NVIDIA DLSS (Deep Learning Super Sampling) is a neural graphics technology that multiplies performance using AI to create entirely new frames and display higher resolution through image reconstruction—all while delivering best-in-class image quality and responsiveness.
Explore the benefits of DLSS.
The AI network analyzes sequential frames and motion data to create additional high-quality, responsive frames.
Advanced super-resolution temporal image reconstruction produces images comparable to or better than native resolution while rendering a fraction of the pixels, letting you maximize frame rate.
AI That Improves
DLSS takes advantage of AI models that are continuously improved through ongoing training on NVIDIA supercomputers, providing better image quality and performance across more games and applications.
DLSS 3 with Optical Multi Frame Generation
Boosts performance by using AI to generate more frames. DLSS analyzes sequential frames and motion data from the new Optical Flow Accelerator in GeForce RTX 40 Series GPUs to create additional high-quality frames.
See DLSS 3 in action in top titles.
Portal with RTX
Microsoft Flight Simulator
Check out DLSS-supported game engines.
Unreal Engine (UE)
DLSS Super Resolution is available in Unreal Engine 5, 4.27, and 4.26 through our official DLSS UE plug-in. Unreal Engine developers can benefit from the boosted frame rates and beautiful, sharp images that DLSS creates.Get Started with the DLSS UE Plugin
DLSS Super Resolution is natively supported for the High-Definition Render Pipeline (HDRP) in Unity 2021.2 and higher. Unity developers can benefit from the performance headroom to maximize ray tracing settings, boost frame rates, and increase output resolution, resulting in beautiful, sharp images that DLSS creates.Download Unity
Test experimental models for DLSS research.
NVIDIA is enabling developers to explore and evaluate experimental AI models for DLSS. Developers can download experimental dynamic-link libraries (DLLs), test how the latest DLSS research enhances their games, and provide feedback for future improvements.
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Get answers to frequently asked questions.
A: DLSS is a deep learning neural network that uses the power of the NVIDIA RTX™ Tensor Cores to boost frame rates and generate sharp frames that approach or exceed native rendering.
A: DLSS is powered by NVIDIA RTX Tensor Cores. By tapping into a deep learning neural network, DLSS is able to combine anti-aliasing, feature enhancement, image sharpening, and display scaling, which traditional anti-aliasing solutions cannot. With this approach, DLSS can multiply performance with comparable image quality to full-resolution native rendering.
A: You can access the binary Unreal Engine DLSS plug-in here. You can also get source code via GitHub. Follow the instructions on the UE/GitHub page to link your Epic Games and GitHub accounts to gain access. The plug-in is compatible with UE5 and UE4.26.
A: DLSS super resolution is available for all NVIDIA RTX GPUs. DLSS 3 with Optical Multi Frame Generation is available for GeForce RTX 40 Series GPUs.
A: Yes, NVIDIA Image Scaling (SDK) is an open-source, best-in-class, spatial upscaler and sharpening algorithm that works cross-platform on all GPUs. NVIDIA Image Scaling SDK is a great compliment to NVIDIA DLSS for developers looking for a solution to support non-RTX GPUs. Learn more here.
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