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Face-offs

Borderlands 3 delivers solid performance on PS4 and Xbox One

Both run more smoothly than PS4 Pro's 30fps mode.

Borderlands 3: what's up with console frame-rates?

Xbox One X and PS4 Pro's performance and resolution modes tested.

Gears 5 PC feels like a spectacular preview of a Scarlett port

It's the best PC conversion we've seen in a long, long time.

Control PC: a vision for the future of real-time rendering?

How ray tracing radically transforms an already stunning game.

Control on console is brilliant - as long as you play on the right hardware

Getting to the bottom of the game's reported frame-rate problems.

PC

FeatureRadeon RDNA vs GCN: how much faster is AMD's next-gen architecture?

Performance rated teraflop for teraflop: what could it mean for PS5 and Scarlett?

Gears 5 PC feels like a spectacular preview of a Scarlett port

It's the best PC conversion we've seen in a long, long time.

Control PC: a vision for the future of real-time rendering?

How ray tracing radically transforms an already stunning game.

PlayStation 4

VideoThe evolution of Tetris - and why Tetris Effect is "the perfect game"

UPDATE: New video with real arcade hardware and more games!

FeatureGod of War is PS4's next big tech showcase

Digital Foundry checks out a new slice of PS4 Pro action.

FeatureStar Ocean 4 is a console game with a PC settings menu

The full suite of options is available to PS4 and Pro users - but is that a good thing?

FeatureSonic Forces focuses on PS4 with clear issues on other systems

Xbox One and Switch have big downgrades, while Pro and Xbox One X deliver meagre improvements.

Xbox One

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.

The Division has graphics settings we're not used to seeing on console

UPDATE: Ubisoft Massive discuss further console settings that could improve performance.

FeatureTech Analysis: Rise of the Tomb Raider

Digital Foundry on what works and what doesn't in November's big Xbox exclusive.

Switch

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

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

The new Nintendo Switch review: the updated Tegra X1 tested in depth

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

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

DF talks with CD Projekt RED on the conversion process.

FeatureSwitch Lite is coming - but what's happening with the Pro model?

Is the mini handheld really the only new launch?

Guides

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super benchmarks: slower than RX 5700 XT

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

Best gaming mouse 2019: DF's top wired and wireless gaming mice

Recommendations for all budgets, game genres and hand sizes.

The best gaming monitor 2019: Digital Foundry's favourites at every price point

Including 4K gaming monitors, 240Hz monitors and much more.

Best graphics cards 2019: every major Nvidia and AMD GPU tested

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

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.

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

Updated with the latest models as of September 2019.

Best 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.

AMD Radeon RX 5700 benchmarks: comfortably better than RTX 2060

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

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

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

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 benchmarks: chronic underperformer

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

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

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

Best gaming mouse pads 2019

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

Best gaming keyboard 2019: Digital Foundry's picks

Leading mechanical and non-mechanical keyboards tested.

RTX 2070 vs GTX 1080: Which should you buy?

Benchmark performance, value and feature comparison included.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 benchmarks: faster than the GTX 1080

But DLSS support will make or break the product.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 benchmarks: faster than the GTX 1070

Plus it comes with DLSS, RTX and VRS support.

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

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

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. He’s also responsible for the creation of DF Retro.

Articles by John

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