RipTen: With their sexy new tech, Nvidia is making the entry barrier into 3DPC gaming smaller than ever, and we couldn't be happier about it.
High powered gaming PC not included. :P
LOL just when consoles and mainstream televisions get into 3d PC Does it again and brings the next gen of glasses 3d with twice the color and brightness of previous technologies. PC FTW. ive always been an Nvidia fanboy just cant effing afford them that's why I'm sporting Ati 6970 ATM.
brings the next gen of glasses 3d with twice the color and brightness of previous technologies. ---- Well, technically twice the brightness of their own previous technology. How they compare to other options is something that'd have to be tested first hand. Not to be cynical - i truly hope they are noticeably brighter and a standout - but it's just Nvidia aren't the only co working on improving these aspects. Panasonic's third generation glasses, for instance, are quite a bit brighter than their second - and advertised as such. Though i know less about them, i'm sure the rest of the manufacturers likewise are progressing in this area (after all, they're all aware this is a complaint and are pretty desperate to push the 3d thing).
I have Nvidia 3D vision now and I'm not gonna pony up $150 for another set of glasses! (I got my first set free) I think Nvidia needs to offer these up for free with a SLi purchase cause 3D is not that fantastic to make me drop $150 for. Nvidia needs to work on glassless 3D but then again they won't make such a huge chunk of cash selling $2 glasses for $99
"Nvidia needs to work on glassless 3D" Nvidia would have to manufacture their own monitors to profit from doing that, though, I would think.
Wouldn't glasses free 3D completely eliminate this barrier?
Then the barrier would be the expensive "glasses less" monitors.
Out with a couple barriers, in with a dozen.
Still aint buying it. Glasses look fine now, in ten years they'll be as embarrassing as Beta-Max.
Cool story you should tell people that in 10 years...lol 10 years...that's a long time buddy.
i'll buy into 3D once it's glasses free
You are missing out on lots of great 3d games now! Enjoy your wait
Wearing glasses = too much effort.
Right, and typing all that + clicking on "Add Comment" took a lot less effort /s
Aww. More glasses.
if you want 3d gaming, pc is the only way to go, over 600 titles strong and counting, true 120 frame monitors, way lower entry cost than those terrible samsung and sony 3d tv's that look BUNK! every single game is supported in full 3d,(theres only like 42 on ps3, theres like 4,200 on pc) and, unlike on consoles, if you got the hardware, there is ZERO visual compromise in things like AA, AF, Draw distance lighting, the few times I've tried 3d on the ps3, the games took such a significant downgrade it wasn't worth it at all.
I'd agree except the PC monitors are all full of cross talk in my experience. Once Oled's come along, sure, but compare any current PC Lcd to a Panasonic Plasma 3dtv and the difference in 3d quality is night and day. Mind you if you're setup is such that you can pair a high end 3d Panasonic Plasma to a PC, well, now you're talking...
The barrier is that I can't find a single 3D monitor that doesn't suck.
Yep. Any proficient tech review site will happy articulate the tonne of problems with all 3d PC monitor options. Ghosting/cross talk most serious ones, but there are others (weird interlacing, and even screen segmenting on a couple of brands). Or if that's not objective enough, owners of said 3d PC monitors bitching in every related tech forum i've come across about said problems aught to do the trick (can point doubters/disagreers to a few if they'd like...?) I'm like you, in that i'd like to get into PC 3d gaming, but, as you say, the Lcd monitors - at least ones i've tested - just aren't/haven't been up to the job. Here's hoping that changes soon - glasses are only one part of the equation. Or, if they continue to prove inadequate, that Oled comes into frame sooner rather than later.
This makes it sound like new PC monitors up to the job might be on their way to market; explains a bit more about the monitor side/requirements of Nvidia's idea (also mentions cross talk problems of all current PC monitor options for those doubting/denying it is still a problem). Here's hoping this 'Lightboost' trick does the trick (suggestion there is it'll not only help improve brightness but logically should also reduce cross talk). http://www.anandtech.com/sh...
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