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NVIDIA sends word this morning that the company has posted their first DirectX 12 Ultimate-compliant driver. Published as version 451.48 – the first driver out of NVIDIA’s new Release 450 driver branch – the new driver is the first release from the company to explicitly support the latest iteration of DirectX 12, enabling support for features such as DXR 1.1 ray tracing and tier 2 variable rate shading. As well, this driver also enables support for hardware accelerated GPU scheduling. As a quick refresher, DirectX 12 Ultimate is Microsoft’s latest iteration of the DirectX 12 graphics API, with Microsoft using it to synchronize the state of the API between current-generation PCs and the forthcoming Xbox Series X console, as well as to set a well-defined...

Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen3: 45 W Core i9, 15.6-inch, 1650Ti

For the high-performance commercial space, the line of Extreme Lenovo ThinkPads is a popular choice. For the current generation, Lenovo is unveiling a new X1 Extreme Gen3 version specifically...

23 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 6/17/2020

EVGA Announces GeForce RTX 2070 Super KO & RTX 2080 Super KO

Expanding its series from its first KO graphics card in years, EVGA unveiled its GeForce RTX 2060 KO at CES 2020, which made waves as was one of the...

38 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/10/2020

NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1650 GDDR6 Released: GDDR6 Reaching Price Parity With GDDR5

Tucked inside NVIDIA’s announcement of their spring refresh of their mobile GPU lineup, the company included a new low-end mobile part, the GeForce GTX 1650 GDDR6. Exactly as it...

34 by Ryan Smith on 4/6/2020

NVIDIA Details Dynamic Boost Tech & Advanced Optimus (G-Sync & Optimus At Last)

Alongside this morning’s launch of their new laptop SKUs, NVIDIA is also rolling out a couple of new technologies aimed at high-end laptops. Being placed under their Max-Q banner...

13 by Ryan Smith on 4/2/2020

NVIDIA Intros DLSS 2.0: Ditches Per-Game Training, Adds Motion Vectors for Better Quality

While NVIDIA’s annual GPU Technology Conference has been extensively dialed back and the bulk of NVIDIA’s announcements tabled for another day, as it turns out, the company still has...

31 by Ryan Smith on 3/23/2020

GeForce NOW Leaves Beta, Game Streaming Service Launches With New RTX Servers

For the last several years, NVIDIA has been dabbling in offering game streaming services. Starting out as GeForce GRID for the controller-shaped SHIELD Portable, the service has morphed over...

36 by Ryan Smith on 2/4/2020

NVIDIA Cuts Price of GeForce RTX 2060 To $299

With AMD set to launch their new 1080p-focused Radeon RX 5600 XT next Tuesday, NVIDIA isn’t wasting any time in shifting their own position to prepare for AMD’s latest...

59 by Ryan Smith on 1/16/2020

NVIDIA Releases CES Game Ready Driver: Variable Rate SSAA for VR, Max Frame Rate Control, & More

While NVIDIA doesn’t have any new GPU hardware to show off at this year’s CES, the company is not coming entirely empty-handed. Along with a couple of monitor announcements...

6 by Ryan Smith on 1/6/2020

Lenovo’s Yoga Creator 7: A Budget 15.6-Inch NVIDIA Studio Laptop for Creators

Nowadays the market for content creation is bigger than ever. And while suitable machines need to be fairly fast, few of need to be an expensive machine with a...

3 by Anton Shilov on 1/5/2020

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Super Review, Feat. Zotac Gaming: Bringing Balance To 1080p

Bringing 2019 to a close in the GPU space, we have one final video card review for the year: NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1650 Super. The last of the company’s...

67 by Ryan Smith on 12/20/2019

ASUS & GIGABYTE Prep Mini-ITX GeForce GTX 1660 Super Cards

Last week NVIDIA introduced its latest GeForce GTX 1660 Super performance mainstream GPU. There are plenty of designs to chose from, and both ASUS and GIGABYTE are now set...

30 by Anton Shilov on 11/6/2019

NVIDIA Announces GeForce GTX 1650 Super: Launching November 22nd

Alongside today’s GeForce GTX 1660 Super launch, NVIDIA is also taking the wraps off of one more GeForce Super card. Having already given a Super mid-generation refresh to most...

21 by Ryan Smith on 10/29/2019

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Super Review, Feat. EVGA SC Ultra: Recalibrating The Mainstream Market

Kicking off the first of a series of video card launches for this holiday season is NVIDIA, who is announcing their GeForce GTX 1660 Super. This is a relatively...

66 by Ryan Smith on 10/29/2019

NVIDIA Announces Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Game Bundle for GeForce RTX 20 Cards

With the arrival of Fall also comes the biggest quarter of the year for new game releases, and to that end NVIDIA is updating their hardware game bundles. This...

19 by Ryan Smith on 9/17/2019

Lenovo’s Yoga C940 15.6-Inch: Eight Cores and GTX 1650

Lenovo today introduced its brand-new Yoga C940 convertible laptop with a 15.6-inch display that is aimed at performance-driven consumers and creative professionals. In addition to a large screen, the...

5 by Anton Shilov on 9/5/2019

It Hurtz a Lot: ASUS's New 300 Hz Laptops

ASUS has been at the forefront of using displays with extreme refresh rates with its ROG-series gaming laptops. The company was the first to launch notebooks with a 120...

23 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Acer’s Predator Triton 300: Thin Laptop w/ Core i7, GeForce GTX 1650, PowerGem

Numerous mobile gamers nowadays demand not only performance, but also portability. In an attempt to bring together gaming-grade performance and compactness of mainstream laptops, Acer developed its all-new Predator...

6 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Razer's Cheaper Blade 15 Base Models: Core i7-9750H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, $1599

Having established strong positions on the market of high-end and professional gaming laptops with its Blade 15 and Blade Pro notebooks, Razer needs to address lower price bands to...

18 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

Razer’s 2019 Blade Stealth: Ice Lake and GeForce GTX 1650

Razer on Wednesday has unveiled its new Blade Stealth laptops that are based on Intel’s 10th Generation Core processors codenamed Ice Lake paired with NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX discrete graphics...

10 by Anton Shilov on 9/4/2019

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