In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, and Willis Lai dig into an episode all about real-time ray tracing in gaming. Well, not reallyâ€”but itâ€™s worth noting that everything discussed today supports the cutting-edge lighting technology. Has the time finally arrived?
First, Nvidiaâ€™s GeForce Now game-streaming service started streaming to Chromebooks this week, just in time to add a touch of distance playing to your kidâ€™s distance learning experience. Gordon shares some hands-on impressions, then Brad dives into rumors whirling around a GeForce RTX 3090 that could be be revealed at Nvidiaâ€™s September 1 event. Finally, we explain what you need to know about Intelâ€™s recent Xe graphics card disclosures. The first desktop models will come next year with GDDR6 memory and yes, real-time ray tracing in tow.