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 rockets past 100 FreeSync displays as Lenovo jumps on board

AMD's stutter-killing FreeSync displays launched long after G-Sync monitors, but 101 different models are already available.

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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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The best graphics cards for PC gaming

In the market for a new video card? These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today.

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Exclusive no more: Sony's PlayStation Now is bringing hundreds of PS3 games to PCs

A flood of former PlayStation 3 exclusives are making their PC debut when the PlayStation Now game streaming service comes to computers later this year.

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.