Fortnite and Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War get Nvidia RTX support

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Fortnite and Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War get Nvidia RTX support

At the GeForce Special Event today, Nvidia announced Fortnite and Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War will be among the first wave of games after the announcement of the RTX 3070, 3080, and 3090 to support RTX. That’s right, not only is Epic Games jumping on the bandwagon, but Activision is turning 'RTX on' for its newest addition to the Black Ops series.

Nvidia has also unleashed a new trailer for Cyberpunk 2077, if you're interested—yet another member of the RTX gang:

Nvidia confirms Samsung 8nm process for RTX 3090, RTX 3080, and RTX 3070

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Nvidia confirms Samsung 8nm process for RTX 3090, RTX 3080, and RTX 3070

Nvidia has confirmed that its Ampere second-gen RTX cards are all built using the Samsung 8N node, as opposed to the TSMC 7nm production process used for its initial Ampere GA100 GPU. The rumour mill had been grinding away for months, trying to decide whether Nvidia would be using TSMC or Samsung for its next-gen cards.

Alienware's new Aurora gaming PC uses liquid cooling to tame Nvidia's RTX 3090 and 3080

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Alienware's new Aurora gaming PC uses liquid cooling to tame Nvidia's RTX 3090 and 3080

Alienware has confirmed the new GeForce RTX 3090 and RTX 3080 Nvidia Ampere graphics cards will be front and centre in the looming refresh of its popular Aurora Gaming Desktop range, and it's jamming some serious GPU cooling in there to cope with them too. The Aurora desktops have been sitting pretty at the top of our list of best gaming PCs for ages now, and with Nvidia's impressive-looking new GPUs at their heart, it looks like they might be there to stay too.

Nvidia Ampere's new flagship RTX 3080 costs just $699, launches September 17

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Nvidia Ampere's new flagship RTX 3080 costs just $699, launches September 17

And there you have it. We now know the official specifications of Nvidia's second-gen RTX architecture. And in a somewhat surprising move not only did we get pricing information at the same time, but Nvidia has made it a fundamental tenet of its new lineup. So much so in fact that it has promoted the RTX 3080 to be the flagship offering—it may not be the fastest card in the line-up, but it's the one Nvidia is trying to focus gamers' attention on. 

Nvidia's monster RTX 30-series GPUs are listed with twice the rumoured core count

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Nvidia's monster RTX 30-series GPUs are listed with twice the rumoured core count

Live at the GeForce Special Event today, Nvidia’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang threw down the news we’ve all been waiting for—the official specs for the new 30-series Nvidia Ampere graphics cards. Nvidia has pulled up with the next step in the RTX revolution, promising AI powered acceleration with almost twice the performance-per-Watt of the Turing predecessors.

Space Crew is heading towards disaster this October

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Space Crew is heading towards disaster this October

Bomber Crew, the calamitous World War 2 bomber sim, is a tricky FTL-like where you've got to run risky missions and try to stop your plane from blowing up. It's tough but fun, and it's also getting a sequel. Space Crew shares even more with FTL, set as it is on a spaceship perpetually hurtling towards disaster. A new features trailer appeared today, along with the release date: it's coming on October 15.