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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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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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.


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.

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MSI unleashes more than 30 new Kaby Lake and AMD Ryzen motherboards

MSI wasn't fooling around at CES 2017, revealing its first AMD Ryzen AM4 motherboards and more than 30 new Z270 motherboards for use with Intel's Kaby Lake chips.

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AMD reveals an army of Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

AMD's paving the path for its hotly anticipated Ryzen processor by announcing a slew of AM4 motherboards and exotic Ryzen custom builds.

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MSI powers up its PCs and laptops with Intel and Nvidia’s newest hardware

MSI overhauled its laptop and desktop PC lineups at CES 2017 to work in Intel’s Kaby Lake and Nvidia’s GTX 1050 mobile processors.

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Digital Storm tweaks the tiny Bolt X and big, badass Aventum 3 to eliminate PC hassles

Digital Storm is upgrading its killer Bolt small form-factor gaming PC and big, badass Aventum 3 with new case designs to eliminate enthusiast headaches.

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The beastly Project Modena embodies Digital Storm's enthusiast PC knowledge

Digital Storm's high-end Project Modena prototype PC represents years of experience building enthusiast gaming PCs.

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti graphics cards bring desktop-level gaming to laptops

Nvidia's GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti GPUs are a must-have for any gamer on a budget, and they're now officially available on laptops.

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AMD's FreeSync 2 makes cutting-edge HDR monitors even more glorious

AMD's FreeSync 2 technology is built to help you get the best visual quality and lowest possible lag with premium HDR monitors.


New AMD Radeon website counts down to Vega graphics card architecture preview

AMD's enthusiast-class Radeon Vega graphics cards are coming, and now we know when we'll know more: CES 2017.

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The 10 best PC games of 2016

From Battlefield 1 to XCOM 2, these PC games stood out among the pack in 2016.

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Steam Winter Sale hidden gems: 15 great PC games under $10

One of the best parts of Steam Sales is trying new and unique games while the entry fees are low. Here are 15 affordable gems hiding in the Steam Winter Sale.

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The future is now: 2016's most powerful, portentous PC hardware

From the birth of virtual reality to the rise of revolutionary graphics cards, this was the most powerful, noteworthy PC hardware released in 2016.