Originally Posted by Exeed Orbit
I don't think it holds true. Having performance that close to the fury X (and therefore, the 980ti) at a $230 price range seems too good to be true. Bear in mind, the $200 card is the 4GB one. 8GB will likely cost 30-40 more.
Right, the FuryX has 4GB too.
Originally Posted by Shatun-Bear
It's performance achieved through overclocking though, not out of the box, so it doesn't seem so implausible at $230-250 for a reference card. You can overclock a $300 970 to perform the same as a $450 980.
I'll pay more for double the VRAM. And I don't think 15% of an overclock is unreasonable, I can get that on my 285 (if I wanted my case to double as a stove top), but it is a new chip and we don't know yet. Even if not, Nano/Fury at stock clocks and it's a steal.