NVIDIA CEO: you're CRAZY to buy a non-racing GPU in 2019

If you don't buy a graphics card with ray-tracing, you're 'crazy' says NVIDIA CEO.

Published Sun, Aug 18 2019 10:13 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:47 AM CST

NVIDIA has had a ray tracing graphics card on the market for close to a year now, with NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang having some fighting words for gamers (and its competitor). In NVIDIA's recent earnings call Q&A session, Huang said you'd be crazy to buy a GPU in 2019 without ray tracing support.

NVIDIA CEO: you're CRAZY to buy a non-racing GPU in 2019 | TweakTown.com

NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang said: "SUPER is off to a super start for and at this point, it's a foregone conclusion that we're going to buy a new graphics card, and it's going to the last 2, 3, 4 years to not have ray tracing is just crazy".

Huang continued: "Ray tracing content just keeps coming out. And between the performance of SUPER and the fact that it has ray tracing hardware, it's going to be super well positioned for throughout all of next year".

It's kinda harsh... but he has a point. There are a lot of great games with RTX and a heap of them coming that look truly incredible like Remedy's Control and the new Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. The next-gen consoles will have ray tracing features, and so too will AMD's next-gen Radeon graphics cards.

However, AMD has some great value in its new Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards and especially so with the new custom Navi cards out with the SAPPHIRE Radeon RX 5700 XT PULSE OC and the MSI Radeon RX 5700 XT EVOKE OC.

NEWS SOURCE:wccftech.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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