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Digital Foundry Tests Starfield's New Update; Notes 'Impressive Performance Increase'

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 November 2023, 15:31

According to Digital Foundry, Starfield benefits a lot from DLSS 3 support, but even without this technology, the beta patch clearly improves the game's optimization.

Would Starfield Achieve 60 FPS no Consoles? Digital Foundry's Experiment Answers

Hubert Sledziewski, 10 September 2023, 20:27

If Starfield allowed for gameplay at more than 30 frames per second on Xbox consoles, would it be an unacceptable experience? A test by Digital Foundry proves that nothing of the sort.

Baldur's Gate 3 Performance on PlayStation 5 - Early Access Footage

Hubert Sledziewski, 04 September 2023, 12:56

How does Baldur's Gate 3 perform on the PS5? Thanks to players who opted for the Deluxe version of the game, we know how the performance and quality modes perform in Larian Studios' latest work.

Baldur's Gate 3's Eponymous City Murders CPUs - Digital Foundry Test

Kamil Kleszyk, 20 August 2023, 13:53

The experts at Digital Foundry decided to see how the third act of Baldur's Gate 3 affects our PCs.

Steam's Latest Hit Fails at Optimization; Even RTX 4090 Lacks Power

Jacob Blazewicz, 27 July 2023, 18:11

Gamers are not thrilled that the developers of Remnant 2 optimized their creation with upscaling in mind. Without DLSS or a similar feature, even the GeForce RTX 4090 does not perform impressively.

It's a Miracle Zelda Tears of the Kingdom Runs so Well on Switch

Michal Ciezadlik, 15 May 2023, 15:11

Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is considered an excellent game in almost every way. Also considered excellent is the remarkably good technical condition and optimization on Switch.

The Witcher 3 Now Delivers 'Best Experience Yet' on Consoles

Kamil Kleszyk, 06 April 2023, 12:34

CD Projekt RED is relentless in improving the next-gen edition of The Witcher 3. This art is achieved especially on consoles, as the video, full of details, comparing version 4.02 with older releases, proves.

Digital Foundry Examines Next-gen The Witcher 3; Conclusions are Bittersweet

Adam Adamczyk, 21 December 2022, 14:29

Next-gen The Witcher 3 has been analyzed in detail by Digital Foundry. Not everything is as it should be.

Cyberpunk 2077 Looks Better on Consoles With FSR 2.1

Krzysiek Kalwasinski, 14 November 2022, 23:13

Cyberpunk 2077 has been tested under the watchful eye of the team from Digital Foundry. Now it has taken a closer look at the changes introduced by patch 1.61, and more specifically, the framerate improvements brought by FSR 2.1.

Gotham Knights Lost Denuvo Only For it to Ruturn Immediately

Hubert Sledziewski, 28 October 2022, 13:30

The first Gotham Knights update reportedly removed the Denuvo DRM from the game - but only for a short time. Significantly, its absence did not significantly affect the game's performance on PC at all. Even Core i9s and GeForce RTX 4090s cannot run it at 60 fps.

Classic PS Plus Game Test; Digital Foundry is Not Impressed

Adrian Werner, 28 May 2022, 17:26

Digital Foundry checked out the emulation of PlayStation, PS2 and PSP games available as part of PS Plus. The first impressions are not good.

Cyberpunk 2077 May Not Run Properly on Steam Deck

Michael Zegar, 24 March 2022, 22:21

It looks like the special set of graphic settings for Cyberpunk 2077 running on Steam Deck is not working properly. When it is selected, the game can run at just 20 frames per second.

RTX 4090 Could be Twice as Powerful as RTX 3090

Dawid Wanat, 09 March 2022, 13:07

According to leaks, the RTX 4090 will not only require increased power consumption, but also feature a big performance boost over its predecessor.

Steam Deck's Batter Can Die Very Quickly

Adam Krolak, 08 February 2022, 14:52

The latest tests of Steam Deck's battery show that Valve has gone a bit overboard with promises. We also learned how essential the graphic settings are.

RTX 3050 Not for Miners? Gamers Rubbing Their Hands in Glee

Martin Nothing, 24 January 2022, 11:11

The release of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 GPUs is approaching. The first benchmarks suggest that this chip may not be a preference for crypto miners.

Elden Ring on Visual Comparisons; PS4 Pro and Xbox One X Hold Their Ground

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 November 2021, 14:46

Visual comparisons released during Elden Ring's Network Test show some performance issues, but they also give hope to owners of older consoles.

GTA 3 Remaster As Seen by Digital Foundry: „A Huge Disappointment”

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 November 2021, 22:38

The editors of Digital Foundry test Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - Definitive Edition. And they're not thrilled with what they see in the revamped GTA 3.

Elden Ring is Doing Very Well on PS4

Paul Musiolik, 11 November 2021, 14:22

Elden Ring has no major performance issues on PS4. The game by From Software maintains 30 fps most of the time.

Valve Will Check Out Every Steam Game on Steam Deck

Adrian Werner, 19 October 2021, 13:46

Valve has announced that it will check out each of the more than 50,000 games available on Steam for compatibility with the Steam Deck console.

Windows 11's Security Could Significantly Reduce Gaming Performance

Miriam Moszczynska, 04 October 2021, 16:13

Windows 11 isn't exactly tailored for gamers, and gaming performance benchmarks show it. All is not lost, however, as we know the culprit.

The Touryst is the First PS5 Game in 8K

Michael Zegar, 01 October 2021, 19:14

Adventure game The Touryst has recently been ported to PS5. Interestingly, the title is rendered in native 8K on that platform, making it the first console game to run in that resolution. There's a catch, however...

Steam Deck is Strong, but Struggles With Cyberpunk 2077

Adrian Werner, 29 September 2021, 14:42

Thanks to a Chinese tester, we learned how Steam Deck handles Cyberpunk 2077, Dota 2, Doom, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider and several other games.

Intel Core i9-12900K Could be Up to 27% Faster Than Ryzen 9 5950X

Martin Nothing, 27 September 2021, 17:06

The release of Intel Core Alder Lake CPUs is fast approaching, so more and more information about them appears on the web. The latest one concerns benchmarks in which the i9-12900K chip beats the Ryzen 9 5950X.

Even Cheap SSDs Work With PlayStation 5

Przemyslaw Dygas, 22 September 2021, 14:53

A week ago PlayStation 5 received support for M.2 SSD drives. It turns out that even the slowest models work well with the console.

Steam Deck in the Hands of a Gamer - Looks and Works Great

Hubert Sledziewski, 21 September 2021, 21:43

Valve has started sending out the first units of Steam Deck to people in the industry. Mike Rose, CEO of No More Robots, had the opportunity to test several games on the console. In his opinion, they work superbly.

New PS5 as Seen by Digital Foundry; Cooling Passes the Test

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 September 2021, 17:40

The editors of Digital Foundry and Gamer Nexus tested the new model of PlayStation 5. The conclusion? The refreshed version of the console does not differ from the previous ones.

Horizon: Zero Dawn Runs Great on PS5 After 60 FPS Update

Iltutmis, 01 September 2021, 19:58

At the beginning of gamescom we wrote that Guerrilla Games had prepared a patch for Horizon: Zero Dawn unlocking 60 fps on PlayStation 5. Digital Foundry's analysis indicated that the game on the console goes toe to toe with the PC version in terms of visuals.

Leaked Benchmark Suggest i9-12900K is One Smoking Hot Beast

Arkadiusz Strzala, 31 August 2021, 15:44

Load test, most likely involving the new i9-12900K CPU from the Alder Lake-S generation, have been leaked. It was very warm and a lot of power was used.

New Chinese CPU Surprises With Performance; Competition Grows for Intel and AMD

Adam Krolak, 26 July 2021, 13:08

The Chinese have unveiled the latest Loongson CPU, which matches the performance of the first Ryzen. This is the country's another step of towards independence in the high-tech sector.

Intel's New CPU Significantly Faster Than Ryzen; Alder Lake CPU Benchmark Leaked

Arkadiusz Strzala, 21 July 2021, 15:22

A benchmark of the new Intel i9-12900K processor has been leaked. The model from the upcoming Alder Lake generation may be up to 25% faster than the top Ryzen 5950X. Release coming later this year.

Capcom Will Check Whether DRM Affects Resident Evil Village's Performance

Przemyslaw Dygas, 15 July 2021, 18:12

Capcom has decided to look into the reason for the performance issues in the PC version of Resident Evil Village. The company will take a look at adopted DRM security measure. It was also revealed that the release of Re:Verse has been delayed.

Windows 10 and Windows 11 Compared in 11 Games (Including RDR2 and BF5)

Hubert Sledziewski, 05 July 2021, 09:13

From a gamer's perspective, will it be worth upgrading Windows 10 to Windows 11? Here's a performance comparisons for Cyberpunk 2077, The Witcher 3, Forza Horizon 4, Battlefield 5 and Red Dead Redemption 2 on both systems.

Here's Cyberpunk 2077 on PS4 After Patch 1.23

Michal Ciezadlik, 25 June 2021, 11:37

Digital Foundry prepared a comparative footage of the different versions of Cyberpunk 2077 from different PlayStation consoles. The video shows how patch 1.23 has improved the game.

Metro Exodus is Uglier on PS5, but It Runs Better Than the XSX Version

Paul Musiolik, 19 June 2021, 17:31

Comparison of Metro Exodus graphics on the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S shows the advantage of Microsoft's console in terms of image quality. The game on Sony's console runs smoother.

First Reviews GeForce RTX 3070 Ti - a Worthy Rival to Radeon RX 6800

Bart Woldanski, 09 June 2021, 16:38

Nvidia officially unveiled two new GPUs on June 1: the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and RTX 3070 Ti. Reviews of the former are known, so it's time for benchmarks of the latter. How does the GeForce RTX 3070 Ti perform in games against, among others, the Radeon RX 6800?

First Reviews: GeForce RTX 3080 Ti - Expensive as Hell But With Divine Performance

Bart Woldanski, 02 June 2021, 17:35

The wait for the GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPUs has dragged on forever. After months of rumors, Nvidia has finally announced the next top model of the Ampere family. Traditionally, independent benchmarks were published before the launch - how close to RTX 3090 does it perform?

Mass Effect Legendary Edition Benchmarks on PS4 and Xbox One

Bart Swiatek, 24 May 2021, 12:07

The editors of Digital Foundry have checked how 8th-genconsoles handle the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition collection. Some of the test results are quite surprising.

FPS Boost Tested in BF5, Titanfall 2 and Mirrors Edge

Bart Swiatek, 26 April 2021, 15:39

Editors at Digital Foundry have tested the Xbox Series X/S console's FPS Boost feature on six titles. The list included three installments of the Battlefield series, two Titanfalls, and Mirror's Edge Catalyst.

Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.2 Brings Improvements on PS4 Pro

Bart Swiatek, 06 April 2021, 13:45

Digital Foundry prepared a video devoted to the latest update for Cyberpunk 2077 - patch 1.2, which was supposed to eliminate most of the game's problems on last-gen platforms. Unfortunately, it looks like the devs still have a lot of work ahead of them, even though one console handles CD Projekt RED's title better than before.

Does RTX 3070 Need 16 GB VRAM? Russian Youtuber Tests Performance

Przemyslaw Dygas, 01 April 2021, 21:07

A Russian youtuber decided to check how the additional VRAM in GeForce RTX 3070 will affect the stability of games. His modified version of the GPU has as much 16 GB.

First Reviews: Rocket Lake-S - With Good Performance Comes Great Power Consumption

Bart Swiatek, 31 March 2021, 16:43

Benchmarks of the new desktop CPUs from Intel - the so-called Rocket Lake-S line - have appeared in the web. How does Intel's 11th-gen perform under fire?

Apple's M1 CPU Bested Intel Core i7-11700K in Benchmark

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 March 2021, 16:45

Some interesting CPU test results have appeared on Passmark's website. The Apple M1, known mostly from Mac laptops, won against the i7-11700K in single-core performance.

Epic Games Store May be Putting Excessive Strain on Laptop Batteries

Przemyslaw Dygas, 23 March 2021, 19:36

Epic Games Store is proving to have a negative impact on the batteries of laptops and tablets. Tests have shown that the app uses excessive amounts of power.

First Reviews: Radeon RX 6700 XT - Good, but Too Expensive

Bart Swiatek, 17 March 2021, 21:28

First reviews of the AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT GPU appeared in the web. How does the new proposal of the company compares with competitive systems? We invite you to familiarize yourself with a set of reviews.

DDR5 With Significant Performance Gains Compared to DDR4

Arkadiusz Strzala, 17 March 2021, 15:01

Memory manufacturer Longsys published a benchmark of new DDR5 RAM chips. The results in data write and read speeds are much better than in the case of DDR4. Is there going to be a revolution in performance?

Intel Xe HPG GPU May Match RTX 3070

Kamil Komaniecki, 15 March 2021, 14:33

The Intel XE HPG has may compete with the GeForce RTX 3070, and the card is said to be 20 times faster than the Iris Pro 5200, indicating high performance, able to match Nvidia's card.

Core i7-11700K Performs Worse in Video Games Than Predecessor

Bart Swiatek, 08 March 2021, 14:50

Editors of AnandTech tested Intel's latest CPU, Core i7-11700K, which will debut on the market on March 30. It seems that in video games the processor performs worse than Intel's last year's CPU.

Digital Foundry Report on Horizon Zero Dawn PC

Paul Musiolik, 07 March 2021, 17:29

Digital Foundry decided to see how Horizon Zero Dawn fares on PC after the many patches that have come out since the game's release in August 2020.

First Reviews: GeForce RTX 3060 - Faster Than RTX 2060 Super

Bart Woldanski, 25 February 2021, 17:46

After almost three months since the release of the GeForce RTX 3060 Ti, the time has come for another Ampere GPU to enter the stage. The RTX 3060, as it is referred to, debuts on the market today. How does the performance of RTX 2060's successor compare in tests?

RTX 2080 Ti Up to 20% Slower After Cryptomining

Kamil Komaniecki, 25 February 2021, 16:04

After a year and a half of cryptomining, the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti can be up to 20% weaker than the new card. What are the reasons for the reduced performance?