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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AMD Radeon RX 6800, 6800 XT, and 6900 XT aim at Nvidia's best—even the RTX 3090

Hello, RDNA 2. Here's everything AMD revealed about the Radeon RX 6000-series graphics card, and the new tech inside them.

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11 cheap or free ways to make your old PC run faster

If your old workhorse of a PC is starting to slow down in its old age, these low (or no-) cost tricks can help put some pep in its processing step.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Founders Edition review: Blistering performance gets $700 cheaper

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Founders Edition graphics card delivers performance on par with last generation's flagship for $700 less, but compromises on memory capacity.

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Windows 10 tips and tricks that help you get stuff done faster

Every second spent fiddling with menus is a second wasted. These time-saving Windows tips and tricks can help streamline your workflow and get your time back.

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10 truly helpful Windows 10 tools you might not know about

Enthusiast-friendly power tools lurk in every corner of Windows 10. Let's shine a light on some of the more obscure ones.

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Xbox Game Pass for PC: 5 reasons it's the best deal in PC gaming

Move over, Humble Bundles. Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC is hands-down the best deal in PC gaming right now. We explain why.

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Warning: Beware terrible graphics card 'deals' that aren't worth your money

Don't be a sucker. The graphics card landscape is drastically different than a few weeks ago, and GPU makers are looking to offload pricey obsolete models with 'deals' that aren't worth your dollars.

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Our favorite SSDs are on sale for ludicrously cheap during Prime Day

SK Hynix's Gold P31 and Gold S31 earn our top recommendations, and they're on sale at steep discounts during Amazon Prime Day.

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AMD rising and Arm Macs: How Intel's endless 10nm struggles cost it so much

Intel was once the unrivaled leader in CPU technology, but after half a decade of 10nm process woes, it faces a resurgent AMD and Arm-based Macs.

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The Full Nerd special episode: Ryzen 5000 claims the gaming crown, Radeon RX 6000 benchmarks

Join the gang as they talk about AMD's new Ryzen 5000 CPUs, and what their newly claim to gaming supremacy means for Core i9. Bonus: Radeon RX 6000 numbers!

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AMD's Radeon RX 6000 'Big Navi' performance tease reveals an RTX 3080 rival

During AMD's Ryzen 5000 launch even, the company provided a performance preview of its upcoming Radeon RX 6000 graphics cards, and they look ready to go toe-to-toe with Nvidia's beastly RTX 3080.

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Nvidia delays GeForce RTX 3070 launch to October 29, the day after AMD's Radeon reveal

Nvidia postpones the $500 GeForce RTX 3070's launch after struggling to meet demand for the RTX 3080 and 3090.

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EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra review: Built to push the bleeding edge of performance

EVGA's GeForce RTX 3080 FTW3 Ultra packs a fantastic custom cooling system and all sorts of extras designed to push clock speeds to 11.

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Tested: Nvidia's new drivers fix RTX 3080 crashes

Nvidia's new Game Ready 456.55 drivers fix the issues we've had with a GeForce RTX 3080 crashing during games, but slightly limits the top GPU Boost clock speed.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 crashing issues: What you need to know

Some GeForce RTX 3080 buyers are reporting game crashes in certain conditions. Here's everything you need to know.