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.

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AMD Radeon RX Vega review: Vega 56, Vega 64, and liquid-cooled Vega 64 tested

AMD Radeon RX Vega review: Vega 56, Vega 64, and liquid-cooled Vega 64 tested

AMD's Vega is finally here. We've benchmarked the Radeon RX 56, Radeon RX Vega 64, and liquid-cooled Vega 64 to see which are worth the wait.

What are Radeon Packs for AMD's RX Vega graphics cards?

What are Radeon Packs for AMD's RX Vega graphics cards?

AMD is selling its RX Vega graphics cards in "Radeon Packs" that promise extra discounts on other hardware. Here's what you need to know.

G-Sync vs. FreeSync: Adaptive sync gaming monitors explained
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G-Sync vs. FreeSync: Adaptive sync gaming monitors explained

How AMD and Nvidia's adaptive sync (aka variable refresh rate) monitors improve PC gaming by eliminating stuttering, tearing, and ghosting.

Build a budget Ryzen gaming PC for $550 or less

Build a budget Ryzen gaming PC for $550 or less

Ryzen 3 lets you build a cheap quad-core gaming PC for $550 or less. This guide will show you how.

Acer Predator 21 X: We unbox the beastliest gaming laptop ever

Acer Predator 21 X: We unbox the beastliest gaming laptop ever

Release the Kraken! The Acer Predator 21 X is a pure and uncompromising gaming machine whose 18-pound heft is only theoretically portable. We unbox this beast, and you can watch it happen here.

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, including Ryzen 3 CPUs and 16-core Threadripper chips.

Origin PC's EVO15-S is a slim, powerful, and customizable Nvidia Max-Q laptop

Origin PC's EVO15-S is a slim, powerful, and customizable Nvidia Max-Q laptop

The Origin PC EVO15-S uses Nvidia's GTX 1070 Max-Q to cram big power into a small, customizable package.

AMD shows off Radeon RX Vega with a mysterious 'Holocube'

AMD shows off Radeon RX Vega with a mysterious 'Holocube'

AMD's first official Radeon RX Vega reveal took place at Linus Tech Tips's LTX2017 event, with a mysterious Holocube.

Crimson ReLive 17.7.2 is a massive, feature-filled update for AMD's Radeon Software

Crimson ReLive 17.7.2 is a massive, feature-filled update for AMD's Radeon Software

AMD's Radeon Software Crimson ReLive 17.7.2 update adds Enhanced Sync while boosting Radeon Chill, game streaming, WattMan, and more.

7 AMD Ryzen tips and tricks to maximize your PC's performance
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7 AMD Ryzen tips and tricks to maximize your PC's performance

AMD's new Ryzen chips offer killer performance out of the box, but these tips, tricks, and tweaks push the processors even further.

AMD Ryzen motherboards explained: The crucial differences in every AM4 chipset
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AMD Ryzen motherboards explained: The crucial differences in every AM4 chipset

Don't buy an AM4 motherboard for your AMD Ryzen processor until you read this.

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