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PC

Halo 2 on PC is the best Master Chief Collection port yet

And the Anniversary upgrades look great at 4K60.

Intel Core i9 10900K and Core i5 10600K review: hot to trot

Intel's new desktop CPUs tested on Z490 motherboards.

AMD Ryzen 3 3100 and 3300X review: the new budget champions?

Unprecedented value at $100/$120 - with a few caveats.

Feature2020 Vision: Crysis Warhead - revisiting the forgotten sequel

Did attempts to 'fix' the original ultimately backfire?

PlayStation 4

FeatureBloodborne's unofficial 60fps patch tested: just how good is it?

Dissecting the Souls engine with the man behind the hack.

FeatureUpgrading a classic: a first look at the technology of Final Fantasy 7 Remake

Sacrilege or sensation? How Square-Enix and UE4 redefine an iconic experience.

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

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

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

Jelly DealsGet the best wireless headset for Switch at 25 per cent off

The Arctis 1 Wireless also supports PC, PS4, Xbox One and mobile.

FeatureMetro Redux on Switch: the making of an 'impossible' port

4A Games reveals how its PS4 and Xbox One titles transitioned to Nintendo hardware.

FeatureSwitch's Witcher 3 patch 3.6 is an excellent upgrade to a superb game

PC cross-save support tested, graphics options explored, performance analysed.

Guides

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 ultra-light mouse 2020: 12 lightweight gaming mice for FPS gaming

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

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

A quartet of excellent speakers from 50 to 600.

Best gaming keyboard 2020: Digital Foundry's picks

Leading mechanical and non-mechanical keyboards tested.

Best gaming mouse pads 2020

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

Best gaming headset 2020 for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch

The best wired and wireless gaming headsets.

The best 4K TVs for HDR gaming 2020, selected by Digital Foundry

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

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.

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

Recommendations for all budgets, game genres and hand sizes.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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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