X-Factor versus Delta Force; does your DX version matter right now?
Subject: General Tech | March 22, 2017 - 02:31 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: gaming, dx11, dx12
We are finally starting to see a diverse enough field of games capable of running in both DX11 and DX12 which makes it much easier to see performance pattern differences. [H]ard|OCP tested out Rise of the Tomb Raider, Hitman, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, BF1, The Division, Sniper Elite and AotS on AMD's RX480 and NVIDIA's GTX 1080 and 1080 Ti. In almost all cases the difference between the two APIs were negligible and neither offers significant performance benefits to owners of these cards. The one exception was Sniper Elite 4 which did see some performance deltas, especially on the RX480. Check out the full review to see for yourself.
"We play latest games with DX12 support and find out which is faster, DX12 or DX11? We use the latest drivers from NVIDIA and AMD to find any advantages in this GPU focused review. We’ll get to the bottom of the question, "Should I be running this game in DX12 or DX11 in order to get the best real world gaming performance?"
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