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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Tested: How Nvidia Reflex can make you a better esports gamer

Nvidia's Reflex API in games and Reflex Latency Analyzer in 360Hz G-Sync Esports monitors give you everything you need for more responsive, more deadly esports gaming. Here's what you need to know.

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The best graphics cards for PC gaming: AMD teases next-gen Radeon RX 6000 performance

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

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Xbox Game Pass for PC: 5 reasons it's the best deal in PC gaming

Move over, Humble Bundles. Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC is hands-down the best deal in PC gaming right now. We explain why.

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Warning: Beware terrible graphics card 'deals' that aren't worth your money

Don't be a sucker. The graphics card landscape is drastically different than a few weeks ago, and GPU makers are looking to offload pricey obsolete models with 'deals' that aren't worth your dollars.

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Our favorite SSDs are on sale for ludicrously cheap during Prime Day

SK Hynix's Gold P31 and Gold S31 earn our top recommendations, and they're on sale at steep discounts during Amazon Prime Day.

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AMD rising and Arm Macs: How Intel's endless 10nm struggles cost it so much

Intel was once the unrivaled leader in CPU technology, but after half a decade of 10nm process woes, it faces a resurgent AMD and Arm-based Macs.

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The best CPUs for gaming: AMD Ryzen 5000 chips take aim at Intel's gaming advantage

The best gaming CPUs will help your PC pump out as many frames as possible, as quickly as possible. We pick the best for every budget.

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The Full Nerd special episode: Ryzen 5000 claims the gaming crown, Radeon RX 6000 benchmarks

Join the gang as they talk about AMD's new Ryzen 5000 CPUs, and what their newly claim to gaming supremacy means for Core i9. Bonus: Radeon RX 6000 numbers!

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The best SSDs of 2020: Samsung's PCIe 4.0 drive leaves other SSDs in the dust

The best SSDs can supercharge your PC. We review our picks for the best SSDs, and what to look for in an SSD.

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AMD's Radeon RX 6000 'Big Navi' performance tease reveals an RTX 3080 rival

During AMD's Ryzen 5000 launch even, the company provided a performance preview of its upcoming Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards, and they look ready to go toe-to-toe with Nvidia's beastly RTX 3080.

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Nvidia delays GeForce RTX 3070 launch to October 29, the day after AMD's Radeon reveal

Nvidia postpones the $500 GeForce RTX 3070's launch after struggling to meet demand for the RTX 3080 and 3090.

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EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra review: Built to push the bleeding edge of performance

EVGA's GeForce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra packs a fantastic custom cooling system and all sorts of extras designed to push clock speeds to 11.

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Tested: Nvidia's new drivers fix RTX 3080 crashes

Nvidia's new Game Ready 456.55 drivers fix the issues we've had with a GeForce RTX 3080 crashing during games, but slightly limits the top GPU Boost clock speed.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 crashing issues: What you need to know

Some GeForce RTX 3080 buyers are reporting game crashes in certain conditions. Here's everything you need to know.

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GeForce RTX 3080 vs. RTX 3090: Which graphics card should you buy?

Should you buy Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 or RTX 3090? It all depends on how you use your graphics card.