One day, when historians look back at graphics cards that changed the course of gaming, Nvidiaâ€™s GeForce RTX 20-series could very well claim a top spot. But what does that mean for gamers who invested in the cutting-edge GPUs on day one? With Nvidia teasing the GeForce RTX 3090â€™s radical redesign ahead of a September 1 reveal of its next-gen graphics cards, we reflect on the last two years of ray-traced games, DLSS evolutions, and price drops to find the answer.
Overall, itâ€™s a mixed bag. While there have been some standout wins among Nvidiaâ€™s RTX technologies, there have been some considerable hiccups as well, and far fewer games than Nvidia had led us to expect.Â