AMD’s FidelityFX Super Resolution reportedly Doubles Game Performance – A DLSS killer?

AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution reportedly Doubles Game Performance - A DLSS killer?

AMD’s FidelityFX Super Resolution feature reportedly Doubles Game Performance – A DLSS killer?

AMD’s working on a competitor to Nvidia’s DLSS technology, an upsampling technique that offers developers cross-platform compatibility and up to two times the game performance as native resolution rendering. 

Radeon’s working on a DLSS killer, and according to Red Gaming Tech, AMD is already working with several developers to implement a feature called “FidelityFX Super Resolution” into games. AMD is working to introduce this feature across a broad range of hardware configurations, including PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series consoles. AMD’s Super Resolution technology is also said to function on older RDNA 1 Radeon graphics cards.

With FidelityFX Super Resolution, AMD plans to deliver a feature that’s competitive with Nvidia’s DLSS that can function on both PCs and consoles. The cross-platform nature of AMD’s Super Resolution feature alone would make it a serious competitor to DLSS, as the software solution is not PC-only or Nvidia-exclusive, making it beneficial to more gamers. 

AMD has remained quiet about FidelityFX SuperResolution as the company doesn’t want to showcase the technology in an unfinished state. AMD intends to launch the feature when it is ready on all platforms, and when the feature delivers the levels of image quality that AMD desires. AMD wants to avoid the early criticisms of Nvidia’s DLSS technology with FidelityFX Super Resolution. 

AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution reportedly Doubles Game Performance - A DLSS killer?   
AMD’s DLSS competitor will reportedly arrive in May, though the feature is currently in alpha with multiple game developers. Like DLSS, FidelityFX Super Resolution requires game developers to implement the feature into their game engines. However, given the feature’s multi-platform performance-enhancing capabilities, the FidelityFX Super Resolution will be a much easier sell than DLSS to game developers. 

With features like FidelityFX Super Resolution, AMD will effectively double the performance of modern gaming PCs and Microsoft and Sony’s latest consoles. The multi-platform nature of FlidelityFX Super Resolutions will allow more games to target high resolutions and framerates. This, in turn, will push in-game visuals to new heights without compromising framerates or image clarity. 

AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution reportedly Doubles Game Performance - A DLSS killer?   
While it remains to be seen how effective AMD’s FidelityFX Super Resolution feature is, it will undoubtedly act as a step forward for Radeon and console gamers alike. That said, it remains to be seen how effective AMD’s FidelityFX Super Resolution solution will be compared to Nvidia’s DLSS technology or how well the feature will work on Geforce graphics hardware. 

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