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After spending many hours completing Spider-Man Remastered main story and being unable to tear ourselves away from the screen, editors at BabelTechReviews (BTR) recommend it as a great game with a few flaws. Mark Poppin, Mario Vasquez, and I have collaborated on this review, each of us playing the game for 20 or more hours. We cover the gameplay, updated … Read more
Preparing for their initial public offering road tour, Arm has announced a new GPU and naming scheme, and committed fully to 64 bits for their CPU designs. SoftBank Group Corp. is considering listing some of its stake in chip designer Arm Ltd. on the London Stock Exchange, switching from an earlier plan to only use the US market, according to … Read more
Nvidia introduces ray tracing features to the entry-level
(Source: @Atrix256) In their January 2022 driver update, Nvidia added an option to allow end-users to add ray tracing-like quality to their games through the Nvidia game filters option and Screen Space Ray Traced Global Illumination (SSRTGI). SSRTGI, screen-space ambient occlusion, and dynamic depth of field filters allow users to make games look more cinematic and photorealistic. Nvidia used … Read more
Image courtesy Movieclips.com Imagination Technologies has introduced its latest ray tracing IP, the IMG CXT for its flagship B-series GPU IP. The announcement marks the debut of Imagination’s PowerVR Photon ray tracing architecture. Photon, says Imagination, is the industry’s most advanced ray tracing architecture, bringing desktop-quality visuals to mobile and embedded applications. The biggest news is that it has already … Read more
Source: SiliconArts SiliconArts is releasing a dedicated ray-tracing accelerator core into the Intel Solutions Marketplace. As an Intel Partner Alliance (IPA) Gold Member, SiliconArts is expanding its support for FPGA design services to incorporate its ray tracing IP into a dedicated IP core that can be combined with legacy GPUs to provide ray tracing to any level of graphics … Read more
The basic concept of Deep Learning Super Sampling—DLSS—is just what its name implies. Nvidia trains a deep learning AI model with very high-quality images on a supercomputer and provides that model along with their GPU driver. Games use that model during gameplay to create a higher resolution image using computations based on lower resolution game renders along with the power … Read more
Comparisons are challenging
A ray traced version of Imagination Technologies’ headquarters building Imagination has had ray tracing capabilities since 2010 when they acquired the boutique ray tracing company Caustic. Caustic had developed a hardware accelerator which Imagination turned into an RTL core and added to their stable of IP accelerators. The company has built out their ray tracing SDK and, in the … Read more
Got your ray tracing on yet? What are you waiting for, there’s over 140 notebooks to choose from with prices as low as $800. You can get a new notebook with Nvidia’s new RTX3050 that runs Nvidia’s new DLSS 2.0 ray tracing magic. If you’re a gamer, even a casual gamer, you can game in a ray traced environment with one … Read more