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.

Become an IT hero in PC Building Simulator's new esports expansion

The outrageously fun Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout could be gaming's next megahit

The outrageously fun Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout could be gaming's next megahit

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is like a battle royale, Mario Party, and the old 'Wipeout' game show all mixed into one. It's outrageously fun.

The best CPUs for gaming: Core i9-10850K and Ryzen 5 3600 price cuts shake things up
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The best CPUs for gaming: Core i9-10850K and Ryzen 5 3600 price cuts shake things up

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.

Logitech's G Pro X Lightspeed fixes the biggest problem with the best gaming headset

Logitech's G Pro X Lightspeed fixes the biggest problem with the best gaming headset

The Logitech G Pro X was the best gaming headset Logitech ever created—but it lacked wireless capabilities. The $200 Logitech G Pro X Lightspeed adds it, along with USB-C charging.

Microsoft's Xbox Series X reveals: Halo: Infinite, Fable, Psychonauts 2, Obsidian's next RPG, more

Microsoft's Xbox Series X reveals: Halo: Infinite, Fable, Psychonauts 2, Obsidian's next RPG, more

Microsoft's Xbox games showcase brought the hits with looks at Halo: Infinite, Forza Motorsport, Psychonauts 2, and Obsidian's next RPG, Avowed.

Rocket League is going free to play and leaving Steam for the Epic Games Store

Rocket League is going free to play and leaving Steam for the Epic Games Store

Rocket League's one of the funnest esports around, and this summer it's going free to play, with full cross-play support across platforms—but it's leaving Steam in the process. Well, kind of.

Why it's an awful time to buy a graphics card

Why it's an awful time to buy a graphics card

They aren't announced yet, but high-end, next-gen graphics cards from AMD and Nvidia appear right around the corner. You don't want buyer's remorse on an $800 purchase.

Latest Radeon Software driver makes it easy to report bugs to AMD

Latest Radeon Software driver makes it easy to report bugs to AMD

If you run into an issue with your Radeon graphics card, a new bug report tool in Radeon Software makes it easy to let AMD know the specifics.

Ubisoft extends Watch Dogs 2 giveaway after Uplay meltdown

Ubisoft extends Watch Dogs 2 giveaway after Uplay meltdown

Ubisoft promised a free copy of Watch Dogs 2 to anyone who logged into Uplay during the company's Ubisoft Forward event, but Uplay melted under the load. Ubisoft's still offering the game to fans.

Nvidia bundles Death Stranding for PC with GeForce RTX graphics cards

Nvidia bundles Death Stranding for PC with GeForce RTX graphics cards

Through the end of July, buying a GeForce RTX 20-series graphics card will get you a free Steam code for Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding as well.

How to check your graphics card's GPU temperature
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How to check your graphics card's GPU temperature

Knowing your graphics card's GPU temperature is vital when your PC keeps overheating, or when you try your hand at overclocking. Here's how to check your GPU temperature.

Xbox Game Pass for PC: 5 reasons it's the best deal in PC gaming

Xbox Game Pass for PC: 5 reasons it's the best deal in PC gaming

Move over, Humble Bundles. Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC is hands-down the best deal in PC gaming right now. We explain why.

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