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post #11 of 103
Quite funny how the 290X is worse then the 780 on older drivers according to them.

There's no way a 290X loses to a 780 non-Ti in all these tests.
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post #12 of 103
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Quite funny how the 290X is worse then the 780 on older drivers according to them.

There's no way a 290X loses to a 780 non-Ti in all these tests.

Seems strange to me too...
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Well, if anything this might hopefully put some extra pressure on AMD's driver team. Because either they are understaffed, underpaid or plain incompetent (not excluding a combination of these three).

Pressure about what? Nvidia claims to be already massively better with its second best GPU than AMD's flagship and improve that advantage that currently means absolutely nothing.

Anyone guessing that this will bring absolutely zero improvements gaming wise is placing a pretty safe bet.
post #14 of 103
That chart is stupid.
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That chart is stupid.

yup
post #16 of 103
Get ready to be underwhelmed due to DX11 even with this driver still having major cpu related overhead.
People will simply have to face that the only way to get rid of this problem is trough new programming models that make good use of cpu resources.
post #17 of 103
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Get ready to be underwhelmed due to DX11 even with this driver still having major cpu related overhead.
People will simply have to face that the only way to get rid of this problem is trough new programming models that make good use of cpu resources.

We'll see, never underestimate the power of optimizations. Of course having a new programming model is the best way if you want major gains, but AMD put pressure on NVIDIA with mantle and I wouldn't underestimate them...
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post #18 of 103
Haha. Draw. Again.

Basically AMD opened the can of worms with Mantle.

The irony is OpenGL has those methods public since 2011 (submitted by AMD) but nobody cared.

Maybe if OpenGL was more supported we wouldn't have those Microsoft and Mantle shenanigans and we'd have Draw advantages since 2011 or 2012 on every new game.

It's like HTML vs flash. Ah no brainer really.
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Will this be for all Nvidia cards or only the high end ones?
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Well the improvements they are showing are with windows 7.

Though it's pretty well known that win8.1 can give huge increases in fps already. BF4 being the best example of this. NV fps can go up as much as 40% when moving from win7 to win8.1
In how many games? And in how many does it actually increase by at least near about 40%?

I'm going to re-install Windows on my system. Will getting 8.1 be worth the trouble?

Thank you! smile.gif
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