Thinking of grabbing a flashy new Nvidia RTX-series card for the benefits of real-time ray tracing? Well, you can absolutely do that. But before you do, there's something you should know first.
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We're all expecting NVIDIA's upcoming 20-series GPUs to be quick. The question is by how much, compared to the company's current offerings. Well, a couple of scores for the RTX 2080, leaked via 3DMark's online results database, has provided us with something of an answer.
Earlier this year, Nvidia unveiled a showcase of real-time ray-tracing using Phasma and some Stormtroopers from the Star Wars franchise. At their conference in Gamescom this year, they showcased the same ray-tracing demo - but instead of running off four Volta-powered GPUs, it was powered by a single Turing-powered GPU.
I'm in the middle of a gigantic queue in Cologne, Germany, where thousands of people are gathered to listen to Nvidia's largest event since their GTX 10 series launch. It's expected that the company will announce new hardware - and it's quickly confirmed, after individual journos start getting press releases from MSI minutes before the conference was originally scheduled to begin.