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Yyyyyyeah gimme downprice on 6*** series, don't care bout 7*** tbh

Yes I agree to a point. The price slide will have to be significant because the promised and leaked performance of these 7900 series are awesome. Maybe too good to passup unless the price slide was good enough on the 6K series cards.
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GTX580 was like 15% better then GTX480 and no memory upgrade and such and almost everyone that had Fermi got one. Even 30% people will jump for it. 30% more performance + much better tessellation + more RAM is could have not asked for more.
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GTX580 was like 15% better then GTX480 and no memory upgrade and such and almost everyone that had Fermi got one. Even 30% people will jump for it. 30% more performance + much better tessellation + more RAM is could have not asked for more.

If any of that remains to be true once benches come out then I agree. But im not holding my breath.
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There's no reason for AMD to give the 79xx series high clock speeds if they didn't need to. It's in their best interest to have them as low as possible (while still being competitive or reaching their projected targets), as it means less power consumption, better yields etc.

Yeah its kind of an eye opener, but I recommend everyone wait for the official review. For the love of God don't waste that money on the over priced Pre-Orders.
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Why isn't it feasible that the 7900 series have a 1000 core clock? The 58** was around 775 and the 6950 was 850 or so ? , So why cant the 79** series be close to 1000?
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On my birthday! wheee.gif
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On my birthday! wheee.gif

me too. must resist
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there is no reason for them to clock it lower then 1Ghz if their architecture is stable enough to run at 1ghz.

Doesn't matter if it can reach 1Ghz or not. If they don't need to use a 1Ghz clock speed to reach their targets then they would be throwing away money by doing it.
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You would've thought BD would be stronger clock for clock than an original Phenom... Yeah, that happened. rolleyes.gif
Regardless, GCN will be much better at compute stuff, but actual gaming performance won't be upgraded so much.

Don't know why people keep bringing up Bulldozer in threads about AMD graphics cards...

Anyway, if you thought Bulldozer was going to be faster than Phenom II clock for clock then that's your own fault for having unrealistic expectations.
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Doesn't matter if it can reach 1Ghz or not. If they don't need to use a 1Ghz clock speed to reach their targets then they would be throwing away money by doing it.
Don't know why people keep bringing up Bulldozer in threads about AMD graphics cards...
Anyway, if you thought Bulldozer was going to be faster than Phenom II clock for clock then that's your own fault for having unrealistic expectations.

/\ This. +rep for that statement.
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I'll be waiting on reviews to see how they turn out. Hopefully they'll wipe the floor with the stuff that's out now, because that would at least drive down the price on all the other graphics cards.. Cheap SLI anyone ? tongue.gif
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Anyway, if you thought Bulldozer was going to be faster than Phenom II clock for clock then that's your own fault for having unrealistic expectations.

Kinda off-topic, but I just had to quote this..
How is thinking a newer architecture would be faster clock for clock an unrealistic expectation? Please explain this to me.
    
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