In brief: A remaster of Valve's 2007 puzzle-platform game Portal is nearly complete. Nvidia has announced that Portal with RTX will drop as a free DLC for all Portal owners on December 8. It's available to wish list now over on Steam if you want to set a reminder for yourself.
The launch of Nvidia's RTX 4080 has not gone well, with weak demand for the high-end GPU which is unusual. That said, it's been an interesting month for the GPU market despite the slower movement.
A hot potato: Power supply-related controversy has surrounded Nvidia's monstrous new flagship graphics card since before it launched. Users recently criticized the company after reports of melting power cables, but Nvidia claims only a handful of incidents occurred and that it was user error to blame.
The new GeForce RTX 4080 is clearly impressive, delivering on average 111 fps at 4K across the games we tested. That's 20-30% over previous-gen flagships. That's all great except for that price.
China is slowing down its processors to comply with US sanctions, Nvidia unveils less-powerful chip for the same reason
Modern Warfare II is breaking franchise records and today we're throwing over 40 graphics cards at this new Call of Duty game to see what kind of hardware you need to achieve your desired frame rate.
What just happened? The Modern Warfare 2 official launch has already left many PC users dealing with crashes and in-game bugs. A tweet from the PC version's lead studio, Beenox, identifies Nvidia's most recent driver package as the cause of some of these errors. The tweet recommends that users stick with Nvidia driver versions 516.59 or 522.25.
A deep dive into Intel's XeSS technology to see whether it's worth using on Nvidia and AMD hardware and how it competes against Nvidia's DLSS and AMD's FSR.