ZBrush 4R2, previewed at SIGGRAPH, has an improved BPR renderer with a full 32-bit floating-point HDR pipeline. With ZBrush 4R2 Pixologic also introduces Dynamesh which promises to improve workflow by enabling the user to explore concepts without having to produce a base mesh. You can read more on ZBrush 4R2 here.
Basemark debuts enhanced mobile device benchmark
Qualcomm led the industry in introducing variable rate shading (VRS) with the Snapdragon 888 last September. Apple filed a patent on VSR in 2019, Samsung has it in their GPU, and Arm’s Immortalis-G715 introduced it in June of this year. With all that development, someone had to test it. Who better than the folks at Basemark?
Alienware and Dell level up their gaming laptops
These are not the laptops of yesterday.
Add-in board unit sales see a significant correction from Q1, yet still see growth year over year
Quarter to quarter, graphics add-in board shipments decreased significantly by -22.6%, yet increased by 2.4% year to year.