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post #1751 of 2870
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Originally Posted by iRUSH View Post

I just left Microcenter to grab a CPU and my buddy was there. He said they have a crap load of RX 480's in the back ready to go boys!

I tried to buy one but he said when he scanned it earlier the register rejected it lol.

I tried 😉

You should've just walked out with the merchandise, and when you get stopped by security, just tell them the register rejected it lachen.gif
post #1752 of 2870
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You should've just walked out with the merchandise, and when you get stopped by security, just tell them the register rejected it lachen.gif

Haha!! Hey at least he seemed confident that there are plenty to go around 😃
post #1753 of 2870
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r9 3xx. So yes.

 

True but many of those cards were rebrands with higher clocks / more VRAM. A brand-new arch usually leads with reference.

     
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post #1754 of 2870
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Again a re-brand. Same card 7870 was $350 at launch.

I am having a hard time following your logic. You seem to continue to change the argument so clarify your argument for me if you would please. Wasn't your argument based around the cost of the cooler? How the same cooler on products of lower price point would be economically unviable? Is your argument now that the cost of the cooler is only relevant if the product is new?

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Originally Posted by SuperZan View Post

True but many of those cards were rebrands with higher clocks / more VRAM. A brand-new arch usually leads with reference.

High end models usually lead with reference. Mid-range and low end cards have historically had AIB designs at launch.
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Copper base plate, aluminum fins.

Also they likely could've increased the fin density, but I suspect that would've (greatly) increased noise as well. Like I said, the current HSF design is likely a compromise between noise, heat, and cost.

Which will be fine for 90% of the people who buy this card. I dont imagine alot of mainstream gpu users push their cards that much.
 
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Haha!! Hey at least he seemed confident that there are plenty to go around 😃

Microcenter should have around 100 in stock at each store.


People are going to be highly disappointed if they think the reference card will hit 1.5Ghz. Average clocks of the RX 480 will be right around 1350~ core clock.
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Microcenter should have around 100 in stock at each store.


People are going to be highly disappointed if they think the reference card will hit 1.5Ghz. Average clocks of the RX 480 will be right around 1350~ core clock.

Are you our new insider link for the week? biggrin.gif
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According to the few guys and ladies who have the card over Chiphell, when it's overclocked to 1360-1380ish, the card consumes between 170-190W, much more higher than the power consumption of stock. Now I don't know if this is true, but if it is then this might be the reason why stock 480's a poor overclocker. 8-pin AIBs and 8+6 pin so called beast mode card makes more and more sense now.
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According to the few guys and ladies who have the card over Chiphell, when it's overclocked to 1360-1380ish, the card consumes between 170-190W, much more higher than the power consumption of stock. Now I don't know if this is true, but if it is then this might be the reason why stock 480's a poor overclocker. 8-pin AIBs and 8+6 pin so called beast mode card makes more and more sense now.
what the .. ,

that's like 40% more w for 10% frequency ? seems like bs, even thermi wasn't that bad lol.
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Originally Posted by revanchrist View Post

According to the few guys and ladies who have the card over Chiphell, when it's overclocked to 1360-1380ish, the card consumes between 170-190W,

112W at reference and ~180W at ~1370GHz? Anyone else see any issue with a 60% increase in power for a 8% overclock?


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what the .. ,

that's like 40% more w for 10% frequency ? seems like bs, even thermi wasn't that bad lol.
Seems I am not the only one biggrin.gif
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Corsair K95 Corsair SF 600W Silverstone SG05BB-LITE Corsair M65 
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AMD A10-7850K GIGABYTE GA-F2A88X-UP4 XFX R9-290A-ENBC Radeon R9 290 XFX R9-290A-ENBC Radeon R9 290 
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Samsung 830 128GB Western Digital Blue 1TB XSPC Raystorm CPU/APU Waterblock - AMD XSPC D5 Photon 170 Reservoir/Pump Combo 
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XSPC AX360 Radiator XSPC AX240 Radiator 2x XSPC Razor R9 290X / 290 - Full Cover Water ... EVGA Supernova 1000 P2 
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Corsair Carbide Series Air 540 Black  
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Intel Core i7-4770K  Asus Maximus VI Extreme Sapphire R9 290 unlocked to 290X Sapphire R9 290 unlocked to 290X 
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Sapphire R9 290 unlocked to 290X Sapphire R9 290 unlocked to 290X G.SKILL Sniper Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3 2400 2x SAMSUNG 840 EVO 250GB 
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2x TOSHIBA PH3300U-1I72 3TB Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer 29x Noctua NF-F12 PWM 2x Swiftech MCP655 + Bitspower Dual D5 Mod Top 
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Phobya Balancer 450 Silver Nickel Reservoir 2x Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 480mm Radiator Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 360mm Radiator Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 240mm Radiator 
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Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 240mm Radiator Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 120mm Radiator 4x Koolance VID-AR290X Radeon VGA Liquid Coolin... EK Supreme LTX Intel CPU Liquid Cooling Block -... 
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Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Asus VS238H-P 23.0" 
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Corsair Vengeance K95 ENERMAX Maxrevo EMR1500EWT 1500W Corsair Obsidian Series 900D Razer DeathAdder 2013 
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Astro Gaming A50 Circumaural Headset - Black 
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