Topic Title: Question about Mantle
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Created On: 11/27/2013 01:37 PM
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BobbyBoulders
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I recently heard about the new Mantle, and am wandering about compatability. I have an HD 5850, which I am planning on upgrading but I dont know if that will be any time soon, so I am wandering if Mantle is compatable with the HD5850? Or does that only work with newer hardware?

 11/27/2013 02:36 PM
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Eydee
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It's only compatible with cards built on the new GCN architecture (7k series and up). However, by the time you'll see any mantle-exclusive game (if ever), all current cards will be legacy, so don't worry.



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