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Mantle has been a disaster for me. Direct x was fine, played the game fine in my rig. With mantle enabled I get random video lag spikes maybe 4-5 times per game. And yes I've reinstalled drivers multiple times.

 

Most people are getting them, but I am getting huge FPS increases and remember this is a beta.

 

I get the video lag spike about once a minute, I turned MSAA to x4 and RC. to 150% and the spikes was every second.

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Most people are getting them, but I am getting huge FPS increases and remember this is a beta.

I get the video lag spike about once a minute, I turned MSAA to x4 and RC. to 150% and the spikes was every second.

Same here, but I get them once every 10 minutes on a bad day. FPS increased up to 50% in CPU limited areas. I know people might not believe me, but I don't care because I'm too busy enjoying the increase. biggrin.gif
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Same here, but I get them once every 10 minutes on a bad day. FPS increased up to 50% in CPU limited areas. I know people might not believe me, but I don't care because I'm too busy enjoying the increase. biggrin.gif
I believe you. thumb.gif
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Same here, but I get them once every 10 minutes on a bad day. FPS increased up to 50% in CPU limited areas. I know people might not believe me, but I don't care because I'm too busy enjoying the increase. biggrin.gif

 

I believe you, because I am getting the same :D:thumb: It makes DX look like a Dinosaur 


Edited by quakermaas - 2/3/14 at 7:29am
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Anyone else having huge issues with 14.1 1.6 beta?
My tri-fire goes crazy with them in most apps.

hey yah my trifire does not like mantle drivers....it crashes immediately after load screen on BF4...and my iGPU is turned off by default on my Asus M6E...It also made Dx11 weird....so I reverted back to 13.12
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XFX R9 290X Black OC Edition Graphics Card Review with Mantle
by Stuart Davidson - 3rd February 2014

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/reviews/1930/pg1/xfx-r9-290x-black-oc-edition-graphics-card-review-with-mantle-introduction.html
     
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XFX have really stepped it up in the aesthetics department with this generation of GPUs.  I would almost consider getting one (if I didn't have horrible prior experiences with their customer service).

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Anyone else having huge issues with 14.1 1.6 beta?
My tri-fire goes crazy with them in most apps.

hey yah my trifire does not like mantle drivers....it crashes immediately after load screen on BF4...and my iGPU is turned off by default on my Asus M6E...It also made Dx11 weird....so I reverted back to 13.12

The driver notes says it does not support crossfires yet.
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just flashed my 290X to the Tri-X BIOS, currently testing memory clocks to see if I don't get black screen above 1350 on reference cooler. I know for a fact under full waterblock my card can run 1450 but under reference so far my best clock would be 1350 on memory.




Edit:


using Tri-X BIOS I went thru 1 BF4 session w/o black screen under stock cooling at 1450mhz on memory.. gonna try few more games and then move up the clocks.



Edit 2:


Just got done w/ 2 BF4 matches and 2 star swarm run w/ memory clock at 1500Mhz on Tri-X BIOS and so far no black screen. I did try 1550Mhz on memory and I got black screen w/ in 2minutes. Looks like Tri-X BIOS have something different, I was using BF4 edition BIOS prior to flashing my card to Tri-X BIOS. Somebody else should test it out, the more the better so that we can confirm if using Tri-X BIOS really make memory clock more stable.


I will further test it later today (I needa go to sleep it's almost 4AM LOL), I will not jump to conclusion just yet maybe it just happens to not get black screen so quick at these clocks. But then again prior to flashing I usually get black screen at 1400Mhz on stock cooler. (when I had waterblock on I can go 1450Mhz stable, 1500 instant black screen/or screen black lines appears).

Thank you for trying it out! I'm glad that I was lucky enough to get hynix memory so I guess I won't have memory related problems. I don't feel like creating a custom fan profile though so I'll try it out next weekend when I'll finally put my card under water.
     
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The driver notes says it does not support crossfires yet.

 

I thought that, until I tried it.

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