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Originally Posted by nagle3092 View Post

Thats one thing I find interesting. Reviews have been pretty positive while OCN is just crapping all over it.

The OCN community has higher standards than typical PC users. biggrin.gif
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The OCN community has higher standards than typical PC users. biggrin.gif

Yeah...that must be it. doh.gif
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Wow... what a fail post I am making...........The fact that they managed to produce a 14nm card that is SLOWER than their own 28nm card with nearly identical specs is absolutely amazing! Incredible really. They have really sunk to the bottom of the barrel.

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It's a good card for the price (p/w aside). The problem for us here at OCN is that we were hoping for something that could somehow compete with the 980ti/1070 when overclocked, seeing as how there's a big AMD sized hole in that price/performance segment. Most reviewers probably did not have this preconception, so they appreciate the card for what it is.

Yes we live in a magical land of unicorns where a $200 card was expected to compete with top tier cards.

oh gosh..............
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I think people wanted HD 4870. Remember HD 4870 was $300 vs $400 GTX260. What AMD has here is HD 4830.
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It's a good card for the price (p/w aside). The problem for us here at OCN is that we were hoping for something that could somehow compete with the 980ti/1070 when overclocked, seeing as how there's a big AMD sized hole in that price/performance segment. Most reviewers probably did not have this preconception, so they appreciate the card for what it is.

But you could flip it around and say theres an nvidia sized hole in this price/performance segment. But that is disingenuous at best and ignorant at worst. You said most reviewers appreciate the card for what it is, the same any logical person should...
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But you could flip it around and say theres an nvidia sized hole in this price/performance segment. But that is disingenuous at best and ignorant at worst. You said most reviewers appreciate the card for what it is, the same any logical person should...

Is it just OCN that are reacting like this?

Card seems to be getting a positive response from reviewers and potential customers.
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I think people wanted HD 4870. Remember HD 4870 was $300 vs $400 GTX260. What AMD has here is HD 4830.

people wanted the world, and when AMD only had a graphics card people started carrying on like a child that lost it's favourite toy.
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The OCN community has higher standards than typical PC users. biggrin.gif

To many people spending time in that secret Jen Huang shrine section that opens when you get your overclocked account maybe.
 
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Yes we live in a magical land of unicorns where a $200 card was expected to compete with top tier cards.

oh gosh..............

Except we did for a few days there over the span of a 150 page thread biggrin.gif
post #1079 of 3674
Its a good entry level card at a low price

Why are we whining again?
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To which card are you referring?
R9 390 has the same specs.... Its 28nm this is 14nm, This has improved color compression while lower the bandwidth advantage the 390 has and yet it's still slower. It's slower than my 290x in some games... my 3 years old card... That is an absolute fail.
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the fact that you say something like this in this horrible post shows you have absolutely no idea what market this is aimed at. Please go read the reviews, and try to understand why the general consensus in reviews paints this card in a positive light. Hint: It's because this card in its price range and performance tier is an great card at an amazing price, and its price/performance is quite incredible.
It's price range will mean nothing when Nvidia obliterates it with the 1060.They are still winning with their 970 lol.
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