digital foundry

  1. Armenius

    Digital Foundry: Xbox Series X Complete Specs + Ray Tracing/Gears 5/Back-Compat/Quick Resume Demo Showcase!

    Digital Foundry has confirmed the final specifications of the Xbox Series X. CPU Comprised of 2x quad core custom Zen2 clusters (1 core locked to the OS), clocked at 3.8 GHz (SMT off) and 3.6 GHz (SMT on). GPU RDNA2 running at 1.825 GHz with 52 CUs and 3328 shaders. Core clock speed is...
  2. Armenius

    The NEW Doom Trilogy Console Ports: There's Good News And Bad News

    The short of it is DOOM & DOOM II are the worst ports of the original games since the GBA versions, but DOOM 3 runs as well as the PC BFG version. DOOM & DOOM II: Ported to C# and uses Unity as a frontend Runs at the original 35 Hz despite the ability to easily get it running at 60 Hz or...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Digital Foundry Analyzes Crackdown 3's Cloud Based Destruction

    Fully destructible environments have long been a holy grail of game physics engines. I remember Red Faction: Guerrilla generating quite a bit of buzz when it came out, and according to Digital Foundry, the Crackdown devs have been working on an even more ambitious system that leverages the power...
  4. cageymaru

    The 16GB of HBM2 on the Radeon VII Is Needed for Real World 4K Video Production

    Digital Foundry's Richard Leadbetter brought to light an important real-world use case for the 16GB of HBM2 on the AMD Radeon VII. 4K video editing in Adobe Premiere Pro needs lots of GPU memory to export video when mixing several 4K streams and using taxing transitions. He said that Digital...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Digital Foundry Compares Ace Combat 7 PC and Console Versions

    Digital Foundry just uploaded a great overview of Ace Combat 7. They start off by going over the history of the franchise, and note that the Playstation 2 versions of the game in particular really pushed the visuals of the series forward. I tend to agree with that sentiment myself, and also...
  6. cageymaru

    Battlefield V Real-Time Ray Tracing and Graphics Options Explained

    Real-time ray tracing is the new hot word in PC gaming as Nvidia focused on it during the Nvidia RTX 2000 series reveal. Digital Foundry has been privy to new information about the tech and how it runs under the hood of Battlefield V from their discussions with DICE employees. For example...
  7. cageymaru

    Hunt Showdown Is an Aural and Visual Tech Masterpiece

    I love playing Hunt Showdown as it is visually and aurally stunning. The sense of being in a swamp surrounded by enemies that can end your life in a second is accentuated by the threat of human competitors in this no-holds-barred death-match. We use Hunt Showdown to test PC gaming headsets...