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 Full Nerd Episode 29: Threadripper review, final Core i9 specs, and an Intel eclipse

The PCWorld crew talk Threadripper performance, dish Core i9 specs and wonder if Intel will eclipse AMD?

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What are Radeon Packs for AMD's RX Vega graphics cards?

AMD is selling its RX Vega graphics cards in "Radeon Packs" that promise extra discounts on other hardware. Here's what you need to know.

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G-Sync vs. FreeSync: Adaptive sync gaming monitors explained

How AMD and Nvidia's adaptive sync (aka variable refresh rate) monitors improve PC gaming by eliminating stuttering, tearing, and ghosting.

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Build a budget Ryzen gaming PC for $550 or less

Ryzen 3 lets you build a cheap quad-core gaming PC for $550 or less. This guide will show you how.

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Intel's 8th-gen 'Coffee Lake' Core CPUs will be revealed during the great American eclipse

The 8th-generation of Intel's Core processors will be revealed August 21, in the shadow of the great American eclipse and AMD's Ryzen.

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Unannounced Ryzen Threadripper 1920 CPU leaked by AMD motherboard support pages

Oops! AMD motherboard vendors just accidentally announced the unannounced Ryzen Threadripper 1920 CPU.

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Acer Predator 21 X: We unbox the beastliest gaming laptop ever

Release the Kraken! The Acer Predator 21 X is a pure and uncompromising gaming machine whose 18-pound heft is only theoretically portable. We unbox this beast, and you can watch it happen here.

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Origin PC's EVO15-S is a slim, powerful, and customizable Nvidia Max-Q laptop

The Origin PC EVO15-S uses Nvidia's GTX 1070 Max-Q to cram big power into a small, customizable package.

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AMD shows off Radeon RX Vega with a mysterious 'Holocube'

AMD's first official Radeon RX Vega reveal took place at Linus Tech Tips's LTX2017 event, with a mysterious Holocube.

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Crimson ReLive 17.7.2 is a massive, feature-filled update for AMD's Radeon Software

AMD's Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.7.2 update adds Enhanced Sync while boosting Radeon Chill, game streaming, WattMan, and more.

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Kaspersky's stellar antivirus finally goes free

Kaspersky's premium antivirus goes free after topping independent testing charts for years.

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7 AMD Ryzen tips and tricks to maximize your PC's performance

AMD's new Ryzen chips offer killer performance out of the box, but these tips, tricks, and tweaks push the processors even further.

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What to do about the 'Windows 10 is no longer supported on this PC' error

Windows PCs with Intel's Clover Trail Atom chips can't upgrade to the Windows 10 Creators Update.

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Windows 10 Creators Update FAQ: Everything you need to know

Microsoft's free Windows 10 Creators Update has finally arrived. Here's everything you need to know, from features to launch date details.

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AMD's Ryzen 3 lineup brings competitive quad-core CPUs to the masses

AMD's Ryzen 3 1200 and 1300X processors pack twice as many cores as Intel's Core i3 chips.