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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Is that for real? I miss the old ASUS Radeon GPUs with all the graphics in the cards. Now they are so boring.

Really? I always found box art to be goofy. Swords, cartoon women, guns, etc. Repeated on each generation of cards. I'd rather have a plain black cardboard box with minimal labeling.
post #1002 of 1394
That's what you get with ASUS cards, the top box is colored and inside it is the plain black box just with ASUS in small gold letters on it. Like this:

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Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Slap on a Cowboy Bebop or One Punch Man theme and you got a buyer. thumb.gif
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Bring RED PCB back biggrin.gif.
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Bring RED PCB back biggrin.gif.
No.
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I had a itch and want to purchase a R9~390X or a Fury. Noticed the price are above the 300 dollar mark still for all of these cards. The only main reason I can think of people would want to purchase this card is for the efficiency but from all the promo that we've seen so far its not a real upgrade at all.

~ Getting something just because its shiny and new is completely understandable. The want for something fresh and new tech hits all of us.
~ The price point on this thing if it really does hit the target point of 200 dollars retail is awesome but..
~ I think some members on the forums are getting a little to hyped about the performance
Prices aren't going to suddenly drop to lower than rx480 even if rx480 is faster than the whole product stack. Just not the way it works. They'll find ways to move the old cards, be it through pre built pcs, rebates, and or maybe a sale, but don't expect prices to plummit.

As for what some people are expecting and why some people are excited, myself, I will be finally getting roughly 3x performance for less than what I paid for my existing card. Pitcairn pricing has remained pretty consistent for years now and it's finally being replaced. It's dissapointing it's taken this long for stagnant performance to increase much in the mainstream segment, but it's finally here, and while I'm being cautious, I would be lying if I said I wasn't pretty stoked. A lot of the comments I've seen are people with 7 series and older and the feature sets alone almost make it worth upgrading for the price. Most of the comments I've seen from people with 290/x's are pretty reasonable, don't seem to be expecting a solid upgrade, but more of a refined piece over what they currently have.
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Bring RED PCB back biggrin.gif.
I'm rocking a red pcb on my powercolor 7850! Totally don't want another lol better than the blue pcb sapphire was using for a while tho
post #1007 of 1394
I'm just hoping to see the $299 card @ E3 or something. The RX 480 is pretty nice and all, but im hoping AMD has a 1070 competitor, that'll be a surprise.
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Some cards are geared toward adults... some are geared toward little kids..!

Pokémon cards isle 5 at Toys -R-Us...
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Some cards are geared toward adults... some are geared toward little kids..!

Pokémon cards isle 5 at Toys -R-Us...
kids use ipads. Adults use graphics cards.
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kids use ipads. Adults use graphics cards.

Wait... people still buy those?

I was picking up a new phone a few months back and the sales rep was figuratively on his knees begging me to buy a tablet.
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