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News hardware & software 12 April 2019, 01:33

Nvidia Shares Star Wars, Atomic Heart and Justice Demos

Nvidia graphics card owners can download three demos showing the capabilities of the ray tracing technology. In addition, the manufacturer has released drivers that enable ray tracing support on selected models in the GTX family.

GeForce RTX and GeForce GTX GPU owners can now test their capabilities in new ways. Nvidia has shared three tech demos presenting real-time ray tracing in action, which can be downloaded here.

Before we start discussing their content, we must note that, as announced in March, drivers enabling ray tracing support for the above mentioned GTX family of graphics cards have been released. Namely the following models:

  1. GeForce GTX 1660 Ti;
  2. GeForce GTX 1660;
  3. GeForce GTX 1080 Ti;
  4. GeForce GTX 1080;
  5. GeForce GTX 1070 Ti;
  6. GeForce GTX 1070;
  7. GeForce GTX 1060 6GB.

Complementing the list are NVIDIA TITAN Xp and NVIDIA TITAN X chipsets, as well as laptop models based on Pascal and Turing architectures.

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Atomic Heart is one of the productions presenting the capabilities of ray tracing.

The first demo is Atomic Heart RTX, created by Mundfish studio (the team is currently working on Atomic Heart); the second is Justice, based on the popular Chinese MMO game under the same title; and the third, Reflections, is the result of collaboration between Nvidia, Epic Games and ILMxLAB.

Below you will find a video about ray tracing published by Nvidia.

  1. Nvidia official website

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