Counter Strike 2 takes care of the latency with NVIDIA

Counter-Strike 2 takes care of the latency with NVIDIA Reflex support

portal The edge Referring to a press release from Valve and NVIDIA, he announced that the competitive multiplayer shooter Counter-Strike 2 will support NVIDIA Reflex Response Time Optimization Technology.

    Image Source: Valve

Image Source: Valve

To access the benefits unlocked by NVIDIA Reflex (up to 35% faster response time), Counter Strike 2 users must have an NVIDIA GeForce graphics card newer than the GTX 900 series.

On the graphic attached to the press release, NVIDIA has shown how NVIDIA Reflex affects response time in Counter Strike 2 using three of its graphics accelerators as an example:

NVIDIA also showed how NVIDIA Reflex affects response time in a Counter Strike 2 pre-release at maximum settings and 1440p resolution on a PC equipped with an Intel Core i9-12900K processor and one of three graphics accelerators:

  • RTX 4070 – Response time reduced from 10 to 8 ms;
  • RTX 3060 – from 16 to 11 ms;
  • GTX 1060 – from 26 to 17 ms.

Counter-Strike 2 will include NVIDIA Reflex when it leaves its CBT this summer. At this time, Valve is not giving any more specific dates for the full release of the game.

    Image source: NVIDIA

Image source: NVIDIA

In the press release, NVIDIA also boasted that with the addition of Counter-Strike 2 to the list, NVIDIA Reflex support will be implemented in nine of the top ten PC competitive shooters.

In addition to Counter-Strike 2 (in the future), Apex Legends, Call of Duty: Warzone 2, Destiny 2, Escape from Tarkov, Fortnite, Overwatch 2, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, and Valorant have NVIDIA Reflex support.

As with Counter-Strike 2, the free CS:GO upgrade to the Source 2 version features updated maps, underteak structure, dynamic smoke, backward compatibility with CS:GO elements, and other improvements.

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