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post #31 of 2870
If this is true, this GPU is going to be the second coming of 8800 GT and maybe the 7950 too.
Edited by TopicClocker - 6/17/16 at 1:59am
post #32 of 2870
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Originally Posted by alawadhi3000 View Post

lol, overclocking the core by %40 won't get you %40 more performance, there are other variables like memory bandwidth, you'll be lucky if you get %20 nad thats assuming the stock clock is 1080MHz. thumb.gif

Hey, this isn't Pascal; GCN scales really well with clocks. Not 100%, but 90-95% is pretty normal on past cards. Also, rumors have it the 480's stock clocks are tuned for efficiency over performance, unlike the Fury X and 290X were. As for memory bandwidth, the RX 480 has the exact same memory setup as the GTX 1070: 256bit, 8Ghz effective GDDR5, for 256GB/s bandwidth. If the 1070 can match or beat a Titan X with that amount of bandwidth, I see no reason it would be insufficient for a heavily OC'd 480.

Anyway, I'm not sure about 480s regularly breaking 1600Mhz, but I think 1500 is definitely possible, and I wouldn't be terribly surprised to see higher end non-reference cards at 1350-1400 stock.
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post #33 of 2870
Ah this is awesome , I just love the direction , instead of overpricing a card clocked to an inch of its life where the AIB cards merely just reduce noise it sounds like AIB cards here will actually be something special.

Instead of locking down over voltage / locking down tri sli / locklng down driver performance increases for prev gen cards / locking down you wallet for a good amount of time.. locking down all the fun basically .. AMD goes the other way biggrin.gif
post #34 of 2870
I think I said no I know I said/wrote total ownage below the 1080 for AMD and this is why.
AMD just killed the 1070 and any other nvidia card below the 1080.

The way to bring in a wider customer group did just happen
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post #35 of 2870
Hmmmm... I wonder if/how much the single six pin would hold back the overclocking... hopefully the 8+6 pin aren't too much more $$$
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We can only hope that the new direction brings us more control over the hardware settings and voltage control for core and memory won't be an exclusive anymore. How well the RX 480 does and clocks remains to be seen.
post #37 of 2870
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Originally Posted by BiG StroOnZ View Post

AMD has always scaled better with overclocks in relation to MHz increases. Where they see large gains with even small MHz increases. Meaning at 1500MHz it will easily already be at 980 Ti levels.

Dx12 we already see the 390 at 980ti levels or beyond.
the value atm is that it offers a future with dx12 vs the 980ti which is dead in the water.

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Hey, this isn't Pascal; GCN scales really well with clocks. Not 100%, but 90-95% is pretty normal on past cards. Also, rumors have it the 480's stock clocks are tuned for efficiency over performance, unlike the Fury X and 290X were. As for memory bandwidth, the RX 480 has the exact same memory setup as the GTX 1070: 256bit, 8Ghz effective GDDR5, for 256GB/s bandwidth. If the 1070 can match or beat a Titan X with that amount of bandwidth, I see no reason it would be insufficient for a heavily OC'd 480.

Anyway, I'm not sure about 480s regularly breaking 1600Mhz, but I think 1500 is definitely possible, and I wouldn't be terribly surprised to see higher end non-reference cards at 1350-1400 stock.

Yea the IPC for amd is awesome.
exciting for sure.
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The leaked benchmarks have this around a 390x at stock clock at 1250mhz odd (cant remember the exact clock)

1500mhz is around a 15% overclock.

Fury X / TI is around 30% faster then a 390x

Assuming the 390x perf and 1500mhz is accurate it should fall short by 15%... but then you can overclock the FuryX/980ti anyway (FuryX overclock only squeezes 8-9% whereas the TI will squeeze 20%+)

Cliffs: nothing to get too excited about biggrin.gif
^ pretty much this

its nice and all but if the stock is 1266 then I dont see how 1400 on air (+134) and 1500 (+234) on "beast mode 6+8 overvolted $300+ cards" is anything to go so insane over

980 also goes from 12XX to 1500 in its OC thumb.gif


the whole Fury X/980Ti level is just more of "set yourself up for dissapointment" redface.gif

and noone ever even mentions how 980Ti gets up to +25% from its own OC, leaving everything except 1070 & 1080 in the dust
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^ pretty much this

its nice and all but if the stock is 1266 then I dont see how 1400 on air (+134) and 1500 (+234) on "beast mode 6+8 overvolted $300+ cards" is anything to go so insane over

980 also goes from 12XX to 1500 in its OC thumb.gif


the whole Fury X/980Ti level is just more of "set yourself up for dissapointment" redface.gif

and noone ever even mentions how 980Ti gets up to +25% from its own OC, leaving everything except 1070 & 1080 in the dust

This card isn't about being the BEST performer. Its about being the best ECONOMICAL performer. At $200 it simply can't be beat except maybe slightly by the 1070 at $379-$500. I don't know about you, but double the cost for an extra 10-15% doesn't seem worth it to me. And with the extra 1070 performance from OC being non existent, ANY overclock this can gain will directly start to catch up to the 1070.
 
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If this is true, this GPU is going to be the second coming of 8800 GT and maybe the 7950 too.
as a HD7870..I'm more proud of paying $200 for a video card that lasted me 4 years..Playing games at High Settings still.
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