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 best graphics cards for PC gaming

These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today from Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon.

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This insightful Intel video explains how CPUs are made, in words you can actually understand

Intel just released a video shining on a light on how CPUs are made, from the concept stages all the way to store shelves.

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Asus blames AMD guidelines for high ROG Strix Radeon RX 5700 temperatures, announces fix

The Asus ROG Strix RX 5700 XT has suffered from high temperatures. A fix is now available, but Asus claims AMD's design guidelines are to blame.

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You can't buy Nvidia's ultra-rare GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Cyberpunk 2077 Edition, but you can win it

Nvidia only made fewer than 200 GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Cyberpunk 2077 Edition graphics cards, and it's giving 77 away.

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How to buy the perfect PC case

PC cases come in all shapes, sizes, and features—from fully loaded ATX towers to bare-bones small form factors. This guide will help you find the best PC case for your needs.

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Mobile World Congress, the world's biggest phone show, cancelled over coronavirus fears

After a week of exhibitors withdrawing from the event due to coronavirus concerns, GSMA officially cancelled Mobile World Congress 2020 in Barcelona.

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Activision Blizzard just pulled its games from Nvidia's GeForce Now, and that sucks

Activision Blizzard's storied PC franchises can no longer be played on Nvidia's awesome GeForce Now gaming-from-the-cloud service. That's a major bummer.

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The best CPUs for gaming

The best gaming CPUs will help your PC pump out as many frames as possible, as quickly as possible. We pick the best for every budget.

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Update: Windows 10's search is broken. Here are some workarounds

It's not just you. Windows 10's search is broken for many people, showing only an empty black box. Fortunately, there are workarounds available, and Microsoft says that for many people the problem should now be solved.

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Graphics cards ranked, from fastest to slowest

We've compared and ranked all the major consumer GPUs from Nvidia and AMD, starting with the fastest graphics card you can buy.

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Nvidia's play-anywhere GeForce Now service is finally here, and it demolishes Google Stadia

Nvidia's GeForce Now lets you stream your games from the cloud, and it's finally launching in full after years in beta. Here's what you need to know.

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EVGA GeForce RTX 2060 KO review: Ray tracing gets affordable

The EVGA GeForce RTX 2060 KO makes some smart compromises to bring real-time ray tracing under $300, drastically undercutting its rivals.

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The best SSDs of 2020: Price fluctuations affect our top picks

The best SSDs can supercharge your PC. We review our picks for the best SSDs, and what to look for in an SSD.

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Black wallpaper bug from Windows 7's 'final' update will get fixed

Microsoft's final Windows 7 patch added a bug that turned some wallpapers black, so it's preparing yet another final patch to fix it.

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Shop carefully: Some Radeon RX 5600 XT graphics cards are much faster than others

Thanks to a last-second VBIOS upgrade, some Radeon RX 5600 XT graphics cards are much faster than others. Here's what you need to know, and how to make sure yours is upgraded.