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What is better at Battlefield One in 4k ..?

a) GTX 1060 6gb @ $225
​b) RX480 8gb @ $230

I don't think it will cost $225, was a joke saying pricing would start at $300.
I would imagine they will both be pretty meh playing bf1 @ 4k.
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What would be better is if you don't preorder the over hyped game that is bound to be a disappointment.

Even if it's disappointing by your standards i'll probably still put in quite a bit of play time. The only thing that would really bug me is if i preordered and the game was broken at launch, which is a real possibility
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The only fact you have presented is your incapacity to differentiate between a turd and a good game for the last 14 years tongue.gif

 

Sorry, you are rebutting yourself.

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The only thing that would really bug me is if i preordered and the game was broken at launch, which is a real possibility

That is the current standard for AAA titles. Releasing beta versions of the game at launch then adding in DLCs to bring it up to the quality of a finished product tongue.gif

Preordering just encourages and reinforces such anti-consumer behavior from the developers rolleyes.gif
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Sorry, you are rebutting yourself.

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That is the current standard for AAA titles. Releasing beta versions of the game at launch then adding in DLCs to bring it up to the quality of a finished product tongue.gif

Preordering just encourages and reinforces such anti-consumer behavior from the developers

That's why I usually don't preorder unless I know I'm going to play the game regardless. Take wow for example. I usually preorder because well, I know it's not going to be what I want it to be, but blizz has their hooks set deep, and I'm gonna play anyway.

As for DLCs, I vote with my wallet and stick to the base game.
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Are the blower cards still hot loud garbage or do they have better fans now?
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Are the blower cards still hot loud garbage or do they have better fans now?

I don't think it was the fans per se'. I think it was the amount of heat the 290/290x generated that was the issue. That much heat, there really wasn't a way to cool them quietly.

Since these are on a 14nm and 150 watts, I don't think that would be a concern.
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Are the blower cards still hot loud garbage or do they have better fans now?

Reference cooler is still garbage. It will do fine at reference clocks and voltage since the chip is tiny but I would suggest waiting and picking up a non-reference card.
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Reference cooler is still garbage. It will do fine at reference clocks and voltage since the chip is tiny but I would suggest waiting and picking up a non-reference card.

Blower style reference cards have a place and use. They are good at keeping the heat out of the inside of a case. I suspect small cases and crossfire configs this is a bonus. Not ground breaking or defending the stock ref coolers but they do have some uses.
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Blower style reference cards have a place and use. They are good at keeping the heat out of the inside of a case. I suspect small cases and crossfire configs this is a bonus. Not ground breaking or defending the stock ref coolers but they do have some uses.

 

Aye, unless you've got killer airflow reference is typically best for Crossfire in tight-squeeze cases. As a nice plus they're easier to block if you want to go the watercooled route, which is often next on a person's list after trying Crossfire/SLI.

     
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The most charitable way to describe reference coolers is "reliable". No matter how awful your airflow, they'll do fine. They're probably a bit simpler and have fewer potential points of failure than ridiculous three fan aftermarket designs, for example.
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