Digital Foundry Archive

22 August 2019

Digital FoundryHands on with Minecraft RTX - the most astonishing ray tracing demo yet?

DF delivers a guided tour of the stunning Gamescom demo.

21 August 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 FoundryThe new Nintendo Switch review: the updated Tegra X1 tested in depth

A massive increase to battery life - but what else has changed?

20 August 2019

Digital FoundryNvidia Gamescom driver adds ultra-low latency mode, integer scaling and more

Plus up to 23 per cent higher frame-rates in Apex, Forza and more.

19 August 2019

Digital FoundryTech Interview: How was The Witcher 3 ported to Nintendo Switch?

DF talks with CD Projekt RED on the conversion process.

Digital FoundryNvidia showcases stunning RTX upgrades for 10 key PC games

Our first look at ray tracing in Minecraft, Dying Light 2 and more.

17 August 2019

Digital FoundryHands on with the Capcom Home Arcade

The arcade golden era in the living room?

15 August 2019

Digital FoundryThere's a PC Game Pass title that changes the graphics settings on Xbox too

Use the options menu to improve console frame-rate - or cripple it.

Digital FoundryAMD X570 motherboard tier list: features and price points

What's the best companion board for a new Ryzen CPU?

Digital FoundryAMD's X570 platform: is it worth upgrading to a new motherboard?

Plus: Why third-gen Ryzen might make sense on your older board.

12 August 2019

Digital FoundrySwitch overclocking: how powerful is the fully unlocked Tegra X1?

Demanding games tested with CPU and GPU pushed to the max.

8 August 2019

Digital FoundryBest gaming mouse 2019: Digital Foundry's picks for the best wired and wireless gaming mice

Updated August 2019 with the best mice for all budgets, game genres and hand sizes.

7 August 2019

Digital FoundryUpgrade your PC with these discounted SATA and NVMe Crucial SSDs

Gigabytes and gigabytes of extra storage at historic low prices.

31 July 2019

Digital FoundryEverything that's right - and wrong - with the new Doom console ports

The first two games need a lot of work - but Doom 3 is golden.

29 July 2019

27 July 2019

Digital FoundryRevisiting the Famicom Disk System: mass storage on console in 1986

What was the Japan-only Nintendo upgrade actually like?

26 July 2019

23 July 2019

Digital FoundryNvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super review: evolution, not revolution

More cores, more frequency and improved RAM - but just how much faster is it overall?

21 July 2019

19 July 2019

Digital FoundryAMD Ryzen 7 3700X review: can gaming performance compete with Intel?

Team Red's best value eight-core chip takes on the Core i7 9700K.

17 July 2019

Digital FoundryBest mechanical keyboard 2019: ten great gaming and typing options

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

Digital FoundryAMD Radeon RX 5700 XT benchmarks: trading blows with RTX 2060 Super

This upgraded 7nm GPU excels at 1440p and even stretches to 4K.

Digital FoundryAMD Radeon RX 5700 benchmarks: comfortably better than RTX 2060

Team Red's cheapest 7nm GPU is a worthy performer at 1440p.

16 July 2019

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry's UK Prime Day Picks 2019 - Day 2

Deals on the best PC & gaming kit recommended by our experts.

Digital FoundryDigital Foundry's USA Prime Day Picks 2019 - Day 2

Deals on the best PC & gaming kit recommended by our experts.

14 July 2019

Digital FoundryDF Retro - how N64's Turok: Dinosaur Hunter was years ahead of its time

Revisiting the 1997 shooter with features even Quake didn't have.

13 July 2019

11 July 2019

Digital FoundryDoes Journey's PC port deliver the definitive experience?

How a timeless console classic benefits from cutting edge hardware.

8 July 2019

Digital FoundryF1 2019 delivers Codemasters' most realistic visuals yet

And here's how it scales across all PlayStation and Xbox consoles.

7 July 2019

5 July 2019

Digital FoundryAMD cuts Radeon 5700 series graphics card prices two days before launch

Team Red's reaction to Nvidia Super: "We embrace competition."

4 July 2019

Digital FoundryRed Faction Guerrilla on Switch is a portable joy, but docked play falls short

Plus: the Re-Mars-tered Edition revisited on PC, PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.

2 July 2019

1 July 2019

Digital FoundryBloodstained is unmissable - but the Switch version needs a lot of work

One of the best games of the year on all other platforms.

30 June 2019

28 June 2019

27 June 2019

Digital FoundrySwitch's next Tegra X1 looks set to deliver more performance and longer battery life

Nvidia's cooking up a new chip - and details are starting to emerge.

24 June 2019

Digital FoundryGet a GTX 1080 Ti at $699, plus more laptop and PC accessory deals

Sorry, European readers: these deals are for Americans only.

23 June 2019

21 June 2019

20 June 2019

19 June 2019

Digital FoundryFinal Fantasy 7 Remake: yesterday's game looks stunning with today's tech

How 22 years and three console generations improve a genuine PS1 classic.

17 June 2019

Digital FoundryNvidia GeForce GTX 1650 benchmarks: chronic underperformer

Nvidia's smallest 16-series card tested against its closest rivals.

13 June 2019

11 June 2019

Digital FoundryAMD Radeon RX 5700/ 5700 XT revealed: full Navi specs and analysis

Team Red says they're faster than RTX 2060 and RTX 2070.

Digital FoundryAMD pitches its new wave of Ryzen 3000 CPUs to gamers

All the multi-core advantages of prior Ryzens, but with gaming power comparable to Intel's best.

6 June 2019

Digital FoundryIn Theory: Is a Switch port of The Witcher 3 actually viable?

Rumours suggest it's happening, but if true, the technical challenges are immense.

Digital FoundryBest PC controller 2019: the Digital Foundry buyer's guide to gamepads

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

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

Updated with the latest models as of June 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.

5 June 2019

Digital FoundryRyzen 5 2600 CPU hits £122 ahead of AMD's 3000-series launch

It's a good deal on a competitive CPU, even after the 3600 is out.

Digital FoundryBest gaming mouse pads 2019

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

Digital FoundryBest gaming keyboard 2019: Digital Foundry's picks

Leading mechanical and non-mechanical keyboards tested.

3 June 2019

Digital FoundryOne of the best budget 4K TVs for gaming is heavily reduced today

The 55-inch LG UK6300 is just £399 after an £80 discount.

1 June 2019

Digital FoundryA Plague Tale: Innocence - a fascinating game powered by stunning tech

A bespoke engine from a smaller developer delivers triple-A level visuals.

31 May 2019

Digital FoundryNioh 2 hands-on: how Team Ninja polishes and refines its winning formula

Alpha code reveals a solid 60fps mode plus an impressive HDR upgrade.

30 May 2019

Digital FoundryIn Theory: Could the Sony/Microsoft cloud partnership end the console war?

Why would rival platform holders join forces - and what does it mean for gamers?

28 May 2019

Digital FoundryNvidia announces new G-Sync Compatible monitors, bringing count to 28

Plus details on an exciting portable display for esports gamers.

Digital FoundryIce Lake announced at Computex: Intel's 10nm 10th-gen CPUs

Sunny Cove cores, Iris Plus graphics, AI and better connectivity.

Digital FoundryProject Athena detailed: Intel's ambitious push for laptop innovation

Here's the 2019 spec, plus info on Intel's unusual testing process.

27 May 2019

Digital FoundryAMD unveils next-gen Ryzen 3000 processors and RX 5700 graphics card

Team Red's 3rd-gen Ryzen CPUs and Navi GPUs launch in July.

25 May 2019

24 May 2019

22 May 2019

Digital FoundryRed Dead Redemption 2 patch 1.09 tested: has HDR been fixed?

Plus: graphics 'downgrade' addressed - but was it broken in the first place?

21 May 2019

Digital FoundryRage 2 PC analysis: what does it take to run at 1080p60 and beyond

The hardware required to match and exceed PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.

Digital FoundryPlayStation 5 tech demo footage surfaces at investor conference

Spider-Man SSD speeds showcased, future plans shared.

18 May 2019

16 May 2019

Digital FoundryThe Subor Z+ console team has disbanded - but it's not game over yet

The disappointing news in depth, plus a look back at the Chinese home console market.

14 May 2019

Digital FoundrySaints Row: The Third on Switch is a great idea that's poorly executed

Last-gen performance and input lag issues mar the experience.

11 May 2019

Digital FoundryNinja Gaiden 2: a fighting classic gets a new lease of life on Xbox One X

Plus: DF Retro revisits one of gaming's most fascinating multi-platform releases.

9 May 2019

Digital FoundrySwitch's 'boost mode' tested: what is it and how does it work?

Mortal Kombat 11, Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey analysed.

8 May 2019

Digital FoundryRTX 2070 vs GTX 1080: Which should you buy?

Benchmark performance, value and feature comparison included.

7 May 2019

Digital FoundryNvidia GeForce RTX 2070 benchmarks: faster than the GTX 1080

But DLSS support will make or break the product.

6 May 2019

5 May 2019

2 May 2019

Digital FoundryLabo VR: how Mario and Zelda look and play in virtual reality

Can Switch handle VR ports of its most advanced games?

28 April 2019

Digital FoundryAMD board leak hints at next-gen 'Navi' graphics tech

Our first look at the next Radeon mainstream contender?

26 April 2019

Digital FoundryGTX 1660 Ti vs GTX 1060: Which is best for 1080p gaming?

The most popular GPU in the world challenges the Turing newcomer.

25 April 2019

Digital FoundryDays Gone tech analysis: Bend Studios' Unreal world under the microscope

Sony developers using Epic's engine deliver a very different open world.

20 April 2019

Digital FoundryIn Theory: is PS5 powered by an AMD Gonzalo processor?

Specs have leaked for a new AMD console chip - but what is it?

18 April 2019

16 April 2019

15 April 2019

Digital FoundryGTX 1660 Ti vs Vega 56: game benchmarks at 1080p, 1440p and 4K

The discounted mid-tier AMD GPU faces one of Nvidia's new additions.

Digital FoundryGTX 1660 Ti vs GTX 1070: Which is best for 1080p and 1440p gaming?

Nvidia's new RTX-shy GPU tested against its closest competitor.

Digital FoundryGTX 1660 benchmarks: a strong 1080p performer

The new entry-level Turing card tested.

14 April 2019

Digital FoundryRay tracing now runs on older Nvidia GPUs - but how fast is it?

GTX vs RTX: can brute-force compute match hardware acceleration?

Digital FoundryDCHDMI review: Dreamcast gets a digital video upgrade - and it's stunning

The mod that makes Sega's 20-year-old console look beautiful on a modern flat panel TV.

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