Brad ChacosExecutive editor, PCWorld

Brad Chacos spends his days digging through desktop PCs and tweeting too much.

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This dead-simple keyboard shortcut will change the way you use Slack

How did it take me so long to discover Slack's instant-editing keyboard shortcut?

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Best Buy will sell Nvidia RTX 30-series GPUs this Thursday (if you have a ticket)

This is not a drill: If you've been struggling to find a graphics card during the GPU shortage, you'll want to be at Best Buy on Thursday.

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The Full Nerd special edition: Intel's Tom Petersen dives deep into Arc GPUs and XeSS

Intel's Tom Petersen talks about Arc graphics cards, XeSS, multi-GPU setups, and what it might put that massive AI engine to work for.

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Graphics cards ranked, from fastest to slowest

We've compared and ranked all the major consumer GPUs from Nvidia and AMD, starting with the fastest graphics card you can buy.

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Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 6600 XT review: Simple is better

The Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 6600 XT is a simple, straightforward graphics card that focuses on good cooling and excellent performance, aided by a killer Trixx Boost software feature.

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XFX Speedster Merc 308 Radeon RX 6600 XT review: It does one thing very well

The XFX Speedster Merc 308 combines a solid and attractive custom design with AMD's Radeon RX 6600 XT. Consider it if you want an ultra-fast 1080p gaming experience.

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AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT review: A killer 1080p graphics card with pandemic pricing

AMD tuned the Radeon RX 6600 XT for ultra-fast 1080p gaming and it shines in that regard, but slower 1440p performance and a sky-high price curb our enthusiasm.

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Why does the Steam Deck run Linux? Blame Windows

The Steam Deck and its Linux-based software are the culmination of a decade-long "hedging strategy" by Valve after the Windows 8 disaster.

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What is Valve Proton? The Steam Deck's live-or-die Linux software, explained

The Steam Deck's success will hinge on Proton, a Valve technology that lets Windows games run on Linux. Here's what you need to know.

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AMD's Radeon RX 6600 XT is an 'epic 1080p' graphics card with a not-nice price

AMD's Radeon RX 6600 XT will launch on August 11 for $379.

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Microsoft's next-gen storage tech won't be locked to Windows 11 after all

Relax, gamers. Microsoft's ultra-fast DirectStorage technology will be coming to Windows 10, despite an Xbox exec saying otherwise.

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Valve Steam Deck vs. Nintendo Switch: Which gaming handheld should you buy?

Is the battle between Valve's Steam Deck and Nintendo's Switch even really a battle? We break down what you need to know about the games and hardware for each gaming handheld.

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EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti FTW3 Ultra review: Pure souped-up power

The EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti FTW3 Ultra is an ultra-fast, power-chugging graphics card built to ride the bleeding-edge of performance—if you can afford it.

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Valve's Steam Deck handheld is like a Nintendo Switch built by PC nerds

Valve just took the wraps off Steam Deck, an AMD-powered gaming handheld that puts your Steam library in the palm of your hand.

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The PrintNightmare exploit is so scary, even Windows 7 got an emergency fix (but it's imperfect)

Microsoft took the unusual step of releasing an emergency security patch for the PrintNightmare vulnerability, even for Windows 7—a dead OS.