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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35 great PC games for Linux and Steam Machines

The arrival of Steam has lured hordes of big-name games to Linux PCs. Here are some of the best Linux PC games you can play today.

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10 influential game mods that truly changed PC gaming

These legendary total conversion mods completely overhauled their games—and some changed all of PC gaming forever.

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Chromebooks beyond the cloud: Everything Chromebooks can do offline

From productivity to playtime, offline Chromebooks aren't the useless hunks of plastic that they used to be.

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12 powerful websites that can replace your PC's desktop software

These days, even brawny tasks like video editing can take place solely in your browser. Check out these great sites for productivity, creativity, security and more.

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Hands-on: EVGA's sensor-laden iCX technology revolutionizes graphics card cooling

A recent fiasco prompted EVGA to examine graphics card cooling. The result: The radical, sensor-laden iCX cooling technology. We go hands-on with EVGA's GTX 1080 Superclocked 2.

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Meet the Corsair One, Corsair's 'category-defying' gaming PC debut

Popular PC component maker Corsair is spreading its sails and expanding to full-blown computers with the itty-bitty Corsair One.

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7 ways to save money when you build a PC

Building a PC doesn't have to break the bank. These tips and tools will help you keep the cost of a new DIY computer as low as possible.

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FreeSync gets luxurious with Acer's 37.5-inch curved, ultrawide gaming monitor

The Acer XR382CQK monitor offers gamers every luxury with a 38-inch, curved ultrawide display and AMD's FreeSync technology.

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EVGA splashes into CPU chilling with new closed-loop liquid coolers

EVGA makes its CPU cooling debut with the CLC 120 and CLC 280 closed-loop all-in-one liquid coolers.

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Humble Store offers X-COM: UFO Defense for free, XCOM 2 for dirt cheap

Humble's giving the classic X-COM: UFO Defense away for free, and it'll cut you a heck of a deal on XCOM 2 as well.

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Nvidia bundles Ubisoft's new games with GTX 1070, GTX 1080—and GeForce Experience

If you buy a GeForce GTX 1080 and GTX 1070, Nvidia will give you a free copy of For Honor or Ghost Recon Wildlands—but you have to use GeForce Experience to get your game.

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January's powerful new PC hardware: Next-gen chips, wild cases, exotic laptops, and more

PC enthusiasts witnessed an onslaught of wild new computer hardware in January, from Radeon Vega's reveal to AMD Ryzen and Intel's Kaby Lake chips.

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15 obscure Steam features that can power up your PC gaming

Steam can do a whole lot more than let you buy and play games. Buckle up and get ready to dive deep into Steam's hidden features for power users.

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How Windows 10's Game Mode will make your PC games run better

The Game Mode coming in this spring's Windows 10 Creators Update is designed to help your games run faster and smoother. Here's how.

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10 frustrating Google Chrome irritations and how to fix them

These tweaks will help you stop accidental tab closures, update extensions, enable guest browsing, and make other improvements to the Chrome browser.