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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Here's what Intel engineers use to crank CPU overclocks to 11

A deep-dive inside Intel's secretive overclocking labs reveal the hardware that the company's own engineers use to push their processors to the max.

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The best free software for your PC

These are the best free programs that any PC needs: solid security tools, productivity software, and more.

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How to set up your new computer

Set up your new computer the right way by performing these crucial tasks.

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PCIe 4.0: Everything you need to know, from specs to compatibility to caveats

AMD's platform for Ryzen 3000 also ushers in PCIe 4.0, the first big change to the PCIe interface since 2010. Here's what you need to know.

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Corsair adds Scuf's beloved enthusiast-grade gaming controllers to its growing empire

Hot on the heels of Elgato and Origin PC acquisitions, Corsair reveals that it's buying Scuf Gaming to add high-end gaming controllers to its growing arsenal.

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AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT review: Bleeding-edge on a budget

AMD's Radeon RX 5500 XT brings its next-gen navi GPU architecture to the masses, with mixed results.

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AMD's massive Adrenalin 2020 Edition update streamlines Radeon Software

Radeon Software Adrenalin 2020 Edition overhauls the look and feel of AMD's graphics command center, while working in new features like Radeon Boost and integer scaling for retro games.

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XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT Thicc III Ultra review: A roaring muscle car, barely heard

The refined triple-fan XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT Thicc III Ultra pushes the pedal to the metal while fixing the cooling flaws of its predecessor.

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Cyber Monday stunner: Razer's divine DeathAdder Elite gaming mouse drops to an absurd $25

The legendary Razer DeathAdder Elite gaming mouse is beloved by our staff and dropped all the way to $25 for Cyber Monday, $45 off its MSRP.

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ViewSonic's 144Hz FreeSync monitor is a preposterous $117, today only

Hey gamers: Amazon is selling a 144Hz FreeSync monitor from ViewSonic for a bonkers $117, well below its usual $180 price.

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Asus ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1650 Super review: The Radeon RX 580 is finally dead

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Super is the best budget graphics card you can buy for 1080p gaming, and the custom Asus ROG Strix model is loaded with extras for a mere $10 premium.

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Nvidia's $160 GeForce GTX 1650 Super launches with GDDR6 and little fanfare

Nvidia quietly launched the much-improved GeForce GTX 1650 Super this morning, but we recommend waiting for reviews before you buy one.

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Tested: Galax's GeForce RTX 2070 Super WTF is a gloriously psychedelic graphics card you can't buy

Galax's GeForce RTX 2070 Super Work The Frames (WTF) puts a uniquely psychedelic spin on a powerful GPU.

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Logitech's Adaptive Gaming Kit makes playing more affordable for gamers with disabilities

The Logitech Adaptive Gaming Kit rounds out Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller with a full set of mappable buttons and triggers of various sizes for gamers with disabilities.

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Disney+ 'hack' panic stresses why you need to use unique passwords

Disney+ accounts are already popping up on the Dark Web, driving home why you should be using unique passwords for every site and service.