How AMD gained market share
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 12:05

How AMD gained market share


Not Navi, with Polaris 570 and 580

We managed to get on top how AMD managed to gain market share in Q2 2019, and it was selling the old 570 and 580 with incredibly attractive and low pricing.

Wolfenstein: Youngblood won't have RTX ray-tracing at launch
Published in Gaming


But will "be good" when it comes

In a recent interview, an executive producer at Machine Games has confirmed that Wolfenstein: Youngblood will not have RTX ray-tracing support at launch.

More games hop on Nvidia Ray Tracing train
Published in Gaming


Including Cyberpunk 2077, Watch Dogs: Legion, COD: Modern Warfare, and more

Nvidia was quite keen to announce that some of the big AAA game titles like Cyberpunk 2070 and Watch Dogs: Legion will be ray traced with CD Projekt Red's Cyberpunk 2077 as one of the biggest names around.

Radeon 5700 Navi doesn’t have Ray tracing
Published in Graphics


A different angle look

The Navi paper-launched when I was still in sunny Tuscany taking a break from the tech, but here are some of the things that have caught my attention. No Ray tracing, no high end, and only performance/mainstream, not much benefit from 7nm, and nine months late to fight 2070 are just a part of it.

Imagination announces PowerVR Ray Tracing
Published in PC Hardware


Ready for 5G

Imagination Technologies announced its PowerVR Ray Tracing technology for licensing, enabling state-of-the-art realistic image rendering using light-modelling techniques to be integrated into graphics processing units (GPUs) across mobile, automotive, server and other markets.

Intel’s XE GPUs will get ray tracing
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 13:02

Intel’s XE GPUs will get ray tracing


Professionals will be able to trace any rays they see

Intel's Xe discreet graphics cards are set to get ray tracing according to Intel's senior principal engineer and senior director of advanced rendering and visualisation.

AMD rumoured to get ray tracing in 2020
Published in News
Friday, 29 March 2019 11:48

AMD rumoured to get ray tracing in 2020


Navi 20 ray tracing will be less of a resource hog than Nvidia's version

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that AMD’s Navi 20 will have ray tracing which will be much better than the Nvidia version.

Nvidia brings ray tracing to older cards
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 11:22

Nvidia brings ray tracing to older cards


Just in case you need your rays traced

The GPU maker named after a Roman vengeance demon, Nvidia, is to provide its latest ray-tracing tech to older GeForce GTX 10-series cards.

3DMark Port Royal available for download
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 09 January 2019 14:45

3DMark Port Royal available for download


First dedicated Ray Tracing benchmark

As announced earlier, UL Benchmarks has now officially launched its first dedicated ray tracing benchmark, the 3DMark Port Royal.

3DMark for DirectX Raytracing comes in January 2019
Published in Graphics


3DMark Port Royal

UL Benchmarks has announced that its newest benchmark for ray tracing will be coming in January 2019, dubbed 3DMark Port Royal.