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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AMD reveals HBM-powered Radeon Fury graphics cards, new R300-series GPUs

The rumors were true: The Radeon R9 Fury X is water-cooled, loaded with stream processors, and looks to be an absolute beast.

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Steam Machines revealed: Full details and pictures for every model

Valve's Steam Machine lineup is as varied in hardware as it is in price. Here's everything we know about all 15 models announced thus far.

AMD's HDMI-compatible FreeSync display teases buttery-smooth gaming for the masses

Variable refresh rate technology has so far been limited to high-end monitors with DisplayPort connections, but at Computex, AMD revealed a FreeSync monitor running over HDMI.

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Tested: Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon graphics cards for every budget

Which graphics card is best for your money? We test over a dozen AMD and Nvidia GPUs to help find the answer.

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Nvidia's radical multi-resolution shading tech could help VR reach the masses

Nvidia's new multi-resolution shading tech takes advantage of the way virtual reality headsets render images to enable massive performance savings—which means prettier VR games or VR games on cheaper graphics cards.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti review: A ferocious graphics card at a ferocious price

Nvidia's beastly new GeForce GTX 980 Ti offers damn near the performance of the $1000 Titan X, at a far lower price. So why does it even exist? Look to AMD.

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AMD's Radeon beta drivers greatly improve Witcher 3, Project CARS performance

The Catalyst 15.5 beta drivers for AMD Radeon graphics cards are being released after a delay—and accusations of Nvidia wrongdoing.

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Android M's major new features, from Android Pay to awesome app permissions

Now that Android L has given Google's mobile operating system a makeover, Android M focuses on polishing the user experience.

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Google tweaks its cloud tech to make push notifications more meaningful to you

Google's unified cloud messaging API now extends to iOS devices, and websites are getting in on the action, too.

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Android M's getting the equivalent of Apple's Touch ID

After years of sporadic efforts by individual phone makers, standardized fingerprint support will come baked into Android M.

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Oculus Rift's $1,500 total cost: Digging into the truth behind the insane number

Oculus VR's CEO recently revealed that the VR headset and a PC powerful enough to run it will cost $1,500 total—but the true price of the Rift is much less scary. We break it down.

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New Windows 10 preview build drops with Edge browser improvements, UI polish

Windows 10 preview build 10122 doesn't add many new features and is a lot more stable than previous versions—unless you're trying to use the new Edge browser with an AMD Radeon GPU.

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

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

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AMD's new flagship Radeon graphics card pictured by Battlefield's tech guru

This is it, folks: The first official glimpse at AMD's forthcoming HBM-powered Radeon graphics card.

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YouTube takes aim at Twitch with 60 frames-per-second HD livestreams

Google may not have won the bidding battle for Twitch, but it's not giving up the war for live game streaming.