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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Microsoft apologizes after rogue Windows 10 preview builds cause chaos

A buggy internal Insider preview build accidentally made its way to Windows 10 devices and even non-Insider Windows phones.

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Computex's wildly powerful PC hardware: CPU core wars, ultra-thin gaming laptops, and more

After years of catering to svelte notebooks, the new PC hardware at Computex 2017 focused on heavy firepower.

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The wait for AMD's Radeon RX Vega graphics cards continues for two more months

AMD's hotly anticipated Radeon RX Vega graphics cards won't launch until the Siggraph conference rolls around at the end of July.

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Asus debuts the first-ever Ryzen laptop with a mobile Radeon surprise, too

The Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC is the first Ryzen laptop, the first Radeon RX 580 laptop, and one of the few gaming notebooks to support FreeSync.

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G-Sync HDR displays go ultrawide and ultra-fast with the 200Hz Asus ROG Swift PG35VQ

The 200Hz Asus ROG Swift PG35VQ takes Nvidia's premium G-Sync HDR formula and applies it to an ultra-fast, curved ultrawide display.

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AMD's new AM4 motherboard software cures Ryzen's memory headaches

AMD's AGESA 1.0.0.6 adds 26 new memory parameters for enthusiasts to tinker with, while pushing supported RAM speeds to 4000MHz.

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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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Nvidia's new generation of powerful GeForce GTX Battlebox PCs finally embraces AMD

Nvidia's new GeForce GTX Battlebox PCs guarantee your gaming experience, and for the first time, include AMD processors.

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Every AMD Radeon RX graphics card you can buy for PC gaming

AMD offers Radeon graphics cards that range from budget HTPC options to the versatile Radeon RX 580, with Vega on the way. Here's the full lineup of PC gaming options.

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Some Radeon RX Vega graphics cards will be faster than the Frontier Edition

In a Reddit AMA, Radeon chief Raja Koduri revealed enlightening details about Radeon RX Vega's performance, HBM2 memory, and more.

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Asus ROG teases the world's first AMD Ryzen laptop

AMD said Ryzen laptops are coming soon, and Asus ROG apparently already has a gaming notebook on tap.

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Ryzen CPUs explained: Everything you need to know about AMD's disruptive multicore chips

Here's everything you need to know about AMD Ryzen CPU prices, speeds, motherboards, and more, including 16-core Threadripper HEDT chips.

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Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Windows 10 is chock-full of handy, hidden new features worth exploring, especially after the massive Anniversary Update. Check out the best tips and tricks here.

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The Google I/O 12 biggest reveals: Android O, Google Assistant, standalone Daydream VR headsets, and more

Here's everything revealed at Google's I/O 2017 keynote, from new Android O features to Google Home updates and standalone Daydream VR headsets.

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Google launches Android O in beta with Google Play Protect and helpful interface tweaks

The beta version of Android O is here, bringing Google Play Protect and interface tweaks like picture-in-picture mode for apps along with it.