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 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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43 must-see PC games at E3 2018: Watch every trailer

E3 may be considered a console show, but most of the blockbusters announced are coming to PCs, too. We've sifted through the major events to find the most noteworthy new games.

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Cybershoes let you physically run through virtual reality from the comfort of your chair

Cybershoes are like a VR treadmill, but without the treadmill. Or the standing.

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The best PC games of E3 2018

Dozens and dozens of games were revealed at E3 2018. These ones were the best.

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Eyes-on: Nvidia's RTX demo shows the eye-popping potential of real-time ray tracing

At E3 2018, Nvidia showed off the RTX technology coming to future GeForce cards that will let real-time ray tracing become viable.

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AMD: Next-gen Radeon 'Navi' GPUs won't have a multi-chip design like Ryzen Threadripper

AMD's next-gen 'Navi' graphics cards won't feature a multi-chip design similar to the makeup of Ryzen CPUs, Radeon's new graphics chief says.

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PC gamers can get Quake Champions, For Honor, and Layers of Fear for free this week

E3 2018 is in full swing, and to celebrate, Quake Champions, For Honor, and Layers of Fear are free this week.

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Steam will stop working on Windows XP and Vista PCs next year

Valve announced that Steam is ending support for Windows XP and Vista on January 1, 2019.

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The best SSDs of 2018

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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New leaks reveal the future of Xbox and Surface

A pair of leaks give us a glimpse at the code names and expected release dates of new Xbox and Surface hardware. It's going to be a busy couple of years.

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Sony PlayStation at E3: The Last of Us Part II, Spider-Man, Nioh 2, and unsurprising blockbusters

Sony leaned on PlayStation's stellar in-house game lineup at E3 2018, with long looks at The Last of Us Part II, Spider-Man, Death Stranding, and Ghost of Tsushima.

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PC Gaming Show at E3 2018: Yakuza 0, Warframe: The Sacrifice, Star Control Origins, and a Jaws sim

The PC Gaming Show returned to E3 2018 to put the spotlight squarely on games that call the PC home.

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Ubisoft's E3 reveals: Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, Division 2, Beyond Good & Evil 2, and more

Beyond Good & Evil 2! Assassin's Creed: Odyssey! The Crew 2! Division 2! Ubisoft leaned into its star franchises at E3 2018.

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Square Enix's E3 showcase: Just Cause 4, Dragon Quest XI, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and more

Square Enix's E3 showcase included the games you'd expect—Just Cause 4 and Dragon Quest XI among them—but no real surprises aside from a Souls-like game from Platinum.

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Everything Bethesda revealed at E3: Fallout 76, Doom Eternal, Elder Scrolls VI, Starfield, more

During its E3 2018 showcase, Bethesda dished out details about Fallout 76, Doom Eternal, Wolfenstein: Youngblood, Rage 2, and teased future games like Elder Scrolls VI and Starfield.