Home » IT

RTX Ray Tracing seems to tank in-game performance

24 August, 2018, 01:39 | Author: Janis Wilson
  • Nvidia announces new raytracing-focused RTX 2080, 2080 Ti graphics cards

Both the RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti will pack dedicated cores for enhanced real-time image rendering and processing.

The new and powerful NVIDIA GeForce RTX desktop video cards are built with enthusiasts and professionals in mind, delivering faster performance over previous generations.

A GeForce RTX 2070 is also due in October - with pre-orders open for all Founders Edition cards now via NVIDIA.

We'll undoubtedly get more information about Nvidia's developer relations efforts in the days leading up to retail availability of GeForce RTX cards.

The cards are the first time ray tracing is available to every day consumers. Today we are extremely proud to share with you our take on NVIDIA's exciting new GeForce RTX 20 series GPUs. What sets these "RTX" models apart from their GTX counterparts is an all-new SM design that includes an RTX core as well as a new type of hardware Nvidia calls Tensor cores. Also with the AI capabilities this also means games that support the new Deep Learning Super-Sampling (DLSS), a technology that applies deep learning and AI to rendering techniques, will look better than ever.

More news: Ramaphosa clarity on land expropriation further calms investor nerves

This Graphics card has its all-new turing architecture which eventually defeats its popular predecessor GTX 1080.

The 2070 starts at $499, while the 2080 starts at $699, while the 2080 Ti starts at $999.

The GeForce RTX platform moreover overlays enhanced virtual reality (VR) possibilities to feel a new level of realism with wonderful detailing. As is usual for NVIDIA, numerous GPUs on the market carrying the GeForce RTX name won't be manufactured by NVIDIA themselves, but instead produced by partner firms. It's a fascinating new direction for NVIDIA that has apparently been 10 years in the making. Shadow of the Tomb Raider launches on September 14th on Windows, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, with only the former receiving ray tracing support - and then only when paired with a GeForce RTX card.

But you may have noticed that Nvidia is using RTX rather than the GTX prefix. The "Project Sol" demo that was made by Nvidia itself used a Quadro RTX 6000 GPU.

A large part of the reveal involved discussion of new technologies and interfaces, including DLSS, which enables a new form of anti-aliasing that's more accurate than temporal anti-aliasing. 'The Nvidia Ray Tracing technology now being shown in Shadow of the Tomb Raider is an early work in progress version, ' the game's official Twitter account has announced.

Recommended:

  • Jennifer Lopez Slays the After-Party Game In a Versace Bodysuit

    Jennifer Lopez Slays the After-Party Game In a Versace Bodysuit

    Shortly after, Nicki Minaj came on stage to collect her award for best hip-hop and she didn't appear happy. She hit back at the comedian, jumping to the defence of Normani - another member of the band.
    Tencent Profits Drop as China Puts Squeeze on Online Games

    Tencent Profits Drop as China Puts Squeeze on Online Games

    Chinese regulators have frozen approval of game licenses, Bloomberg reported on August 15, citing people familiar with the matter. Tencent hasn't been able to cash in on the world's most popular games, including Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds .
    Problems with US can be solved easily without current mindset: Turkish FM

    Problems with US can be solved easily without current mindset: Turkish FM

    Last Friday, President Donald Trump ramped up his attack on Turkey by doubling US tariffs on Turkish aluminum and steel imports. He said the Assad government has a right to defend itself against opposition attacks and Moscow will support those operations.
  • Trump announces plans to gut another climate-change initiative

    Trump announces plans to gut another climate-change initiative

    The Supreme Court put the brakes on it in 2016 after energy-producing states sued the EPA, saying it had exceeded its legal reach. The administration's own analysis also shows that the plan would result in 1,400 more premature deaths than the Clean Power Plan.
    Calgary Muslims helping feed city's less fortunate during Eid al-Adha

    Calgary Muslims helping feed city's less fortunate during Eid al-Adha

    The Islamic calendar is based on the lunar cycle, so the date changes every year as it depends on the sighting of the moon. Moved by this, God intervened and ordered angel Jibra'il to place a goat for sacrifice, instead of Ibrahim's son.
    Omarosa: I believe Trump wants to start a race war

    Omarosa: I believe Trump wants to start a race war

    Perhaps the best thing that could have been said about her up until now is that most people probably didn't know who she was. She has already released several secret audio recordings, including of the meeting in which she was sacked by Kelly.
  • Madonna's 'tribute' to Aretha Franklin was so, so bad

    And I know she influenced so many people in this room tonight and I want to thank you Aretha for empowering all of us. Then the criticism came as it seemed to many like her tribute was more like an anecdote about her own career. "Well.
    Paul Pogba v Jose Mourinho standoff

    Paul Pogba v Jose Mourinho standoff

    The French midfielder is the player Mourinho is trying to build his team around as the Portuguese coach looks to drag United back into the title race this season.
    Chelsea legend compares new manager Maurizio Sarri and Antonio Conte

    Chelsea legend compares new manager Maurizio Sarri and Antonio Conte

    World Cup victor Olivier Giroud fits Chelsea's players and style more than Spanish forward Alvaro Morata , ex-Tottenham Manager Tim Sherwood has said.
  • Real, Atletico prepare bids for Chelsea stars

    Real, Atletico prepare bids for Chelsea stars

    I'm good where I am now. "I think we have to work, improve in the basics and I'm not talking about only the defenders". The closure of the English transfer window on 9 August means Chelsea now can not sign any players until January.
    Massive quake  iis reported off Fiji

    Massive quake iis reported off Fiji

    The shaking toppled motorcycles and damaged buildings in Lombok's Sembalun subdistrict, including a community hall that collapsed. In December 2004, a magnitude-9.1 quake off Sumatra island triggered a tsunami that killed 230,000 people in a dozen countries.
    Snedeker shoots 10th sub-60 round on PGA Tour

    Snedeker shoots 10th sub-60 round on PGA Tour

    Shane Lowry has been priced up as the 22/1 joint fifth favourite to win this week's Wyndham Championship on the PGA Tour. During his first 16 tournaments of the season, he finished in the top 10 just once.


Popular

Spotify have responded to Nicki Minaj’s claims of unfair treatment
Minaj shifted 185,000 copies of Queen , according to Billboard Chart figures, with 78,000 from traditional sales. Ariana Grande released Sweetener on Friday (August 17), a week after Minaj's Queen .

Hurricane Lane, a dangerous Category 4 storm, headed toward Hawaii
State and County Emergency Management Agency officials are urging residents to stay up-to-date and prepare for Hurricane Lane. Hurricane Lane's maximum sustained winds have increased to near 160 miles per hour with higher gusts.

United Kingdom to Call for More Sanctions on Russian Federation
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 13, 2018. Still, some lawmakers and other officials are concerned Russia's behavior is not changing quickly enough.

Trump's rant on interest rate rises depresses dollar
Powell is a gentleman and will likely hold his tongue, but don't dismiss a future response if Trump's tantrums continue in time. Next time he mutters veiled threats against the Fed , some real turbulence could ensue. "The other countries are accommodated".

Danny Boyle exits James Bond film
The team behind the upcoming James Bond 25 movie have announced a big change: Danny Boyle will no longer serve as director. If you were thinking things were a little too quiet on the James Bond front the last few months, now we know why.

Deontay Wilder 'looking forward' to Tyson Fury fight
And they've done it big time, securing a spot in the heart of Deontay Wilder . This man [Pianeta] couldn't land a blow on me tonight".

Weinstein accuser Asia Argento ‘sexually assaulted child star, paid him’
Among the documents that the NYT received was reportedly a selfie of Asia and Jimmy lying in a bed together from May of 2013. Asia Argento's lawyer Carrie Goldberg sent her a letter back in April setting out the final details of the settlement.

Urban Meyer investigation to end Sunday
In closing, Day said, "I would also like to thank the members of the Ohio State media corps for their patience and understanding". Courtney Smith has contended she believed Urban Meyer knew all along about the allegations she made regarding abuse from Zach.

Google employees demand transparency on China search engine plan
One Google employee who had stood to ask a question suddenly addressed whomever was surreptitiously leaking information. The multinational tech company withdrew its search engine from China eight years ago due to censorship and hacking.

Real Madrid Star: We Must Forget About Cristiano Ronaldo
Real's only signings have been defender Alvaro Odriozola, goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and Brazilian teenager Vinicius Jr. This was also Julen Lopetegui's first competitive match as Real Madrid's head coach, and it ended disappointingly.