Digital Foundry In-depth technical analysis of games and gaming hardware

Articles

FeatureNvidia FreeSync support tested - and it's a game-changer

It works well and the implications for display tech are profound.

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.

FeatureiPhone's new Fortnite's 60fps mode tested - and it's a tech milestone

How Epic Games doubled performance with the latest Apple silicon.

FeatureDF Retro: the forgotten Nintendo tech that makes GameCube HDMI possible

Nintendo's vintage 2001 console has never looked better.

Face-offs

Ace Combat 7: a classic series evolves with stunning visuals

But why does PS4 Pro outperform Xbox One X?

Resident Evil 2 Remake takes Capcom's RE engine to the next level

Advanced effects push consoles harder - we take a look at every version.

Does Super Smash Bros. Ultimate deliver a generational leap for Switch?

How Ultimate compares to the last-gen Wii U and 3DS titles.

PUBG on PlayStation 4: a basic, rough around the edges port

An uninspiring conversion of the Xbox One game.

PC

FeatureNvidia FreeSync support tested - and it's a game-changer

It works well and the implications for display tech are profound.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060: Ray tracing comes to the mainstream

But just how powerful is the new mid-range contender?

Jelly DealsDigital Foundry's best Cyber Monday keyboard, mouse and headset deals

The best Cyber Monday reductions on all kinds of PC gaming peripherals.

Digital Foundry's best Black Friday and Cyber Monday keyboard, mouse and headset deals

The best Black Friday reductions on all kinds of PC gaming peripherals.

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.

Face-Off: Kingdom Hearts 3 vs Toy Story

Have real-time console graphics finally surpassed Pixar's CG classic?

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

Dark Souls on Switch is a current-gen port with last-gen visuals

But smoother performance, improved resolution and portable play set it apart.

Okami HD's Switch release is a nigh-on flawless port

Whether you're playing docked or on the go.

FeatureSwitch's mobile mode analysed in unprecedented detail

And the hardware mod that makes it possible.

Guides

RTX 2070 vs GTX 1080: Which should you buy?

Benchmark performance, value and feature comparison included.

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.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 benchmarks: faster than the GTX 1080

But DLSS support will make or break the product.

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

Updated January 2019 with the best mice 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 mechanical keyboard 2019: seven options good for gaming and typing

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

Digital Foundry: the best 2018 4K TVs for HDR gaming

There's only one contender for the top spot right now.

Digital Foundry's guide to PS4 Pro game upgrades

UPDATE: Resident Evil 7, Steep, Gravity Rush 2 tested - and Assassin's Creed Syndicate fixed.

How to access smoother performance for The Last Guardian on 4K displays

How to trade resolution for higher frame-rates on PS4 Pro.

How to configure gaming HDR on Samsung 4K TVs

It's harder than you might think. Digital Foundry has a full guide for the best HDR settings on Samsung's 2016 displays.

The Digital Foundry 2016 graphics card upgrade guide

The best enthusiast GPU upgrades for all budgets.

What does it take to run Fallout 4 at 1080p60?

Digital Foundry's guide to the best PC processors and graphics cards for the Bethesda epic.

The Digital Foundry 2015 budget gaming PC guide

PlayStation 4 performance for 300. Can it be done?

What does it take to run The Witcher 3 at 1080p60?

Digital Foundry's guide to the best CPUs and graphics cards for CD Projekt Red's epic.

The best PC hardware for Grand Theft Auto 5

Graphics card, CPU and settings recommendations to get the most from every budget.

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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