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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How to build a PC: A step-by-step guide

Thinking of building a PC? Our comprehensive guide can help you through the entire process, from installing the CPU and the Windows operating system, to proper cable management.

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The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update's best new features

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is Microsoft's next big upgrade, with new features like the ability to share websites between your phone and PC.

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Crimson ReLive 17.7.2 is a massive, feature-filled update for AMD's Radeon Software

AMD's Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.7.2 update adds Enhanced Sync while boosting Radeon Chill, game streaming, WattMan, and more.

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Kaspersky's stellar antivirus finally goes free

Kaspersky's premium antivirus goes free after topping independent testing charts for years.

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7 AMD Ryzen tips and tricks to maximize your PC's performance

AMD's new Ryzen chips offer killer performance out of the box, but these tips, tricks, and tweaks push the processors even further.

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What to do about the 'Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC' error

Windows PCs with Intel's Clover Trail Atom chips can't upgrade to the Windows 10 Creators Update.

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Windows 10 Creators Update FAQ: Everything you need to know

Microsoft's free Windows 10 Creators Update has finally arrived. Here's everything you need to know, from features to launch date details.

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AMD Ryzen motherboards explained: The crucial differences in every AM4 chipset

Don't buy an AM4 motherboard for your AMD Ryzen processor until you read this.

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AMD's Ryzen 3 lineup brings competitive quad-core CPUs to the masses

AMD's Ryzen 3 1200 and 1300X processors pack twice as many cores as Intel's Core i3 chips.

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Killing Cortana: How to disable Windows 10's info-hungry digital assistant

Cortana, Microsoft's supremely useful digital assistant, is a highlight Windows 10 feature—but not everyone will appreciate the amount of personal information she demands to be helpful. Here's how to disable Cortana in Windows 10.

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Why AMD's Radeon graphics cards are almost impossible to buy right now

Vega's not coming for two more months and Ethereum miners have driven the Radeon RX 570 and RX 580 off store shelves.

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Steam Summer Sale 2017 encore: The best PC game deals you don't want to miss

We've rounded up the best Steam Summer Sale deals we could find. Its end is nigh.

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AbleGamers' Player Panels could make future games more disability-friendly

The AbleGamers charity's new Player Panels bring gamers with disabilities and developers together to make games more inclusive.

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AMD quietly reveals Ryzen 3 chip details with Ryzen Pro's launch

Unannounced Ryzen 3 CPU details just got announced in AMD's Ryzen Pro launch.

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AMD, Nvidia coin mining graphics cards appear as gaming GPU shortage intensifies

New graphics cards from AMD and Nvidia are tailored for cryptocurrency mining, while gamers struggle to find affordable hardware.