GeForce RTX 4090 makes Cyberpunk 2077 fly in Digital Foundry testing

In a demonstration video, the new Geforce RTX 4090 graphics card flexes its muscles, doubling the speed of the previous generation of NVIDIA cards. In this sense Cyberpunk 2077 was used as a test, being a particularly demanding game in terms of resources used.

Digital Foundry is among the first to get their hands on new graphics cards GeForce RTX 4090 (based on the new architecture Ada Lovelace) and have tried the new technology DLSS3. We remember that NVIDIA took part in the conference GTC (in progress, 19-22 September 2022), officially announcing the new series of GeForce RTX 40 GPUwith the company revealing how it is designed to offer “unique and revolutionary performance”To players and more generally also to content creators.

The team of Digital Foundry has published a teaser video on Youtube explaining that he has got to test the graphics card for a while now. What is even more interesting is the fact that the video gives us the performance evaluations that we could have on our hardware.

Cyberpunk 2077 to the test of the new GeForce RTX 4090

Cyberpunk 2077 (which will soon receive a free and improved Ray Tracing: Overdrive update) has been tested on one 12th generation cpu, Intel Core i9 12900K side by side with a GeForce RTX 4090 (we assume this is an NVIDIA Founders Edition). We don’t know exactly the exact number of frames, but the game was run in 4K as a baseline and showed a 266% improvement of performance on DLSS 2while with DLSS 3 did register a performance increase of 411% thanks also to the artificial intelligence of the new DLSS.

Cyberpunk 2077 with the new GeForce RTX 4090 GPUs take flight, doubling the speed compared to the previous generation. It seems that the new AI-based NVIDIA DLSS 3 are the key element to increase the performance of the new graphics cards and should be present exclusively on NVIDIA RTX 40 GPUs

The video then compared the previous generation of graphics cards, the RTX 3090Ti, using the DLSS 2 (in Performance Mode) at the resolution of 4K. With this reference, the new GeForce RTX 4090 and DLSS 3 showed a 250% increase in frame rate.

the minimal line of the new GeForce RTX 4090

NVIDIA has stated that the next generation graphics cards, Geforce RTX 4090 and RTX 4080, should also be able to run games at 60 FPS with a resolution of 8K thanks to the new implementation of DLSSsomething that NVDIA he tried to get with the 3090 series for some time.

Jensen Huang described the NVIDIA DLSS 3 as the next-gen revolution in the company’s born Deep Learning Super Sampling neural graphics technology, aimed at games and creative applications.

This technology is based directly on artificial intelligence which is consequently capable of generating entire frames to offer gamers greater game speed.thus without affecting the performance of the CPU in games and allowing the GPU itself to generate entire frames in an absolutely independent way.

The technology is coming to the most popular game engines in the world, such as Unity And Unreal Engineand has received the support of many of the leading game developers in the world, with over 35 games and apps on the way.

Apparently the NVIDIA DLSS 3 will be exclusive to the series GeForce RTX 40 GPU. This is due to the fact that the new cards will also be equipped with theOptical Flow Acceleratorwhich should be a key component of the new ones DLSS, which allows you to make a difference in terms of performance compared to the last generation.

Obviously we just have to wait further updates from Digital Foundry so as to discover what the new generation RTX 4000 has in store for us, before trying it definitively on our PCs.

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