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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10 great laptops that cost less than Apple's iPhone X

The iPhone X looks amazing, but you pay for it. These 10 great PCs costs less than Apple's new iPhone.

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Intel's 6-core 8th-gen CPUs launch October 5, a Gigabyte tweet suggests

The release date for Intel's 8th-gen Core desktop processors is shaping up to be October 5.

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AMD's coveted Wraith Max CPU cooler finally goes on sale in the U.S.

AMD's standalone Wraith Max CPU cooler finally goes on sale in the U.S., more than a month after launch.

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Gigabyte unleashes the smallest GTX 1080 ever to battle Radeon Vega Nano

Gigabyte reveals the world's smallest GeForce GTX 1080 for mini-ITX PCs.

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The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Mixed Reality headsets launch October 17

Microsoft's next-gen Windows 10 Fall Creators Update launches on October 17, Windows Mixed Reality headsets in tow.

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SanDisk crams 400GB into a tiny microSD card

The SanDisk 400GB Ultra microSDXC could be your Android phone's, Nintendo Switch's, or Raspberry Pi's best friend.

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Ryzen Threadripper 1900X launches as AMD's most affordable high-end CPU

AMD's 8-core Ryzen Threadripper 1900X is here, along with Ryzen Pro processors.

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Asus ZenBook laptops power up with quad-core CPUs and discrete Nvidia graphics

Asus brings 8th-gen Intel chips and discrete Nvidia graphics to the ZenBook and ZenBook Flip lineups.

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The Asus ROG Chimera brings blisteringly fast 144Hz G-Sync displays to gaming laptops

The Asus ROG Chimera is a powerful gaming laptop with the world's first 144Hz G-Sync notebook panel.

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Microsoft's Cortana and Amazon's Alexa are going to work together

Microsoft's Cortana and Amazon's Alexa team up to battle Siri and Google Assistant.

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Acer's Predator PCs woo gamers with 18-core CPUs, G-Sync HDR, and graphics cards galore

Acer's Predator Orion 9000 gaming PCs pack 18-core CPUs and multiple graphics cards, while the Predator X35 brings G-Sync HDR to curved ultrawide monitors.

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AMD's Radeon RX Vega 56 graphics card launches to battle the GeForce GTX 1070

AMD's $399 Radeon RX Vega 56 graphics card finally hits the streets as price and availability questions linger.


AMD Radeon RX Vega review: Vega 56, Vega 64, and liquid-cooled Vega 64 tested

AMD's Vega is finally here. We've benchmarked the Radeon RX 56, Radeon RX Vega 64, and liquid-cooled Vega 64 to see which are worth the wait.

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10 surprisingly practical Raspberry Pi projects anybody can do

Looking to get started with the Raspberry Pi, Raspberry Pi 3, or Raspberry Pi Zero? These easy and practical projects are good for all levels, even beginners. Streaming. Gaming. Networking. Even printing!

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Intel 8th-gen packaging confirms 6-core desktop processors, new motherboard requirement

The juiciest rumors about desktop 8th-gen Core processors were just confirmed by Intel's website.