Rise of the Tomb Raider PC performance retested with new AMD drivers

GTX 980 Ti VS R9 Fury X - 1080p Performance Retested

Rise of the Tomb Raider AMD Driver Retest

GTX 980 Ti VS R9 Fury X - 1080p Performance Retested


Moving to our R9 Fury X we can see that at 1080p we get some useful performance increases, making the R9 Fury X that little bit more competitive with the Nvidia GTX 980Ti, though the Nvidia competition still manages to edge AMD out at this resolution. 

At the lowest settings we can see that AMD has had a huge increase in minimum framerate, which is great to see as this represents a great decrease in the amount of slowdown a user would experience when the framerate dips. 


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02-02-2016, 12:57:33

Thanks for the timely review

Just a note. I had a crash earlier and after that the game was black screening, then crashing. The only workaround that got it going again was to disable Crossfire, play past that point and then enable it again.

It seems there is still work to do, either with the driver or the game itself.Quote

02-02-2016, 13:13:23

Damien c
Seems like a small improvement but decent.

Now I just need nVidia to sort out there performance, but I also need to sort out my performance on the game as of today after, a reinstall of windows my frame rates have dropped to 15fps for the first minute of playing, then jumps to 30fps after that.

Downloading Unigine Valley at the moment to look at what that looks like, otherwise I have some stuff to work out tomorrow when I wake up.Quote

02-02-2016, 13:32:45

I'm getting FPS jumps too. Especially when the advice meter appears at the top of the screen. It seems to crawl when that's there, then goes back to normal once it's gone.

Still, at least my GPUs are scaling enough to make the game playable at 4k with max settings. I'd been waiting a very long time for this, so I'm very happy I can play it now.

I've reported my issues (and the FO4 one) directly to AMD so I'm now waiting on them. I guess it's kind of good news that they have a profile for Fallout 4, because it must mean the game engine will work with it and they could have that fixed before long.

And that would be nice, given that as soon as they launch the X2 it's going to live or die by support and performance in the latest games.Quote

02-02-2016, 13:35:22

Damien c
My frame rate was rock stable at between 30fps to 60fps maxed out at 4K, yesterday but today after a fresh install of windows due to some issues I was having, with other software and audio stuff, the performance is a mess.

Got a video converting at the moment that has about 10 minutes left then gonna run Unigine Valley, if that shows issues then I will leave it till tomorrow and just watch some films tonight.Quote

02-02-2016, 13:45:15

Nice review . Good to see AMD can still put up a good fight.Quote

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