Brad ChacosSenior Editor, PCWorld

Brad Chacos spends his days digging through desktop PCs and tweeting too much. He covers gaming, graphics, and explainers for PCWorld, and spends his mornings running the news desk for PCWorld, Greenbot, and TechHive.

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The Full Nerd: ep. 181: AMD Advantage Laptops and E3!

Ryzen plus Radeon equals one yummy Asus laptop; and everything you need to know about this year's E3 game show.

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The best SSDs of 2021: New cryptocurrency could send prices skyrocketing

The best solid-state drives can supercharge your PC. Here are our picks for the best SSDs, and what you should know before a purchase.

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The best graphics cards for PC gaming

These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today from Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon.

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E3 2021: 12 big reveals that PC gamers need to see

PC gaming is much more of a force at E3 2021 than it was in years prior. We sifted through all the trailers to identify 12 game announcements that PC gamers need to see.

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Nvidia ending support for Windows 7, 8, and older 'Kepler' GeForce GPUs

If you're on an older version of Windows or a GeForce GTX 600- or 700-series graphics card, your final Game Ready driver arrives on August 31.

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How to securely erase your hard drive or SSD

Ensure that the data on your old drives is safe from prying eyes with this simple guide to securely wiping your hard drives.

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Remedy's magnificent Control is free on the Epic Games store, and you don't want to miss it

The Epic Games Store is giving away Control for free, and you won't want to miss out. This game is fantastic on every level.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti review: A GPU for wild times

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3070 Ti is a decent graphics card that would be hard to recommend in normal times, but we're not in normal times.

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The Full Nerd ep. 179: AMD, Nvidia, and Intel's biggest news at Computex 2021

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the crew dives into the reveals for Zen 3 APUs, FidelityFX Super Resolution, 3D V-Cache, the RTX 3080 Ti, and much more.

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Meet AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution: Radeon's DLSS rival even makes GeForce GPUs faster

AMD finally unveiled its FidelityFX Super Resolution upscaling technology during the company's Computex 2021 keynote, promising huge performance gains and wide GPU compatibility.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti review: Basically a 3090, but for gamers

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is essentially an RTX 3090 in all but name (and memory capacity).

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The monstrous GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is Nvidia's 'new gaming flagship'

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 Ti launches on June 3 for $1,200.

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AMD's turbocharged Ryzen 5000G APUs get a DIY street date, and a new philosophy

During AMD's Computex 2021 keynote, the company revealed pricing and availability info for DIY versions of the hotly anticipated Ryzen 5 5600G and Ryzen 7 5700G APUs with Radeon graphics inside.

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How to tune Windows 10 for laser-focused productivity

Windows 10 is chock full of tools that can eliminate distractions, optimize your workflow, and make you all-around more productive—but they aren't always obvious.

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AMD admits to neglecting budget chips during the ongoing silicon shortage

As the silicon shortage drags on, AMD CEO Lisa Su says that the company is prioritizing higher-cost chips.