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At THIS current time Mantle technically has everything to do with BF4, that's the game we're waiting on it to be implemented in! LOL

Johan said at the beginning of december that it's not even close. I'll find the interview for you to show again that I'm not just talking out my arse here. biggrin.gif
    
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Is the reference design limiting overclocks? MY 290x is undergoing and RMA and I have a reference wc block ordered. I heard that EK is making a Asus direct cu block and wondered if I should ask for a refund, cancel the block order and get a direct cu card?

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post #12023 of 43975
Silicon lottery buddy. Reference is not the reason, plenty of reference cards clocking very very well even on air. You may just not have lucked out.
    
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I would wait another year before mantle is implemented into anything on a viable level.
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Impossible to say until custom cards come out, but it appears the limiting factor is going to be the chip itself not the PCB. Plenty of people testing on water and some with modded BIOS so it doesn't look like temps or power are hiding the cards back much (unless you want crazy high voltages).
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They could be lying... but I did not make anything up. Go do cartwheels in traffic. biggrin.gif

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/news/video/have-battlefield-4s-woes-delayed-amds-mantle-roll-out/


It is amazing how hearsay passes as journalism these days...
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Just purchased my 3rd Powercolor 290x.
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Just purchased my 3rd Powercolor 290x.

How is the micro stutter with 2 of them? Gpu usage in most games good on both cards?
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post #12029 of 43975
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No R9 290(x) are barely temp limited, unlike the 79XX. Low temps barely help core overclocking.
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Im running 3 1080p 144hz monitors in portrait and a 4k sony tv although the sony 4k is out in the living room now because my missus had a cry and demanded it. Im considering buying another one or getting most likely the new 2014 version or another brand if it has DP1.2. I wasnt getting the frame rates I would like on ultra. I run MSAA at 2x 4x does nothing and you can see the difference from OFF to 2x.

Hard to believe this is a 65" tv lol. It makes multi tasking fun!



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