Owners of all other Radeon GPUs, including those based on the Graphics CoreNext (GCN) architecture, such as the recently launched R9 280X and R9 270X, are out of luck, for now. AMD is still ironing out issues with Mantle on those other GCN GPUs. Interestingly, in the same press note, DICE posted performance numbers yielded on an HD 7970, which look promising.
AMD Mantle driver will only work on four GPUs initially
Posted on Thursday, Jan 30 2014 @ 14:28 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck