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So this applies only to the games mentioned in the article? If so there's no point in going from 12.11 to 13.2 personally.
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Non that I can see atm.
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the 13.2 beta includes driver parameter tweaks to improve frame latency for the games mentioned in the review. the real deal is coming after that. Thats the new memory manager for GCN GPUs which improves frame latency in DX 11/ 10 games. that should help the next gen AMD HD 8000 cards too because they are based on an improved GCN architecture.
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the 13.2 beta includes driver parameter tweaks to improve frame latency for the games mentioned in the review. the real deal is coming after that. Thats the new memory manager for GCN GPUs which improves frame latency in DX 11/ 10 games. that should help the next gen AMD HD 8000 cards too because they are based on an improved GCN architecture.

Oh alright frown.gif they didn't say when?
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Oh alright frown.gif they didn't say when?

this is what was said by Andrew Dodd of AMD Catalyst team,

"The driver does not yet contain the new video memory manager. Our intention is release a new driver in a few weeks, which does include the new Video memory manager, which will help resolve latency issues for DX11/DX10 applications. "

my guess is we can expect the new memory manager driver sometime in Feb.
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I'm just glad that AMD is aiming for a "smother" experience instead of just throwing frames out there. wink.gif
Now if they could just fix their Linux drivers! mad.gif
Thats not fiar to AMD, the problem is not entirely AMD's fualt, some of it is the hostility towards binary blobs and drivers within the linux dev groups.

The ADM binary blob is fairly performant on linux.
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Thats not fiar to AMD, the problem is not entirely AMD's fualt, some of it is the hostility towards binary blobs and drivers within the linux dev groups.

The ADM binary blob is fairly performant on linux.
The problem is aiming for a rapidly developed operating system.
Still, nVidia seems to be doing a better job keeping up and making sure certain games run well.
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Yay I can buy red with out regret I this works, next gen is going to be red for me if the values for money stays so good for radeon
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Originally Posted by raghu78 View Post

this is what was said by Andrew Dodd of AMD Catalyst team,

"The driver does not yet contain the new video memory manager. Our intention is release a new driver in a few weeks, which does include the new Video memory manager, which will help resolve latency issues for DX11/DX10 applications. "

my guess is we can expect the new memory manager driver sometime in Feb.

Not too bad, thanks smile.gif
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When are we going to get a non-beta driver? most of us that don't do beta are still on 12.10
 
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