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From the benchmarks one thing is clear AMD's DX11 performance is pathetic. I hope Polaris fixes that with hardware and software (driver) improvements. DX12 performance is nothing short of amazing. If R9 390X can match GTX 980 Ti it points to how much capable the actual hardware is and how resource utilization is very poor in DX11. I am excited to see what Polaris can do. If Polaris can address the flaws of older GCN cards while retaining their strengths it would be an excellent architecture.
Well.....the nay sayers will always bring their awesome "average" fps chart on those optimized AAA title and telling u that AMD DX11 drivers have no problem & it is on par with Nvidia DX11. (Just like the one that quoted me a few pages earlier).

They forgot it is the minimum fps that matters.

they also seems to forgot that vast majority of the games out there are poorly threaded, some are still stuck on dual core, even single core. rolleyes.gif

If Polaris did not bring that DX11 overhead down to on par with Nvidia's, AMD is still no buy for me. Ashes of the Singularity just showed how awful AMD DX11 driver is.
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Well.....the nay sayers will always bring their awesome "average" fps chart on those optimized AAA title and telling u that AMD DX11 drivers have no problem & it is on par with Nvidia DX11. (Just like the one that quoted me a few pages earlier).

They forgot it is the minimum fps that matters.

they also seems to forgot that vast majority of the games out there are poorly threaded, some are still stuck on dual core, even single core. rolleyes.gif

If Polaris did not bring that DX11 overhead down to on par with Nvidia's, AMD is still no buy for me. Ashes of the Singularity just showed how awful AMD DX11 driver is.
Reason #2527 you won't buy an AMD card.
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Well.....the nay sayers will always bring their awesome "average" fps chart on those optimized AAA title and telling u that AMD DX11 drivers have no problem & it is on par with Nvidia DX11. (Just like the one that quoted me a few pages earlier).

They forgot it is the minimum fps that matters.

they also seems to forgot that vast majority of the games out there are poorly threaded, some are still stuck on dual core, even single core. rolleyes.gif

If Polaris did not bring that DX11 overhead down to on par with Nvidia's, AMD is still no buy for me. Ashes of the Singularity just showed how awful AMD DX11 driver is.

yeah but AoS also shows how awful Nvidia's DX12 hardware is. tongue.gif
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yeah but AoS also shows how awful Nvidia's DX12 hardware is. tongue.gif

I have doubts that even the next NVidia card will adopt DX12 as much as GCN has in it's iterations.
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"Radeon Technology Group" The division in AMD responsible for graphics cards

I have to keep reminding myself of this. RTG has always = radioisotope thermoelectric generator for me.
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yeah but AoS also shows how awful Nvidia's DX12 hardware is. tongue.gif

By the time I have more than a handful of DX12 games, Maxwell 2 is going to be two or three generations old.
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Reason #2527 you won't buy an AMD card.
Seems to me some people start to make up reasons not to go with AMD after a while. Can't imagine the buyers remorse I'd have right now If I had spent nearly an extra $100 on a GTX 960 over my 280 that clocks to near 280X performance..
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I have doubts that even the next NVidia card will adopt DX12 as much as GCN has in it's iterations.

Thats the million dollar question isnt it? How well will pascal run DX12?
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just picked it up, half off on steam this weekend. played through one mission, pretty fun. also runs well on my 9590 and dual tahiti xt's
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just picked it up, half off on steam this weekend. played through one mission, pretty fun. also runs well on my 9590 and dual tahiti xt's

AOS looks like a fun game, but im terrible at rts games. Quantum Break (april release) will most likely be the first dx12 game i get this year.
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AOS looks like a fun game, but im terrible at rts games. Quantum Break (april release) will most likely be the first dx12 game i get this year.
So you're not interested in Hitman?
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