AMD shows DirectX 12 performance in 3DMark benchmark
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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
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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.

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Benchmark for mid-range desktop and mobile GPUs

API inception of sorts


The 28nm Kirshna and Wichita parts
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High-res textures and bunch of eye-candy

OEM-only card goes to retail


Crytek says no DX11 patch was ever confirmed

Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge

AMP!ed to 950MHz