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Diamond has officially announced their reference 8gb RX480[Source]
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Bus Type: PCI Express 3.0 x16
Memory: 8GB GDDR5
Base Clock: 1120 MHz
Boost Clock (DPM7) 1266 MHz
Memory Clock: 2000 MHz (8.4 GBPs) Memory
CrossFire: Yes up to 4GPU’s, No Interconnect Bridge required
Direct X Support: 12
Open GL support: 4.5
GCN Architecture Yes (4th Gen)
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Cooler: Dual slot fansink
Stream Processors: 2304
Max Power Delivery: 110W
Target Operating Temp: 80 Degrees Celsius
4K resolution Yes
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HDMI ® Yes, 1
Premium VR Experiences
Gamer Optimized
FinFet 14 Technology
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Package Contents
Diamond AMD RX 480 8G graphics card
Quick Installation Guide
Installation CD
Only 3 display Port 1HDMI #death_to_analog #death_to_oversized_video_connectors
It's available for order on their website for $249.00[USD]
Based on the specs I imagine this card will be <+10fps vs a 380x depending on the application; drivers etc....
If I recall the 380x is a re branded 280x which is a re branded 7970[released in 2012]
Edited by Chaython - 6/28/16 at 10:44pm
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$249 for the 8Gb version... well I gues it could be worse.
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$20 premium for a reference RX 480. Is MSRP now synanomus with Minimum Advertised Price?
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$20 premium for a reference RX 480. Is MSRP now synanomus with Minimum Advertised Price?

$100 premium for a reference 1080. Is MSRP now synonymous with Must Seriously Raise Prices?
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$20 premium for a reference RX 480. Is MSRP now synanomus with Minimum Advertised Price?
Do note it's 8gb [which is what most vendors will probably sport] and the MSRP is for a 4gb version; its probably worth the premium!
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Do note it's 8gb [which is what most vendors will probably sport] and the MSRP is for a 4gb version; its probably worth the premium!

AMD tweet provided a MSRP of $229 for the 8GB version a week ago... there is an entire news thread about it.
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Silly thought here, but given the target audience of these cards. Given the price of these as well, do we really suspect any AIB's or should i say... Do you think an AIB will bother making a dual power connector/OC/Crazy heatsink editions? I have a feeling the low end this card serves might hamper any crazy AIB's. I guess the Devil is officially announced or just a rumor?
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Silly thought here, but given the target audience of these cards. Given the price of these as well, do we really suspect any AIB's or should i say... Do you think an AIB will bother making a dual power connector/OC/Crazy heatsink editions? I have a feeling the low end this card serves might hamper any crazy AIB's. I guess the Devil is officially announced or just a rumor?
I wouldn't mind seeing something that allows for 1.5Ghz+ out of the box like the rumors said. That combined with a triple fan cooler from sapphire (something like they had on their R9 290(x)s) would be pretty sweet IMO.
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$100 premium for a reference 1080. Is MSRP now synonymous with Must Seriously Raise Prices?

MSRP=Manufacturers SUGGESTED Retail Price. If companies charge more, it is on the consumer to reject that price, but in this day and age of everyone believing they need the new shiny trinket, Good Luck !
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I can understand a retailer asking for a premium if they anticipate high demand. I find it very odd that an AIB partner has directly charged a premium for the reference model.

This would be akin to EVGA charging $750 for a FE edition 1080...
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Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
Sandisk Ultra II 960GB 2.5" SSD Zalman CNPS8900 Quiet Noctua NF-F12 PWM Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair K95 Corsair SF 600W Silverstone SG05BB-LITE Corsair M65 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
AMD A10-7850K GIGABYTE GA-F2A88X-UP4 XFX R9-290A-ENBC Radeon R9 290 XFX R9-290A-ENBC Radeon R9 290 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Samsung 830 128GB Western Digital Blue 1TB XSPC Raystorm CPU/APU Waterblock - AMD XSPC D5 Photon 170 Reservoir/Pump Combo 
CoolingCoolingCoolingPower
XSPC AX360 Radiator XSPC AX240 Radiator 2x XSPC Razor R9 290X / 290 - Full Cover Water ... EVGA Supernova 1000 P2 
Case
Corsair Carbide Series Air 540 Black  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-4770K  Asus Maximus VI Extreme Sapphire R9 290 unlocked to 290X Sapphire R9 290 unlocked to 290X 
GraphicsGraphicsRAMHard Drive
Sapphire R9 290 unlocked to 290X Sapphire R9 290 unlocked to 290X G.SKILL Sniper Series 32GB (4 x 8GB) DDR3 2400 2x SAMSUNG 840 EVO 250GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
2x TOSHIBA PH3300U-1I72 3TB Asus BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS Blu-Ray/DVD/CD Writer 29x Noctua NF-F12 PWM 2x Swiftech MCP655 + Bitspower Dual D5 Mod Top 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Phobya Balancer 450 Silver Nickel Reservoir 2x Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 480mm Radiator Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 360mm Radiator Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 240mm Radiator 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 240mm Radiator Alphacool NexXxoS XT45 120mm Radiator 4x Koolance VID-AR290X Radeon VGA Liquid Coolin... EK Supreme LTX Intel CPU Liquid Cooling Block -... 
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Asus VS238H-P 23.0" Asus VS238H-P 23.0" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair Vengeance K95 ENERMAX Maxrevo EMR1500EWT 1500W Corsair Obsidian Series 900D Razer DeathAdder 2013 
Audio
Astro Gaming A50 Circumaural Headset - Black 
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