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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Ask a PC expert: AMD Radeon vs. Nvidia GeForce graphics cards

PCWorld graphics guru Brad Chacos breaks down the key differences between AMD Radeon graphics cards and Nvidia's GeForce GPUs.

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Meet Windows 10X, a 'new expression' designed for dual-screen devices

Windows 10X is a remixed version of Windows 10 proper that's been designed with comprehensive support for dual-screen devices like the Microsoft Surface Neo.

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The Surface Pro 7 finally adds USB-C

Microsoft's Surface Pro 7 remains largely the same as before, but with USB-C and Intel's new 10th-gen Core processors.

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Google's new Password Checkup tells you if your accounts can be compromised

Google's Password Checkup scans your saved Chrome passwords for weak, reused, and flat-out compromised credentials.

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AMD adds Radeon Image Sharpening to Vega GPUs and Radeon VII after backlash

Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.9.3 adds support for Radeon Image Sharpening to AMD's Vega-based graphics cards, including Radeon VII, after some initial hesitation.

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AMD bundles Ryzen, Radeon with Borderlands 3, The Outer Worlds, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint

AMD's latest game bundles give Borderlands 3, The Outer Worlds, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint to Ryzen and Radeon buyers, along with three free months of Xbox Game Pass for PC.

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BitLocker, Windows' built-in encryption tool, no longer trusts your SSD's hardware protection

After reports of widespread flaws in hardware-based SSD encryption, Microsoft has pushed out an update that defaults BitLocker protection to software-based AES encryption.

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Ask a PC expert: Should you buy a used graphics card?

PCWorld graphics guru Brad Chacos explains whether it's safe to buy a used graphics card, and what to look out for if you do.

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The best 4K graphics card for PC gaming

PCWorld's graphics expert explains the best graphics card you can buy for gaming at 4K resolution, and other options for higher and lower budgets.

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Nvidia's RTX Broadcast Engine taps GeForce AI cores to spruce up your game streams

Nvidia announced RTX Broadcast Engine SDKs at TwitchCon that use AI smarts to negate the need for physical green screens and add cool effects to your streams.

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ASRock's custom Radeon RX 5700 XT is $60 off—cheaper than reference!

Rakuten is selling the ASRock RX 5700 XT Challenger D for $376 with coupon code.

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Nvidia bundles Call of Duty: Modern Warfare with GeForce RTX graphics cards

Nvidia continues to push ray tracing forward with the strategic use of game bundles. Now, all GeForce RTX 20-series buyers will receive a free copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

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Stock up on cheap flash drives in Amazon's 24-hour PNY storage sale

Amazon's 24-hour PNY storage sale is loaded with cheap flash drives and SD cards.

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This 144Hz, G-Sync Compatible Dell monitor is fast, smooth, and $142

Dell is selling a 24-inch gaming monitor loaded with everything a gamer could want at a wickedly good price.

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Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 5700 XT review: Superfast and nearly flawless

The Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 5700 XT is as close to perfection as a graphics card can get, bolstered by ingenious software tricks.