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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Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 5600 XT review: Punching above its class

The AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT delivers outstanding 1080p gaming, knocking out the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti thanks to a last-minute upgrade. Make sure you get that new BIOS!

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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 recent October 2018 Update. Check out the best tips and tricks here.

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Tip: You can still upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for free

Windows 7 went end-of-life today, but you can still take advantage of Microsoft's offer of a free Windows 10 upgrade, even though it officially ended years ago.

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Windows 7 is dead: How to stay as safe as possible after the security updates stop

Windows 7 is officially end of life, meaning it will no longer receive security updates. If you're going to keep using it, here's how to stay as safe as possible.

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CES 2020: The chips, laptops, and badass gear PC enthusiasts need to know about

2020 is shaping up to be a momentous year for the PC, and you could see it shaping up at CES 2020. Here's the gear PC enthusiasts need to know about.

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Here's Destiny 2 being played on Intel's first Xe discrete graphics chip

Intel showed off its first discrete graphics chip at CES 2020, with DG1 playing Destiny 2 on a Tiger Lake reference laptop.

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Origin PC's reborn 'Big O' marries a high-end PC with a liquid-cooled console for ultimate streaming

Origin PC's 'Big O' revival blends console with PC, leveraging synergies from its recent Corsair acquisition.

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The best CPUs for gaming

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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High-end Navi GPUs and ray tracing are coming to Radeon graphics cards, AMD CEO teases

In a small roundtable with press at CES, AMD CEO Lisa Su gave glimpses into what's next for Radeon GPUs in 2020.

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Nixeus's new 4K, 144Hz FreeSync monitor is loaded with enthusiast-friendly features

On paper, the Nixeus NX-EDG274K looks like one of the best FreeSync monitors around, using Display Stream Compression to drive a 4K, 144Hz panel over a single cable.

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The best graphics cards for PC gaming: The mainstream GPU battle heats up

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

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Asus crams Ryzen 4000 and powerful GeForce RTX graphics into a tiny 14-inch laptop

The Asus ROG G14 is the first 14-inch laptop to pack an Nvidia RTX GPU, the GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q.

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The Radeon RX 5600 XT uses AMD's cutting-edge Navi GPU to hit PC gaming's sweet spot

The Radeon RX 5600 XT puts a spin on the Radeon RX 5700's core design to take on Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1660 lineup.

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Nvidia's eye-searing new G-Sync Ultimate monitors push displays even further into the future

The original G-Sync Ultimate displays were the Holy Grail of gaming monitors. Nvidia's new 1400-nit models are just plain ludicrous.

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Nvidia's face-melting G-Sync Esports Displays hit a blistering 360Hz

Nvidia's 360Hz G-Sync Esports displays are built for games where every millisecond matters.