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post #381 of 2870
So according to wccf's Khalid Moammer, https://disqus.com/by/KMoamm/

AMD, not happy with wccf's reports, has apparently contacted wccf, offering review samples in return for wccf stopping publishment of the leaks, which wccf has refused. Which is signaling to me at least two situations, One, Wccf isn't actually bombarding with rumors galore and perhaps actually is hitting the mark in regards to the Polaris cards, or two, wccf is overhyping the launch and AMD is trying to reign in expectations.

Of course, there is a third, wccf is completely tabloid and lying about AMD contacting, but eh I can't tell.
post #382 of 2870
Anything from WCCF is worthy of massive amounts of skepticism. That said, my own personal opinion is that the 480 will be faster than a 980 and will hit 1500MHz OC, bringing performance close to the Fury X. And all for just $200! Even if it falls short of that performance, it will still be a fantastic value the likes of which we haven't seen in a looooooong time. wink.gif
post #383 of 2870
By next week I imagine the RX 480 will be as fast as quad TXs and consume 26W at load, all for $100 at new price reduction.
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post #384 of 2870
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By next week I imagine the RX 480 will be as fast as quad TXs and consume 26W at load, all for $100 at new price reduction.

That's certainly the way it seems to be going. Last week it was between 390 and 390X, and this week it's matching a 1070. Won't be long until it's hitting 1600 and beating 1080 in DX12 games.

Edit: what happened to those PCtuning guys that were supposed to have 2 non-NDA 480s? They went radio silent in a hurry.
Edited by Forceman - 6/17/16 at 9:50pm
post #385 of 2870
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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.

Ok cool. What about Vega?
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post #386 of 2870
I don't think the $200 version with 1x6pin will reach 1500 mhz, 350 after market versions might. I'm not gonna give my hopes up, I'll try to be practical.
post #387 of 2870
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I don't think the $200 version with 1x6pin will reach 1500 mhz, 350 after market versions might. I'm not gonna give my hopes up, I'll try to be practical.

Lets just continue to pull random numbers out of our behinds... rolleyes.gif
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Just wait it out till mid July and you'll know exactly what to do 😃.

What I learned over the years is if I'm unhappy with something I'll sell it and buy what I should have just waited for. In this case, just a few extra weeks.

But like... that also presents a problem... if the cards are truly that bomb, they will be selling out fast, which means I might have to wait a long time to get them, and/or the retailer's will start jacking the prices way up.... That last part honestly has me the most worried. I bet retailers are licking their chops; a card that punches above its weight means they can charge more for it.
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That's certainly the way it seems to be going. Last week it was between 390 and 390X, and this week it's matching a 1070. Won't be long until it's hitting 1600 and beating 1080 in DX12 games.

Edit: what happened to those PCtuning guys that were supposed to have 2 non-NDA 480s? They went radio silent in a hurry.

Beating 1080? Haha. It will take two. lol

2 of the $200.
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But like... that also presents a problem... if the cards are truly that bomb, they will be selling out fast, which means I might have to wait a long time to get them, and/or the retailer's will start jacking the prices way up.... That last part honestly has me the most worried. I bet retailers are licking their chops; a card that punches above its weight means they can charge more for it.

Yeah some retailers will do this for sure. I will order one once i see a custom 480 8GB online. These things now will sell like hot cakes whether it's true or not that it does 1.5Ghz. People will just buy them and sell it for a higher price.
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