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Originally Posted by airisom2 View Post

780:
Shaders: 2,304
TMU: 192
ROP: 48

9970:
Shaders: 2,304
TMU: 144
ROP: 48

Titan:
Shaders: 2,688
TMU: 224
ROP: 48

7970:
Shaders: 2,048
TMU: 128
ROP: 32

It will perform similarly to the 780 while having twice the amount of vram and cost $50 less if the chiphell specs are true.
It would be the non oem 8970 according to the source.
9970 shall be the 20nm refresh I guess.
post #412 of 458
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It will perform similarly to the 780 while having twice the amount of vram and cost $50 less if the specs are true.

If the price is true I would agree with you. No way AMD would ask 600$ for something that matches Titan. So yeah, probably 8970 will ~equal 780
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It would be the non oem 8970 according to the source.
9970 shall be the 20nm refresh I guess.
Me thinks so too, 20nm refresh
post #413 of 458
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Originally Posted by maarten12100 View Post

It would be the non oem 8970 according to the source.
9970 shall be the 20nm refresh I guess.

If they release the Curacao XT HD 8970, I believe that they will hold on 20mn Volcanic Island (HD 9970) with GDDR6 until next year. Q2 - Q3 2014

(Of course its my own speculation)
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post #414 of 458
Don't know if I should sell my 2 7970s for this or wait until next year for volcanic island or maxwell it gets pretty demanding playing on 2560x1440 so I dunno
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So if this come earlier during the summer, I think we will see Volcanic Island next year in Maxwell time.

Sounds about right, 20nm will have matured somewhat and both manufacturers will be ramping up for it
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The pricing of that card worries me if it is true. It looks like AMD has also forgotten price/perf.
Edit: What worries me even more is that I'll propably end up buying it anyway. Let's hope the VRM on the stock cards is good so i can jump on the watercooling bandwagon.
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post #417 of 458
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The pricing of that card worries me if it is true. It looks like AMD has also forgotten price/perf.
On par with Titan with 6GB for 550 euro that is pretty decent.
Also if not gimped on computing this is a beast.
post #418 of 458
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The pricing of that card worries me if it is true. It looks like AMD has also forgotten price/perf.
Edit: What worries me even more is that I'll propably end up buying it anyway. Let's hope the VRM on the stock cards is good so i can jump on the watercooling bandwagon.

At least with AMD, you wont be betrayed in a couple months with a much cheaper version that is only 10% less, ala Nvidia. PLUS Youll probably get a few hundred dollars worth of free games too because AMD loves to bundle real games, unlike Nvidia and their freemium ****.
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At least with AMD, you wont be betrayed in a couple months with a much cheaper version that is only 10% less, ala Nvidia. PLUS Youll probably get a few hundred dollars worth of free games too because AMD loves to bundle real games, unlike Nvidia and their freemium ****.

And they'll send someone over to walk your dog and feed your cat so you can dedicate all your time to gaming. Because AMD loves all consumers, and wants to be their friend.
post #420 of 458
Will be upgrading my 6850 to a 8850 if thats the case smile.gif and selling the 6850.. Wooot, ill upgrade to GCN 2.0/lower process Best bang for the buck for budget oriented user like me.
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