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.

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.

Ask a PC expert: AMD Radeon Game Clock vs. Nvidia Boost Clock

Ask a PC expert: AMD Radeon Game Clock vs. Nvidia Boost Clock

PCWorld graphics expert Brad Chacos compares AMD's Game Clock for Radeon graphics cards against Nvidia's Boost clock ratings.

Asus Dual GeForce GTX 1660 Super EVO OC review: Faster memory, much bigger punch

Asus Dual GeForce GTX 1660 Super EVO OC review: Faster memory, much bigger punch

Say hello to the new no-compromises 1080p gaming champion. Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1660 Super replaces the GDDR5 memory in the original GTX 1660 with GDDR6 VRAM, and it makes a huge difference.

Nvidia reveals faster GeForce GTX 1660 Super, GTX 1650 Super GPUs boosted by GDDR6 memory

Nvidia reveals faster GeForce GTX 1660 Super, GTX 1650 Super GPUs boosted by GDDR6 memory

GTX is getting Super-fied. On Tuesday, Nvidia revealed the GeForce GTX 1660 Super and GTX 1650 Super, each with faster GDDR6 memory, and a slew of new GeForce Experience software features.

Ask a PC expert: Should you spend more on a CPU or a graphics card?

Ask a PC expert: Should you spend more on a CPU or a graphics card?

PCWorld's experts explain how to balance between the CPU and GPU in your PC build, and when you might want to spend more on one or the other.

Ask a PC expert: Is an Nvidia G-Sync monitor worth it vs. AMD FreeSync?

Ask a PC expert: Is an Nvidia G-Sync monitor worth it vs. AMD FreeSync?

PCWorld graphics guru Brad Chacos breaks down the differences between Nvidia G-Sync and AMD FreeSync monitors in this video.

MSI's affordable Alpha 15 gaming laptop goes all-AMD with Radeon RX 5500, Ryzen 7, and FreeSync

MSI's affordable Alpha 15 gaming laptop goes all-AMD with Radeon RX 5500, Ryzen 7, and FreeSync

The MSI Alpha 15 gaming laptop packs a solid loadout of all-AMD hardware for under a grand.

AMD's Radeon RX 5500 graphics card brings Navi to the masses with 'next level 1080p gaming'

AMD's Radeon RX 5500 graphics card brings Navi to the masses with 'next level 1080p gaming'

AMD's Radeon RX 5500 graphics cards bring the RDNA architecture's benefits to the masses, but in an unusual twist, it's coming to prebuilt systems first.

Ask a PC expert: AMD Radeon vs. Nvidia GeForce graphics cards

Ask a PC expert: AMD Radeon vs. Nvidia GeForce graphics cards

PCWorld graphics guru Brad Chacos breaks down the key differences between AMD Radeon graphics cards and Nvidia's GeForce GPUs.

AMD adds Radeon Image Sharpening to Vega GPUs and Radeon VII after backlash

AMD adds Radeon Image Sharpening to Vega GPUs and Radeon VII after backlash

Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.9.3 adds support for Radeon Image Sharpening to AMD's Vega-based graphics cards, including Radeon VII, after some initial hesitation.

AMD bundles Ryzen, Radeon with Borderlands 3, The Outer Worlds, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint

AMD bundles Ryzen, Radeon with Borderlands 3, The Outer Worlds, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint

AMD's latest game bundles give Borderlands 3, The Outer Worlds, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint to Ryzen and Radeon buyers, along with three free months of Xbox Game Pass for PC.

Ask a PC expert: Should you buy a used graphics card?

Ask a PC expert: Should you buy a used graphics card?

PCWorld graphics guru Brad Chacos explains whether it's safe to buy a used graphics card, and what to look out for if you do.

The best 4K graphics card for PC gaming

The best 4K graphics card for PC gaming

PCWorld's graphics expert explains the best graphics card you can buy for gaming at 4K resolution, and other options for higher and lower budgets.

Nvidia's RTX Broadcast Engine taps GeForce AI cores to spruce up your game streams

Nvidia's RTX Broadcast Engine taps GeForce AI cores to spruce up your game streams

Nvidia announced RTX Broadcast Engine SDKs at TwitchCon that use AI smarts to negate the need for physical green screens and add cool effects to your streams.

The best 1080p graphics card for PC gaming

The best 1080p graphics card for PC gaming

PCWorld graphics guru Brad Chacos explains the best graphics card you can buy for gaming at 1080p resolution.

ASRock's custom Radeon RX 5700 XT is $60 off—cheaper than reference!

ASRock's custom Radeon RX 5700 XT is $60 off—cheaper than reference!

Rakuten is selling the ASRock RX 5700 XT Challenger D for $376 with coupon code.

Nvidia bundles Call of Duty: Modern Warfare with GeForce RTX graphics cards

Nvidia bundles Call of Duty: Modern Warfare with GeForce RTX graphics cards

Nvidia continues to push ray tracing forward with the strategic use of game bundles. Now, all GeForce RTX 20-series buyers will receive a free copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 5700 XT review: Superfast and nearly flawless

Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 5700 XT review: Superfast and nearly flawless

The Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 5700 XT is as close to perfection as a graphics card can get, bolstered by ingenious software tricks.

XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT Thicc II Ultra review: A high-performance muscle car of a GPU

XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT Thicc II Ultra review: A high-performance muscle car of a GPU

The XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT Thicc II Ultra is like a muscle car: High-performing, a little loud, extremely impressive, and in need of some slight tinkering for peak performance.

AMD adds Radeon Image Sharpening to some Radeon RX 400- and 500-series graphics cards

AMD adds Radeon Image Sharpening to some Radeon RX 400- and 500-series graphics cards

The AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.9.2 drivers releasing today adds support for Radeon Image Sharpening to the Radeon RX 470, 480, 570, 580, and 590.

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