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 state of 4K gaming: What you need to know, from pricing to performance needs

4K monitor prices are starting to reach affordable levels, but is 4K gaming really within reach for most PC gamers? We dig in.

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10 killer PC upgrades that are shockingly cheap

Looking to put more pep in your PC's step? These surprisingly cheap PC upgrades and accessories do the trick without breaking the bank.

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PowerSpec 1710 and PowerSpec 1510 review: Formidable gaming laptops at great prices

Micro Center's first laptops, the PowerSpec 1710 and PowerSpec 1510, offer a lot of bang for your buck, but ship with G-Sync disabled.

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Every AMD Radeon RX graphics card you can buy for PC gaming

AMD offers Radeon graphics cards that range from the budget RX 550 to the powerful RX Vega 64. Here's what performance to expect from each.

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Farewell, AIM: AOL Instant Messenger has signed off permanently

AOL's AIM is shutting down, 20 years after its debut.

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Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 64 Limited Edition review: Taming Vega's flaws with brute force

The Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 64 Limited Edition eliminates the worst of Vega's problems with a wild cooler, but it costs a lot.

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Microsoft's selling gaming laptops, PCs, and peripherals for wildly cheap today

Microsoft is slashing the price of gaming PCs for its annual 12 Days of Deals.

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Meet Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition: AMD Link mobile app, Radeon Overlay, and more

Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition is here for AMD graphics cards, stuffed with new features and the AMD Link companion app for mobile devices.

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HP patches hundreds of laptops to remove hidden keylogger

475 HP laptops were discovered to have a keylogger hidden in their Synaptics touchpad software.

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Titan V and Nvidia's bleeding-edge Volta GPU: 5 things PC gamers need to know

The Titan V brings Nvidia's next-gen Volta GPU to the PC. Here's what PC gamers need to know.

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35 great PC games for Linux

The arrival of Steam has lured hordes of big-name games to Linux PCs. Here are some of the best Linux PC games you can play today.

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Titan V revealed: Nvidia's monstrous Volta GPU finally comes to PCs

Nvidia's Volta GPU architecture is finally coming to PCs in the Titan V, a graphics card designed for deep learning.

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AMD quietly made some Radeon RX 560 graphics cards worse

A slower, cut-down version of the Radeon RX 560 recently launched with the same name, but AMD didn't tell anybody.

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Destiny 2: PC requirements and graphics performance guide

Destiny 2's PC port runs like a champ. We explore Destiny 2's PC requirements (including the Curse of Osiris expansion) and graphics settings.

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Origin EVO15-S review: A portable, powerful Max-Q laptop that does everything right

The Origin PC EVO15-S isn't just a good gaming laptop with an Nvidia 1070 Max-Q GPU, it's a good laptop, period.