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AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su: AMD is ‘deep in development’ of ray tracing

AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su AMD’s CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, strode out confidently to deliver the company’s first CES keynote address. Held on Wednesday, January 9, it came later in the show than its competitors’ conferences. Yet that didn’t take the edge of the anticipation felt by AMD’s fans, nor did it seem to shrink […]

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‘Battlefield V’ ray tracing tested: Can a patch save RTX?

Games look better with each passing year. We expect that much, but now and then a breakthrough promises a huge leap forward. Programmable shaders. Hardware transformation and lighting. Low-level APIs. These advances have become so fundamental to modern 3D gaming that most gamers don’t think about them, but they didn’t always exist, and their introduction […]

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update brings DirectX ray tracing to gaming PCs

Use of ray tracing in the upcoming video game, Battlefield V. Today, October 2, marks a milestone for gamers everywhere thanks to Microsoft’s release of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. Along with a collection of other new features, the update brings the first public support for Microsoft’s DirectX ray tracing technology. Now, computers can […]

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 joins the ray tracing future on October 17 for $499

Riley Young/Digital Trends If Nvidia’s RTX 2080 Ti is a bit too rich for your gaming blood, you can pick up the RTX 2070 next month instead. Nvidia announced through its GeForce Twitter account that the RTX 2070 will be available on October 17 at a starting price of $ 499. If you opt for […]

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No games will support ray tracing when Nvidia RTX graphics cards launch

[embedded content] When Nvidia’s RTX-series graphics cards debut on September 20, complete with tensor cores for A.I.-driven supersampling and RT cores for ray tracing, some of those features will go completely unused. Despite a growing list of games that will eventually support ray tracing, Nvidia has confirmed that there won’t be a single game with […]

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‘Tomb Raider’ devs respond to RTX 2080 Ti, ray tracing performance concerns

The developers behind Shadow of the Tomb Raider responded to concerns about the game running poorly on Nvidia’s just-revealed GeForce RTX 2080 Ti graphics card with ray tracing enabled. While we were dazzled by the ray tracing support in the upcoming game during a demo showcased on Monday, August 20, the developers say it’s still […]

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Here are all the games that support Nvidia’s RTX ray tracing

Nvidia Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2000-series graphics cards may be mighty powerful in their own right, but they are squarely aimed at delivering a feature long desired by developers and gamers alike: Real-time ray tracing. The lighting technique is the closest approximation we have for modeling the way light behaves in the real world, and it […]