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We should have a portal for other mediums in this forum. Look what @Mahigan posted a while back: frown.gif
I shudder at the thought of what rumours we might have been missing.
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In comes Polaris, notice something with Polaris? A brand new Graphics Command Processor. Guess what it can do? Yep...compatible with DX11 multi-threaded features.

So not only will Polaris incorporate improved SIMD units (and CUs in general), tesselation/geometry performance, caching and memory performance due to a new memory controller but also DX9/10/11 performance.
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Whichever IHV/ISV comes up with a VR system that has options to minimize motion sickness wins in my book.
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I have noticed that NV has been silent on gsync and VR compatibility (or may be it is just an observation), which means it is focusing on VR, and well as for gsync, there is now an async alternative which can be turned on through drivers
... I am just making it up... Lol
But, more to the point, is there any reason to think that any sync techs may not be compatible with VR, whenever VR arrives. I am asking because NV is notorious for limiting support for tech that it views as "dead" when it's pushing something else. My three 3D monitors can attest to that... Lol. I don't care for NV anymore, but just want to know if sync tech would still be a "thing" after VR hits?
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good thread good find good everything
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7.5 M units figure is flawed. What about people who bought faster cards like the 980 or Fury? They can definitely run VR too.

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7.5 M units figure is flawed. What about people who bought faster cards like the 980 or Fury? They can definitely run VR too.
but the ones they are referirng are below 350usd
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– AMD’s Roy Taylor

Nuff said. Load of BS
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Nuff said. Load of BS

Yup.

Also, considering that I purchased a Sapphire Tri-X 290X for ~$250 this last summer, why would I want to pay $349 for 290 level performance?
    
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Yup.

Also, considering that I purchased a Sapphire Tri-X 290X for ~$250 this last summer, why would I want to pay $349 for 290 level performance?
Polaris comes with a new graphics command processor. It performs equal to 290X just in Directx 12, it should be superior in Directx 9/10/11 as controversial as it may sound.
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7.5 M units figure is flawed. What about people who bought faster cards like the 980 or Fury? They can definitely run VR too.
Look at the chart, it's saying the install base for the GTX970/R9 290X and faster is only 7.5 million units.
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