AMD shows DirectX 12 performance in 3DMark benchmark
Published in Graphics


DirectX 12 does well on AMD R9 290X and FX-8370

Now that Futuremark has released a new update for 3DMark which brings 3DMark API Overhead benchmark, AMD was quite keen to show some performance figures on its Radeon R9 290X graphics card, as well as performance scaling on the octa-core FX-8370 CPU.

Futuremark releases 3DMark update with API Overhead feature-set
Published in Graphics


For measuring difference between DX11, DX12 and Mantle APIs

Futuremark has released a new 3DMark update with the new API Overhead feature test, meant to measure the difference in DirectX 11, DirectX 12 and Mantle API performance.

Three cool games coming soon

 

Cloud Imperium Games, Eidos-Montréal and Oxide Games



But there’s more to it than meets the eye

EA and DICE have timed exclusivity deal

Significant boost over DirectX version

API inception of sorts



Talk of ARM partnership expected
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Will arrive in the Spring from Microsoft