Nvidia has established a reputation of championing Graphics Cards manufacture industry in the past years. It has spent a considerable amount of time and money to convince their customers that are getting their money’s worth for its newest Graphic Card, the expensive GeForce RTX line of GPUs. This latest model incorporates a powerful new feature known as Real-time ray tracing, which is in gaming world, long considered the “Holy Grail” of the graphics rendering technology. It is a pretty smart move by Nvidia when it announced this new feature in Nvidia RTX – a year ago during the Game Developers Conference, Nvidia proclaimed that this new feature would only be compatible with it RTX GPUs, which wouldn’t be accessible for gamers until September this year.
Nvidia has announced today that at GDC that this new Graphic card will support DXR ray tracing feature this April via a driver download. Gamers soon are able to enjoy some basic DirectX ray tracing with older versions of Nvidia GeForce GTX 108 GPUs. There are Many Graphic Cards and chips that can take some benefits with Driver Updates from this April.
Graphic Card like the RTX 2080 use that naming convention as they were designed to support RTX. However, with Driver updates that are scheduled to launch in April, will bring its RTX technology to a whole bunch of older Graphic Cards that are available in the market. Some Graphic Cards RTX are about three years old. The lists of Graphic card that will be affected with Driver updates are ranging from 6 GB GTX 1660 to the GTX 1050 Ti. It also enlists some brand new GPUs including the GTX 1660 and GTX 1660 Ti along with two less expensive cards that the company introduced last Winter. The few features and the driver updates will be applicable to the laptops and Max Q equivalent of these GPUs, too.
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