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The specifications are rather poor in details, but we are told that the RX 480 (it appears this is in fact the official name for this card) has 5.5 TFLOPs single-precision computing power. Card would be equipped with 8GB GDDR5 memory across 256-bit interface.

The card will be powered through single 6-pin power connector, and judging from the chart it will compete with NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 980.

AMD Radeon RX 480 would support DirectX12 with Async Compute capability. RX 480 will also feature DisplayPort 1.4, full HEVC and HDR monitor support.

Edited by TopicClocker - 5/31/16 at 9:08am
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1 6 pin...... Reminds me of the 8800 GT

Also 1 TFlop less than the 1070. Guess we can now 100% expect perf to be lower, but like 15%?
Edited by Shiftstealth - 5/31/16 at 8:54am
 
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1 6 pin...... Reminds me of the 8800 GT

Makes for a hard choice between P10 and GP106 for me, since i still run off of very bad PSU with a single 6-pin, that does handle my 9800GT but not well.
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Makes for a hard choice between P10 and GP106 for me, since i still run off of very bad PSU with a single 6-pin, that does handle my 9800GT but not well.

If your PSU has trouble handling a 6 pin, you should consider a new PSU before a new card redface.gif
 
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Cool, but we already know this smile.gif
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If your PSU has trouble handling a 6 pin, you should consider a new PSU before a new card redface.gif

Valid consideration and i will replace PSU before graphics card. But then again, my 9800GT sits about 30% above reference specifications, and it handles overclocks below just fine, so i do believe it's enough for GP106.
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If it's a single 6 pin power connector, why can't we go back to the single slot cards like the 8800gt? That would be awesome smile.gif
 
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Before everyone start comparing FLOPs performance vs 1070 and other Nvidia cards.

AMD have always been faster with compute. Fury X 8.6TeraFlops. 980Ti 5.6TeraFlops. But gaming performance was the same.

Ask yourself rather why R9 480 have 5.6TF and 390X have 5.9TF.

I think you will understand if you look at previous rumors and what Ive been saying for a while now. That 480X =...

This is yet another rumor pointing in that direction
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1x6 pin is brutal. That is half of 1x8pin isn't it?

If true there is no way this card even remotely reaches GTX 1070.

We are probably looking at a 90-100W card
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Direct comparison to the GTX 980/970, cards that were launched two years ago... This does not bode well...
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