In my early career, I worked in management consulting, where I had the opportunity to delve into various business strategies and ideas. However, the one aspect of the job that always proved to be tedious was conducting research. Whenever a partner requested specific information from a previous project, I found myself spending countless hours sifting through numerous computer files in search of the required document. I often wondered when computers would evolve enough to independently perform these searches. Well, after nearly three decades, Nvidia has developed an app that can finally tackle this challenge.

Introducing "Chat with RTX"

Imagine a more private and personalized version of ChatGPT that allows you to interact with data stored locally on your computer. Nvidia's revolutionary app, "Chat with RTX," is just that. This remarkable software was made available as a free download on Tuesday, and it promises to revolutionize the way we interact with our digital archives.

How it Works

To get started, users simply need to download the software and designate a specific folder on their computer where they store various file formats such as .txt, .pdf, and Microsoft Word documents. In my case, I fed the app over 60 transcripts of interviews and YouTube videos to analyze.

Once the files are scanned and integrated into the app, users have the ability to ask specific questions about the information contained within these documents. For example, I tested the app by querying the funding source of a particular company. This answer was tucked away in just a few lines within one of the 60 files. Surprisingly, "Chat with RTX" swiftly provided me with the correct response. Intrigued by this feature, I conducted numerous other queries and was consistently impressed by the accuracy and speed of the results. It truly feels like having a research assistant with perfect memory and instant recall.


Nvidia's "Chat with RTX" app represents a significant breakthrough in the realm of computer-assisted research. Gone are the days of painstakingly searching through endless files to find specific information. With this app, users can unlock the vast potential of their digital archives and engage in effortless and efficient data retrieval. So, why spend hours or even days on research when you can rely on "Chat with RTX" to do the job for you? It's time to embrace the future of intelligent data searching.

"Chat with RTX": A Revolutionary Technology for the Workplace

The advent of "Chat with RTX" has the potential to revolutionize the way we work. Concerns over security and confidentiality have made companies hesitant to upload sensitive documents to cloud services like ChatGPT. However, "Chat with RTX" eliminates these worries by operating locally on users' devices.

While there are other applications that allow technically oriented PC users to run AI models locally, none can compare to the user-friendly experience and exceptional performance offered by "Chat with RTX."

Nvidia leverages the power of graphics processors, or GPUs, in users' PCs to achieve outstanding performance. However, there is one limitation to using "Chat with RTX" - it is currently only available to people with certain Nvidia GPUs: the GeForce RTX 30 Series or 40 Series, which must have a minimum of eight gigabytes of video memory. Obtaining a GPU card with these specifications typically costs at least $299.

Although "Chat with RTX" is still in its early stages and referred to as a technology demo (version 0.2), it already proves to be an invaluable tool for information retrieval. However, it may not be as suitable for questions involving reasoning across datasets at this stage. Nevertheless, Nvidia aims to enhance and refine the software continuously.

Developers are encouraged to utilize "Chat with RTX" as a reference to create their own applications. The introduction of similar software holds the promise of significant productivity gains for various knowledge workers, including lawyers, consultants, back-office administrators, IT staff, and even journalists.

As AI gradually takes over repetitive and monotonous tasks, it opens up exciting possibilities for the future of work.

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