Nvidia has Tensor cores on its RTX graphics cards. These are used for various features apart from DLSS 3.5 and the AI frame generation tech released by the company in several games. As part of Nvidia's RTX Video enhancements, they had released RTX VSR before to upscale content. Now, with RTX Video HDR, users of any RTX graphics cards (20 series and above) can also make their content look like HDR. Nvidia touts it as an "AI-based HDR enhancement". Enabling RTX Video HDR is as easy as going into the Nvidia control panel.
At CES 2024, Nvidia launched new GeForce RTX 4080 Super, RTX 4070 Super, and RTX 4070 Ti Super graphics cards. The RTX 4070 Ti gets upgraded VRAM capacity, at 16GB GDDR6X. The other cards still feature the same amount of VRAM. The performance has been upgraded on all new Super cards, as compared to their non-Super variants. Nvidia has put more CUDA cores in all these GPUs. The new Super series starts from $599 and will be available starting Jan 17, 2024.
Nvidia has released a new tool called Chat with RTX. This lets Windows PCs with Nvidia RTX 30 series or RTX 40 series GPU run an AI chatbot locally on their PC. Custom data can be given to the AI including documents, PDFs, and even YouTube videos. It includes the Mistral and Llama-2 open-source LLMs in the download. 16GB of RAM is also required and the GPU must have at least 8GB of VRAM capacity in order to work.
RTX 4090 D has been launched in China. The GPU costs the same, but has lower amount of CUDA Cores. It also has slightly lower power at 425W, instead of 450W on the normal RTX 4090 which is now banned in the country. Nvidia has stated that RTX 4090 D is 5% less performant than the previous GPU in gaming and content creation. Also, the RTX 4090 D is not overclockable.
The popular gacha TTRPG game — Honkai Star Rail is soon coming to the Nvidia GeForce Now cloud gaming service. Earlier today, the official account of Nvidia GeForce Now tweeted the Penacony trailer of Honkai Star Rail and confirmed that players will soon be able to play the game on their cloud gaming service. Although the release date is not given, we can assume it to happen around the release of Honkai Star Rail version 2.0.