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Articles

FeatureXbox Series X Auto HDR tested - what works and what doesn't?

From OG Xbox to Xbox One, does retrofitted HDR improve your classic games?

FeatureOur first look at the PlayStation 5 user interface - and it could be a game-changer

Cards, Activities and the Control Centre have the potential to change the way we play.

Face-offs

Crash Bandicoot 4 plays best on PS4 Pro and Xbox One X

Even the enhanced consoles target 1080p - and the standard machines suffer.

Ori and the Will of the Wisps: inside an 'impossible' Switch port

A stunning game runs at 60fps on a handheld - but how?

Crysis Remastered: the good, the bad and the broken

PS4, Xbox One and the enhanced consoles under the microscope.

Horizon Zero Dawn's PC port is deeply disappointing

A stunning game marred by a range of technical problems.

PC

Golden Axed prototype creators livestream with Digital Foundry

Get the inside story on the reboot that never was.

AMD announces Ryzen 5000 desktop CPUs to challenge Intel's gaming dominance

Plus: first details on next-gen 'Big Navi' GPU performance.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3090 review: a Titan in all but name

Decadent performance at an extreme price-point.

FeatureCrysis Remastered PC tech review: brutal performance limits can't be overlooked

Beautiful lighting and ray tracing, but a locked 60fps is completely off the table.

PlayStation 4

Xbox One

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

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

FeatureHow Xbox One S is falling behind - but also defining the future

X addresses the hardcore, while S tech is set to target new audiences.

FeatureXbox One S performance boost revealed

The new console has a faster GPU and we've benchmarked it.

Switch

Guides

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

The best first-party and third-party controllers tested - plus mobile gaming!

All PS5 and Xbox Series X games that support 120fps

Plus Digital Foundry's recommended 120Hz TVs and monitors.

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

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

Best mechanical keyboard 2020: 13 picks for gaming, typing and coding

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

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

Recommendations for all budgets, game genres and hand sizes.

Best gaming keyboard 2020: Digital Foundry's picks

Leading mechanical and non-mechanical keyboards tested.

Best ultra-light mouse 2020: 14 lightweight gaming mice for FPS gaming

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

Best gaming headset 2020 for PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S and Switch

The best wired and wireless gaming headsets.

The best 4K TVs for HDR gaming 2020 on PS5, Xbox Series X and PC

From entry-level champs to the best high-end OLED and QLED sets.

Best USB sound cards for gaming 2020

Our favourite external sound cards, featuring Epos and Creative.

Best gaming mouse pads 2020

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

Best computer speakers 2020: great-sounding audio for PCs and laptops

A quartet of excellent speakers from 50 to 600.

Best graphics card 2020: every major Nvidia and AMD GPU tested

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

PlayStation 5 vs Xbox Series X specs: CPU, GPU, storage and more compared

These specs aren't the full story - but they're still an interesting point of comparison.

Best 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.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Super benchmarks: all systems nominal

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

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super benchmarks: solid upgrade

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

The Digital Foundry Team

Richard Leadbetter

Technology Editor, Digital Foundry

Rich has been a games journalist since the days of 16-bit and specialises in technical analysis. He's commonly known around Eurogamer as the Blacksmith of the Future.

Articles by Richard

Thomas Morgan

Senior Staff Writer, Digital Foundry

32-bit era nostalgic and gadget enthusiast Tom has been writing for Eurogamer and Digital Foundry since 2011. His favourite games include Gitaroo Man, F-Zero GX and StarCraft 2.

Articles by Thomas

John Linneman

Staff Writer, Digital Foundry

An American living in Germany, John has been gaming and collecting games since the late 80s. His keen eye for and obsession with high frame-rates have earned him the nickname "The Human FRAPS" in some circles. Hes also responsible for the creation of DF Retro.

Articles by John

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