On retail/e-tail shelves on September 20th
During his keynote ahead of the Gamescom 2018 show, Nvidia's CEO Jensen Huang officially unveiled the new Geforce RTX series, which is already available for pre-order and which will be on shelves on September 20th.
AMD cannot challenge this
It will be extremely hard and almost impossible for AMD to stay relevant in performance and high end gaming. With the introduction of Geforce Turing based 20 series RTX cards, Nvidia is putting in place a hard to reach distance between AMD Radeon graphics and Geforce. When we say Nvidia will rule high end in 2019, we of course mean the rest of 2018 too.
#BeForTheGame will be streamed live on Twitch
As you already know, Nvidia will be holding the big Geforce Gaming Celebration event ahead of Gamescom 2018 in Cologne, Germany, and it will be streamed live on Twitch.
GPU and PCB pictured, pre-orders on Monday
Nvidia was quite good in keeping a secret about both the naming scheme as well as all other details regarding its upcoming Geforce launch, at least until now, as pictures of both MSI and Palit Geforce RTX 2080/2080 Ti have now leaked online.
Growth across all departments
Nvidia has released its financial report for the second quarter of fiscal 2019, reporting revenues of $3.12 billion, as well as growth in revenue from every department in the company.
Fixes windowed G-Sync issues
Nvidia G-Sync users have been plagued by an issue since Windows 10 April 2018 but thankfully, Nvidia has now released a hotfix driver which fixes the so-called "windowed G-Sync" bug, the Geforce 398.86 Hotfix driver.
HDR—or High Dynamic Range—enhances imagery in PC games by boosting the most important factors as perceived by the human eye: color, brightness, and contrast.
Game Ready driver for Monster Hunter: World and World of Warcraft
Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 398.82 WHQL driver, which brings optimizations for Monster Hunter World and the latest World of Warcraft: Battle of Azeroth games, as well as a few bug fixes and other improvements.
Starting on August 20th ahead of Gamescom 2018
Confirming earlier rumors, Nvidia has announced a special event for August 20th, called Geforce Gaming Celebration, ahead of the Gamescom 2018 show which kicks off on August 21st.
Kills support for DirectX 9
Blizzard has recently released its latest Battle for Azeroth pre-patch for World of Warcraft, which has both finally added support for DirectX 12 as well as killed support for DirectX 9.