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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Acer's blisteringly fast 4K, 144Hz HDR gaming monitors cost far less than rival displays

The Acer Predator XB273K supports G-Sync, while the Acer Nitro XV273K supports FreeSync.

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Acer Predator X27 review: 4K, 144Hz G-Sync HDR is the Holy Grail of gaming monitors, with quirks

The Acer Predator X27 is one of the first G-Sync HDR displays and checks every box you could ask for despite some bleeding-edge quirks and a sky-high price.

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AMD's first-gen Ryzen Threadripper CPUs get deep price cuts

AMD's clearing the decks for the 2nd-gen Threadripper processors by selling their predecessors at a steep discount.

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This clever trick gets AMD FreeSync running on an Nvidia GeForce graphics card

You can run AMD's FreeSync with an Nvidia GeForce graphics card by changing some settings around, but you'll also need Radeon's help doing it.

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Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti are loaded with boundary-pushing graphics tech

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti are loaded with hardware dedicated to real-time ray tracing, futuristic interfaces, and enough power to drive bleeding-edge 4K G-Sync HDR displays. Those prices though.

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14 Nvidia GeForce RTX 20-series graphics card we saw at Gamescom: Founders Editions to custom behemoths

Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2070, RTX 2080, and RTX 2080 Ti have been unveiled, and they're everywhere you turn at Gamescom 2018. Here's a look at the ones we've seen so far.

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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.