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.

EVGA's GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Black Edition graphics card hits the fabled $999 price point

EVGA's GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Black Edition graphics card hits the fabled $999 price point

The EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Black Edition hits the fabled $999 price point, making it hundreds of dollars cheaper than its rivals.

Walmart shaves $125 off the 128GB iPad mini

Walmart shaves $125 off the 128GB iPad mini

If you're looking for a superb all-around travel tablet, Walmart's selling the 128GB iPad mini for $125 off.

Razer's beloved DeathAdder Chroma gaming mouse is just $37, a nearly 40% discount

Razer's beloved DeathAdder Chroma gaming mouse is just $37, a nearly 40% discount

Razer's signature DeathAdder Chroma is renowned for its no-frills, highly usable design, and this is one of the cheapest prices we've ever seen for it.

Upgrade your gaming rig with these smoking-hot graphics card deals

Upgrade your gaming rig with these smoking-hot graphics card deals

These juicy graphics card deals can give your 1080p or 1440p monitor much more game.

The best graphics cards for PC gaming
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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.

Watch out, Steam? Discord's Store and Nitro game subscription launches worldwide

Watch out, Steam? Discord's Store and Nitro game subscription launches worldwide

After debuting in Canada alone, the Discord Store and Nitro game subscription service launches in beta globally today, and the lineups are pretty enticing.

EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 XC review: Cheaper and more feature-packed than Nvidia's Founders Edition

EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 XC review: Cheaper and more feature-packed than Nvidia's Founders Edition

EVGA's GeForce RTX 2070 XC graphics card is cooler, more feature-packed, and just as fast as the Nvidia Founders Edition, but it costs $50 less. With dedicated RT and tensor cores for ray tracing and AI-enhanced graphics, it's worth...

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Founders Edition review: Better tomorrow and today

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Founders Edition review: Better tomorrow and today

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Founders Edition packs futuristic hardware for ray tracing and AI-enhanced graphics, but it's also faster than the competition in traditional games.

Intel 300-series motherboards explained: Z390 vs. Z370 vs. H370 vs. B360 vs. H310
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Intel 300-series motherboards explained: Z390 vs. Z370 vs. H370 vs. B360 vs. H310

A wide variety of 300-series chipsets support Intel's"Coffee Lake" CPUs. Here's how Z390, Z370, H370, B360, and H310 motherboards compare.

The best CPUs for gaming
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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.

PNY GeForce RTX 2080 XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Edition review: Okay but overpriced

PNY GeForce RTX 2080 XLR8 Gaming Overclocked Edition review: Okay but overpriced

The PNY GeForce RTX 2080 XLR8 is an all right card that's painfully overpriced compared to its rivals.

Intel 9th-gen CPU reactions with Intel, Alienware, GamersNexus, Paul's Hardware, and Bitwit

Intel 9th-gen CPU reactions with Intel, Alienware, GamersNexus, Paul's Hardware, and Bitwit

When you're surrounded by smart people, you ask them questions. We've got rapid reactions to the Intel 9th-gen CPU reveal from Alienware, Intel, and some of the best PC YouTube channels around.

Never preorder: Why jumping on new technology before it's tested is a bad idea

Never preorder: Why jumping on new technology before it's tested is a bad idea

Preordering PC components based on hype and promises always winds up disappointing in some way, and we're already seeing warning signs about Intel's Core i7-9700K.

How to get the Windows 10 October 2018 Update right now
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How to get the Windows 10 October 2018 Update right now

Microsoft's big Windows 10 October 2018 Update will start rolling out new features to the masses on October 9, but you can get it today. We'll show you how.

Microsoft pulls Windows 10 October 2018 Update after reports of mass file deletion

Microsoft pulls Windows 10 October 2018 Update after reports of mass file deletion

Microsoft has slammed the brakes on the Windows 10 October 2018 Update's rollout after it deleted entire folders full of files for some users.

Razer gets into networking with Sila, a $250 router built for wireless gaming that doesn't suck

Razer gets into networking with Sila, a $250 router built for wireless gaming that doesn't suck

The Razer Sila is loaded with smart software that prioritizes gaming bandwidth, even over Wi-Fi.

Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update releases today with ray tracing in tow

Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2018 Update releases today with ray tracing in tow

The next major iteration of Windows 10, the October 2018 Update, will become available on Tuesday.

How to check your PC's CPU temperature
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How to check your PC's CPU temperature

Is your PC's processor too hot? Here's how to monitor your computer's CPU temperature, and lower it if needed.

HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift vs. Windows Mixed Reality: What's the difference?

HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift vs. Windows Mixed Reality: What's the difference?

Windows PC owners have three virtual reality platforms to choose from: Here's how the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows Mixed Reality VR headsets compare, compete, and overlap.

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2070 launches on October 17. Will ray traced games be ready?

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2070 launches on October 17. Will ray traced games be ready?

Nvidia's third Turing GPU-powered graphics card, the GeForce RTX 2070, will launch on October 17. But will you be able to take advantages of its capabilities?

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