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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HDMI 2.1 released: 10K resolution, dynamic HDR, and FreeSync-like game smoothing

HDMI 2.1 adds support for 10K resolution, dynamic HDR metadata, variable refresh rates, and more.

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Cyber Monday PC game deals: 5 truly great sales

These are the best Cyber Monday PC game deals we've found.

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AMD Ryzen and Threadripper CPUs get massive price drops for Cyber Monday

No need to wait for AMD Cyber Monday deals. Ryzen and Threadripper processors are already selling for borderline ridiculous prices.

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Black Friday 2017: The best graphics card deals you can still buy

In the year of inflated graphics card prices, these Black Friday deals are an oasis for PC gamers.

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How to buy the perfect PC case

PC cases come in all shapes, sizes, and features—from fully loaded ATX towers to bare-bones small form factors. This guide will help you find the best PC case for your needs.

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper X399 motherboards compared: Specs, prices, and features

Here's a look at every X399 motherboard available for AMD Threadripper's CPUs.

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Acer Predator Triton 700 review: A stunning gaming laptop with a terrible touchpad

The Acer Predator Triton 700 is one of the most impressive laptops ever, which makes its flaws even more disappointing.

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Standalone Vive Focus VR headset replaces HTC's Google Daydream plans

HTC's Vive Focus VR headset won't need to be connected to a phone or PC to work.

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SteamVR is coming to Windows Mixed Reality next week

Microsoft's Windows Mixed Reality headsets are gaining access to SteamVR's deep library of games and VR apps on November 15.

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KRACK Wi-Fi attack threatens all networks: How to stay safe and what you need to know

Researchers have uncovered a Wi-Fi security flaw, dubbed KRACK, that affects nearly any device that uses Wi-Fi, whether or not the network is encrypted. Here's what you can do to stay safe.

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Nvidia's Star Wars Titan Xp Collector's Edition embraces the Dark Side

The Star Wars Titan Xp Collector's Edition wraps Nvidia's best graphics card in the (Ge)Force.

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Xbox One X: Everything you need to know about Microsoft's powerful 4K gaming console

The Xbox One X is a powerful 4K-capable cousin of the Xbox One S. Here are all the details.

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AMD's Radeon RX Vega 56 and Vega 64 are selling at sane prices today

AMD's Radeon RX Vega 56 and 64 are selling at MSRP today after struggling with inflated prices and limited stocks for months.

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti review: The best 1440p graphics card in weird graphics card times

We review Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1070 Ti and the EVGA GTX 1070 Ti SC Black Edition vs. Radeon Vega 56.

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Steam Halloween Sale hidden gems: 10 great deals on non-horror games

The Steam Halloween Sale secretly offers deals on games that aren't horrifying. Here are 10 of the best.