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Nvidia GeForce RTX: Every game that supports real-time ray tracing and Deep Learning Super Sampling

These PC games put Nvidia's radical new GeForce RTX graphics cards to work, tapping into newfound real-time ray tracing and Deep Learning Super-Sampling technologies.

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The GeForce RTX 2080 will be faster than the GTX 1080 Ti, Nvidia says

Both the GeForce RTX 2080 and GeForce RTX 2080 Ti will be faster than any consumer GPU released before, Nvidia claimed at GTC Japan.

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Walmart's selling a GeForce GTX 1060-equipped Dell gaming laptop for a ludicrously low $880

A Dell G5 gaming laptop with a Core i5 "Coffee Lake" processor, 16GB RAM, and a GeForce GTX 1060 is on sale at a steep discount at Walmart.

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How the 32-core Ryzen Threadripper is suddenly a lot better at gaming

A bug in Nvidia's drivers drastically hurt the 32-core Threadripper 2990WX's performance. Here's what we saw after the fix.

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I played Shadow of the Tomb Raider over 5G, and it didn't suck

Cloud gaming can be a questionable experience over Ethernet, but on AT&T's 5G service, it was surprisingly decent. Will we someday be playing Fortnite on 5G-enabled laptops?

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AMD's Ryzen 5 2500X and Ryzen 3 2300X target budget gamers, but they're not DIY

AMD unveiled the Ryzen 5 2500X and the Ryzen 3 2300X, CPUs designed for budget gamers. But currently, the only way you can get one of these chips is in a pre-built system.

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Assassin's Creed: Odyssey's Exploration Mode isn't afraid of letting players get lost

Assassin's Creed: Odyssey includes an exploration mode that strips away most map markers and forces you to rely on directions and clues to find locations, instead.

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Buy this cheap GTX 1070 Ti on sale from Dell, then overclock it to GTX 1080 performance

This is one of the best prices we've ever seen for a GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, and you can overclock its performance to near GTX 1080 levels.

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider review: An unsatisfying end to the reboot trilogy

Shadow of the Tomb Raider plays just as well as the other Tomb Raider reboots, but the story loses the plot.

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider review

Shadow of the Tomb Raider plays just as well as the other reboots, but the story is baffling.

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The Occupation preview: This real-time investigative thriller feels groundbreaking

You have four hours to solve The Occupation's mystery in an amazingly reactive world.

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Dell G3 15 (3579) review: This budget gaming laptop makes the most of what it’s got

It’s not the thinnest, lightest, or most powerful gaming laptop on the market, and we wish its 15.6-inch screen were brighter. But for a budget-friendly price, the GTX 1050 Ti-powered Dell G3 15 packs an impressive punch.

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Microsoft's Xbox Skill grants Alexa and Cortana-powered smart speakers the ability to control an Xbox

Microsoft is rolling out an Xbox Skill that will allow PCs and smart speakers that use Amazon Alexa or Microsoft Cortana to communicate with and control the Xbox game console.

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AMD's $55 Athlon 200GE brings Zen CPU cores and Radeon Vega graphics to the masses

The AMD Athlon 200GE is built on Zen and includes Radeon Vega graphics, in a radical departure for the brand.

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Upgrade to a water-resistant mechanical keyboard for just $26 today

An Aukey 87-key mechanical keyboard with Outemu Blue switches and per-row backlighting is $26 on Amazon today.

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How to pick the best gaming laptop GPU

The GPU in a gaming laptop matters, so here's everything you need to know about picking the right one for 720p, 1080p, or 1440p gaming, as well as esports.