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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10 reasons to reject Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade

The end of Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade offer is right around the corner. But while Windows 10 is great, there are valid reasons to reject it.

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AMD releases Crimson driver fix for Radeon RX 480's power consumption concerns

If you picked up a Radeon RX 480 reference edition graphics card, you'll want to pick up Radeon Crimson 16.7.1 ASAP.

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First look: Meet Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060, inside and out

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 promises to deliver GTX 980-level performance for just $250. Here's a look at the card from every angle.

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060 is a $250 GTX 980 killer

The GeForce GTX 1060 is Nvidia's answer to AMD's Radeon RX 480, which redefined what a $200 graphics card can do.

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AMD details driver fix for Radeon RX 480's controversial, spec-exceeding power draw

AMD's $200 Radeon RX 480 draws much more power than it should through your motherboard, which could damage low-end systems.

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Gigabyte's mini-ITX GTX 1070 just rendered AMD's Radeon Nano obsolete

The Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC graphics card delivers Titan X-beating power in an ultra-tiny form factor.

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

The Steam Summer Sale's end is nigh. Don't miss these deals on some killer PC games.

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June's powerful new PC hardware: The dawn of a glorious future

After years of iterative tweaks and minor evolution, the flood of next-gen PC hardware in June felt like a glimpse of a glorious future.

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Unlike Nvidia, AMD's Radeon RX 480 won't kill support for extreme multi-GPU setups

Nvidia essentially killed off 3- and 4-way SLI multi-GPU support with its GeForce GTX 1080 and 1070, but AMD's keeping CrossFire support alive and kicking. Ish.

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AMD Radeon RX 480 review: Redefining what's possible with a $200 graphics card

The $200 Radeon RX 480 is the first graphics card built around AMD's 14nm Polaris GPU, and it changes the game.

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More Steam Summer Sale gems: 15 great games under $5

During Valve's Steam Summer sale, a veritable legion of top-notch PC games can be yours for under $5 a pop.

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Hidden gems of the Steam Summer Sale: 10 delightful games under $10

If you're looking to try something new during the Steam Summer Sale, these 10 excellent games sell for less than $10 each.

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10 great Steam Summer Sale game bundles that will save you even more money

Sure, games are cheap during Valve's Steam Summer Sale. But they're even cheaper when you buy them in bulk.

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EVGA GTX 1080 FTW review: The most powerful graphics card in the world, made better

The GeForce GTX 1080 is the most powerful graphics card in the world today, and EVGA's custom GTX 1080 FTW version makes it better in every way.

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The Full Nerd Episode 3: VR talk-show host Will Smith and a $500 gaming PC

Will Smith explains how a VR talk show works and Brad Chacos explains how a $500 PC can be used for gaming.