HorrorScope wrote on Oct 27, 2020, 21:53:
jacobvandy wrote on Oct 27, 2020, 19:08:
HorrorScope wrote on Oct 27, 2020, 19:00:
I like how conclusions state this isn't really a 4K card but the next gen consoles somehow are touting 4K/60 no sweat with lesser HW?
They're touting 4K/60 in the same way NVIDIA is touting 8K. Which is to say, it's marketing drivel. The games won't hit that target unless sacrifices are made somewhere, in native resolution or graphical detail.
We'll no soon. This is the oddest HW release period ever. We have next gen consoles coming out shortly. I don't think I've ever seen a generation come in so silently and not because the HW is bad, just odd.
If they are being conservative with the hype, it's probably since it's been such a struggle for them to launch at all this year. There's a shortage of the hardware as well as the big-name games that were supposed to launch at the same time, but they really don't want to miss out on whatever blood they can squeeze from the stone this holiday shopping period. And it's the same sort of situation for NVIDIA because they want to rain on AMD's parade as much as they possibly can, despite how much it's pissing off early adopters.
At any rate, it's already confirmed that many AAA titles are targeting 30fps rather than 60. Every developer of an upcoming game is made to choose no more than two out of the following three: 4K resolution, higher framerate, or next-gen levels of detail (ray-tracing, etc). Some are supporting more than one configuration, to let the player choose whether they prefer quality or performance, and others are setting different targets for different game modes. But 4K/60 as a standard across the board isn't here yet.