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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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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HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift vs. Windows Mixed Reality: What's the difference?

Windows PC owners have three virtual reality platforms to choose from: Here's how the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows Mixed Reality VR headsets compare, compete, and overlap.

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Watch us unbox Maingear's F131, a glorious hot rod of a gaming rig

Gordon Ung unboxes a luxurious version of the Maingear F131, with top-tier hardware and artistic touches galore.

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The Lian Li Strimer infuses your PC's power connector cable with customizable RGB lights

The Lian Li Strimer takes RGB LEDs to new frontiers.

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Chrome gobbles much more RAM due to Google's 'Site Isolation' protection for Spectre CPU flaws

The Site Isolation feature that protects Google's Chrome browser against Spectre CPU attacks is live for 99 percent of users, but it drives up RAM usage significantly.

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Nvidia Shield TV levels up to full-featured PC gaming with free GeForce Now beta

The era of confusing, dueling GeForce Now services is over. Nvidia's Shield TV now streams PC games from the cloud, cementing its reign as the king of streamers for geeks.

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Anker's fast-chargers and portable batteries are on sale for unheard-of prices for Amazon Prime users

Keep all your devices charged for cheap with Amazon's one-day Anker accessory sale for Prime members only.

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17 obscure Steam tips and tricks that can power up your PC gaming

Buckle up and get ready to dive deep into the best Steam tips and tricks for power users.

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The Humble Store is giving cyberpunk RPG Shadowrun Returns away for free

The Humble Store is giving away Shadowrun Returns through Saturday morning, and selling the sequels for dirt cheap.

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Alienware 17 R5 review: Core i9 and an overclocked GTX 1080 create an incredible desktop replacement

The Alienware 17's Core i9 CPU and overclocked GeForce GTX 1080 let this gaming laptop pump out incredible desktop-class performance, but you pay for it in both cash and size.

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43 must-see PC games at E3 2018: Watch every trailer

E3 may be considered a console show, but most of the blockbusters announced are coming to PCs, too. We've sifted through the major events to find the most noteworthy new games.

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Cybershoes let you physically run through virtual reality from the comfort of your chair

Cybershoes are like a VR treadmill, but without the treadmill. Or the standing.

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The best PC games of E3 2018

Dozens and dozens of games were revealed at E3 2018. These ones were the best.

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Eyes-on: Nvidia's RTX demo shows the eye-popping potential of real-time ray tracing

At E3 2018, Nvidia showed off the RTX technology coming to future GeForce cards that will let real-time ray tracing become viable.

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AMD: Next-gen Radeon 'Navi' GPUs won't have a multi-chip design like Ryzen Threadripper

AMD's next-gen 'Navi' graphics cards won't feature a multi-chip design similar to the makeup of Ryzen CPUs, Radeon's new graphics chief says.