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.

AMD sweetens its 6- and 8-core FX chips with free Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Bundling Deus Ex: Mankind Divided with 6- and 8-core chips makes AMD's affordable FX series processors even more appealing. But hurry--the deal's good only through November 14.

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HoloLens secrets revealed: Microsoft details its 24-core 'holographic processor'

Microsoft just revealed the secret sauce behind the HoloLens' innovative holographic processor unit at the annual Hot Chips conference.

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Sapphire Nitro RX 460 OC review: A classy, capable low-cost graphics card

Sapphire's Nitro Radeon RX 460 OC delivers thoughtful touches you don't normally find in budget graphics cards, but that drives up the price.

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How Netgear's Orbi plans to eradicate Wi-Fi dead zones

Netgear's Orbi Wi-Fi system is more than just router, utilizing two devices to blanket your whole home in Wi-Fi.

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IDF 2016: Powerful chips, robot brains, and super-fast data lasers

PCs may not be the sole focus at IDF anymore, but Intel's annual event still highlights the future of technology.

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Ad blockers circumvent Facebook's unblockable ads

It didn't take long for Adblock Plus to skirt Facebook's ad blocker-blocking force field.

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Corsair and MSI team up on a liquid-cooled, overclocked GeForce GTX 1080

The Hydro GFX GTX 1080 blends Corsair's cooling expertise with MSI's graphics prowess.

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Behold the blazing-fast future of storage: 60TB SSDs, 3D chips, and more

The annual Flash Media Summit gives PC enthusiasts a glimpse into the future of storage.

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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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10 killer PC upgrades that are shockingly cheap

Looking to put more pep in your PC's step? These surprisingly cheap PC upgrades and accessories do the trick without breaking the bank.

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Official Dota 2 forum hack leaks nearly 2 million user passwords

A breach of the official Dota 2 forums has resulted in 2 million usernames and passwords hitting the web.

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Hulu eliminates free streaming service, goes subscription only

Hulu is pulling the plug on its free streaming service after nearly a decade, to focus on premium subscriptions instead.

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AMD Radeon RX 460 review: An affordable graphics card with bleeding-edge tech

The AMD Radeon RX 460 graphics card is built for e-sports and low-power systems, and it shines in that role.

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Windows 10: The 10 best new features to try first

From Cortana to the fancy new Start menu, you won't want to miss these Windows 10 features.

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AMD Radeon RX 470 review: A great graphics card with a terrible price

AMD's expanding the Polaris GPU family with the Radeon RX 470, but this otherwise stellar graphics card simply isn't worthwhile at this price.