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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AMD Radeon RX 6800 and RX 6800 XT review: A glorious return to high end gaming

AMD's Radeon RX 6800-series graphics cards deliver competitive performance and pricing against their Nvidia rivals, and offer vastly more memory, but GeForce holds the ray tracing advantage.

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Radeon RX 6800 and 6800 XT unboxed: First look at AMD's new graphics card design

We're unboxing the Radeon RX 6800 and 6800 XT graphics cards, AMD reference boards that use axial fans rather than the traditional blower-style cooling.

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Tested: Do high refresh rate monitors make games faster?

High refresh rate monitors make games look smooth, but do they make games feel smooth, too? Yep.

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Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Windows 10 is chock-full of handy, hidden new features worth exploring, especially after the recent May 2020 Update. Check out the best tips and tricks here.

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Why Microsoft needs an Xbox gaming laptop

Xbox isn't just for consoles anymore. A dedicated Xbox gaming laptop would let Microsoft flex its muscles and showcase the PC gaming innovations it's helping to drive forward.

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22 terrifying PC horror games to play with the lights off

Don't be ashamed to curl up in a ball in the corner. These PC horror games will scare the pants off of even hardened gamers.

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Nvidia bundles Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War with GeForce RTX 3080, 3090

If you’re lucky enough to pick up one of Nvidia’s hard-to-get GeForce RTX 3080 or 3090 graphics cards, you'll get a free copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, too.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070: 3440x1440 ultrawide benchmarks

The $500 GeForce RTX 3070 provides 3440x1440 ultrawide performance roughly on a par with last generation's $1,200 RTX 2080 Ti, but don't discount memory differences.

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EVGA GeForce RTX 3070 FTW3 Ultra review: Frigid, silent, and built to overclock

EVGA's GeForce RTX 3070 FTW3 Ultra sports a phenomenal custom cooler and abundant overclocking-friendly features.

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AMD Radeon RX 6800, 6800 XT, and 6900 XT aim at Nvidia's best—even the RTX 3090

Hello, RDNA 2. Here's everything AMD revealed about the Radeon RX 6000-series graphics card, and the new tech inside them.

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11 cheap or free ways to make your old PC run faster

If your old workhorse of a PC is starting to slow down in its old age, these low (or no-) cost tricks can help put some pep in its processing step.

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Founders Edition review: Blistering performance gets $700 cheaper

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Founders Edition graphics card delivers performance on par with last generation's flagship for $700 less, but compromises on memory capacity.

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Windows 10 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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10 truly helpful Windows 10 tools you might not know about

Enthusiast-friendly power tools lurk in every corner of Windows 10. Let's shine a light on some of the more obscure ones.

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Xbox Game Pass for PC: 5 reasons it's the best deal in PC gaming

Move over, Humble Bundles. Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC is hands-down the best deal in PC gaming right now. We explain why.