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Will the new Mantle API get implemented for older cards like AMD Radeon HD7000 series?

I'm really excited about it but I can't buy new GPU's for at least another year, so no chance of me changing the 7970's.

Yes, Mantle is supported on all GCN cards.
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post

Will the new Mantle API get implemented for older cards like AMD Radeon HD7000 series?

I'm really excited about it but I can't buy new GPU's for at least another year, so no chance of me changing the 7970's.

Yeah, GCN cards, so HD7000 series and the new cards.
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Wohooooooooooo! Thanks guys, that means I'm keeping my 2x 7970's for a bit longer without any little upgrade monster eating my brain for new GPU. biggrin.gif
    
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So the 290x is 299$? When was that announced? Also what was the firestrike score?
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So the 290x is 299$? When was that announced? Also what was the firestrike score?
The 280x is $299. It is a rebadged 7970. The 290x price is still unconfirmed.
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Firestrike 280x: >6800
Firestrike 290x: >7800
    
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So the 290x is 299$? When was that announced? Also what was the firestrike score?

280x is 299$ with a firestrike score of >6800. 290X price is unconfirmed with a shown firestrike score of >7000
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So the 290x is 299$? When was that announced? Also what was the firestrike score?

People confusing 280x with 290x. 290x price wasn't given which means it will be $500-$600. If the price was $400 it would have been on the slide.
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Define "much faster" and how does it compare to games other than BF4? Sorry, but I didn't bother playing BF1, 2, or 3. wink.gif
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So the 290x is 299$? When was that announced? Also what was the firestrike score?

R9 280X is USD 299. but thats using the Tahiti chip found in HD 7970. the real deal or Hawaii chip is found in R9 290x. pricing and performance will be revealed soon when the NDA expires. some are saying Oct 3rd. but still nothing confirmed
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Don't care too much. AMD need to pull its stuff together with microslutter on their 3-4way configs. This power is useless if not used in crossfire.
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