Digital Foundry Archive

16 January 2020

Digital FoundryHow the new Doom patch dramatically improves previously flawed ports

Disappointing launch code has transformed into a no-brainer purchase.

15 January 2020

Digital FoundryBest PC controller 2020: the Digital Foundry buyer's guide to gamepads

The best first-party and third-party controllers tested.

14 January 2020

Digital FoundryIn Theory: Can Microsoft deliver next-gen experiences while still supporting Xbox One?

With no Series X exclusives at launch, what should we expect from first-party cross-gen games?

12 January 2020

Digital FoundryMicrosoft Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 review: masterpiece

The best Xbox and PC controller on the market, but it'll cost you.

11 January 2020

Digital Foundry2020 Vision: The Witcher 2 was a stunning tech achievement that still looks great today

But ubersampling and depth of field still melt even the best PC hardware.

10 January 2020

Digital FoundryBest mechanical keyboard 2020: 12 great gaming and typing options

Digital Foundry's expert picks for quiet, compact and full-fat gaming keyboards with all the trimmings.

Digital FoundryBest gaming keyboard 2020: Digital Foundry's picks

Leading mechanical and non-mechanical keyboards tested.

Digital FoundryIntel debuts new tiny, modular gaming PCs

High spec PC power in a smaller form factor than the Xbox Series X.

9 January 2020

8 January 2020

Digital FoundryModern Warfare 2019's classic Call of Duty 4 maps compared to the 2007 originals

How far have we come? And how does Modern Warfare Remastered slot in?

7 January 2020

Digital FoundryAMD announces RX 5600 XT graphics card and Ryzen 4000 mobile processors

Plus: Intel's discrete graphics demoed for the first time.

6 January 2020

3 January 2020

Digital FoundryThe best gaming monitor 2020: Digital Foundry's picks for PC, PS4 and Xbox

Including high refresh rate, high resolution and ultra-wide options.

30 December 2019

20 December 2019

Digital FoundrySound Blaster AE-9 review: do you really need a sound card in 2019?

Plus: thoughts on the Sound Blaster X3 external sound card.

19 December 2019

18 December 2019

Digital FoundryRazer, Corsair and Logitech peripherals star in Amazon's Deal of the Day

Pick up a new keyboard, mouse, headphones or mic for up to 50 per cent off.

17 December 2019

16 December 2019

Digital FoundryBest graphics cards 2019: every major Nvidia and AMD GPU tested

The DF guide to the fastest and best value video cards on the market.

13 December 2019

Digital FoundryRadeon Boost analysed: is AMD's new dynamic resolution technology a game-changer?

Big performance gains are promised - but does the new software deliver?

12 December 2019

Digital FoundryBest ultra-light mouse 2020: 10 lightweight gaming mice for FPS gaming

All of the top options tried and tested by Digital Foundry.

Digital FoundryAMD Radeon RX 5500 XT vs GTX 1650 Super review: the big 1080p face-off

Can Team Red's new Navi-based 4GB and 8GB cards outgun Nvidia's 16-series?

Digital FoundryBest gaming mouse 2020: DF's top wired and wireless gaming mice

Recommendations for all budgets, game genres and hand sizes.

11 December 2019

10 December 2019

8 December 2019

Digital FoundryHalo: Reach's remaster is OK - but key improvements are required

PC and Xbox One versions of the Master Chief Collection remaster analysed in depth.

7 December 2019

5 December 2019

Digital FoundryThe Tomb Raider trilogy delivers Stadia's most successful ports

The reboot, Rise and Shadow stacked up against console and PC.

4 December 2019

Digital FoundryAlien Isolation on Switch looks better than PlayStation 4

Minor visual downgrades eclipsed by a big leap in image quality.

3 December 2019

Digital FoundryProject xCloud tested: has Microsoft really delivered a portable Xbox One?

Can smartphone streaming come close to the local experience?

29 November 2019

Digital FoundryThis 55-inch Sony Bravia for 769 is the best non-OLED 4K TV deal of Black Friday

The XF9005 boasts excellent motion handling, contrast and low input lag.

Digital FoundryBest Black Friday graphics card deals from Digital Foundry 2019

Deals for each major card, ranked by their position in our GPU Power Ladder.

Digital FoundryThe best Amazon Black Friday tech deals, chosen by Digital Foundry

Updated Friday with dozens of new deals on PC peripherals and components, memory cards and TVs.

Digital FoundryNvidia boosts Quake 2 RTX with brand new ray tracing features

A revitalised classic now looks even more stunning.

Digital FoundryThe LG B9 OLED at 999 is the best deal on our favourite 4K TV for HDR gaming

Here's why this G-Sync Compatible TV gets the Digital Foundry recommendation.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry: the best 4K TVs for HDR gaming 2019

Updated with the latest models including OLED, QLED and regular LED.

Digital Foundry520 off an XPS 15 OLED laptop is an insane Black Friday deal

This top-spec model includes a Core i9, GTX 1650, 1TB NVMe SSD and 32GB RAM.

Digital FoundryDell's Black Friday sale rolls on with big discounts on laptops, desktops and monitors

Updated Friday with new desktop, laptop and monitor deals for the US and UK!

Digital FoundryGet ready for Half-Life Alyx with a Black Friday VR headset deal

The best VR headsets you'll need to play Valve's next game.

Digital FoundryBest Black Friday 4K TV deals from Digital Foundry 2019: OLEDs, QLEDs and budget TVs

Big, cheap TVs are a Black Friday essential - pick up yours here.

28 November 2019

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry's Best Black Friday 2019 tech deals

The biggest shopping holiday of the year is here - and we've got your back.

Digital FoundryBest Black Friday CPU deals 2019: Top AMD Ryzen and Intel Core processors

The best US processor deals from Amazon, Ebay and Rakuten.

Digital FoundryHere's the best Black Friday prebuilt gaming desktop we've found

A 893 build with Ryzen 3600X, RTX 2060, 256GB NVMe, 2TB HDD and free games.

Digital FoundryBlack Friday 2019 laptop deals from Digital Foundry

The best gaming and work laptops, hand-picked by boffins.

Digital FoundryThis 55-inch Philips OLED at 989 is the best Black Friday TV deal so far

The same 4K panel as LG OLEDs, plus Dolby Vision, Ambilight and Alexa.

26 November 2019

Digital FoundryThe best deals from Ebuyer's Black Friday 2019 sales

PC components, peripherals and laptop deals price-checked against Amazon.

25 November 2019

Digital FoundryPC component and peripheral highlights from Overclocker's Black Friday deals

RX 590 at 150, plus i9 9900K, Ryzen 3900X and mice galore.

24 November 2019

Digital FoundryShenmue 3: a classic gaming experience re-interpreted by today's tech

It's a miracle that it exists at all - but does this sequel actually work?

23 November 2019

Digital FoundryRed Dead Redemption 2: does Stadia live up to its pre-launch promises?

An in-depth review of the platform's highest profile port.

20 November 2019

Digital FoundryBest gaming mouse pads 2019

Thick or thin, big or small, speed or control?

19 November 2019

Digital FoundryHow does Halo Reach on PC improve over Xbox 360?

The Master Chief Collection's enhanced mode revealed.

Digital FoundryBlack Friday 2019 SSD and HDD deals from Digital Foundry

The best discounts on internal and external drives of all capacities.

18 November 2019

14 November 2019

Digital FoundryBest FreeSync and 'G-Sync compatible' monitors for Nvidia graphics cards

Our pick of the best adaptive sync screens, covering a range of sizes and resolutions.

Digital FoundryCrytek's Neon Noir demo: ray tracing without RTX analysed

What it does, how it works and how well it runs.

12 November 2019

Digital FoundryDF Highlights: the best deals from the final day of Amazon UK's Hidden Gems sale

Inside: deep discounts on 4K TVs, mics, peripherals and more.

11 November 2019

10 November 2019

8 November 2019

7 November 2019

6 November 2019

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry's picks from the Ebay UK 10% off promotion

Up to 75 off on 4K TVs, PC components and more.

5 November 2019

1 November 2019

29 October 2019

Digital FoundryNvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Super review: more power, more performance

Turning up memory speed to 11 - with very decent results.

27 October 2019

Digital FoundryDell XPS 13 2-in-1 7390 review: can an ultrabook run the Crysis Trilogy at 60fps?

Intel's Ice Lake processor and Iris Plus graphics take on a legendary stress test.

25 October 2019

24 October 2019

Digital FoundryDragon Quest 11 on Switch: a beautifully executed, smart conversion

The port is exceptional - and there are brand new features too.

21 October 2019

Digital FoundryOverwatch on Switch: an overly compromised conversion?

It's playable, it works, but do the cut-backs go too far?

20 October 2019

16 October 2019

Digital FoundryUpgrade your PS4 or Xbox One with a discounted WD portable hard drive

2TB and 4TB models are on sale for today only at Amazon.

14 October 2019

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry's highlights from the big Ebay sale

The 20 per cent off sale returns, now with up to 75 off.

Digital FoundryThe Witcher 3 on Switch: a close-up look at a mobile miracle

A stunning handheld achievement, but does the docked experience hold up?

13 October 2019

Digital FoundryMetro Exodus DLC takes its ray tracing to the next level

The Two Colonels tech adds extra realism to the traditional Metro aesthetic.

12 October 2019

Digital FoundryRebellion's Sniper Elite 3 Switch port hits the target

Scoping out some impressive conversion work.

11 October 2019

Digital FoundryYooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair: spotless on Switch, superb elsewhere

Making Nintendo's console hybrid the lead platform pays dividends.

9 October 2019

Digital FoundryThis crowd-designed display aims to beat our best gaming monitor

The new Eve Spectrum has more contrast, 165Hz overclocking and USB-C.

Digital FoundrySony's latest PS5 details: the Digital Foundry analysis

Even the minor reveals count as major headline news.

7 October 2019

Digital FoundryRadeon RX 5500 announced: Navi comes to the mainstream

But important questions remain over price and performance.

4 October 2019

Digital FoundryHow could Red Dead Redemption 2 improve on PC?

UPDATE: The port is now official, so what can we expect from it?

3 October 2019

Digital FoundryShenmue 3: an Unreal take on a classic Dreamcast experience

The sequel that never was - seen through the lens of today's technology.

Digital FoundryLG B9 OLED discounted to 1299 with five year guarantee from John Lewis

The 65-inch model has also been reduced substantially, to 1799.

30 September 2019

29 September 2019

Digital FoundryAMD Ryzen 5 3600X vs Core i5 9600K review

Which is faster for gaming - and do you really need a more powerful chip?

28 September 2019

27 September 2019

Digital FoundryNvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super benchmarks: all systems nominal

An up-gunned RTX 2080 does not an RTX 2080 Ti make.

25 September 2019

Digital FoundryNvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super benchmarks: solid upgrade

Extra performance at the same price as last year's RTX 2070.

23 September 2019

22 September 2019

Digital FoundryLG 27GL850 review: why we named it the best gaming monitor

Plus a closer look at its Nano IPS screen, 1ms response time and more.

20 September 2019

Digital FoundryDivinity Original Sin 2 on Switch is the perfect handheld complement to the PC game

The cross-save mechanic is superb - but does the port itself hold up?

19 September 2019

Digital FoundryNvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super benchmarks: slower than RX 5700 XT

...although it comes with DLSS, RTX and VRS support.

Digital FoundryZelda: Link's Awakening tech analysis: a simply stunning Switch remake

Performance drops are noticeable - but the overall experience is unmissable.

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