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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10 surprisingly practical Raspberry Pi projects anybody can do

Looking for something to do with a Raspberry Pi 4 or Raspberry Pi Zero? These easy and practical projects are good for all levels, even beginners. Streaming. Gaming. Networking. Even printing!

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Microsoft buys Bethesda, creator of Doom, Fallout, Elder Scrolls, and Quake

After Microsoft's Bethesda acquisition, you won't be able to say the Xbox Series X doesn't have any blockbuster games.

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You don't need a futuristic PC to run Cyberpunk 2077, but you might want one

Cyberpunk 2077's system requirements are surprisingly modest, but you'll want to upgrade your graphics card to take advantage of real-time ray tracing.

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The best CPUs for gaming: Next-gen Ryzen chips are coming

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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RIP: Nvidia slams the final nail in SLI's coffin, no new profiles after 2020

The multi-GPU dream is effectively dead. Only the $1,500 GeForce RTX 3090 will support it in Nvidia's new GeForce RTX 30-series lineup, but won't receive SLI game drivers after 2020.

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The best graphics cards for PC gaming: GeForce RTX 30-series changes the game

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

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Do you need a new power supply for Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3080?

Should you upgrade your power supply for Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3080? It depends on what you're concerned about: the 12-pin power connector or the increased 750W requirement.

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Graphics card zombies: 7 GPUs you absolutely shouldn't buy now

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 30-series graphics cards are here, but retailers are still asking full price for older, slower cards. Don't buy these cards unless deeply discounted.

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The Full Nerd ep. 150: GeForce RTX 3080 review, Radeon RX 6000 teases

In this episode of The Full Nerd, Nvidia's hotly anticipated GeForce RTX 3080 is here.

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MSI GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming X Trio review: A silent, face-melting behemoth

The MSI GeForce RTX 3080 Gaming X Trio 10G slaps a monstrous cooler on Nvidia's monstrous new enthusiast-class GPU, with spectacular results.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080: 3440x1440 ultrawide benchmarks

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 may be built for 4K, but our benchmarks show it's (almost) just as ferocious on a 3440x1440 ultrawide monitor.

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Sony's $499 PlayStation 5 launches November 12

Sony's PlayStation 5 and Microsoft's Xbox Series X cost the same and launch within mere days of each other, but both have very different philosophies toward games.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Founders Edition review: Staggeringly powerful

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 Founders Edition graphics card is an absolute monster, delivering staggering performance gains and eradicating the biggest headaches of real-time ray tracing.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 tested: 5 key things you need to know

Our GeForce RTX 3080 overview distills dozens of hours of hands-on testing to identify the five key takeaways about Nvidia's monstrous new flagship graphics card.

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Goodbye, awful reference coolers: AMD reveals Radeon RX 6000 design with three fans

Begone, despised blower-style reference cards. AMD teased the cooler design of its upcoming Radeon RX 6000 graphics card, which packs a trio of fans.