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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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.

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Killing Cortana: How to disable Windows 10's info-hungry digital assistant

Cortana, Microsoft's supremely useful digital assistant, is a highlight Windows 10 feature—but not everyone will appreciate the amount of personal information she demands to be helpful. Here's how to disable Cortana in Windows 10.

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Why AMD's Radeon graphics cards are almost impossible to buy right now

Vega's not coming for two more months and Ethereum miners have driven the Radeon RX 570 and RX 580 off store shelves.

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Steam Summer Sale 2017 encore: The best PC game deals you don't want to miss

We've rounded up the best Steam Summer Sale deals we could find. Its end is nigh.

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AbleGamers' Player Panels could make future games more disability-friendly

The AbleGamers charity's new Player Panels bring gamers with disabilities and developers together to make games more inclusive.

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AMD quietly reveals Ryzen 3 chip details with Ryzen Pro's launch

Unannounced Ryzen 3 CPU details just got announced in AMD's Ryzen Pro launch.

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AMD, Nvidia coin mining graphics cards appear as gaming GPU shortage intensifies

New graphics cards from AMD and Nvidia are tailored for cryptocurrency mining, while gamers struggle to find affordable hardware.

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What the Radeon Vega Frontier Edition's specs and pricing mean for PC gamers

The first Radeon Vega graphics card is here, and the Frontier Edition isn't cheap.

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Steam Summer Sale gems: 20 great games under $5

These 2017 Steam Summer Sale deals dole out great PC games for under $5 a pop.

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PNY GTX 1080 Ti XLR8 OC review: A gorgeous graphics card with great value

PNY's GTX 1080 Ti XLR8 OC delivers huge bang for your buck, and stands out from the crowd in the process.

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Radeon Vega Frontier Edition: Benchmarks and behind-the-scenes AMD interview

Take a peek behind the scenes of PCWorld's Radeon Vega Frontier Edition hands-on.

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10 great Steam Summer Sale game bundles that save you even more money

Looking for great Steam Summer Sale deals? Cheap games are even cheaper if you buy them in bundles.

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Steam Summer Sale hidden gems: 15 fantastic games under $10

These fantastic PC games can be yours for under $10 during the 2017 Steam Summer Sale.

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Nvidia GeForce prices skyrocket as cryptocurrency miners snap up supply

First, GPU miners sent AMD Radeon graphics card prices skyrocketing. Now Nvidia's GeForce cards are getting expensive, too.