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post #2211 of 2870
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Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post

It is a marketing strategy to target a different segment. Can't just based it on engineering strategy.

It is a marketing ploy to disguise their incapacity to compete directly...
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Originally Posted by lolerk52 View Post

What did blue find?

Some unsubstantiated claims without any screenshots as proof
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Originally Posted by lolerk52 View Post

What did blue find?
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Reference card testing so far: 1680 MHz can be set, but throttle back to ~1300 MHz right after going on heavy duty. The ref cooler is quiet but very weak mad.gif

This will be the case when spending money on a good custom card is actually worth it.
post #2213 of 2870
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Originally Posted by Slomo4shO View Post

You brought up the R9 380X which is just a rebranded HD 7970.
Are you seriously advocating for the higher pricing brought upon by lack of competition? The only loss here is consumer surplus. rolleyes.gif

380x is tonga
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to be fair in most small format cases, you more limited by height than you are length. Considering most have been designed for larger gpus than the nano.
If they're made to fit larger gpus they they should be able to fit the connector on the side since almost every other gpu has it on the side. This discussion opens a can of worms so i'll just leave it alone lol
post #2214 of 2870
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Originally Posted by Slomo4shO View Post

It is a marketing ploy to disguise their incapacity to compete directly...
Some unsubstantiated claims without any screenshots as proof

It was his own first hand experience. But it proves nothing since it down clocked under load. I don't expect anything like 1700MHz but it's irrelevant when you consider the card's market position and price, which is what you don't seem to grasp...
post #2215 of 2870
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Originally Posted by mohiuddin View Post

From what I've heard, the RX 480 crashes the moment an overclock is applied, even before going into any sort of load.

It's from a source I can't confirm, but it did seem in line with that chinese overclocking livestream. Before actually testing anything it crashed and returned to default settings.

We'll have to wait and see, but I hope what blue said is true.
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

It was his own first hand experience. But it proves nothing since it down clocked under load. I don't expect anything like 1700MHz but it's irrelevant when you consider the card's market position and price, which is what you don't seem to grasp...
Is blue a known figure or something? Is there any reason to believe his claims?
post #2217 of 2870
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250$ is still not the typical price for a 390.
Basically you are comparing the best offers and prices you can find for a 390 with 480's MSRP.
The thing is if we apply logic the 480 starts at 200-230$ which means that in time this price should decrease and after a few months you should find the 480 whit offers below 200$.
At the end of it's life cycle you will most likely be able to buy a 480 for 170-180$ maybe even less.

You acknowledge that prices decrease over time but are still arguing that $229 is a reasonable price for performance equivalent to a product launched 3 years ago?
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380x is tonga

You are right, I was thinking 280X. The Antigua XT die was larger than Tahiti XT and and it barely matched the performance of, 4 years its senior, Tahiti.
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It is a marketing ploy to disguise their incapacity to compete directly...

Nobody is claiming they can match Nvidia's top end cards, they weren't able to last gen what makes you think they can now?

Everybody knows that AMD were way behind with their architecture, especially when maxwell was released.

They seem to have made just as good jumps in performance/efficiency on the node shrink as Nvidia though unless I'm missing something (plus we don't actually know the peak mhz these chips can hit yet)

At it's heart it's still a GCN card yet people are expecting a few architectural changes are going to magically make Polaris beat Pascal.
Edited by Waitng4realGPU - 6/26/16 at 11:25pm
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Originally Posted by Slomo4shO View Post

You acknowledge that prices decrease over time but are still arguing that $229 is a reasonable price for performance equivalent to a product launched 3 years ago?
You are right, I was thinking 280X. The Antigua XT die was larger than Tahiti XT and and it barely matched the performance of, 4 years its senior, Tahiti.
R9 390 can be found even at lower price point than 250$.. But u know why? Coz of RX480.
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Most of the 390X cards are still going for $339~$439 i think on newegg lol
390 is around $259
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