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Photo-realistic images rendered by Fermi

A forum member on Chinese website PCZilla has leaked some stunning images purpotedly rendered on a Fermi GPU. 

The images are close enough to photo-realistic and feature raytracing. Lighting and depth of field effects are particularly impressive, as are the facial hair and features. 
 

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A forum member on Chinese website PCZilla has leaked some stunning images purpotedly rendered on a Fermi GPU. 

The images are close enough to photo-realistic and feature raytracing. Lighting and depth of field effects are particularly impressive, as are the facial hair and features. 
Barring miracles, we are quite certain that these are pre-rendered rather than real-time rendered. However, as compute processors become ever more powerful – there will be a day in the foreseeable future where images of such quality can be rendered at above 30 frames per second. 
Of course, this is not the first time we have seen photo-realistic humans. CGI Neo from The Matrix sequels looked real enough (in fact so real that even the eagle eyed viewer struggled to differentiate when a real Keanu Reeves was there and when a CGI Neo took his place) back in 2001. The difference is – it took hours, or even days, to render one single frame on CPUs, and we are sure Fermi cuts back significantly on this time, perhaps enabling a frame of such detail to be rendered in seconds/minutes rather than hours/days. 
The forum poster goes on to talk a little about Fermi, though there is nothing that we do not already know. Do check out all the images at the link below. Once again, more hints that Nvidia are moving away from gaming, to focus on more profit-centered industries. We believe these images are targeted at simulation and cinema CGI industries. 
Reference: PCZilla, Fudzilla for the link

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