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So...!? Is it worth to swap my gtx 780 with 290?
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Try a MMORPG with tons of players on screen.
Try a high end multi-GPU system.
Try a RTS wtih tons of units on screen.

If you can't figure how having more resources on your CPU is always better you're beyond help.

this, my pc lags playing civ5 with max players/max map size
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So...!? Is it worth to swap my gtx 780 with 290?

Too early to tell... Probably better to wait for the next generation of chips to switch since mantle adaption is going to be slow.
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Originally Posted by Awooboowoo View Post

If you can't reasonably improve performance by replacing the cpu with a better one, its pretty misleading to call it a cpu bottleneck. CPU limited is a much more accurate expression.

post #525 of 1174
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Originally Posted by RagingCain View Post

That's what a lot of us are unsure of. Is Mantle easier enough to encourage programmers to essentially figure it out/stop being lazy.
I claimed I had no problem? I believe I claimed I had no CPU bottleneck. Which I don't, I barely have a single title I am CPU bound/limited in due to crappy programming at 5.1 GHz on my 3770K.

When your concept of bottleneck is so wrong your claims are pretty void.
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Mantle doesn't fix anything, at least not yet. Mantle requires people to do good threading/optimizations, which arguably can be done in DirectX 11, if anybody was worth their weight into program.
I don't know what else to tell you other than you are wrong because your concept of what is a "bottleneck" is confused.

Well, it fixed the bad performance in the 290X CF system in the DICE example. 78 vs 116 FPS is pretty awesome. That was a CPU bottleneck because the CPU couldn't keep the GPUs fed. Same with the other examples.

Just imagine a road being able to drive 1000 cars/hour to the city. If some of the cars start moving slowly, police starts a drug inspection or start snowing you have a road bottleneck. You're not road limited, the road is the same.
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Could we stay on topic thanks? This is not suppose to be whatever brand you are a fan of. This thread is about mantle
I kinda hate this site's member for this reason. May be u should fix this.

Any Mantle topic, they bring in GSync/NVAPI, Any G-sync topic they bring in Mantle. Any win8 thread they tell u how awesome win7 is. ffs it is just a win8 update thread, why bring in startmenu prob/win7.
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So.. where are the drivers?
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So.. where are the drivers?

Soon™

Best guess within 24 to 48 hours....hopefully.
    
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So.. where are the drivers?

Not here yet, soon though.
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AMDGaming ‏@AMDGaming 8h

We are putting the finishing touches on the AMD Catalyst™ 14.1 Beta driver, which enables support for Mantle. We appreciate your patience.
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