NVIDIA and the community are developing another Remix mod, this time for Half-Life 2. It will include support for the recently revealed DLSS 3.5 with ray reconstruction.
DLSS was recently added for Vulkan when using Proton, but now NVIDIA has revealed at Gamescom today that it is also coming for DirectX 11 and 12 games very soon.
The latest patch for Shadow of the Tomb Raider has enabled support for real time ray tracing and NVIDIA's DLSS. To enable the features, gamers will need Window 10 update 1809 or higher, NVIDIA RTX 20- series GPU, and NVIDIA's latest drivers 419.35 and up. Nixxes announced the creation of a Beta...
While DLSS generally improves performance in the handful of games that support it, some users have found that it can make games appear excessively blurry. But 4A Games released a patch for Metro Exodus last week which, among other things, includes "DLSS fixes and improvements to sharpness," as...
Hardware Unboxed has released its newest video where they dissect the image quality of Battlefield V with the new NVIDIA technology called Deep Learning Super Sample (DLSS) enabled. They not only compare the DLSS image quality to the native 4K image; Tim takes it a step further and compares the...
So I got a surprise 5 hours of OT today and decided to pick up the new Metro. My monitor's built in FPS counter wasnt working. I've gotten in a bad habit of "am I hitting x frames?" so I was a little happy about that. I could just play and if it didn't feel bad then great. I was testing with...
EA DICE posted patch notes for Battlefield V yesterday, which briefly mentioned that they were adding DLSS and RTX "optimizations" to the game without going into any detail. But that update was delayed until today, and now, Nvidia just published some more specifics. They claim that, with...
EA DICE posted a big update to Battlefield V today. Among other things, the developers added a "new system that will ensure consistency between TTK (Time to Kill) and TTD (Time to Death) regardless of the network performance issues," and fixed quite a few bugs and exploits. But the devs also...
4A Games has released a new Metro Exodus trailer that is set in Artyom's nightmare. I personally found the voice work in the Russian version to be superior to the English version found here. The release date for Metro Exodus on PC and consoles is February 15, 2019.
A quarter century after...
The latest NVIDIA GeForce Game Ready Driver 418.81 WHQL has been released and it provides support for the new GeForce RTX laptops and Futuremark's 3DMark Port Royal benchmark, which has just added a new feature test for NVIDIA Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS). SLI profiles have been added for...
NVIDIA has released a new video that demonstrates the power of its DLSS technology. In the Port Royal benchmark, NVIDIA DLSS boosts performance by up top 50%. While both images are ray traced in the demo, the DLSS image is clearly brighter, clearer and sharper. Deep learning makes this possible...
Here is the Metro Exodus - Uncovered trailer. Metro Exodus is a post-apocalyptic first person shooter set in Russia during a nuclear winter. The game features varied environments that seasonally change; combat against mutants, humans and more. Grab a preorder copy exclusively on the Epic Store...
NVIDIA has updated its Q4 2019 financial guidance where it lowered its Q4 2019 revenue from $2.7 billion to $2.2 billion. This is due to slowdowns in both the Gaming and Datacenter sectors. NVIDIA admits that higher prices for high-end Turing GPUs has negatively affected sales as "macroeconomic...
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The Nvidia GeForce Game Ready Driver 417.35 WHQL has been released and it adds support for Deep Learning Super Sampling (DLSS) beta in Final Fantasy XV: Windows Edition. The following 3D Vision profiles have been updated: Insurgency Sandstorm has a Not Recommended rating and Atlas has a Fair...
TechReport posted an excellent deep dive into the performance and image quality tradeoffs of Nvidia's DLSS. Using a 55" 4K OLED as a display, Jeff Kampman seems to think the image quality reduction of DLSS is less noticeable in motion than it is in still frames, while the performance boost of...
Eurogamer posted an analysis of Nvidia's DLSS tech found in their Turing graphics cards, and the results are interesting. DLSS does boost game performance significantly in some cases, while still providing good image quality. The author points out that Final Fantasy 15 ships with a particularly...
Controversial survival game SCUM has surpassed the 1 million sales milestone in less than a month of its Steam release. Players who purchase the game before September 25, 2018 will receive a golden DEagle .50 as a reward and Support Pack owners will also receive a watch in-game. It is also...
The official website for Final Fantasy XV has a benchmark subsection to assist users in choosing the proper settings for their video card. It seems that someone has been running a system featuring an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 and 2080 Ti as a few entries for the cards have popped up in the...
Until now NVidia has been very circumspect about how DLSS is supposed to improve performance.
But there were more beans spilled today, and it looks like their real reason is they run at lower resolution and upscale:
Assetto Corsa Competizione has been released onto Steam in a truly Early Access manner as the game features a single car and track to compete on. Basic multiplayer won't be included until the scheduled update on November 14th of 2018. Also there is no mention of when the Nvidia RTX features...
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According to Turkish tech website PC Hoc TV, they have conducted testing on the new Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti and compared it to an Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti at 4K resolutions. They experienced a 20% - 25% uplift in performance from the RTX 2080 Ti upgrade. Of course we don't know which driver version they...
Metro Exodus developer 4A Games has set a performance goal of 1080p 60fps when enabling Nvidia's new RTX features according to a company representative. Ben Archard, a rendering programmer at the studio had this to say when interviewed by Rock Paper Shotgun.
"We're always going to be pushing...
Apparently some of the scuttlebutt about the RTX having framerate issues yesterday ruffled some feathers over at NVIDIA. Through the entire RTX presentation, we were never once given any kind of framerate metrics to digest, and that worried a lot of people. NVIDIA is leaking out some numbers...
Nvidia has released a list of games that support the real-time ray tracing and Deep Learning Super-Sampling (DLSS) found on their new GeForce RTX lineup of video cards. Real-time ray tracing allows for "objects and environments with physically accurate shadows, reflections, refractions and...