Brad ChacosExecutive editor, PCWorld

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

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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.

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New Nintendo Switch with a bigger, better OLED screen coming in October

The $350 Nintendo Switch (OLED Model) also includes a handful of other quality of life upgrades.

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Xbox Cloud Gaming opens to all Game Pass Ultimate subscribers on PC and iOS

No graphics card? No problem. Microsoft's Xbox Cloud Gaming expands to PCs and iOS devices as part of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.

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FidelityFX Super Resolution is here: How AMD wants to make everyone's GPU faster

AMD's long-awaited FidelityFX Super Resolution feature finally launched in seven games today, and it works across a wide range of GPUs—even GeForce cards. Here's everything you need to know about AMD's bid to 'democratize upscaling.'

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The Full Nerd: ep. 181: AMD Advantage Laptops and E3!

Ryzen plus Radeon equals one yummy Asus laptop; and everything you need to know about this year's E3 game show.

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E3 2021: 12 big reveals that PC gamers need to see

PC gaming is much more of a force at E3 2021 than it was in years prior. We sifted through all the trailers to identify 12 game announcements that PC gamers need to see.

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Nvidia ending support for Windows 7, 8, and older 'Kepler' GeForce GPUs

If you're on an older version of Windows or a GeForce GTX 600- or 700-series graphics card, your final Game Ready driver arrives on August 31.

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How to securely erase your hard drive or SSD

Ensure that the data on your old drives is safe from prying eyes with this simple guide to securely wiping your hard drives.

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Remedy's magnificent Control is free on the Epic Games store, and you don't want to miss it

The Epic Games Store is giving away Control for free, and you won't want to miss out. This game is fantastic on every level.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti review: A GPU for wild times

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3070 Ti is a decent graphics card that would be hard to recommend in normal times, but we're not in normal times.

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The Full Nerd ep. 179: AMD, Nvidia, and Intel's biggest news at Computex 2021

In this episode of The Full Nerd, the crew dives into the reveals for Zen 3 APUs, FidelityFX Super Resolution, 3D V-Cache, the RTX 3080 Ti, and much more.

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Meet AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution: Radeon's DLSS rival even makes GeForce GPUs faster

AMD finally unveiled its FidelityFX Super Resolution upscaling technology during the company's Computex 2021 keynote, promising huge performance gains and wide GPU compatibility.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti review: Basically a 3090, but for gamers

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is essentially an RTX 3090 in all but name (and memory capacity).

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The monstrous GeForce RTX 3080 Ti is Nvidia's 'new gaming flagship'

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 3080 Ti launches on June 3 for $1,200.

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AMD's turbocharged Ryzen 5000G APUs get a DIY street date, and a new philosophy

During AMD's Computex 2021 keynote, the company revealed pricing and availability info for DIY versions of the hotly anticipated Ryzen 5 5600G and Ryzen 7 5700G APUs with Radeon graphics inside.