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Originally Posted by Dimaggio1103 View Post

What happened between august and december? lots of driver updates as well as in game updates. Id say thats alot to change thing.

Whether his review is accurate or not I dont know. However, people saying the 7950 is superior in every way are just not reading right. Other reviews show it on par with the 7950 ad even beating it in some games, not sure how they get superior from that....

But let me guess now all reviews are bias right? rolleyes.gif

SO you don't think the 7950 is as great? So what? Put that aside. Look at the graphs I posted. Use your head and tell me there isn't something wrong there?
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post #52 of 745
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However, people saying the 7950 is superior in every way are just not reading right. Other reviews show it on par with the 7950 ad even beating it in some games, not sure how they get superior from that....

I don't think you know what superior means.


superior
  1. Higher in quality.
  2. Higher in rank.
  3. Located above.
  4. Being greater or better than average; extraordinary.



If it's faster overall, if it's better, then it IS superior. Period.
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post #53 of 745
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So frankly, what it looks like in my books is he's pretty pissed off at the way AMD released this product and what will more than likely be the way they release future products.
I'm sorry but after reading the thread again after my first post, it's pretty clear that no one agrees nor likes the new review of the HD7950 that TR has decided to fabricate. Which essentially is what has happened here i'm sorry to say, TR were a trusted review site and after today's escapade they have failed miserably on giving a well presented and fair review of two cards.

Proof that he fabricated the whole review please.
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Nobody cares about stock speeds performance. HD7950 ftw thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Stay Puft View Post

Proof that he fabricated the whole review please.

You mean this wasn't enough for you?
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You're not even paying attention? Do you not see a problem with the consistency below? rolleyes.gif
TR junk review today - by Scott Wasson — 4:34 PM on December 4, 2012

TR old review - by Scott Wasson — 8:00 AM on August 16, 2012

What happened between August and December? Hmm...
by Scott Wasson — 11:01 PM on September 26, 2012
http://techreport.com/blog/23638/amd-attempts-to-shape-review-content-with-staged-release-of-info

Or you seriously believe AMD Driver have gone backward that much in 4 month??
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SO you don't think the 7950 is as great? So what? Put that aside. Look at the graphs I posted. Use your head and tell me there isn't something wrong there?

Just like it was mentioned above, drivers can have major impacts both positively and negatively on performance. I have no idea about the accuracy of the review, but it isn't far fetched to see that much difference.

That article about holding back certain performance aspects of the APU's isn't as big as you think it is. I understand from a reviewer standpoint of only being able to put out slanted information. People use their articles as buying guides and if they get the CPU and it isn't as good as they thought, it can reflect poorly on the reviewer. It wasn't some big secret though, everyone knew the CPU side of the APU's were not going to be great.
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I, do, believe they are being biased to the community since they dictate their view upon the wrong medium. Windows 8 hasn't been accepted as the current medium, yet. The driver feedback from the os is 10% worse compared to windows 7.
http://techreport.com/review/23981/radeon-hd-7950-vs-geforce-gtx-660-ti-revisited/2
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You mean this wasn't enough for you?
Or you seriously believe AMD Driver have gone backward that much in 4 month??

Do you work on the driver development team? Then you have no idea what is going on. All I see is a lot of amd fans making excuses
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Do you work on the driver development team? Then you have no idea what is going on. All I see is a lot of amd fans making excuses

Excuses are need for a 950/1250 Tahiti card being on par with 1111/1625 Kepler? Not to mention most of the new reviews out there showing 7950 Boost matching/exceeding 670. Not to mention a Tahiti OCs much further (over 30-35% for a 7950 from its 800mhz stock) than Kepler(you be lucky to get more than 20% over the max boost of 1050).
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Lol someone failed at install something properly and he posted it on internet. Maybe its biased maybe not but you cant have so much latency with single card no way. He even think that his card maybe not work properly?
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