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inb4 overclockers dream
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Clockspeed means nothing. Nvidia has pushed the clockspeed sky-high on their Pascal cards because the architecture is almost identical to that of Maxwell. Polaris sounds like a new architecture, and if that's true, then clockspeed in comparison to nvidia's stuff, is completely irrelevant.

you misunderstand. If the card operates at less than 1.08Ghz, it no longer does 5Tflops. That's all. That's why Anandtech worded it the way they did. Because they thought that you'd be able to do the math and come to that same conclusion.
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I wasn't reffering to the audience. The announcers knew they had nothing to show... At least the Nvidia announcement showed something....

The "I AM ZEN" thing was just insulting to their consumers....


and no mention of Vega whatsoever.

Oh yeah... Let's just lay all of our performance numbers and architectural information on the table even though we won't be releasing these products until later this year / early 2017. This will give our competition lots of time to structure their lineup and pricing to counter our offerings. rolleyes.gif

They reconfirmed rumors and release dates. They showed what their strategy with polaris and the VR market. The 7th gen of mobile APUs was kinda blah, but anything more than that was a bonus.
 
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Define "shown."

Just because a game CAN saturate the VRAM doesn't mean it will gain performance with even more junk in VRAM.

If a game can saturate 4GB vram today, then a newer game will eat it alive tomorrow.
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Release day: 29th June

Nice! I missed that
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I agree. Hire presenters if you have to next time, AMD
I liked raja. Anythings better than roy
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And now, back from the dead, Packard Bell!
Rofl! Too funny
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Amd has a big problem with the laptops. There have so few models with their APUs. This is a presentation for their mobile APUs so they need to show finally that they have some AIBs using their chips for laptops.

But this HP woman was so cringe.
Many would say this is due to unfair business practices through incentives from intel. I didn't watch past the Polaris bits so
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you don't seem to understand how memory bandwidth works.

an RX480 with 256 bus and 4GB of ram will run out at 1440p, let alone 4K. It's only 190GB/s. That's telling of the performance they'll achieve with Polaris, which is not good.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/10389/amd-teases-radeon-rx-480-launching-june-29th-for-199

It is 256GB/s
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Wonder if any of the journalists asked about the new naming at the Q&A?
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If a game can saturate 4GB vram today, then a newer game will eat it alive tomorrow.

A developer can tell a game to load every single asset into the VRAM if it's big enough. That doesn't mean the game is any faster.

You can only say it's not enough if you can SHOW the game is hitting the RAM supper hard and causing frame-pacing/ frame-rate issues.
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Define "shown."

Just because a game CAN saturate the VRAM doesn't mean it will gain performance with even more junk in VRAM.

Dude, 190GB/s of Bandwidth versus 320GB/s on the flipping R9 290 and 512GB/s on the Fury. 185 on the 380x and 224 on the 970 with only 3.5GB

Memory bandwidth isn't just size of the RAM that a game takes up, it actually limits performance and if you go above it you immediately see stuttering similiar to the stuttering we saw in the AotS demo from THIS PRESENTATION.....

it's not good. not good at all.
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You do not need 8GB for this card unless you want to do 2x for 4K.
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