1. Armenius

    Half-Life 2 RTX

    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. https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/geforce/news/half-life-2-rtx-remix-in-development/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aM_gzfAMdNs
  2. Armenius

    NVIDIA DLSS for Proton + Linux with DirectX 11/12 lands in September

    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. https://www.gamingonlinux.com/2021/08/nvidia-dlss-for-proton-linux-with-directx-11-12-lands-in-september
  3. cageymaru

    Shadow of the Tomb Raider Receives RTX Treatment in Latest Patch

    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...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Metro Exodus Update Sharpens DLSS

    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...
  5. cageymaru

    Hardware Unboxed Calls NVIDIA DLSS "The Biggest RTX Fail of Them All"

    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...
  6. schlitzbull

    Metro RTX/DLSS Initial Graphics Impressions

    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...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    Nvidia Claims Latest BFV Update Can Increase RTX Performance by 40%

    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...
  8. AlphaAtlas

    Today's Battlefield V Patch Adds DLSS and Optimizes Ray Tracing

    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...
  9. cageymaru

    Here Is the Metro Exodus - Artyom's Nightmare Trailer

    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...
  10. cageymaru

    NVIDIA GeForce Game Ready Driver 418.81 WHQL Has Been Released

    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...
  11. cageymaru

    NVIDIA DLSS Boosts Performance by up to 50% in the Port Royal Benchmark

    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...
  12. cageymaru

    Here Is the Metro Exodus - Uncovered Trailer

    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...
  13. cageymaru

    NVIDIA Stock Tanks 15% as the Company Cuts Q4 2019 Financial Guidance

    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...
  14. cageymaru

    Nvidia GeForce Game Ready Driver 417.35 WHQL Has Been Released

    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...
  15. AlphaAtlas

    DLSS Performance Gains Explored

    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...
  16. AlphaAtlas

    Nvidia DLSS Analysis

    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...
  17. cageymaru

    Survival Game SCUM Surpasses the 1 Million Sales Milestone

    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...
  18. cageymaru

    Official Final Fantasy XV Benchmarks Feature the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 & 2080 Ti

    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...
  19. S

    RTX - DLSS really uses checkerboard rendering? DLSS 2X is the real thing.

    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: https://devblogs.nvidia.com/nvidia-turing-architecture-in-depth/ Lower input...
  20. cageymaru

    Assetto Corsa Competizione Has Been Released to Early Access on Steam

    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...
  21. cageymaru

    Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti Versus GTX 1080 Ti Benchmarks Are Out

    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...
  22. cageymaru

    Metro Exodus Developer Eyes 1080p 60fps Target for Enabling Nvidia RTX Features

    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...
  23. FrgMstr

    First RTX 2080 Benchmarks Hit the Web with DLSS

    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...
  24. cageymaru

    Nvidia Releases List of Games That Support AI and Real-Time Ray Tracing

    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...