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Hmmm.. I'm selling my cards!

GL getting one in the first few weeks . . .



What we need to consider buying, too, are AMD stocks. lol
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GL getting one in the first few weeks . . .


AMD/AIB's will have more stock. I'm sure there won't be much of an issue.
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AMD/AIB's will have more stock. I'm sure there won't be much of an issue.

True. The reference, though, are almost always the ones built like tanks. Meant for watercooling and oc'ing. The driver team should step it up!
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There are reports that the thing will overclock to around 1400Mhz from the 1266. Not crazy but still good.... at that speed it is faster than a Fury X accoring to leaked benchmarks.

This card at $230 is an astounding value, especially considering it runs at 100w and 60c under load. Clearly two of these in CF is hands down value redefined.
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GL getting one in the first few weeks . . .



What we need to consider buying, too, are AMD stocks. lol

Well, it won't be available for another month or so after release. So yeah. That's what you get for living in a small market country.
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There are reports that the thing will overclock to around 1400Mhz from the 1266. Not crazy but still good.... at that speed it is faster than a Fury X accoring to leaked benchmarks.

This card at $230 is an astounding value, especially considering it runs at 100w and 60c under load. Clearly two of these in CF is hands down value redefined.

The mere fact that they are highly efficient is enough for me to let go of my hawaiis. I'm toying around the idea of 390Xs but it seems that these cards can trump Grenadas.

AMD will be in for a beautiful ride this time. Not in performance, but sales. And that will give them the leverage to venture into the high end next release date. More sales - more funds!
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Id still take it with a grain of salt its just a synthetic benchmark. the r9 390x beats the gtx 980 in benchmarks but def not in gaming so ill still wait for reviews.

I do like the fact that with an ekwb it more then likely will come with a new io plate, meaning it will be a single slot watercooled card, bye bye dvi no more need to cut it or trim it.

If it gets 10fps or more per game then the r9 390 i have i will sell it or keep it as a spare and pick up a 480 and ekwb for it. If not then ill stick with this. Means that with my dual rads ill get even cooler temps, also means that you theoretically cool a cpu/gpu with good temps with a single 360 or 480mm rad.
    
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Definitely not in stock configs. The trouble with 980s is OC scaling. They boost to around 1300 by default. And another 300MHz doesn't equate to their clock percentage advantage.

Also worthy, Vega will like have twice the specs of the RX 480. Good times coming.
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The thing is, I am always one to get the second tier of performance at a goo value. The highest card I have ever bought was a Fury(non X) and I was actually quite disappointed in what I got for $500.....

This card brings that level of performance, or within 5% of it, at $200 (or $230 for 8GB) which changes everything for someone like me because I try to get the best I can for the least amount of money, versus spending whatever amount necessary for "x" level of performance.

The 390's were great for this reason, and second hand 290's were even better, but this 480 literally changes everything we know (or knew). It's more important even than the $380 GTX 1070 (which is a stellar value all it's own).

I can go high-power crossfire setup for $460, and only use 200w of power, and temps are easily controllable. What??

I sold my 390X just in time to get a decent return on it ($300 shipped rolleyes.gif )
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Id still take it with a grain of salt its just a synthetic benchmark. the r9 390x beats the gtx 980 in benchmarks but def not in gaming so ill still wait for reviews.

Not in gaming? they traded blows this entire year and then some.
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Not in gaming? they traded blows this entire year and then some.

According to sources the gaming benchmarks show better for the 480 than the synthetics even suggest! Wuuhh? And yes stock 390x vs 980 shows blows traded in almost every situation. Very equal competition. It's in synthetic benchmarks that the 980 walks over the 390's because of the (insert whatever green hating conspiracy jargon you would like) tongue.gif
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