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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Jaw-droppingly gorgeous HDR explodes onto PC monitors at CES 2017

After years of groundwork, HDR display tech finally arrives on your desktop.

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Full Nerd special episode: Radeon head Raja Koduri on Vega, FreeSync 2, and the 'P' in 'PC'

AMD announced all sorts of new goodies at CES 2017. The Full Nerd crew talks to Radeon boss Raja Koduri about Vega graphics cards, FreeSync 2 monitors, and more for nearly an hour.

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EVGA's SC-15 laptop woos gamers with a glorious 120Hz G-Sync display

Gamers, take note: EVGA's new SC-15 laptop packs a GeForce GTX 1060 paired with a speedy 120Hz G-Sync display.,

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Having conquered graphics cards, EVGA wants to take over your entire PC

EVGA's rolling out new cases, coolers, and more in its quest to worm its way into every part of your PC.

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Watch out, GeForce Now: LiquidSky lets you stream PC games from the cloud for free

LiquidSky's SkyComputers let you play your PC games on any Mac, PC, or Android device via the power of the cloud.

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Phanteks' $900 Enthoo Elite is a gargantuan case built for a luxurious PC—or two

Phanteks' massive Enthoo Elite case is a luxury case for enthusiast, water-cooled PCs or people who want two computers in a single chassis.

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Blasphemy! I played Witcher 3 on a MacBook Air thanks to Nvidia's GeForce Now

Nvidia's new GeForce Now streaming for PCs and Macs lets you play any PC game on computers that aren't meant for playing games, and it holds up pretty well.

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Second-gen Nvidia Shield TV hands-on: All the new killer features Nvidia didn't talk about

The second-gen Shield console is brimming with handy tweaks, updates, and new features that weren't mentioned during Nvidia's CES 2017 keynote.

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Zotac's GeForce GTX 1080 Mini and new graphics card enclosure bring big power to tiny PCs

Zotac's marrying its graphics card and mini-PC strengths with its CES 2017 hardware lineup.

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MSI goes wild with a big, badass CPU cooler and a graphics card dock named GUS

Every year, MSI brings something ludicrously wonderful to CES. This year it's the Core Frozr XL CPU cooler and GUS.

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New AMD Ryzen details revealed: Overclocking, CrossFire, lineup info, and more

AMD just dished out new deets on its highly anticipated Ryzen chips that should make enthusiasts' ears perk up.

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Origin PC's custom, professional overclocking will push your Kaby Lake chip past 5GHz

Boutique builder Origin PC says its professional overclocking can push your Kaby Lake PC past the vaunted 5GHz milestone.

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Velocity Micro’s glorious RennSeat Pro brings extreme ‘simstation’ cockpit PCs to the masses

Velocity Micro’s new RennSeat Pro is a turn-key “cockpit” PC for racing and flight sim enthusiasts, complete with a racing seat and specialized peripherals.

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Nvidia's first HDR G-Sync monitors are basically the holy grail of PC displays

The first-ever Nvidia G-Sync HDR monitors pack all the features you could ever want: 144Hz speeds, 4K resolutions, cutting-edge Quantum Dot technology, and more.

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Radeon Vega revealed: 5 things you need to know about AMD’s cutting-edge graphics cards

AMD’s hotly anticipated Radeon Vega graphics card architecture becomes more than a mere name at CES 2017. Here are the 5 things you need to know.