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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Tested: Battlefield 1 shines on this all-AMD gaming PC despite DirectX 12 weirdness

Battlefield 1 runs gloriously on a gaming PC powered by AMD's FX-8370 processor and Radeon RX 480.

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BlizzCon 2016: Overwatch's Sombra revealed, Diablo returns, Hearthstone's Gadgetzan, and more

At BlizzCon 2016, Blizzard revealed the long-teased Sombra character for Overwatch, teased World of WarCraft content plans, and more.

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EVGA battles GTX 10-series overheating with faster fan speeds, free thermal pads

The VRMs on EVGA's GeForce GTX 10-series graphics cards can get hot in extreme circumstances, so the company's rolling out two fixes.

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The Full Nerd Episode 10: The case for G-sync and against cheap SLI, plus the future of PC gaming

Nvidia's Tom Petersen stops by the Full Nerd to give the crew an earful on why G-sync beats FreeSync, cheap SLI is a no-go, and it's easy to be green.

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Go PC! 5 killer MacBook Pro alternatives for disappointed Apple fans

Looking for an alternative to Apple's new MacBook Pro? Check out these pretty, powerful PC laptops.

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Microsoft's $300 Windows VR headsets: 6 things we know (and 1 big question)

Microsoft revealed an army of VR headsets launching alongside the Windows 10 Creators Update. Here's everything we know so far.

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7 technologies killed in Apple's new MacBook Pro

The new MacBook Pro continues Apple's tradition of eradicating unwanted technologies. RIP HDMI, SD cards, and more.

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Razer's radical Switchblade UI was Apple's Touch Bar before Apple's Touch Bar

Once again, Apple's revolutionary idea puts fresh polish on a preexisting product. The Razer Blade's Switchblade UI paved the path for the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar.

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Apple's new MacBook Pro has a headphone jack

The headphone jack isn't good enough for the iPhone 7, but it still has a place in the MacBook Pro.

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Twitter kills Vine

After Twitter failed to find a buyer, it's killing Vine and laying off 9 percent of its workforce.

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Everything Microsoft revealed: Surface Studio, Windows 10 Creators Update and more

Microsoft announced a slew of new goodies at its Windows event in New York. Catch up on everything from the Surface Studio all-in-one to the Windows 10 Creators Update here.

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Microsoft's Surface Studio AIO by the numbers: Pricing and configuration details

Microsoft offers a range of Surface Studio hardware configurations. Here are details for every all-in-one PC available.

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Microsoft quietly unveils a Surface mouse and desktop keyboards for Surface Studio

The Surface Mouse, Surface Keyboard, and Surface Ergonomic Keyboard are designed for use with Microsoft's new Surface Studio all-in-one PC.

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The Surface Dial is a radical puck that controls Microsoft's new Surface Studio PC

The Surface Dial is built for content creators.

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Meet the sleek Surface Studio all-in-one, Microsoft's first-ever desktop PC

Microsoft's $2,999 Surface Studio all-in-one represents the company's first foray into traditional desktop PCs—and a direct rival to Apple's 5K iMac.