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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The outrageously fun Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout could be gaming's next megahit

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is like a battle royale, Mario Party, and the old 'Wipeout' game show all mixed into one. It's outrageously fun.

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Logitech's G Pro X Lightspeed fixes the biggest problem with the best gaming headset

The Logitech G Pro X was the best gaming headset Logitech ever created—but it lacked wireless capabilities. The $200 Logitech G Pro X Lightspeed adds it, along with USB-C charging.

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How to build a PC: A step-by-step guide

Wondering how to build a PC? Our comprehensive guide can help you through the entire process, from installing the CPU and the Windows operating system, to proper cable management.

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Microsoft's Xbox Series X reveals: Halo: Infinite, Fable, Psychonauts 2, Obsidian's next RPG, more

Microsoft's Xbox games showcase brought the hits with looks at Halo: Infinite, Forza Motorsport, Psychonauts 2, and Obsidian's next RPG, Avowed.

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How to stop website notifications in Chrome

If you never want websites to send you notifications in Chrome, here's how to turn off notification prompts forever.

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Rocket League is going free to play and leaving Steam for the Epic Games Store

Rocket League's one of the funnest esports around, and this summer it's going free to play, with full cross-play support across platforms—but it's leaving Steam in the process. Well, kind of.

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Why it's an awful time to buy a graphics card

They aren't announced yet, but high-end, next-gen graphics cards from AMD and Nvidia appear right around the corner. You don't want buyer's remorse on an $800 purchase.

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AMD inside: Lenovo's latest Legion gaming laptops, desktops deploy Ryzen CPUs

Need more proof that Ryzen CPUs are on a roll? Lenovo just announced five new laptops and desktops with AMD inside.

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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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Chrome 84 starts squashing notifications from abusive sites

Google released Chrome 84 this week, and now the browser will automatically silence notification prompts from websites that abuse them.

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Latest Radeon Software driver makes it easy to report bugs to AMD

If you run into an issue with your Radeon graphics card, a new bug report tool in Radeon Software makes it easy to let AMD know the specifics.

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Ubisoft extends Watch Dogs 2 giveaway after Uplay meltdown

Ubisoft promised a free copy of Watch Dogs 2 to anyone who logged into Uplay during the company's Ubisoft Forward event, but Uplay melted under the load. Ubisoft's still offering the game to fans.

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10 time-saving Windows tips and tricks that help you get stuff done faster

Every second spent fiddling with menus is a second wasted. These time-saving Windows tips and tricks can help streamline your workflow and get your time back.

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Adios, Wraith? Why AMD's XT chips signal doom for a key Ryzen selling point

AMD's Ryzen 3000 XT chips don't come with Wraith coolers in the box but still cost full price. Is AMD setting expectations for next-gen Zen 3 processors?

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Nvidia bundles Death Stranding for PC with GeForce RTX graphics cards

Through the end of July, buying a GeForce RTX 20-series graphics card will get you a free Steam code for Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding as well.