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Good luck rewiring your monitor to eliminate the scalar. I'm sure that will be as easy as "connecting wires together".
It is since the protocol is exactly the same rewiring a 40pin connector still takes time of course.

Again only for eDP panels if you try this on a LVDS panel you're just plain stupid and have no idea what you're doing.
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http://www.hardcoreware.net/battlefield-4-mantle-kaveri-performance/ << -- First Review.. Only an APU is Tested
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http://www.hardcoreware.net/battlefield-4-mantle-kaveri-performance/ << -- First Review.. Only an APU is Tested

Thanks for the heads up. Top 10 most useful posts in the whole thread.
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Nvidia would require quite a bit of persuasion to code for something released by their biggest and only competitor. I doubt it will happen anytime soon so you will likely be waiting a while with your 670.

If mantle is a success they would be stupid not too. I for one would sell my 780 to go AMD for the performance benefits.
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If I was NVidia, I'd suck it up and just make their API modular in the same way so it can also work on Mantle optimized games. Would suck on NVidia's part to not get on the bandwagon with Theif and all the other gorgeous titles.
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If I was NVidia, I'd suck it up and just make their API modular in the same way so it can also work on Mantle optimized games. Would suck on NVidia's part to not get on the bandwagon with Theif and all the other gorgeous titles.
they will just pay developers to not use mantle.
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they will just pay developers to not use mantle.

IIt's soooooooooo stupid when there isn't a licensing fee on the open source mantle! Seriously AMD is giving away free software!
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That's what it looks like biggrin.gif
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Been sleeping for too long smile.gif

Review on hardcoreware:

BF4 only, no Starswarm.

Usual gain in FPS is 10 percent on 720p and about 5 on 1080p. Just keep in mind that high resolutions are mostly connected with memory speed.
2400Mhz Radeon gamer ram seems pretty decent, but still cant be compared to common GDDRs on 5000-6000Mhz.

Frame time charts:
Less spikes in mantle, but those which are present are taller... Overall frametimes are shorter in mantle.



Somebody leak it please biggrin.gif
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Getting conflicting reports: source
Seems like it really only helps in heavily CPU-bound situations.
Yes. That exactly is the main benefit of Mantle.
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