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AMD has been working closely with Microsoft on the upcoming DirectX 12 API, and it likes to show off once in a while how well its graphics cards will support some of those features. For example, there are the so-called "Asynchronous Shaders," which are a different way of handling task queues than was possible in older graphics APIs and is potentially much more efficient.

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We will have to wait how much performance, efficiency and latency gains AMD GPU's will deliver.
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so its hyper threading gpu
interesting thinking.gif
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so its hyper threading gpu
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You read my mind. biggrin.gif
I'm sure we are on AMD's turf in Directx 12 compute features.
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Always love free extra performance. DX12 so far is really only about adding more CPU cycles to the GPU but this should increase GPU performance for more fps.
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Better gpu task scheduling.
We talked about scheduling in cpus on my IT course.
Interesting.
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why 22 and 169 biggrin.gif
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That explains the massive boost they speak of. Like Intel vs AMD CPUs. Sounding like DX 12 Is gonna cahnge the landscape of gaming. Can't wait. And I can imagine their GPUs are built to take advantage of this.
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so its hyper threading gpu
interesting thinking.gif

This
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Sorry, didn't read the source, but does this apply to the upcoming 390/390x or the AMD CPUs, or both?

If AMD has been working with MS on this, is it fair to assume NV has also been optimizing, and what about intel?
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So this is the third secret sauce MS has been cooking for the Xbox One. We'll see how much more efficient coding for Xbox One becomes leads to better final results.

Jokes aside I hope AMD going all in on multithreading like this on both the CPU and GPU side gets them the results they are looking for.
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