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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Every custom GeForce RTX 2080 and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti you can preorder, and why you shouldn't

You can preorder a slew of custom GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti graphics cards right now. We point you to them all, and explain why you might want to wait for reviews before pulling the trigger.

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GeForce RTX 2080 will be 50 percent faster than GTX 1080 in traditional PC games, Nvidia says

Nvidia's new GeForce RTX 2080 will be 10x faster than the GTX 1080 in bleeding-edge ray traced games, but also 1.5x faster in traditional rasterized games, too.

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In pictures: The wild computers and badass PC components powering Gamescom 2018

If E3 is a console show, Gamescom is where the PC rises to the top. Take a look at the most majestic computers, case mods, and PC components we discovered walking its many halls.

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The Full Nerd Episode 64: GeForce RTX Arrives!

Join the Full Nerd crew as they discuss the exciting—and brave new world—of the GeForce RTX and real-time ray tracing

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This week's new PC hardware: Nvidia Turing GPU, AMD Threadripper 2990WX, and big power in tiny laptops

Catch up on all of this week's hottest new PC hardware releases. On tap: Nvidia Turing GPU and the GeForce RTX 2080, AMD's 32-core Threadripper 2990WX, Cooler Master's first 360mm AIO, and much more.

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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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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.