Brad Chacos

Executive editor

Brad Chacos spends his days digging through desktop PCs and tweeting too much.

The best graphics cards for PC gaming

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.

Razer just made gamer thimbles

Razer just made gamer thimbles

Razer's new gaming finger sleeves are like thimbles for gamers. Or maybe yoga pants for your thumbs?

AMD Radeon Software can overclock your Ryzen CPU now, too

AMD Radeon Software can overclock your Ryzen CPU now, too

AMD's latest Radeon Software release blurs the lines with Ryzen Master, following in the footsteps of other recent synergies.

The best free PC games
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The best free PC games

The best free PC games will give you a good time even if you don't have a dime to spare.

These 25 deep, absorbing PC games will eat days of your life

These 25 deep, absorbing PC games will eat days of your life

These long PC games demanded to be played for days, not hours—and your tenacity will be rewarded.

Best Buy will sell Nvidia RTX 30-series GPUs this Thursday (if you have a ticket)

Best Buy will sell Nvidia RTX 30-series GPUs this Thursday (if you have a ticket)

This is not a drill: If you've been struggling to find a graphics card during the GPU shortage, you'll want to be at Best Buy on Thursday.

The Full Nerd special edition: Intel's Tom Petersen dives deep into Arc GPUs and XeSS

The Full Nerd special edition: Intel's Tom Petersen dives deep into Arc GPUs and XeSS

Intel's Tom Petersen talks about Arc graphics cards, XeSS, multi-GPU setups, and what it might put that massive AI engine to work for.

Graphics cards ranked, from fastest to slowest
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Graphics cards ranked, from fastest to slowest

We've compared and ranked all the major consumer GPUs from Nvidia and AMD, starting with the fastest graphics card you can buy.

Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 6600 XT review: Simple is better

Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 6600 XT review: Simple is better

The Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 6600 XT is a simple, straightforward graphics card that focuses on good cooling and excellent performance, aided by a killer Trixx Boost software feature.

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT review: A killer 1080p graphics card with pandemic pricing

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT review: A killer 1080p graphics card with pandemic pricing

AMD tuned the Radeon RX 6600 XT for ultra-fast 1080p gaming and it shines in that regard, but slower 1440p performance and a sky-high price curb our enthusiasm.

Why does the Steam Deck run Linux? Blame Windows

Why does the Steam Deck run Linux? Blame Windows

The Steam Deck and its Linux-based software are the culmination of a decade-long "hedging strategy" by Valve after the Windows 8 disaster.

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