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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Intel is already testing its Xe HPG gaming GPU in 3DMark

Intel's first Xe graphics card for PC gamers is already being tested.

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Nvidia now requires laptop vendors to be clear about RTX 30-series specs

This should make buying a GeForce RTX 30-series laptop a lot easier.

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How to see your PC game's frame rate with Steam's FPS counter

It's quick and easy to turn on Steam's in-game FPS counter. Here's how.

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Play over 500 free demos in the latest Steam Game Festival

Cure your winter blues by playing something new in the February Steam Game Festival.

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5 easy tasks that supercharge your security

Protect your PC and your online accounts with these 5 simple tasks that supercharge your security.

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GeForce RTX 3060 laptops hit the street, but you'll need to wait for affordable ones

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 30-series laptop blitz continues with the 3060, a week after more powerful options appeared.

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NZXT halts H1 case sales a second time due to fire danger

The first fix didn't address the root problem behind the NZXT H1's fire hazard, a Gamers Nexus investigation discovered.

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Google kills Stadia's internal studios, but the cloud gaming service lives on

Well, that won't settle anyone worried about Google Stadia's long-term prospects.

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EVGA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti FTW3 Ultra review: Speed and sensors

The EVGA FTW3 Ultra is the fastest GeForce RTX 3060 Ti we've tested, albeit by a slim margin.

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Razer's Viper 8K escalates the war for ultimate gaming mouse responsiveness

Razer's ambidextrous Viper 8K gaming mouse boast an 8,000Hz polling rate that's eight times faster than the industry standard.

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Why Intel's first Xe graphics cards won't work in AMD systems

Intel's first Iris Xe discrete graphics cards are rolling out, but they require select Intel Core CPUs and motherboards to work.

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Be careful: Shopping for gaming laptops just got a lot harder

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 30-series laptop GPUs deliver unprecedented mobile performance, but fundamental changes to the lineup mean you'll need to be much more cautious when shopping than before.

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Why your browser's password manager isn't good enough

More and more browsers are including basic password management features, but standalone password managers do more and work on any device.

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How to see what Facebook knows about you, and download your data

Facebook stores a lot of data on its users, but the social media service makes it easy to see the information it has on you, and even lets you download a copy of its records.

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There will be no GeForce RTX 3060 Founders Edition, Nvidia confirms

Nvidia won't release a Founders Edition model of its upcoming $329 GeForce RTX 3060, while custom graphics card makers are warning about price hikes.