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High Definition is old hat, 4K resolutions are the future. That is the premise upon which NVIDIA's new initiative is based as they help system builders marry the fastest PC components to bring 4K gaming to enthusiasts.

The best consumer components money can currently buy are required to experience any modern title at 3840 x 2160, fully four times the resolution of the current FullHD industry standard, but preparing your new build for 4K is fraught with potential pitfalls for the unwary. NVIDIA have recognised this and created the BattleBox program, where they have worked with system builders in the UK and wider world to set a standard for true 4K capable enthusiast gaming PCs.

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Looks like the official page should be here when up: http://www.geforce.co.uk/whats-new/articles/nvidia-geforce-gtx-battlebox
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Cool beans.

Basically, high end GPU-equipped systems.
   
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I hope this was not the big announcement that Nvidia was talking about. I was hoping for an API like that of Mantle. frown.gif
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I hope this was not the big announcement that Nvidia was talking about. I was hoping for an API like that of Mantle. frown.gif

they already release one a couple of years ago.
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they already release one a couple of years ago.

But NVAPI clearly doesn't have Mantle's perf boost levels, can't even approach it (if you consider that BF3 supported it already).
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I hope this was not the big announcement that Nvidia was talking about. I was hoping for an API like that of Mantle. frown.gif

 

Why would you hope for that?  Do you really want 4 different APIs for devs to use to make a game?  

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okay, I've enough with 4k..
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But NVAPI clearly doesn't have Mantle's perf boost levels, can't even approach it (if you consider that BF3 supported it already).

Mantle doesn't just automatically boost performance either. The developers have to actually exploit the ins and out of the AMD API specifically to get the most out of it. No better than Intel forking over the $$$ so devs would take better advantage of their compiler.
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Could care less about this.........except.......SEXY SLI BRIDGE IS BEING RELEASED:wheee:!

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