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Please update me, adding Sapphire 290x watercooled. Just bought another card from ocn member for my x79/4930k/R4BE build. Installing drivers now. Woot! thumbsupsmiley.png




Horrible part is, after getting up early, breaking down 3770k setup and getting this together, I'm too tired to do any real overclocking. Definately need a nap.
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Welllllllllll it seems quiet at the moment... anyone taking bets on whether we see mantle in the next few days? biggrin.gifthumb.gif

I still don't think we'll see it before CES

Considering how much they touted it back in Sep/Oct the fact that they've gone completely silent now, when it is due for release, strongly indicates that it isn't going to be available when they said it would be.
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Considering how much they touted it back in Sep/Oct the fact that they've gone completely silent now, when it is due for release, strongly indicates that it isn't going to be available when they said it would be.

Thank you!!! IMO this is just simple reasoning.. they clearly don't want to speak up about it because it's probably not ready, unless this is just going to be some epic surprise hahaha
    
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Welllllllllll it seems quiet at the moment... anyone taking bets on whether we see mantle in the next few days? biggrin.gifthumb.gif

I still don't think we'll see it before CES

I hope we get this by Monday. I am starting to get a bit passed off over the no information policy Amd or dice seem to be implementing
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I hope we get this by Monday. I am starting to get a bit passed off over the no information policy Amd or dice seem to be implementing

Man I would be thrilled! I just don't see how frown.gif They were giving pretty consistent updates/ news about it up until about 3 weeks ago when they just went completely silent. That is never good. No news is bad news when it comes to meeting release dates usually.

Having said this, I'm ok with the delay because AMD / dice need some good points here and if they were to release the patch for mantle support in BF4 and it's still plagued with all these other issues it will be overshadowed for sure and it's not going to get the praise it may very well deserve.
    
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i'd imagine with an aftermarket cooler your card will do better.

Another one with same clocks as before but with 4770K@4,7


http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/2041099

This card needs water and unofficial bios desperately. biggrin.gif
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^^ NICE!!! ^^
    
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so does ocing memory bring any performance boost in games? I heard contradicting opinions on that.
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so does ocing memory bring any performance boost in games? I heard contradicting opinions on that.

Pretty minor in most games, at least from the testing I've done and seen. Could depend on the game though.
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What do you guys think about the drivers, have they gotten any better?
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