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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Nvidia teaser suggests GeForce RTX 2080 will launch next week

A new video teasing Nvidia's Gamescom event is full of secrets that point to a GeForce RTX 2080 launch.

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Nvidia's Turing GPU, Quadro RTX and GeForce RTX: 6 things PC gamers need to know

Nvidia's Quadro RTX GPUs are built on a revolutionary Turing GPU with dedicated hardware for real-time raytracing. Here's what they herald for PC gamers and next-gen GeForce graphics cards.

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How to install Fortnite on Android, and every phone that can play it

Not every phone can hop onboard the battle bus. We list every Android phone that can play the Fortnite beta.

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The Full Nerd special episode: Diving deep into 2nd-gen Threadripper with AMD's Jim Anderson

In this episode of The Full Nerd, AMD senior vice president Jim Anderson stops by to dive deep into 2nd-gen Threadripper CPUs.

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This week's new PC hardware: Threadripper 2, cutting-edge SSDs, and a Fallout-themed NZXT case

Catch up on all of this week's hottest new PC hardware releases, including 2nd-gen Threadripper CPU details, the Intel 660p marking the debut of QLC SSDs, and more.

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Watch out, Steam? Discord starts selling PC games, unveils a universal game launcher

Move over Steam? Discord, the chat software beloved by PC gamers, is starting to sell games directly.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch has an Android name but doesn't run Google's Wear OS

Samsung has unveiled an update to the long-in-the-tooth Gear S3 with a new name and a new look.

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The best SSDs of 2018

The best SSDs can supercharge your PC. We review our picks for the best SSDs, and what to look for in an SSD.

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This week's new PC hardware: AMD's monster APU, Surface Go, Core i9 in a 3.4-pound laptop

Catch up on all of this week's hottest new PC hardware releases.

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Gigabyte's leak of unannounced Intel 9000-series CPUs confirms support for existing motherboards

Seemingly every company is announcing Intel's 9000-series CPUs except for Intel itself. Gigabyte's announcement confirms widespread motherboard support, though.

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The Galaxy Note 9 leaks early in Samsung preorder page and launch video

Here's everything we know (and think we know) about the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung's next flagship phone.

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35 great PC games for Linux

The arrival of Steam has lured hordes of big-name games to Linux PCs. Here are some of the best Linux PC games you can play today.

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Price war! Now several 120GB SSDs are selling for a ludicrously low $28

The Kingston A400 kicked off the $28 SSD price war, but now PNY and Silicon Power are joining the fray.

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Playing Madden 19 on PC feels so damned good

After a decade-long hiatus, the NFL returns to PCs in Madden 19, and it's the definitive way to play despite showing some console roots.

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Artifact, Valve's first new PC game in 5 years, gets a price and release date

Valve returns to game publishing with Artifact, a mash-up of Dota 2 and Magic: The Gathering. Now we know when we can play it.