL games now stream on Amazon Prime, and that sucks for cord-cutters

Thursday Night Football games are dumping Twitter for Amazon Prime, and that sucks for cord-cutters.

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Windows 10's native Beam support makes PC game streaming dead simple

The Windows 10 Creators update offers native support for PC game broadcasting, using Microsoft's Beam service. What it lacks in users and features, it makes up for in sheer ease of use.

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Tested: Windows 10's Game Mode makes unplayable games playable—sometimes

Windows 10's Game Mode won't improve performance on every PC, but when it does, it can make a massive difference.

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Destiny 2 is coming to the PC, Bungie confirms

Your pleas have been answered. Bungie's Destiny 2 is coming to the PC.

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AMD preps for Ryzen 5's launch with a helpful AM4 motherboard update

AMD's preparing a big April BIOS update for AMD motherboards ahead of Ryzen 5's launch.

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Windows 10 Creators Update: The 5 biggest changes

These are the Windows 10 Creators Update features and tweaks you'll notice first.

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GeForce GTX 1060 added to Nvidia's For Honor, Ghost Recon: Wildlands free game bundle

If you buy a GeForce GTX 1060, GTX 1070, or GTX 1080, Nvidia will toss in a free copy of Ubisoft's For Honor or Ghost Recon: Wildlands.

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Every custom GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card revealed so far: Aorus, MSI, EVGA, Zotac, Asus and more

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080 Ti was limited to Founders Edition reference models at launch, but graphics card makers like MSI and Asus are already teasing custom versions.

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Why I'm addicted to Mass Effect: Andromeda's gorgeous, secret Nvidia super-screenshots

Nvidia's Ansel screenshot tool and Mass Effect: Andromeda's gorgeous graphics are a match made in art geek heaven.

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Myth busted: Vulkan's multi-GPU support isn't limited to Windows 10

The Internet's ablaze with reports that the Vulkan graphics API's support for multiple graphics cards is limited to Windows 10 alone. It's not true, says Khronos Group.

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Facebook live videos take aim at Twitch with streaming software, hardware support

Facebook's new streaming software and hardware support for personal live videos is a shot across Twitch's bow, but Twitch shouldn't sweat it.

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The 15 highest-performing PC components you can buy today

Looking to build the ultimate PC? If price is no object, this is the hardware you want, from the GeForce GTX 1080 Ti to the Intel Core i7-6950X.