AMD RDNA™ 2 "Hangar 21" Technology Demo [UPDATED]

Rev. Night

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It's shiny and reflective.
i got you fam

 

ZeroBarrier

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First, a teaser of an announcement; and now a demo of a demo? AMD is on one recently.

Edit: Just watched it, looked subpar to my eyes.
 

ZeroBarrier

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..quick someone with a degree post about how this demo is misogynistic & degrading to women.
Funny enough, we might as well not since this demo is still AMD's best. The hanger demo looks like it was designed by a 12 year old with a MGS/ninja fetish.

Edit: This was an NV demo as mentioned by golden tiger down below.
 
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MavericK

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I mean...we know what RT does already, is this necessary? Plus a trailer for a tech demo is lulz.
 

deruberhanyok

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Isn't that the nvidia dawn demo?

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It was actually the "new Dawn" not the original one.

I didn't realize that NVIDIA had actually taken the demos down after all this time. I don't even know if some of them would run on modern systems tbh. Dawn and Nalu (the Mermaid) were extremely impressive for the time, and obviously designed with a particular audience in mind.

https://www.thefpsreview.com/2020/09/27/rip-dawn-nvidia-removes-its-sexiest-tech-demos/

Anyways, having a trailer for a demo is weird. Why not just post a video of it? And why post the demo for your new cards and then limit the stream quality 1080p60 with obvious compression artifacts?

Three days away? Why not just drop it now?

Marketing is weird.
 

cybereality

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Looks decent, I really hope AMD releases a real-time executable.

Also, there was nothing better than Nvidia Dawn with the nude patch.
 

Krenum

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Well, I think I can piece together on why we don't see a Ruby demo any longer. After doing some research, Nvidia got rid of Navi & its demo because it was deemed "Sexist". I can only assume that AMD followed suit. Prove me wrong AMD!!!


What a joke...
 

Rev. Night

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I kinda want 3 minutes of my life back. RT, at least so far, isn't a huge upgrade over current implentations and it comes at a huge cost in framerate.

But hey you get to see your reflection in everything, so thats cool i guess
 

FrgMstr

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I kinda want 3 minutes of my life back. RT, at least so far, isn't a huge upgrade over current implentations and it comes at a huge cost in framerate.

But hey you get to see your reflection in everything, so thats cool i guess
Soft shawdowing and global illumination were excellent. Reflections are lost of me for the most part, dunno why. Anticlimactic ending for sure. Meh.
 

Rev. Night

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Yes, the lights and shadows were decent, but why didn't the demo make better use of them? Like do a reimagining of Splinter Cell from 2002.
 

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I kinda want 3 minutes of my life back. RT, at least so far, isn't a huge upgrade over current implentations and it comes at a huge cost in framerate.

But hey you get to see your reflection in everything, so thats cool i guess
In the long run it'll mean more realistic lighting than the intersecting hodgepodge of dynamic and baked lights and SSAO and shadowmaps and other solutions that developers have to wrangle now. Unfortunately it'll take a while to get to the point where anybody can expect it to cover all those bases, never mind full path tracing. So, for now, reflections, radiosity, and subtler improvements are what will be offered.
 

deruberhanyok

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Unless I missed it in the video - they gonna post this so people can try running it themselves?
 
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