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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The latest Windows patch is breaking even more PCs with antivirus installed

If you have antivirus software from McAfee, Avast, Sophos, Avira, or ArcaBit installed on your PC, it might not boot correctly after the latest Windows patch.

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Nvidia's next Game Ready driver will add 7 new G-Sync Compatible displays

Nvidia's embrace of AMD FreeSync displays continues with a fresh batch of G-Sync Compatible certifications.

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Why Sony's PlayStation 5 specs matter to PC gamers: Ryzen, Radeon, SSDs, and ray tracing

System architect Mark Cerny gives us our first taste of the Sony PlayStation 5's capabilities, and it's more PC-like than ever.

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Microsoft could challenge Apple's AirPods with wireless Surface earbuds

Microsoft is working on Surface-branded earbuds to accompany its Surface Headphones, according to a Thurrott.com report.

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RTX on GTX: Nvidia's latest driver unlocks ray tracing on GeForce GTX graphics cards

Nvidia released new Game Ready drivers that enable some GeForce GTX graphics cards to run real-time ray tracing tasks previously exclusive to pricey RTX GPUs.

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Amazon's blowing out ViewSonic monitors and projectors at killer prices

Upgrade your display for cheap in Amazon's today-only ViewSonic monitor sale.

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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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Intel's Optane Memory finally supports Celeron and Pentium budget PCs that need the most boost

A recent Optane Memory driver update lets PCs with Celeron and Pentium processors use the radical caching technology.

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Microsoft's Surface Book 2 gains a faster quad-core Core i5 CPU over the weekend

Microsoft upgraded the entry-level Surface Book 2 with an 8th-gen Intel processor and twice as many CPU cores over the weekend.

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BioWare's Anthem adds DLSS support as Nvidia's RTX push continues

A week after Shadow of the Tomb Raider patched in support for Nvidia's DLSS and ray-traced shadows, BioWare's Anthem is also adding Deep Learning Super Sampling.

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Intel's gaming odyssey takes voyage with a slick new Graphics Command Center

Intel's modernized Graphics Command Center lays the groundwork for the launch of "Xe" discrete graphics cards in 2020.

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Nvidia's $99 Jetson Nano Developer Kit brings GPU-supercharged AI smarts to maker projects

Nvidia's $99 Jetson Nano Developer Kit uses a 128-core Maxwell GPU to put complex deep learning and image processing capabilities in the hands of makers.

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RTX on GTX: Nvidia is enabling ray tracing on some GeForce GTX graphics cards

At GDC 2019, Nvidia announced plans to ship a driver that enables basic ray tracing functionality on some GeForce GTX graphics cards, expanding the technology beyond pricier RTX GPUs.

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EVGA GeForce GTX 1660 XC Ultra review: The new 'sweet spot' champion

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1660 and EVGA's superb XC Ultra custom design combine to (finally!) jettison AMD's Radeon RX 580 from its spot as the mainstream gaming champion.

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The Full Nerd ep. 86: GeForce GTX 1660 Ti vs. RTX and Radeon, Ryzen 3000 rumors, untangling USB4

Gordon, Alaina, Adam, and Brad bring you this week's hot news on all things PC, including GTX vs. RTX vs Radeon, Ryzen 3000 rumors, and USB4 (kinda) explained.