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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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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This week's new PC hardware: AMD Athlon returns, Das Keyboard gets smart, and RTX teases

Catch up on all of this week's hottest new PC hardware releases. On tap: AMD Athlon with Radeon Vega, Das Keyboard Q-series, Be Quiet! Silent Base 601 case, EVGA hybrid RTX GPUs, and more.

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G-Sync vs. FreeSync: Adaptive sync gaming monitors explained

How AMD and Nvidia's adaptive sync (aka variable refresh rate) monitors improve PC gaming by eliminating stuttering, tearing, and ghosting.

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The best Intel Gamer Days deals

Intel's Gamer Days celebrates all things PC gaming with giveaways and big sales on computer gear. We've sifted through them all to find the best deals.

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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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These 240GB SSDs are on sale for only $40

No more excuses for upgrading from that slow hard drive. You can buy 240GB SSDs for just $40, or a 480GB SSD for $65.

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This week's new PC hardware: Intel Whiskey Lake CPUs, Phanteks Evolv X, and Acer's wild 3-screen gaming cockpit

Catch up on all of this week's hottest new PC hardware releases. On tap: Intel launches Whiskey Lake CPUs, the hotly anticipated Phanteks Evolv X case is finally here, and 4K, 144Hz gaming monitors pick up steam.

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The highest-performing PC hardware you can buy today

Looking to build the ultimate PC? If price is no object, this is the hardware you want, from Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2080 Ti to AMD's 32-core Threadripper 2990WX.

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Dell and Newegg's Labor Day sales harbor huge deals on laptops, gaming PCs, and all sorts of tech

Dell and Newegg kicked off Labor Day weekend sales early with deals on PCs, TVs, and other electronics.

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AMD's 16-core Ryzen Threadripper 2950X processor hits stores today

AMD's sweet-spot 2nd-gen Ryzen Threadripper 2950X hits the streets with 16 cores and 32 threads.

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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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Just buy it? Why Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2080 Ti might be worth preordering

Most people shouldn't preorder computer hardware. But there are some very valid reasons to preorder the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti—they just haven't been articulated well.

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5 smoking-hot deals on PC components and peripherals

We found all-time low prices on graphics cards, SSDs, a mechanical keyboard, and closed-loop cooling.

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Witness the Acer Predator Thronos: A hulking triple-monitor cockpit for extreme gaming

Acer calls the Predator Thronos a gaming chair, but it's a lot more than that.

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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.