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A few more bits of news to share - It's not just one AIB partner that guarantees a 1500mhz stable OC for the $300 dollar Rx 480 models but two different AIB partners that also guarantee this 1500mhz clock. Like i mentioned below ...this 1500mhz OC is not the limit at all. Also when the Rx 480 is OC to 1500mhz, its quite cool on air, even higher its a lot cooler than what you'd think it would be. Also the Rx 480 @1500mhz is on par with the 1070 in games, the Rx 480 @1550mhz/1600mhz starts to pull away from the 1070, and yes those clocks are "very" doable" on air. One last tidbit i just got from my bro, the Rx 470 when OC rivals the 390X/980, rival means in the same ballpark give or take a few. I will have more info on the 470 later tonight, lots more info. And like i mentioned, a few bits of Vega news. A few key notes below:

Two "confirmed" AIB partners will sell the Rx 480 that guarantees 1500Mhz OC stable on air while cool. These are the $300 dollar models with 6+8 pin power. Might be more AIB partners that sell these guaranteed 1500mhz OC cards, waiting on bro to confirm more.

The Rx 480 when OC'd to 1500mhz trades blows with the stock 1070 in games, Dx12 games shows more favor to the Rx 480. The Rx 480 when OC'd to 1550mhz to 1600mhz starts to leave the stock 1070 behind. Yes 1600mhz is achievable on air.

The Rx 470 when OC'd is around the 390x/980. This means it don't beat them but near them in game perf. You'll see what i mean by this. I just want to make what i say as spot on as possible. How far the 470 OC i don't know, I am waiting on that comfirmation from bro, meaning what the average OC is for the 470 that you can count on getting.

PS: For anyone that don't know, I have a older brother in the industry, that works for one of the three big console makers. For the last few weeks he's been giving me tidbits to share. You can look up my post history at overclock.net forums and at Neogaf.com I go by the name Moey1974 at OC and Slapnuts at Neogaf. I had debunked lots of leakers and websites and shared lots of unheard of news before anyone for the last 3 to 4 weeks relating to AMD's Polaris lineup. I also posted about the 1500mhz Rx 480 3 days ago before anyone else did. So i just wanted to share that so that you may take what i say with a bit of confidence. To each is own, I just want to share some news on this exciting transformation of AMD GPU lineup of cards. All credit goes to my bro for every bit of info I've shared. I take no credit, i am just a happy messenger.

Quoted for posterity. And also because my BS meter is approaching 11.
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Quoted for posterity. And also because my BS meter is approaching 11.

If the 980ti trades blows with the 1070 why couldnt the rx 480 trade blows with the 1070 if when OCed its performance approaches or beats 980ti territory?

Again this would be in a fair comparison in a game that runs well on both amd/nvidia and not a biased title.
    
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Eh? It reinforces the claim... rolleyes.gif

"Potential increases around 10%", reinforces the claim that AIBs will "guarantee" 1500 MHz overclocks and that it'll match a 1070?
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"Potential increases around 10%", reinforces the claim that AIBs will "guarantee" 1500 MHz overclocks and that it'll match a 1070?

Sure, if you conveniently leave out the next sentence...
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Which matches quite well with a rate increase of more than 10% if one speaks of 1266-1400 GHz frequency boost for easier overclocking
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Heres a comparison of an r9 390 backboard, the pinout for DVI looks the same. Although this is dual dvi.

As far as I know, HDMI can be considered as superset which includes DVI, so it should be easy for OEM, AIB to include it.
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If the 980ti trades blows with the 1070 why couldnt the rx 480 trade blows with the 1070 if when OCed its performance approaches or beats 980ti territory?

Again this would be in a fair comparison in a game that runs well on both amd/nvidia and not a biased title.

Because we haven't established that 480 would indeed trade blows with the 980 Ti.
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As far as I know, HDMI can be considered as superset which includes DVI, so it should be easy for OEM to include it.

Yup, so depends on the aib we'll see if they add it. Even a single dvi-d above the third dp would do. DVI-A is totally unneccesary and dead at this point.
    
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Because we haven't established that 480 would indeed trade blows with the 980 Ti.

True but i did say if, or maybe i should have written IF lol. IF indeed it does have the same performance as a 980ti it could be close to the 1070. Again its all speculation we dont know how well the OC will react to gaming. For example the fury didnt game much from an OC in gaming. thumb.gif
    
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Considering orders for the card are not yet open I dont see how someone's brother has access to one from a retailer.

Paper launch on 29 June, maybe a few review samples.
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Considering orders for the card are not yet open I dont see how someone's brother has access to one from a retailer.

Paper launch on 29 June, maybe a few review samples.

He says he works in the industry so it wouldnt be from a retailer. And from what ive heard it seems like AMD actually handed out sample during their tech demo. So people like linus/jayztwocents/techpowerup and so on probably already have sample. Its why we already have rx 470/460 3dmark samples.
    
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