Brad Chacos

Senior Editor

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.

Acer's Aspire GX comes out of nowhere to be the first prebuilt Ryzen PC from a major vendor

Acer's Predator X27 G-Sync HDR monitor is infused with every feature you could ask for

Acer's Predator X27 G-Sync HDR monitor is infused with every feature you could ask for

The 4K Acer Predator X27 is one of the first G-Sync HDR displays, and one of the most impressive monitors ever announced.

The best graphics cards for PC gaming
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The best graphics cards for PC gaming

In the market for a new video card? These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today.

EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2 review: A ferocious graphics card with a radical cooler

EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2 review: A ferocious graphics card with a radical cooler

The GTX 1080 Ti SC2 uses EVGA's revolutionary iCX technology to make a powerful graphics card even better.

EVGA's GTX 1080 FTW2 and SC2 graphics cards get updated with faster memory

EVGA's GTX 1080 FTW2 and SC2 graphics cards get updated with faster memory

EVGA's rolling out a new version of the GTX 1080 FTW2 and SC2 with faster 11GHz memory, and a BIOS update lets existing owners join the fun.

AMD Radeon RX 550 review: A thrilling budget graphics card with a perplexing price

AMD Radeon RX 550 review: A thrilling budget graphics card with a perplexing price

The laser-focused Radeon RX 550 could have been the graphics card e-sports enthusiasts were waiting for, but it's priced too near the RX 560.

AMD's Radeon RX 500-series graphics cards are a faster, better Polaris for new PCs

AMD's Radeon RX 500-series graphics cards are a faster, better Polaris for new PCs

AMD's new Radeon RX 500-series graphics cards are a refined, retuned take on its Polaris GPUs.

Sapphire Radeon RX 580 Nitro+ review: AMD battles for PC gaming's sweet spot, again

Sapphire Radeon RX 580 Nitro+ review: AMD battles for PC gaming's sweet spot, again

AMD's Radeon RX 580 is pretty much a renamed RX 480, but it's still the best mainstream graphics card you can buy.

Aorus Radeon RX 570 review: The best graphics card you can buy under $200, barely changed

Aorus Radeon RX 570 review: The best graphics card you can buy under $200, barely changed

AMD's Radeon RX 570 is superior to Nvidia's $200 GeForce GTX 1060, but a minuscule upgrade over the RX 470.

Ryzen CPUs explained: Everything you need to know about AMD's disruptive multicore chips
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Ryzen CPUs explained: Everything you need to know about AMD's disruptive multicore chips

Here's everything you need to know about AMD Ryzen CPU prices, speeds, motherboards, and more.

This Ryzen 5 1500X all-AMD PC brings compelling 8-thread gaming to the masses

This Ryzen 5 1500X all-AMD PC brings compelling 8-thread gaming to the masses

With the Ryzen 5 1500X and Radeon RX 480, it's finally possible to build a compelling all-AMD gaming PC—and a 4-core, 8-thread computer that doesn't break the bank.

Ryzen 5 1600X: Building a versatile work-and-play PC with AMD's 6-core CPU champion

Ryzen 5 1600X: Building a versatile work-and-play PC with AMD's 6-core CPU champion

AMD's versatile Ryzen 5 1600X is the best mainstream processor you can buy, and the key to creating an all-around PC for work AND play without breaking the bank.

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