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AMD Mantle BF4 and StarSwarm Testing Part 2

Postby Apoptosis » Thu Feb 06, 2014 2:18 pm

On February 1, 2014 AMD released the first public beta of the Catalyst 14.1 drivers as Beta 1.6 with Mantle support. Previously we tested Beta 1.5 drivers, and found it increased the performance of Battlefield 4 by 15.8% on a Sapphire Radeon R7 260X video card. As this is a new build, we wanted to do some additional testing, focusing on how well Mantle works with both video card and processor overclocking. The percent performance increase from DirectX to Mantle varies greatly and depends on the video card that you are using. AMD provided us with a slide that shows performance of four discrete graphics cards on teh AMD A10-7700K processor and the performance gains ranged from just around 6% on the AMD Radeon R9 270X to over 40% on the AMD Radeon R9 290X. We've been testing with an AMD Radeon R7 260X due to the affordability of the card and the fact that many gamers are using it since it supports both AMD Mantle and TrueAudio technologies.

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Re: AMD Mantle BF4 and StarSwarm Testing Part 2

Postby Vegeta100 » Thu Feb 06, 2014 3:47 pm

i have 6800k apu and 7850 video card. i downloaded 14.1 but on bf4 the api mantle doesnt show up??? what advice can u guys give to fix this??

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Re: AMD Mantle BF4 and StarSwarm Testing Part 2

Postby Apoptosis » Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:31 am

Vegeta100 wrote:i have 6800k apu and 7850 video card. i downloaded 14.1 but on bf4 the api mantle doesnt show up??? what advice can u guys give to fix this??


You have the latest game updates? You have to patch BF4 first.
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Re: AMD Mantle BF4 and StarSwarm Testing Part 2

Postby Vegeta100 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:33 pm

Apoptosis wrote:
Vegeta100 wrote:i have 6800k apu and 7850 video card. i downloaded 14.1 but on bf4 the api mantle doesnt show up??? what advice can u guys give to fix this??


You have the latest game updates? You have to patch BF4 first.


i do but still nothing

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Re: AMD Mantle BF4 and StarSwarm Testing Part 2

Postby Major_A » Fri Feb 07, 2014 7:12 pm

Have you tried a clean install of the latest beta drivers? Meaning uninstall the old AMD drivers, reboot and let Windows detect the hardware, reboot then install the drivers?

You could always try this app to uninstall the drivers for you before you reinstall the latest betas.
http://www.wagnardmobile.com/DDU/

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Re: AMD Mantle BF4 and StarSwarm Testing Part 2

Postby Vegeta100 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:45 pm

Major_A wrote:Have you tried a clean install of the latest beta drivers? Meaning uninstall the old AMD drivers, reboot and let Windows detect the hardware, reboot then install the drivers?

You could always try this app to uninstall the drivers for you before you reinstall the latest betas.
http://www.wagnardmobile.com/DDU/



i did but i will try again

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Re: AMD Mantle BF4 and StarSwarm Testing Part 2

Postby Vegeta100 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:41 pm

Major_A wrote:Have you tried a clean install of the latest beta drivers? Meaning uninstall the old AMD drivers, reboot and let Windows detect the hardware, reboot then install the drivers?

You could always try this app to uninstall the drivers for you before you reinstall the latest betas.
http://www.wagnardmobile.com/DDU/



that didnt work :((

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Re: AMD Mantle BF4 and StarSwarm Testing Part 2

Postby Major_A » Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:54 pm

Sorry, don't know what to tell you. I don't own BF4 or a Mantle capable card.

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Re: AMD Mantle BF4 and StarSwarm Testing Part 2

Postby Vegeta100 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:59 pm

Major_A wrote:Sorry, don't know what to tell you. I don't own BF4 or a Mantle capable card.


that ok u tried to help and thank u

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Re: AMD Mantle BF4 and StarSwarm Testing Part 2

Postby sgkean » Fri Feb 07, 2014 11:13 pm

In Origin right click the game and Check for Updates, or Repair Game. Last ditch is maybe uninstall the game and re-download it.


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