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Rise of the Tomb Raider async compute update boosts performance on AMD hardware

Rise of the Tomb Raider async compute update boosts performance on AMD hardware When we covered DirectX 12 performance a few months ago, we noted a distinct split between AMD and Nvidia.Specifically, AMD picked up substantially more performance from the new API compared with Nvidia, which typically lost DX12 benchmarks even if it won them under DirectX 11.

Report: Nvidia has settled class-action lawsuit over the GTX 970’s 3.5GB memory issue

Report: Nvidia has settled class-action lawsuit over the GTX 970’s 3.5GB memory issue When Nvidia launched the GTX 970 and 980 back in the fall of 2014, Maxwell quickly rose to prominence thanks to strong performance and excellent power efficiency.Early reviews showed good results on both cards, but deeper dives into the GTX 970 post-launch turned up troubling behavior: The card strongly preferred to limit its available memory to 3.