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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Tested and judged: The best graphics cards for VR gaming

Virtual reality demands potent firepower. We benchmarked nearly a dozen high-end GPUs to find the best graphics cards for VR gaming.

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Linux's deadliest command doesn't faze Bash on Windows 10

Running rm -rf / on Bash in Windows 10 won't fry Windows, though it will fry Bash.

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Nvidia's Pascal GPU tech specs revealed: Full CUDA count, clock speeds, and more

Here's what Nvidia's monstrous new Pascal GPU looks like under the hood. Let's dive into the tech specs.

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Nvidia's monstrous Pascal GPU is packed with cutting-edge tech and 15 billion transistors

The Pascal GPU beating at the heart of Nvidia's Tesla P100 graphics module is stuffed with radical new technology.

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12 powerful Windows 10 tools that hardcore PC enthusiasts will love

Everywhere you look in Windows 10, Microsoft's slipped in powerful tools built to appeal to PC power users.

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35 great games for Linux PCs and Steam Machines

It's taken a long time and the promise of SteamOS, but more and more big-name games are finally becoming Linux natives. Here's a sampling.

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Microsoft Build's biggest reveals: The future of Windows, Windows Phone's slumber, and super-smart bots

Microsoft's Build 2016 conference may be for developers, but it was brimming with news about Windows 10, PC gaming, Cortana, and more.

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March's mighty new PC hardware: Radical PCs and revolutionary components

March came in like a lamb and went out like a lion, with a smorgasbord of gaming PCs, gorgeous laptops, and the most powerful graphics card in the world.

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Windows Phone's no-show at Build drives home Microsoft's mobile neglect

Is Windows Phone a dead platform walking? Microsoft didn't even mention its mobile OS during the Build 2016 keynote, and sadly, it shouldn't come as a surprise.

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Microsoft envisions a future where Cortana and a legion of smart bots act as our butlers

Microsoft's Conversations as a Platform initiative thinks that machine learning and natural language could revolutionize computing.

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Hell freezes over: Microsoft and Ubuntu bring Linux's Bash shell to Windows 10

You read that right: The popular Bash shell command is coming to Windows 10, with Ubuntu's help.

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Pornhub's wild, free VR porn channel will blow your mind

Pornhub has teamed up with BadoinkVR to bring free VR porn to the masses.

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Deflating Apple's hubris: Why 600 million people using 5-year-old PCs is a great thing

Phil Schiller's disdain towards the 600 million 5-year-old PCs still in use ignores the fact that most people don't spend money unless they HAVE to, and that's a good thing.

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GDC 2016's biggest reveals: Tiny gaming PCs, VR launch games, and the most powerful graphics card ever

There was something for every gamer at GDC 2016. Catch up on all the biggest PC gaming news here.

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The Sulon Q is a wireless, AMD-powered VR headset with a full-blown PC inside

Forget wires and choosing between VR and AR. The AMD APU-powered Sulon Q packs a full-blown PC inside for wire-free virtual reality.