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.
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.
A bunch of records broken
Review: Sky is the limit
Benchmark for mid-range desktop and mobile GPUs
Gives it Windows 8.1 compatibility
Android, iOS and even Windows RT
Late Q2 launch, more tests
Fixes multi-GPU issues, adds new test