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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Blasphemy! I played Witcher 3 on a MacBook Air thanks to Nvidia's GeForce Now

Nvidia's new GeForce Now streaming for PCs and Macs lets you play any PC game on computers that aren't meant for playing games, and it holds up pretty well.

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Second-gen Nvidia Shield TV hands-on: All the new killer features Nvidia didn't talk about

The second-gen Shield console is brimming with handy tweaks, updates, and new features that weren't mentioned during Nvidia's CES 2017 keynote.

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Zotac's GeForce GTX 1080 Mini and new graphics card enclosure bring big power to tiny PCs

Zotac's marrying its graphics card and mini-PC strengths with its CES 2017 hardware lineup.

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MSI goes wild with a big, badass CPU cooler and a graphics card dock named GUS

Every year, MSI brings something ludicrously wonderful to CES. This year it's the Core Frozr XL CPU cooler and GUS.

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New AMD Ryzen details revealed: Overclocking, CrossFire, lineup info, and more

AMD just dished out new deets on its highly anticipated Ryzen chips that should make enthusiasts' ears perk up.

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Origin PC's custom, professional overclocking will push your Kaby Lake chip past 5GHz

Boutique builder Origin PC says its professional overclocking can push your Kaby Lake PC past the vaunted 5GHz milestone.

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Velocity Micro’s glorious RennSeat Pro brings extreme ‘simstation’ cockpit PCs to the masses

Velocity Micro’s new RennSeat Pro is a turn-key “cockpit” PC for racing and flight sim enthusiasts, complete with a racing seat and specialized peripherals.


Nvidia's first HDR G-Sync monitors are basically the holy grail of PC displays

The first-ever Nvidia G-Sync HDR monitors pack all the features you could ever want: 144Hz speeds, 4K resolutions, cutting-edge Quantum Dot technology, and more.

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Radeon Vega revealed: 5 things you need to know about AMD’s cutting-edge graphics cards

AMD’s hotly anticipated Radeon Vega graphics card architecture becomes more than a mere name at CES 2017. Here are the 5 things you need to know.

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MSI unleashes more than 30 new Kaby Lake and AMD Ryzen motherboards

MSI wasn't fooling around at CES 2017, revealing its first AMD Ryzen AM4 motherboards and more than 30 new Z270 motherboards for use with Intel's Kaby Lake chips.

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AMD reveals an army of Ryzen PCs and AM4 motherboards

AMD's paving the path for its hotly anticipated Ryzen processor by announcing a slew of AM4 motherboards and exotic Ryzen custom builds.

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MSI powers up its PCs and laptops with Intel and Nvidia’s newest hardware

MSI overhauled its laptop and desktop PC lineups at CES 2017 to work in Intel’s Kaby Lake and Nvidia’s GTX 1050 mobile processors.

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Digital Storm tweaks the tiny Bolt X and big, badass Aventum 3 to eliminate PC hassles

Digital Storm is upgrading its killer Bolt small form-factor gaming PC and big, badass Aventum 3 with new case designs to eliminate enthusiast headaches.

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The beastly Project Modena embodies Digital Storm's enthusiast PC knowledge

Digital Storm's high-end Project Modena prototype PC represents years of experience building enthusiast gaming PCs.

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Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti graphics cards bring desktop-level gaming to laptops

Nvidia's GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti GPUs are a must-have for any gamer on a budget, and they're now officially available on laptops.