Does your graphics card support HDR gaming?

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HDR is a cutting-edge display standard which will drastically increase the graphics quality of video games and other media.

The standard is only supported by certain displays and graphics cards however, and it is important to ensure your graphics card is HDR compatible before purchasing an HDR display.

There are no HDR monitors available yet, meaning that currently the only option is to purchase a TV for HDR gaming.

Below are the currently-released graphics cards with HDR gaming support, according to PC Gamer:


Nvidia

GTX 900 Series

  • GeForce GTX 950
  • GeForce GTX 960
  • GeForce GTX 970
  • GeForce GTX 980
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
  • GeForce GTX Titan X

GTX 10 Series

  • GeForce GTX 1050
  • GeForce GTX 1060
  • GeForce GTX 1070
  • GeForce GTX 1080
  • Titan X Pascal

AMD

R9 300 Series

  • Radeon R9 390X

RX 400 Series

  • Radeon RX 460
  • Radeon RX 470
  • Radeon RX 480

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  • prodigyX360

    Right, so I have a compatible card.. Now what displays are compatible?

  • BeoTeK

    Any HD screen I would imagine.

  • Flamevector

    not exactly only HDR screen i can say are the Samsung SUHD tvs support it. i hear about others but none i can say they do.

  • prodigyX360

    “…it is important to ensure your graphics card is HDR compatible before purchasing an HDR display”

    Doesn’t sound that way from the article? It seems like the only HDR displays around at the moment are TVs anyway.

  • Jamie McKane

    Hi prodigy, I’ve updated the article with more information regarding the availability of HDR displays for PC gaming 🙂

  • Flamevector

    found an HDR monitor Sony BVMX300 only costs $18000 or R259146

  • prodigyX360

    Cool thanks!

  • Orihalcon

    HDR is a display standard calling for an increased brightness (very simply put) that enables much greater contrast and dynamic range to be possible on screen. Ideally you’d want 10 000 nits of brightness.
    However current TV’s which are true HDR compliant only goes up to 1000 for now – the Samsung KS series.
    LG OLED is a different beast since the tech is different.

  • Brian Beauchamp

    Your card may support it but if your TV doesn’t have it you cant use it. Correct me if im wrong. My 32″ Sanyo doesn’t have HDR so my GTX 1060 wouldn’t really benefit or use it. Newer LED and LCD TVs have it.

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