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Yeah that's the Rumor Edition it has been talked about on Sapphire's twitch stream.
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I wonder if XFX's 480 will use those swapable fans they revealed a month back
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

This would be absolutely great other than that XFX coolers generally suck.

Every card should have this in 2016. I've had to RMA cards numerous times because the fans had problems. With something like this, such a minor thing could be a thing of the past.

If you're paying more than $300 for a GPU, something like this should be mandatory.

No other comments other than what I've said already on the RX 480.
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the real test wil be against the 1060

The real test was whether the RX 480 would match performance from 3 years ago, which it clearly failed.
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Ahem it runs 150W not 300W.
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Nah man, the reference cards from nGreedia and AMD both suck.
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the real test wil be against the 1060

GTX1070 ~ 45% faster then RX 480

GTX1060 1280 SP vs 1920 SP on GTX1070 which has 1.5x more Cuda cores. 192-Bit 6GB and you got a card very close to RX 480.

Memory bandwidth should be similar to GTX970, As the Tflops. GTX970 1664*2*1253 ~ 4.2, Assuming 1060 will have similar clocks to 1070. SP 1280 * 2 * 1683 ~ 4.3 Tflops.

So this card will basically only really beat RX 480 in power consumption by 30-40W. It will still lose in DX12.
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GTX1070 ~ 45% faster then RX 480

GTX1060 1280 SP vs 1920 SP on GTX1070 which has 1.5x more Cuda cores. 192-Bit 6GB and you got a card very close to RX 480.

Memory bandwidth should be similar to GTX970, As the Tflops. GTX970 1664*2*1253 ~ 4.2, Assuming 1060 will have similar clocks to 1070. SP 1280 * 2 * 1683 ~ 4.3 Tflops.

So this card will basically only really beat RX 480 in power consumption by 30-40W. It will still lose in DX12.
we'll see what they make of it .. probably not as good relative performance as 1070/1080 though .. but DX12 is also not as bad as 970/980

also according to TPU slides a 1070 is ~50% above 480
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The real test was whether the RX 480 would match performance from 3 years ago, which it clearly failed.

I think what really rubbed me the wrong way was the whole #betterred campaign.

The questionable themes and slogans aside (it's marketing so it's bound to be a bit cringe worthy), there just isn't anything revolutionary about the card, and for them to hype and market it as such just felt wrong.
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I think what really rubbed me the wrong way was the whole #betterred campaign.

The questionable themes and slogans aside (it's marketing so it's bound to be a bit cringe worthy), there just isn't anything revolutionary about the card, and for them to hype and market it as such just felt wrong.

What is cringe worthy is AMDs claim of this card being 150W TDP. Have you seen a review that had power draw under 150W during gaming? This launch is a bigger failure than the Hawaii silent mode fiasco...

The performance per watt is still below the 980 and about half if compared to the 1080.
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