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Source: http://www.techspot.com/review/1081-dx11-vs-dx12-ashes/
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Wrap Up: Making Some Sense of the Results

Ashes of the Singularity looks to be an awesome RTS game and an exciting insight into what DX12 has to offer. Gamers should bear in mind that this is still just a single DX12 game and is unlikely to represent DX12 performance as a whole -- no single game could. As is the case with DX11 gaming, it's likely that some DX12 games will favor AMD while others prefer Nvidia.

Putting the blinders on and looking specifically at Ashes of the Singularity, is Nvidia as doomed as AMD fanboys would have you believe? No, we wouldn't say so.

Although Nvidia does go backwards in DX12 as AMD goes forward, the margins are far from catastrophic. Take the GTX 980 Ti vs. Fury X battle at 1080p for example. Under DX11 the 980 Ti is 15% faster while it is just 2% faster when using DX12. The exact same thing was seen when comparing the GTX 980 and R9 390X.







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is there any visual quality degradation if using dx11 instead of dx12 ?
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So, newer is not that much better? tongue.gif
 
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shouldn't use the word "fanboy". Smh. By doing that you paint yourself as biased in the opposite direction.

The biggest news is the improvement in dx11 for AMD. I haven't seen performance that good in any benchmark so far iirc. A regression in performance for nvidia is not good for future. Are we going to hope every game is going to support dx11 and do that well compared to dx12?
Edited by semitope - 11/3/15 at 9:52pm
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DX12 is not looking like the game changer people thought it would be. Except that mixed GPU test that came out a week or so ago. Still early but so far things have been all over the board since the first test where shown for Ashes.
 
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post #7 of 52
I'm curious how ashes functions under dx11. Because they had said certain things were not possible there. It should really not run so well. Eg. light sources.
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Remind me, all of these benchmarks are done with the CPU being the bottleneck, correct?
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Remind me, all of these benchmarks are done with the CPU being the bottleneck, correct?
No.... if they were, there wouldn't be difference in the FPS between various GPU's.
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These benchmarks must be fake because AMD cards have Asynchr0n0us C0mput3 and there's nothing NVIDIA could ever do in drivers to improve DX12 performance... rolleyes.gif
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