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They do, but see almost no gains past 2 threads while nvidia gets notable gains to ~6 threads for dx11 draw calls.


a 900k-1m score isn't very impressive when people do like 3-5m with intel+nvidia. It's kinda funny that the AMD GPU driver is way more reliant on 1-2 strong threads than Nvidia one while their CPU's are very unsuited for that workload

ok i got it. when i play WoW i'll use a 960. when i play BF4 i'll use my 290.thumb.gif
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ok i got it. when i play WoW i'll use a 960. when i play BF4 i'll use my 290.thumb.gif

It's sad that it's actually a huge improvement in performance to do that (and unrealistic, given that switching GPU 2 or 4 times a day is a huge pain in the ass)

For the record, bf4 is affected too but Mantle exists there so the problem can by bypassed by using it
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It's sad that it's actually a huge improvement in performance to do that (and unrealistic, given that switching GPU 2 or 4 times a day is a huge pain in the ass)

For the record, bf4 is affected too but Mantle exists there so the problem can by bypassed by using it

not serious. a friend of mine plays wow just fine with a HD 7770. i'll prolly never play that game. i doubt op plays that too.

anyways, found from another thread that op got another 290X.
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It's sad that it's actually a huge improvement in performance to do that (and unrealistic, given that switching GPU 2 or 4 times a day is a huge pain in the ass)

For the record, bf4 is affected too but Mantle exists there so the problem can by bypassed by using it

not serious. a friend of mine plays wow just fine with a HD 7770. i'll prolly never play that game. i doubt op plays that too.

anyways, found from another thread that op got another 290X.

"just fine" is a far too relative term.
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"just fine" is a far too relative term.

true dat.
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