Brad ChacosSenior Editor, PCWorld

Brad Chacos spends his days digging through desktop PCs and tweeting too much. He covers gaming, graphics, and explainers for PCWorld, and spends his mornings running the news desk for PCWorld, Greenbot, and TechHive.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 tested: 5 key things you need to know

Our GeForce RTX 3080 overview distills dozens of hours of hands-on testing to identify the five key takeaways about Nvidia's monstrous new flagship graphics card.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Founders Edition review: Staggeringly powerful

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 Founders Edition graphics card is an absolute monster, delivering staggering performance gains and eradicating the biggest headaches of real-time ray tracing.

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Goodbye, awful reference coolers: AMD reveals Radeon RX 6000 design with three fans

Begone, despised blower-style reference cards. AMD teased the cooler design of its upcoming Radeon RX 6000 graphics card, which packs a trio of fans.

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Fortnite flips RTX on September 17: Ray tracing, DLSS, and Nvidia Reflex

Fortnite will enable real-time ray tracing and other Nvidia technologies the same day the GeForce RTX 3080 hits the streets.

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Nvidia's $500 GeForce RTX 3070 gets an October 15 release date (Update: delayed)

Nvidia's flagship-beating GeForce RTX 3070 will be available on October 15, the company announced.

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Finally: AMD 'Big Navi' Radeon RX 6000 GPUs are coming October 28

AMD said its RDNA 2-based 'Big Navi' Radeon graphics cards will be here before the next-gen consoles, and the Radeon RX 6000 reveal squeaks in mere days before the Xbox Series X launch.

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Microsoft's $499 Xbox Series X and $299 Xbox Series S launch November 10

Microsoft finally revealed pricing and release date info for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.

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Should you preorder Nvidia's GeForce RTX 30-series graphics cards?

Nvidia's new GeForce RTX 30-series graphics cards haven't been made available to preorder yet. But if they do go on sale, should you buy one sight unseen? We say yes.

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How Microsoft and Nvidia plan to kill game-loading times on PCs

Microsoft's DirectStorage API and Nvidia's RTX IO tie your graphic card's memory and your NVMe drive closely together, cutting out the slow CPU middleman to enable instantly loading games.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs: 5 things PC gamers need to know

Nvidia's next-gen GeForce RTX 30-series graphics cards are here, and they're bringing a lot more than just faster frame rates to the table. Here's what PC gamers need to know.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series vs GeForce RTX 20-series: Full spec comparison

The Nvidia GeForce website outlined full specs for the GeForce RTX 3090, RTX 3080, and RTX 3070.

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The GeForce RTX 3080 and RTX 3090 are Nvidia's 'greatest generational leap ever'

Nvidia's next-gen GeForce RTX 30-series graphics cards are full of radical technology advancements, spearheaded by the monster $1500 GeForce RTX 3090. Here's what you need to know.

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Essential gear that makes distance learning and working from home much easier

These tech tools and software make it easier to stay productive from home.

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The best co-op PC games to play with your friends

Sure, you can play these co-op PC games alone, but they're way better with a buddy.

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Nvidia RTX retrospective: What two years of ray tracing and DLSS got us

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 20-series changed the game, but did it change YOUR games? We examine two years of ray tracing and DLSS games on the cusp of the GeForce RTX 3090's reveal.